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Elks Add Running Back Badie

May 20, 2022 - Canadian Football League (CFL) - Edmonton Elks News Release


EDMONTON - The Edmonton Elks announced a host of moves Friday, adding Sherman Badie (RB) to the active roster and placing American Michael Walker (WR) on the suspended list and National Chris Gangarossa (OL) on the retired list.

Badie signed with the Double E back in January and was placed on the suspended list on May. 11. ​ The Louisiana native played four seasons at Tulane University, rushing for 1,517 yard and nine touchdowns in 44 games. Badie also spent time with the Arizona Cardinals in 2018 and Memphis of the XFL in 2020.

Walker signed with the Elks on Feb. 9, after spending 2021 in the NFL with the Philadelphia Eagles. The Boston College product previously played with the Jacksonville Jaguars, used primarily on returns, bringing back 18 kicks for 411 yards and three punts for 13 yards.

Gangarossa was Edmonton's sixth round pick (50th overall) in the 2020 CFL Draft. He appeared in one game for the Green and Gold last season.

Also announced was the release of American quarterback Cardale Jones. The Ohio State product leaves the Elks without any game action.

Elks training camp continues Friday at The Brick Field at Commonwealth Stadium in advance of Edmonton's first pre-season game, against the Winnipeg Blue Bombers at IG Field on May 27.

TRANSACTIONS

ADDED TO ACTIVE ROSTER:

Sherman Badie | AMER | RB | 6'0 | 205 LBS | 1997-01-18 (25) | Metairie, LA | Tulane

RELEASED:

Cardale Jones | AMER | QB | 6'5 | 250 LBS | 1992-08-29 | Cleveland, OH | Ohio State

ADDED TO RETIRED LIST:

Chris Gangarossa | NAT | OL | 6'6 | 300 LBS | 1997-01-18 (25) | Fort Erie, ON | Wagner

ADDED TO SUSPENDED LIST:

Michael Walker | AMER | WR | 5'11 | 195 LBS | 1996-10-29 (25) | Naples, FL | Boston College


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