Edmonton Elks sign wide receiver Tevin Jones

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Posted June 11, 2024 3:34 pm

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Saskatchewan Roughriders receiver Tevin Jones (14) stiff arms Ottawa Redblacks protect backmost Josh Valentine-Turner (39) during nan first half of CFL shot action successful Regina connected Sunday, August 6, 2023. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Heywood Yu

As nan Edmonton Elks hole to look nan Montreal Alouettes for their 2nd crippled of nan CFL season, nan nine announced Tuesday that it has signed a subordinate that was released by nan Quebec nine earlier this year.

In a news release, nan Elks said nan nine has signed wide receiver Tevin Jones, who accumulated 65 catches, 882 receiving yards and 3 touchdowns successful 17 games pinch nan Saskatchewan Roughriders past season.

The 31-year-old American began his CFL profession pinch nan Roughriders successful 2022. Before that, he had stints pinch respective NFL teams and played 5 games pinch nan Pittsburgh Steelers successful 2019.

The Elks will look nan Alouettes astatine Commonwealth Stadium connected Friday night. Kickoff is group for 7 p.m. section time.

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Edmonton will look to bounce backmost aft losing its location opener 29-21 to nan Roughriders connected Saturday.

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The Alouettes won their first and only crippled of nan play truthful acold past week erstwhile they defeated nan Winnipeg Blue Bombers 27-12.

That crippled was a rematch of nan 2023 Grey Cup crippled successful which nan Alouettes emerged victorious.

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