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Elks run over Redblacks in 30-12 win in Ottawa
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Elks run over Redblacks in 30-12 win in Ottawa

It wasn’t the start the Edmonton Elks would have wanted, but a dominant second half leading to a win did the job to snap a three-game skid. Quarterback Taylor Cornelius threw two touchdown passes and the Elks (3-7) scored 21 unanswered points in the second half for a 30-12 comeback win over the Ottawa Redblacks on Friday.READ MORE: Edmonton Elks begin a home-and-home set with the Redblacks in Ottawa“In the first half, they were giving us a lot of exotic looks we’d never seen before, so we had to get them out of doing that by speeding up the tempo, and that showed in the second half,” said Cornelius.“We got on a roll and were moving the ball very well in the second half. I wish we would have done that in the first half, but we’ll take this win and prepare for next week when we play...
Edmonton Elks induct 3 veteran players to Wall of Honour – Edmonton
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Edmonton Elks induct 3 veteran players to Wall of Honour – Edmonton

The Edmonton Elks will induct three veteran players into their Wall of Honour during Saturday’s game against the Saskatchewan Roughriders. Former players, Ed Jones, Joe Hollimon and Jim Germany were all part of the team’s five-in-a-row Grey Cup era between 1978 and 1982. Tonight they will receive the high honour for their major contributions to the team during those winning years.Jones’ defensive efforts were particularly impactful on the team’s consecutive championship wins.“It’s a great honour, it’s something that… all players look forward to possibly have their name enshrined on the wall or in the hall of fame,” Jones told Global News Mornings. “It’s something we all talked about 20-30 years ago and I’m glad it came to fruition.” Read more: Edmonton Elks have ent...