The Edmonton Elks returned to the sphere on Sunday as they held a brief walkthrough at Commonwealth Stadium.
The Elks final performed on Tuesday in Ottawa shedding 34-24 to the Redblacks, the Elks’ third straight loss to see a 2-2 document after Labour Day now falls to 2-5 and final place within the Western Division and final general within the CFL.
One increase the Elks will obtain on Friday in Winnipeg is the obvious return of quarterback Trevor Harris, who led the primary staff offence in Sunday’s brief observe session.
Will Harris begin towards the 7-1 Winnipeg Blue Bombers on Friday evening? Head coach Jamie Elizondo gave a robust lean in direction of the affirmative when requested if his primary quarterback is wholesome sufficient.
“Sure, he’s, “Elizondo mentioned. “And that’s a plus.”
Harris has missed the final two video games after struggling a neck harm throughout the Labour Day rematch sport towards the Calgary Stampeders. He was positioned on the staff’s six-game injured checklist two days earlier than the Elks confronted the Bombers at residence on Sept. 18.
Harris was pulled off the six-game checklist on Sept. 25 however was a wholesome scratch within the Elks’ loss to the Redblacks as backup Taylor Cornelius began his second straight sport.
Harris has his sights set on a return this Friday in Winnipeg.
“I hope so, however that’s at all times as much as the coaches., so I’ll do my half, do what I can to be accessible and prepare to rock,” he mentioned.
“I’ve been wholesome. I felt good final week, and I really feel higher this week, so I really feel able to rock, to get the second half of the season going and go on this run.”
Harris is at the moment fifth within the CFL in passing with 1,481 yards. He’s thrown for six landing passes and 5 interceptions.
The duty of creating the post-season might be a frightening one for the Elks, who, of their final seven video games, face the Bombers twice, the Saskatchewan Roughriders twice, the Hamilton Tiger-Cats, the Toronto Argonauts and the B.C. Lions.
Their closing three video games might be performed over seven days.
The second half of the 2021 CFL season begins this Friday for the Elks as they go to the Winnipeg Blue Bombers.
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