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Edmonton Elks Trade Offensive Lineman Jesse Gibbon to Montreal Alouettes, Obtain a 2nd Round Pick.

Edmonton Elks Media Release Photo via Edmonton Elks

After a busy day yesterday on the official opening day of the 2023 CFL Free Agency, the Edmonton Elks traded veteran Offensive Lineman Jesse Gibbon to the Montreal Alouettes.



  • 2024 2nd round pick


  • Jesse Gibbon | OL | NAT | 6’5 | 300 LBS | 1997-01-14 | Hamilton, ON | Waterloo

In the deal, the Edmonton Elks will receive the Montreal Alouettes’ 2nd Round Pick for the upcoming 2023 CFL Draft.

Before the deal, the Edmonton Elks lead the league with the most picks for the 2023 CFL Draft at ten selections. Building the core through the draft will only benefit the Edmonton Elks moving forward.

On the flip side, the Montreal Alouettes obtain a veteran who can help anchor the battle in the trenches every week. The Hamilton, Ontario product has had success in his football career thus far. Not only is he a stable player on the line of scrimmage, but he has also logged a lot of minutes at his respected position.

Jesse Gibbon Photo via Twitter

Since arriving at the CFL via the University of Waterloo, he was selected by his hometown  Hamilton Tiger-Cats in 2019. Minus the cancelled 2020 CFL Season, he has played a total of 49 games. He was traded to the Edmonton Elks on September 2nd, 2022 along with a 2nd Round Pick in the 2023 CFL Draft. Part of the deal was that the Hamilton Tiger-Cats would obtain Offensive Lineman David Beard, along with 4th Round Pick in the 2023 CFL Draft. 

Montreal Alouettes receive a player that will add a lot of value to their current roster.

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Dino Sepe has been an avid sports fan since he was nine years old. He has read multiple books regarding sports history from various eras, the origins of the game, great dynasties, great coaches, and great players. Dino's experience in writing was obtained at Humber College in Toronto, Ontario through the Theater Performance program. As an avid football fan following the NFL, CFL, NCAA, and USports Football, Dino has been writing about the Canadian Football League in various capacities since 2019. In December 2021, Dino joined the CFL News Hub team. Dino is proud to be part of the CFL News Hub contributing team and looks forward to covering the Edmonton Elks going into the future.
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