Edmonton Elks give pair of Canadian receivers contract extensions

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The Edmonton Elks have signed Canadian receivers Tevaun Smith and Mike Jones to one-year contract extensions for the 2022 CFL season, avoiding free-agency which opens Feb. 8.

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In his first season in green and gold, Jones recorded 394 yards and scored two touchdowns in 11 games in 2021.

He recorded a season-high 107 yards and a touchdown in the Elks win over the Calgary Stampeders in the Labour Day Classic.

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Smith will enter his third CFL season in 2022, all with the Elks. In 2021, Smith played in 13 games and made 10 starts recording 324 yards on 27 catches.

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Smith recorded 632 yards and six touchdowns during his rookie season in 2019.

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