Canadian Football League

Wednesday, April 27, 2005

Eskimos sign two more for Canadian Football League training camp

The Edmonton Eskimos announced the signing of defensive back Gerald Dixon and running back Elvis Joesph.
Dixon signed as a free agent with the Detroit Lions in 2003 and was released prior to the regular season. After a brief stint with the Scottish Claymores of NFL Europe, Dixon was signed by the Buffalo Bills in June of 2004 and was released in August. Dixon was a 3-year starter at Alabama posting 52 tackles and two interceptions in his final season (2002).
Joseph was signed as an undrafted free agent by the Jacksonville Jaguars in April 2001. He appeared in 29 games over two seasons and racked-up 294 yards on 68 career carries and added two touchdowns. Joseph also hauled in 18 passes for 183 yards. He was released by the Jags in August 2003. Prior to joining Jacksonville, Joseph attended the University of Louisiana at Lafayette and also spent a year at Southern University


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