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Struggling Edmonton Elks promote Jarious Jackson to offensive coordinator

The Edmonton Elks are making some changes to their coaching staff after a poor start to the CFL season.

Pass game coordinator and quarterbacks coach Jarious Jackson will take over as offensive coordinator for the 0-8 club.

The Elks say he will handle offensive game planning and play-calling duties effective immediately.

Jackson succeeds Stephen McAdoo in the position.

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The club says that McAdoo, who also served as an assistant coach under head coach Chris Jones, will remain on staff in an advisory role.

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Jackson previously served as an offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach with the Toronto Argonauts in 2021 and B.C. Lions in 2018 and 2019.

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