June 22, 2013

Final Cuts: Recapping Saturday’s roster moves

CFL.ca Staff

TORONTO — Argos defensive tackle Kevin Huntley was among the most familiar names released by CFL teams on Saturday.

All teams must be down to 46 players by Saturday at 10pm ET.  Practice rosters will be announced Sunday. 

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The Montreal Alouettes released 11 players from their roster Friday night. Among them was quarterback Quinton Porter and defensive back Seth Williams.

Released: WR Damone Blackman,WR Michael Campbell, OG Matt Cleveland, WR Phillip Livas, DE Mike Lockley, DE Cyril Obiozor, DT Scott Maxson, DB B.J. Scott and DB Devon Torrence

Added to Practice Roster: OG Anthony Barrette, WR Duron Carter, DE Brandon Denson, CB Jamahl Knowles, CB Lance Milton, WR DL Moore, LB Bryn Roy, RB Tyrell Sutton and CB Ben Wells.

Quarterback Chase Clement was among 21 released by the Winnipeg Blue Bombers.  He joined the Blue and Gold in the off-season following the release of veterans Alex Brink and Joey Elliott.

Released: WR Kurt Adams, DL Zach Anderson, DB Bert Brown, LB Wendell Brown, QB Chase Clement, DL Dexter Davis, DL Anthonmy Degrate, OL Brendan Dunn, FB Carl Fitzgerald, DL Marguis Frazier, DB David James, WR Trever Kennedy, DB Dakota Marshall, WR Jameze Massey, WR Quinton McCree
WR Wallace Miles, P Billy Pavlopoulos, DB WEsley Pendleton, OL Aderious Simmons, S Teague Sherman, LB Ian Wild.

The Argos released import Kevin Huntley after four years as a defensive tackle.  After joining the club in 2009, he recorded 26 quarterback sacks.  The Argos also cut backup RB Gerald Riggs.  The Argos said that more cuts will be made later today.

The club also announced that WR Romby Bryant broke six ribs and DB Brent Vinson broke his ankle in the final pre-season game leaving both out indefinitely.

Released: DT Kevin Huntley, LB Bryan Payton, RB Gerald Riggs Jr., WR Reggie Williams, WR Darvin Adams, LB Major Culbert, DL Eric Foster, DL Kenny Horsley, DB Quinten Lawrence, DL Christopher Lyle, DB Brent Vinson.

Practice Roster: LB Akwasi Antwi, DB Antareis Bryan, OL Michael Di Domenico, WR/KR Trent Guy, LB Shane Horton, DB Alonzo Lawrence, OL Terris Paliwoda, LB Herve Tonye-Tonye.


A pair of recognizable faces were released from Calgary’s roster on Saturday, as Stevie Baggs and LaMarcus Coker were among 10 players cut loose by the Stamps.

Released: DL Stevie Baggs, DB Troy Butler, RB LaMarcus Coker, RB Wilkerson DeSouza, DL Kevin Dixon, WR Josh Jarboe, WR Brandon Kinnie, DL Andrew Marshall, WR Khalil Paden DB Romeo Pellum.

Added to Practice Roster: DB Adam Berger, LB Alvin Brown, DL Marvin Booker, RB Charlie Power, OL Na’Shan Goddard, WR Yannick Morin-Plante, OL Billy Peach, DL Luis Vasquez, RB Jonathan Williams

Just after 5:30pm ET on Saturday, the Lions announced six cuts ahead of the 10pm ET deadline.

Released: WR Elvis Apkla, DT Chris Clady, OT Ben Ossai, LB Glenn Love, K/P Steven Shott, S Bobby Davis.

Added to the 9-game IR: OL Adam Baboulas

The Eskimos announced 15 players were released from their roster, adding nine players to their practice roster as well.

Released: OL Nick Cody, RB Kyle Exume, WR Ed Gant, FB Brett Haenni, DB Cary Harris, DB Clint Kent, WR Terrance Lewis, S Hugo Lopez, DB Michael Ricks, OL Crson Rockhill, OL Taylor Servais, K/P Tomas Silva, WR Rico Wallace, DL Lindsey Witten, FB Smith Wright.

Added to Practice Roster: DT Gregory Alexandre, LS Mike Benson, OL Branden Curry, QB Jacory Harris, RB Tracy Lampley, OL Christopher Mercer, WR Youssy Pierre, LB Corbin Sharun, DB Bryan Williams.

Nine players were released by the Ticats on Saturday.

Released: QB Chris Amrhein, DB Emanuel Davis, WR Justin Hilton, WR Simon Le Marquand, WR Eric McCree, DE Eze Obiora, DE Donovan Robinson, LB Nick Rosamonda, DE Matt Singletary

Added to Practice Roster: DB Raymond Brown, LB Phillippe Dubuisson-Lebon, OL Mike Filer, DB Erik Harris, DB Arthur Hobbs, WR Lyle Leong, DB Harold Mutobola, OL Landon Rice, WR Ouslet Voicy.

The Roughriders announced their cuts on Saturday afternoon, with notables like Eddie Russ and Mick Williams among the 21 released.

Released: WR Alex Anthony, OL Eric Armitage, RB DeDe Dorsey, DL Zach Evans, WR Rod Harper, OL Kyle Hill, DB Reshard Langford, LS Jordan Matechuk, K Brody McKnight, RB Spencer Moore, LB Brian Peters, LB Kevin Regimbald-Gagne, DB Ramzee Robinson, DB Eddie Russ, LB Thomas Spoletini, DL Richard Sumlin, DL Hilee Taylor, OL Jose Valdez, OL Matt Vonk, DL Ryan Wellman, DL Mick Williams.

Return to Junior: RB Andre Lalonde, LB Brett Pisio.

More to come…