June 4, 2011

Esks release DB Richardson

Esks.com Staff

EDMONTON — The Edmonton Eskimos have released non-import defensive back Elliott Richardson and rookie kicker Chris Bodnar, the club announced today.

Signed as a free agent in 2009, Richardson played in 23 games in two seasons with Edmonton, recording 42 defensive tackles and two interceptions, both of them vs. Toronto (09/26 at Moncton). 

The former Acadia standout was named Gibson’s Finest Canadian Player and Defensive Player of the Week for his performance in the inaugural Touchdown Atlantic game. 

Bodnar was a 2010 Canada West All-Star with the University of Regina.