- Free Agency
TORONTO — Following their final pre-season game on Tuesday, a 25-20 win over the Montreal Alouettes, the Toronto Argonauts announced the majority of their cuts heading into the 2012 regular season.
Headlining the group are 2011 starters Sean Smalls and Anthony Cannon.
Smalls, who joined the Argos in 2010, was one of the team’s starting cornerbacks last season. He finished fourth on the team in tackles with 62, while adding on a pair of special teams tackles as well.
Cannon, meanwhile, leaves Toronto after just one season wearing the Double Blue.
He originally joined the Argos as a free agent, and appeared in 14 games – six of which he started – registering 51 tackles in the process.
The Argos also announced the following players have been released:
DT Gregory Alexandre NIP Montreal
DB Raymond Brown IMP Kansas
WR Patrick Carter IMP Louisville
FB Aaron Crawford NIP St. Mary’s
DB Matt Estrada IMP Northern Arizona
DB Christian Golder IMP Lindenwood
OL Stephen Good IMP Oklahoma
DB Javes Lewis IMP Oregon
WR Samie Parker IMP Oregon
DB Shea Pierre NIP Windsor
QB Ricky Santos IMP New Hampshire
OL Darion Smith IMP Alabama-Birmingham
WR Sammy Tranks IMP Seton Hill