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December 13, 2016

Eskimos release DeMarco, two others

The Canadian Press

EDMONTON — The Edmonton Eskimos released three players, international quarterback Thomas DeMarco, national defensive lineman Mathieu Boulay and international defensive lineman Jason Vega, the club announced Tuesday.

Demarco spent 2012 and 2013 with the Lions before spending the next two seasons as a REDBLACK and then headed to Edmonton in 2016. The 27-year-old quarterback started just a single game for the Esks back in Week 1 before being released on July 16th. He was resigned with the club on November 14 and was then placed on the one-game injured list for the Eastern Final.

Vega started his career in Winnipeg where he spent three years before heading to Toronto in 2015 and then signing with Edmonton as a free agent on August 16th of this year. The 29-year-old played in four games in 2016, making 11 defensive tackles and one sack. He spent most of the season on the six-game injured list before being reactivated in Week 20. He spent playoffs on the one-game injured list

The 29-year-old Boulay came to Edmonton in 2014 after spending a season with Saskatchewan in 2011 and Winnipeg in 2013.