June 12, 2018

Making Moves: Tracking cuts as Sunday’s deadline arrives

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TORONTO — CFL.ca is tracking all of this weekend’s roster moves as teams are required to reduce their roster to 46 active players. Sunday officially marks the transition from training camp to regular season prep. Stay linked throughout the weekend for updates as team rosters get fine-tuned.

Here are a few notable stipulations regarding the roster moves for Sunday:

– All teams need to have their active rosters down to 46 players by 10:00am ET on Sunday, June 10.
– The 46 contract players excludes any players on the 6-game injured list and 1-game injured list
– A total of 3 of the 46 players identified must be quarterbacks
– Of the remaining 43 players, a club must carry a minimum of 21 National players
– Up to 10 Practice roster players can be added at any time as of Sunday.


TORONTO ARGONAUTS

Running back ‘Boom’ Williams was among a number of cuts made by the Argos who only cut ties with first-year players on Saturday (Kevin Sousa/CFL.ca).

Released: LB Jeff Luc, DE Sadat Sulleyman, DB Maurice Carnell, RB Stanley ‘Boom’ Williams JR., WR Christopher Harper, DT Matt Carson, LS Kain Anzovino, DB Ryan Reid, WR Jonathan Epps, DB Vondell Bell, OL, Joseph ‘DJ’ Park, OL Isame Faciane, OL Chase Farris, QB Noah Picton, DL Evan Gill, DE Xzavier Dickson, WR Bralon Addison, LB Mathieu Loiselle, WR Cole Watson

Practice Roster: RB Brandon Burks, WR Rodney Smith, DB Trumaine Washington, LB Sean Harrington, OL Isiah Cage, DB Jonathan Downling, WR Mario Alford, DL John Biewald, DE Evan Foster, DB Anthony Covington

Players added to the six-game injured list: N/A


SASKATCHEWAN ROUGHRIDERS

 

Released: OL Emmanuel Adusei, WR Rob Bagg, OL Travis Bond, RB David Cobb, DL Rakim Cox, DB Jeremy Cutrer, QB BJ Daniels, DB Tristan Doughlin, OL Tomothy Gardner, WR Bakari Grant, LB Dillon Grondin, DB Reggie Hall, DB Orlandus Harris, OL Dalton Houghton, LB Kalen Jackson, DB Rudy Johnson, RB Storm Johnson, DL Arthur Miley, WR Chad Owens, WR Mitch Picton, LB Tyrell Robinson, RB Bryce Vieira, OL Gary Wilkins.

Practice Roster: FB Albert Awachie, DL Mathieu Breton, LB Alex Chevrier, OL Takob Cofield, LB Alex Gagne, DB Aaron Ivory, DL Tresor Mafuta, DL Curt Maggitt, WR Kyran Moore, RB Zac Stacy

Players added to the six-game injured list:LB Brandyn Bartlett, K Tyler Crapigna, LB kevin Francis, WR Jake Harty, OL Josiah St. John


BC LIONS

Running back Shaun Wick had 20 carries in the pre-season but it wasn’t enough to earn a roster spot as he was one of a number of BC Lions released Saturday (BCLions.com)

Released: DL Cedric Reed, DL Courtel Jenkins, DB Cauchy Muamba, DB Kendall James, DB Tevin McDonald, WR Tyler Davis, WR Jasper ‘Junior’ Collins, WR Kenny Lawler, WR Archelaus Jack, OL Cassidy Curtis, RB Shaun Wick, K/P Jose Maltos

Practice Roster: DL Josh Kaddu, DL Claudell Louis, DL Rashari Henry, DL Edward Godin, DB Isaiah Guzylak-Messam, DB Steffon Herd, WR Will Watson, WR Samaji Grant, OL Phillip Norman, OL Andrew Peirson

Players added to the six-game injured list: TBA


OTTAWA REDBLACKS

Running back Cedric O’Neal was one of nine players released by the REDBLACKS Saturday afternoon. O’Neal was in tough in an offence that already boast William Powell and Mosis Madu in their backfield (The Canadian Press).

Released: WR Gary Brown, DB Victor Gamboa, DL Bruce Gaston, OL David Goldsby, RB Ed Ilnicki, RB Cedric O’Neal, LB DJ Sanders, DB Brandon Stewart, WR Stephen Ugbah, WR Chance Allen, LB Ezekiel Bigger, DB Dejaun Butler, K Sergio Castillo, LB Tanner Doll, WR Kieren Duncan, OL Kendall Pace, OL Jordan Rose, DL Teidrik Smith, RB Wayne Moore.

Practice Roster: QB Will Arndt, DB Sherrod Baltimore, OL Armondo Bonheur, DL Harold Brantley, WR Seth Coate, LB Michael Cote, OL Jacob Cjaza, DB Reggie Daniels, DB Aarion Penton, WR RJ Shelton

Players added to the six-game injured list: TBA


EDMONTON ESKIMOS

 

Released: DL Zachary Barnes, OL Chauncey Briggs, LB Terrance Bullitt, DL Jason Carr, DB Ahmad Dixon, DB Alex Gray, WR Shaquille Hill, DB Jordan Holland, LB Jeremiah Kose, OL Curtis Krahn, FB Pascal Lochard, WR Keevan Lucas, WR Je’Mari Luper, WR Scott MacDonell, DL Mark Mackie, DB Maurice McKnight, LS Brad Northnagel, OL Kelvin Palmer, DB Brandyn Thompson, RB Blair Zerr

Practice Roster: OL Kwabena Asare, RB Shaquille Cooper, FB Tanner Green, QB Zach Kline, FB Pascal Lochard, OL Andrew Peterson, LB Brandon Pittman, WR Miles Shuler, DL Nick Usher, OL Mason Woods

Players added to the six-game injured list: TBA


MONTREAL ALOUETTES:

Tim Lukas had three receptions for 37 yards in the Alouettes’ preseason finale on Saturday but was released the following day (MontrealAlouettes.com)

Released: OL Mitchell Bell, DL Ryan Brown, WR Marcel Caver, LB Jordan Harris, WR Tim Lukas, DL Lawrence Okaoye, WR Cameron Posey, FB Emmett Tims, K Quinn van Gylswyk

Note: Despite initial reports, Xavier Fulton was not released by Montreal

Practice Roster: TBA

Players added to the six-game injured list: TBA


WINNIPEG BLUE BOMBERS

2017 first overall draft pick Faith Ekakitie was one of the Bombers cuts on Saturday (Johany Jutras/CFL.ca)

Released: DL Daniel Awoleke, QB Zack Mahoney, DB Chris Humes, WR Brendon Thera-Plamondon, DB Kahlen Branning, DB Abu Conteh, WR AJ Coney, OL Dillon DeBoer, LB Jevaris Jones, OL Ben Koczwara, OL Matthew Ouellet De Carlo, WR Tyrone Pierre, WR Rueben Randle, LB Jacob Firlotte, WR Myles White, DT Faith Ekakitie, OL Na’Ty Rodgers, DL Chris Casher, DB Jordan Thomas, DL Sam Montgomery, WR Donteea Dye, DB Mohammed Seisay, RB Jahad Thomas, DB Brian Walker, LB Quentin Gause, WR Brendan Naujoks, DL Hayden Nellis, DB Andrew Ricard, K Felix Menard-Briere.

Practice Roster: LB Kyrie Wilson, WR Corey Washington, DB Marcus Sayles, DB Robert Priester, DB Tyneil Cooper, WR Tylor Henry, OL Cody Speller, FB John Rush

Players added to the six-game injured list: TBA


CALGARY STAMPEDERS

Seven-year veteran Anthony Parker was the most notable Calgary cut on Sunday. He played 108 regular-season games with the Stampeders (Johany Jutras/CFL.ca)

Released: DB Trey Caldwell, DL Randy Colling, DL Alex Gagnon, OL Dillon Guy, WR Blake Jackson, WR Anthony Kelly, DL Danny Mason, OL Josue Matias, DL Kelcy Quarles, LB Keith Reineke, DB Mark Roberts, RB Rushel Shell III, LB Tyler Stoddard, WR Kylen Towner, WR Nick Truesdell, WR Kenneth Walker, DB Julian Wilson, WR Anthony Parker

Practice Roster: WR, Marketih Ambles, QB Larry Brihm Jr., DB Devin Butler, DB Gump Hayes, OL Nila Kasitati, WR Mike Klukas, DB Royce Metchie, RB Romar Morris, LB Dwayne Norman, OL Justin Renfrow

Players added to the six-game injured list: TBA


HAMILTON TIGER-CATS

The release of Bryant Moniz (right) adds clarity to the Ticats’ QB depth chart (Kevin Sousa/CFL.ca)

Released: WR Jarvis Baxter, OL Casey Blaser, DE Roman Braglio, DT Malik Forrester, WR Chris Hubert, DT Jack McEwen, QB Bryant Moniz, DB DaQuan Pace, WR Willie Quinn III, DB Joel Ross, WR Nathan Ross, WR Shakeir Ryan, WR Jacob Scarfone, OL Ryan Schmidt, DB Dwayne Thomas, LB Akeem Whonder

Practice Roster: WR Damarr Aultman, WR Justin Buren, LB Jerome Couplin III, OL Avery Jordan, WR Rashad Lawrence, WR Mitch O’Connor, DL Lynden Trail, DB Lucas Wacha, DL Brett Wade, DB Jaleel Wadood

Players returning to U SPORTS: WR Marcus Davis (UBC), LB Mike Moore (Queen’s), OL Joel Van Pelt (Calgary)

Players added to the six-game injured list: TBA