CFL issues statement on recently-released Teague Sherman

TORONTO  — The Canadian Football League (CFL) has released the following statement on Teague Sherman, who was released by the Ottawa REDBLACKS over the weekend.

“The Canadian Football League is aware that sexual assault charges have been filed against Teague Sherman. He has been released by the Ottawa REDBLACKS. Commissioner Randy Ambrosie has informed all member clubs that the league will not register a contract for Sherman should any team attempt to sign him. The Canadian Football League has and abides by a policy on violence against women and condemns violence against women in all its forms.”