Riders release LB Michael Pinckney

REGINA — The Saskatchewan Roughriders have released American linebacker Michael Pinckney.

The club tweeted the news on Wednesday afternoon.

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Pinckney, 24, played in three game for the Riders last season and had five defensive tackles and added one on special teams.

The Riders travel one province to the west on Saturday to face the Edmonton Elks at 9:30 p.m. ET.

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