The Saskatchewan Roughriders have acquired international defensive lineman Cedric McKinley and a negotiation list player from the Edmonton Eskimos. In exchange the Riders have sent a negotiation list player as well as a conditional future to the Eskimos.
McKinley (6'6 – 300) is currently in his third CFL season after originally signing with Edmonton in August, 2014. The 29-year-old Alabama native has played 15 career CFL games to date, totalling 12 defensive tackles.
This season, the University of Minnesota product has started two regular season games, registering two defensive tackles.
He won his first Grey Cup in 2015 as a member of the Eskimos.