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Thursday, January 3, 2019

RIDERS RELEASE EGUAVOEN, SHAW


REGINA - The Saskatchewan Roughriders released American linebacker Samuel Eguavoen on Wednesday so he could pursue opportunities in the NFL.

Eguavoen was scheduled to be a free agent Feb. 12.

Eguavoen spent three seasons with the Riders, registering 159 defensive tackles, 14 special-teams tackles, four sacks and one interception in 38 regular-season games. He also added a fumble 30 yards for a touchdown.

The 25-year-old also recorded 14 tackles and two special-teams tackles over three playoff games.

The team also announced on Wednesday they've released import wide receiver Kenny Shaw. The Orlando, FL product appeared in 3 games for Saskatchewan in 2018, making 11 receptions for 153 yards.

(CP)

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