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.