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Roughriders Release Rob Bagg, Bakari Grant and Chad Owens

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The Saskatchewan Roughriders have released veteran wide receivers Rob Bagg, Bakari Grant, and Chad Owens, who didn’t make the team’s final cuts on Sunday.

“THANK YOU RIDER NATION,” Bagg tweeted. Grant, 30, added: “Thank you for one of the Most fun years of football Rider Nation! Every good thing must come to an end…#calilife.”

Owens is a former John Agro Trophy award, which is given to the top special-teams performer, winning the award back in 2010.

Grant is coming off a career-year in his first season with Saskatchewan in 2017, hauling in 84 passes for 1,033 yards.

 

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Tiger-Cats’ Brandon Banks Upset with Fine

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Hamilton Tiger-Cats wide receiver Brandon Banks is upset over a fine he was hit with for “making unnecessary contact on an on-field official” during his team’s win over the Calgary Stampeders back on Saturday.

Banks was hit with a 10-yard objectionable conduct penalty during the questionable play, which took place during the third quarter of play.

Banks, who was named a top performer for his performance, hauled in 9 receptions for 86 yards and two touchdown. Banks also returned a missed field goal for a touchdown.

Banks responded to the fine on Twitter, directing his message to CFL Commissioner Randy Ambrose.

“This is bull—- @RandyAmbrosie! I want U to review this type and I want a personal meeting with u about this one I not letting this one slide by easy!!”

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Eskimos Release Jordan Robinson, Bryce Bobo

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The Edmonton Eskimos have released running back Jordan Robinson and wide receiver Bryce Bobo, according to CF.ca.

Robinson, who joined the Eskimos in 2018, played in one game for Edmonton this season, racking up 131 kickoff return years along with four punt return yards.

Bobo, who joined Edmonton this season, did not see any action.

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Luc Brodeur-Jourdain Joins Alouettes Coaching Staff

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The Montreal Alouettes have announced that they Luc Brodeur-Jourdain will be taking over as offensive line coach on their coaching staff under Paul Dunn.

Brodeur-Jourdain recently retired from the Alouttes, playing in his last game a week ago against the Hamilton Tiger-Cats.

Brodeur-Jourdain, 36, played 11 seasons with Montreal and won two Grey Cup in 2009 and 2010.

“We are extremely pleased to know that Luc will remain in the organization,” head coach Khari Jones said, according to CFL.ca. “He is respected by everyone on the team and his leadership skills will make him an excellent asset to our coaching staff.”

“I have always had a desire to teach and coach others” Brodeur-Jourdain said. “The will to share my knowledge was with me even when I was a student. Through my journey, I have learned that the best way to ensure that you understand a concept is to explain it,”

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