Edmonton Eskimos release 20 players

The Edmonton Eskimos huddle up after the opening day of training camp on The Brick Field at Commonwealth Stadium. Morley Scott/630 CHED

The Edmonton Eskimos announced the release of 20 players Sunday evening to get down to the mandated roster size.

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The green and gold must get down to a 46-man active roster and 10-man practice roster.

Here is a look at who was released:

  • International defensive lineman Zachary Barnes
  • International offensive lineman Chauncey Briggs
  • International linebacker Terrance Bullitt
  • International defensive lineman Jason Carr
  • International defensive back Ahmad Dixon
  • International defensive back Alex Gray
  • International wide receiver Shaquille Hill
  • International defensive back Jordan Holland
  • International linebacker Jeremiah Kose
  • National offensive lineman Curtis Krahn
  • National fullback Pascal Lochard
  • International wide receiver Keevan Lucas
  • International wide receiver Je’Mari Luper
  • National wide receiver Scott MacDonell
  • National defensive lineman Mark Mackie
  • International defensive back Maurice McKnight
  • International long snapper Brad Northnagel
  • International offensive lineman Kelvin Palmer
  • International defensive back Brandyn Thompson
  • National running back Blair Zerr

The Eskimos open the season on Thursday in Winnipeg against the Blue Bombers.


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