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Saskatchewan Roughriders release International linebacker Samuel Eguavoen
Toronto Argonauts running back James Wilder Jr. (32) catches a pass in front of Saskatchewan Roughriders linebacker Samuel Eguavoen (47) during the second half of the CFL Eastern final, Sunday, November 19, 2017 in Toronto. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Mark Blinch)
The Canadian Press
Published Wednesday, January 2, 2019 2:55PM CST
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.