Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Canadian Chambers among Four Veteran Players Let Go by Saskatchewan Roughriders

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Canadian Chambers among Four Veteran Players Let Go by Saskatchewan Roughriders

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Chambers among four players cut by Riders

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REGINA - Receiver Shamawd Chambers, who was the top Canadian in the 2015 Grey Cup game, was among four veteran players released Friday by the Saskatchewan Roughriders.

Also let go were quarterback Mitchell Gale and running back Curtis Steele, both Americans, and Canadian defensive lineman Dylan Ainsworth. All four players were scheduled to become free agents next month.

Chambers, a native of Markham, Ont., joined the Riders as a free agent last year and started six of the 14 games he played. Chambers had 25 catches for 269 yards and one touchdown.

He was taken in the first round, sixth overall, by Edmonton in the 2012 CFL draft. He was named the outstanding Canadian in the Eskimos' 26-20 Grey Cup win over Ottawa in 2015. …

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