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Eskimos release Fabian Burke and Kelvin Powell

August 4, 2004 - Canadian Football League (CFL) - Edmonton Eskimos News Release

(Edmonton) - The Edmonton Eskimos today released defensive back Fabian Burke and middle linebacker Kelvin Powell.

Burke, the Eskimos second round pick (13th overall) in the 2001 Canadian College Draft was in his fourth year as an Eskimo. In that time, the Kitchener native appeared in 48 games registering 35 defensive tackles, 35 special teams tackles, 1 pass knockdown and 1 interception.

Powell, signed as a free agent in May of 2001, and appeared in 22 games as an Eskimo registering 76 defensive tackles, 17 special teams tackles, 5 sacks and 1 interception.

The next home game for the Green and Gold is Friday, August 20 versus the Saskatchewan Roughriders at 8:00 pm. Purchase your tickets online at To order by phone, call Ticketmaster at 451-8000. For more information on the Edmonton Eskimo Football Club, please visit our web site at

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