Four Opt out of Deals
The Saskatchewan Roughriders have announced the following players have opted out of their contracts to pursue NFL opportunities per the agreement between the CFL and the CFLPA after the cancellation of the 2020 season:
American defensive back Hamp Cheevers (rights retained through 2021)
American defensive back A.J. Hendy (rights retained through 2021)
American linebacker Gary Johnson Jr.
American defensive lineman Trenton Thompson (rights retained through 2021)
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Canadian Football League Stories from August 31, 2020
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