Blue Bombers Trim Roster, Release Eight Players

Blue Bombers Trim Roster, Release Eight Players

By David Klassen

The Winnipeg Blue Bombers made several more cuts to their roster Saturday in preparation for the start of the 2011 CFL season.

The following players were released:

Import quarterback Justin Goltz
Import runningback Chris Garrett
Import runningback Alex Henderson
Non-import offensive lineman Brendan Dunn
Import defensive lineman Moton Hopkins
Import defensive lineman Remond Willis
Non-import linebacker John Surla
Non-import defensive back Chris Smith

The following players will start the season on the one-game injured list:

Non-import defensive lineman Deji Oduwole
Non-import linebacker Henoc Muamba
Import defensive back Clint Kent

The following players will start the season on the nine-game injured list:

Non-import offensive lineman Paul Swiston
Import defensive back Johnny Sears

The Bombers’ practice roster is still being finalized.


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