17 Results for tag: Retirement

Bombers’ Addison Richards retires

August 8, 2017 CFL.ca Staff WINNIPEG — Winnipeg Blue Bombers national receiver Addison Richards has informed the team of his intentions to retire from professional football. Richards was originally selected 11th overall by Winnipeg in the 2015 CFL Draft. He saw action in 17 games through his career, including 12 in 2016. “As ... More

Randy Chevrier retires as a Stampeder

June 27, 2017 Stampeders.com Staff Longtime long-snapper Randy Chevrier is announcing his retirement from the Canadian Football League as a member of the Calgary Stampeders. The Montreal native’s career started with 23 games over the 2002 and 2003 seasons with the Edmonton Eskimos and he finished his playing days with three games for the Saskat... More

Veteran special teams ace Jason Arakgi calls it a career

June 16th, 2017 by CFL.ca Staff SURREY — After almost a decade in BC Lions orange and black, linebacker Jason Arakgi has elected to retire.  He announced he is stepping away from football Friday night after he helped the Leos close out the pre-season with a convincing win over the Saskatchewan ... More

Argos’ RB Kendall Hunter retires

June 2, 2017 CFL.ca Staff TORONTO – Kendall Hunter’s stay in the CFL has been short-lived. The Toronto Argonauts announced Friday that Hunter is retiring from professional football. The former NFL running back for the San Francisco 49ers joined the Argos exactly three months ago. The 5-foot-7, 200-pound native of Tyler, Texas, ... More

Venable informs Argos of retirement

May 31, 2017 CFL.ca Staff TORONTO — Toronto Argonaut linebacker Winston Venable informed the club that he is retiring from football effective immediately. Venable was signed as a free agent on February 14, 2017. The 29-year-old signed with the Alouettes in 2013 and played his entire four-year CFL career in Montreal. In his rookie ... More

Canadian safety Marc-Olivier Brouillette has Retired

CFL.ca Staff REGINA — Long-time Montreal Alouettes safety Marc-Olivier Brouillette is retiring after seven CFL seasons, the Saskatchewan Roughriders announced Saturday. Brouillette confirmed reports on Twitter on Saturday afternoon before the Riders later made the announcement. Brouillette, 31, signed with the Riders this off-season after ... More

Chad Kackert Announces Retirement From Football on Instagram

Max Rosenberg @maxmillien While no official word has come from the Toronto Argonauts, RB Chad Kackert took to Instagram on Friday evening to seemingly announce his retirement from football. Stating he now, “used to play football”. Kackert is most known for his performance in the 100th Grey Cup where he earned Grey Cup MVP. Here ... More

Argos OL Wayne Smith announces retirement

April 28, 2017 Argonauts Staff TORONTO – After 12 seasons in the Canadian Football League, offensive lineman Wayne Smith has announced his retirement from professional football. Originally selected by the Hamilton Tiger-Cats first overall in the in the 2014 CFL Draft, Smith went on to suit up for 183 regular season games, eight playoff games and ... More

Shawn Gore Announces Retirement From BC Lions

May 4, 2017 by Jamie Cartmell The BC Lions Football Club today announced that receiver Shawn Gore has retired from football. “Shawn has informed the club that he has decided to retire and pursue a new path,” said Lions GM and head coach Wally Buono. “He is an outstanding husband and father and we are very grateful for his many ... More

Corvey Irvin has retired from the CFL

WINNIPEG, MB., April 21, 2017 – The Winnipeg Blue Bombers announce this morning that defensive lineman Corvey Irvin is retiring from professional football. He has been transferred to the retired list as of today. (VIA: http://www.rodpedersen.com/2017/04/another-cfl-retires.html) Corvey Irvin played with the Calgary Stampeders, Montreal Alouettes, ... More