Receiver Chris Getzlaf announces retirement

January 4, 2018 Staff REGINA — After an 11-year CFL career, veteran receiver Chris Getzlaf has decided to hang up his cleats. The 34-year-old was with the Saskatchewan Roughriders for eight seasons before departing in 2016, landing a deal with the rival Edmonton Eskimos. After his ... More

Craig Butler retires; joins Ticats’ coaching staff

September 2, 2017 Staff HAMILTON — The Hamilton Tiger-Cats announced Saturday that national defensive back Craig Butler has announced his retirement from the Canadian Football League and will join the team’s coaching staff as Assistant Coach. “Craig has been, and will continue to be, ... More

Bombers’ Addison Richards retires

August 8, 2017 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 ... More

Randy Chevrier retires as a Stampeder

June 27, 2017 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 ... More

Long-time Alouettes offensive lineman Bourke retires

June 18th, 2017 Staff Long-time Montreal Alouettes offensive lineman Josh Bourke is retiring after 10 seasons in the CFL, according to TSN 690's Joey Alfieri. Bourke was released by the Toronto Argonauts this off-season after just one season with the team. Bourke spent the first nine seasons of his CFL ... More

Veteran special teams ace Jason Arakgi calls it a career

June 16th, 2017 by 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 ... More

Argos’ RB Kendall Hunter retires

June 2, 2017 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... More

Venable informs Argos of retirement

May 31, 2017 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 ... More

Canadian safety Marc-Olivier Brouillette has Retired 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 ... 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 ... More