Edmonton's offseason transactions

This have been floating out there: The Edmonton Eskimos are close to signing a current or former NFL linebacker of the Baltimore Ravens. There are few details at this time. But i am working on getting more information. If you have a link to the article in the Edmonton's news paper, (i have yet to find it), post it below. Thanks

Floating news out there could be LB Donovan Richard, but he was recently with Jacksonville. We'll see in time.

LB Donovan Richard has been added to Edm off-season roster. Ref. CFL transactions of November 27,2012.

Richard

Yup its him. Heres the link:

[url=http://thetandd.com/news/opinion/blogs/following_the_bulldogs/former-bulldog-now-an-eskimo/article_ea4e953e-3903-11e2-8cc7-0019bb2963f4.html]http://thetandd.com/news/opinion/blogs/ ... 963f4.html[/url]

The Edmonton Eskimos have signed former NFL linebacker Donovan Richards.

Here’s his Pro Football Weekly Scouting Report:

[url=http://www.profootballweekly.com/prospects/player/donovan-richard-40/]http://www.profootballweekly.com/prospe ... ichard-40/[/url]

Confirmation on this signing can be found on the CFL.ca website/transaction list. Or on the Edmonton Journal’s Website.

On this topic, we will post the recent released Edmonton Eskimos.

04/12/2012, Edmonton Eskimos have released starting offensive linemen Devin Tyler.

Heres more on the signing:

Via Eskimos Website
(Edmonton) – The Edmonton Eskimos continue to add physical presence to the green and gold defence with the signing of import linebacker Donovan Richard.

Richard finished his collegiate career as a three-year starter and South Carolina State’s all-time leading career tackler. He earned First-Team All Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference honours as a senior, leading the team with 119 tackles. Earlier this year, Richard signed with the Jacksonville Jaguars as an undrafted free agent, but was released twice.

Donovan Richard
Linebacker (import)
Ht: 6.0 Wt: 215
Born Aug. 16, 1989 – Georgetown, SC
College: South Carolina State

This topic is where we can post the recent signings of the Edmonton Eskimos. Add player pages and links to information, etc.

Via Eskimos Website: http://esks.com/article/esks-sign-linebacker

(Edmonton) – The Edmonton Eskimos continue to add physical presence to the green and gold defence with the signing of import linebacker Donovan Richard.

Richard finished his collegiate career as a three-year starter and South Carolina State’s all-time leading career tackler. He earned First-Team All Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference honours as a senior, leading the team with 119 tackles. Earlier this year, Richard signed with the Jacksonville Jaguars as an undrafted free agent, but was released twice.

Donovan Richard
Linebacker (import)
Ht: 6.0 Wt: 215
Born Aug. 16, 1989 – Georgetown, SC
College: South Carolina State

According to Dave Naylor, Tyler asked to be released. To try and land in the NFL. Tyler became a free agent Feb 15th 2013.

Asked to try for the NFL? He was awful here... No big loss whatsoever. :lol:

The Edmonton Eskimos have released Corey Boyd and resigned OL Brian Ramsay (shocked) and LB TJ Hill

The Edmonton Eskimos have resigned Brian Ramsay (OL) & TJ Hill (LB)

07/12/2012 2:30pm Eskimos released Runningback Corey Boyd

Who is making these decisions right now as Tillman was fired? Has the Eskimos hired a GM?

I merged a bunch of the signing/release topics. Let's please try to keep all the transactions in one topic to keep the board tidy. :thup:

Released Corey Boyd, resigned LB Hill & OL Ramsay

The Edmonton Eskimos have signed former Miami Hurricane All-Star QB Jacory Harris. Heres more info on Harris: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jacory_Harris