Ticats flip Charleston Hughes to Riders for Vernon Adams

Wow, that's a shocker. I'd suspect this means the end of Ted Laurent in Hamilton. Hughes had a good year last year, 11 sacks in 14 games. No word on what went the other way.

https://twitter.com/JDunk12/status/959493060462874624"

That is a surprise.

Hughes is 34.

Ted is 30.

friggin cats… sitting on their hands again. AUSTIN WAKE UP!

Laurent is a Tackle, Hughes is a rush end

Plays same position as Tracy
He is 34 yrs old, but had 11 sacks last season and 16 sacks in 2016 season

Traded for Manziel hopefully!!

Great trade !!! Finally a pass rusher :)woo hoo
I know he is 34 and his best years are likely behind him but we can get a few good years from him.

I suppose we gave up a a high draft pick for him and maybe a player.

Adrian Tracy and Nikita Whitlock on the depth chart and INT DE,
Davon Coleman and Jason Neill at INT DT...

Does this move Whitlock to DT, or Tracy to another team?

(Tracy still being rather effective and three years younger than Hughes)

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1m1 minute ago
The #Ticats have acquired international defensive end @StampMachine and the 34th overall pick in the 2018 CFL Draft from the @calstampeders in exchange for the 28th overall pick in 2018 and a fourth round pick in 2019.

http://ticats.ca/tiger-cats-acquire-all-star-defensive-end-hughes-from-stampeders/

Per ticats twitter:

The #Ticats have acquired international defensive end @StampMachine and the 34th overall pick in the 2018 CFL Draft from the @calstampeders in exchange for the 28th overall pick in 2018 and a fourth round pick in 2019.

not a bad haul for moving down 6 spots in the draft.

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Hey Ticats....

".....In a salary-cap world, sometimes difficult decisions have to be made and this is definitely a very difficult decision..." - GM John Hufnagel on decision to trade

So we got Charleston Hughes for a 4th round pick!!! :o :o

Is it another John Chick trade? Picking up a guy just past his shelf life? Hate to see Tracy leave, and especially Laurent, but Teddy does play DT rather than DE.

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Holy crap! Charleston Hughes and Ted Laurent on the same D-Line?!!! Oh my.
And we should probably wager that Justin Capicciotti sets a personal record for sacks in a season!

With the extremely low acquisition cost I have to assume dude makes tons of $$$. Maybe too much $$$ for his production. We can bring him to camp and have him battle it out with Tracy. If he is worth the bucks great. If not in the world of non guaranteed contracts we gambled a 4th round pick.
great deal!!

I feel a little bit bad that Collaros will now be headhunted when he plays the Tiger-Cats, rather than the Stampeders. And the Esks, of course - not forgetting about you, Odell!

But that will be only 2 games out of the season....

Best name in football!!!

Really excited to see him in Gold and Black

Welcome Charleston!

Wow, that was totally unexpected. Hopefully he's got 2 or 3 more years left in him.

C'mon Ted, you have to come back now!

...quid pro quo for the 2014 grey cup is now complete...