Bombers release five players to pursue NFL opportunities
WINNIPEG, MB., August 26, 2020 – The Winnipeg Blue Bombers announced today the following five players have opted out of their Canadian Football League contracts with the club to pursue opportunities in the National Football League.
– David Kenney, defensive end, Illinois State
– Makinton Dorleant, defensive back, Northern Iowa
– Malcolm Lewis, wide receiver, Miami
– Deontez Alexander, wide receiver, Franklin
– Ranthony Texada, defensive back, Texas Christian
The moves come as per the recent agreement between the CFL and the CFL Players’ Association following the cancellation of the 2020 season.
By opting out the players are not eligible to sign with any other CFL team during the term of their CFL contracts.