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August 5, 2019

ROUGHRIDERS ACQUIRE KENNY STAFFORD IN TRADE WITH ESKIMOS

Edmonton Eskimos' Kenny Stafford (8) battles the Saskatchewan Roughriders' Crezdon Butler (5) during first half CFL action at Commonwealth Stadium, in Edmonton Thursday Aug. 2, 2018. Photo by David Bloom

The Saskatchewan Roughriders have acquired American wide receiver Kenny Stafford in a trade with the Edmonton Eskimos. 

In exchange, the Roughriders have sent American wide receiver Christion Jones to Edmonton.

Stafford (6’3-204 lbs) is entering his seventh year in the Canadian Football League, having spent time with the Calgary Stampeders, Montreal Alouettes and Edmonton Eskimos.

The 29-year-old has played in 70 career games earning 2,626 receiving yards and 18 touchdowns and an average of 13.5 yards per reception.

Stafford is a Grey Cup Champion, winning it in 2015 as a member of the Edmonton Eskimos.

This season with the Eskimos, Stafford has 30 receptions for 366 yards and 2 touchdowns.

 

The Saskatchewan Roughriders have also announced the followed roster moves:

 

ADDED TO THE PRACTICE ROSTER

  • National linebacker Layne Hull

RELEASED FROM THE PRACTICE ROSTER

  • American wide receiver K.D. Cannon