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Sports Roughriders release quarterback Kevin Glenn

19:27  04 january  2018
19:27  04 january  2018 Source:   leaderpost.com

Tiger-Cats trade Collaros to Roughriders

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Kevin Glenn , Jr. (born June 12, 1979) is an American professional Canadian football quarterback who is a member of the Edmonton Eskimos of the Canadian Football League (CFL). He was originally signed by the Saskatchewan Roughriders as an undrafted free agent in 2001.

The Saskatchewan Roughriders have released international quarterback Kevin Glenn.

On Wednesday, The Riders traded for quarterback Zach Collaros from the Hamilton Tiger-Cats in exchange for a second-round draft pick.

Ticats re-sign quarterback Jeremiah Masoli

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The next day, the Roughriders released veteran quarterback Kevin Glenn . The team signed national defensive lineman Zack Evans. They also released international linebacker Glenn Love and offensive lineman Derek Dennis, who was their top free agent signing from 2017.

The Saskatchewan Roughriders have signed quarterback Kevin Glenn — again. "Bringing Kevin in will provide a veteran presence at quarterback while increasing the level of internal competition," Riders head coach and general manager Chris Jones said in a news release .

The Roughriders previously announced the signing of Canadian quarterback Brandon Bridge to a one-year contract extension through the 2018 season. Bridge and Kevin Glenn split passing duties during the 2017 season.

The Riders are currently without a quarterback coach after the B.C. Lions hired Jarious Jackson as the team’s offensive co-ordinator and quarterbacks coach.

Glenn enjoyed one of his finest statistical campaigns in 2017, compiling a quarterback rating of 100.0 (67.9 completion percentage, 4,038 passing yards, 25 touchdowns and 14 interceptions). He was also durable, missing just one start with a hand injury that may have hampered him for an extended period.

Glenn, 38, has never played for a league championship in his 17-year career. He was in his third stint as a Rider, having previously played for the team in the 2001-2003 and 2015 seasons.

Glenn has played for the Riders, Winnipeg Blue Bombers, Hamilton Tiger-Cats, Calgary Stampeders, BC Lions and Montreal Alouettes.

The Roughriders have a media availability at 11 this morning.

More to come…

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