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The Edmonton Eskimos have released one of their longest serving players.
Andrew Nowacki has been let go after eight seasons in green and gold. He debuted in 2004 and helped the Esks win the Grey Cup in 2005. As an Eskimo, Nowacki caught 186 passes for 2,054 yards and six touchdowns.
Head coach Kavis Reed said, "Andrew Nowacki's contributions to our club cannot be measured solely by statistics. With his intense desire to win and a commitment to always putting the team first, Andrew was everything you want a veteran player to be."
Nowacki is a native of Stony Creek, Ontario.
The Eskimos also released import defensive back David Pittman, who played 11 games in 2011. (jrw)