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Three Edmonton Eskimo's are packing their bags. The team released third string quarterback Eric Ward, defensive line Steven Friday and defensive back Jimmie Anderson.
Anderson and Friday were rookie imports.
Ward, a rookie in 2011, dressed as the holder for field goals and third string quarterback for a total of 18 regular season games and two playoff games.
Quarterback Matt Nichols and Jeremiah Masoli will continue to battle for the third QB spot on the Esks roster.
Players are going through physical and medical testing today before hitting the field for the first time tomorrow (Sunday) at 2 pm at Commonwealth Stadium.
The first Esks pre-season game is set for June 15 in Calgary. (twd)