Esks criticized for handling of Bowman release

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The Edmonton Eskimos are taking some heat for the way they parted ways with receiver Adarius Bowman.

The team included his release as a one-line addendum to a press release announcing the re-signing of fellow American receiver Vidal Hazelton.

Bowman cracked the 1,000-yard plateau three times over his six CFL campaigns with Edmonton and won a Grey Cup with the team in 2015. Bowman lived in the city of Edmonton year-round and became heavily involved in the community, including his autism awareness campaign Adarius4Austism.com.

Meanwhile, Edmonton general manager Brock Sunderland explained the move thusly.

Bowman hits the open market just days before the league’s free agency period is set to begin and he’ll be highly sought after given his track record.

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