Eskimos DL Da’Quan Bowers retires

Edmonton Eskimos defensive lineman Da’Quan Bowers has retired.

The 28-year-old had extended with the Eskimos in March through the 2019 season.

Bowers had 17 tackles, one special-teams tackle, seven sacks and an interception in 14 games last season, his first with Edmonton.

The six-foot-four, 296-pound Bowers was taken in second-round, No. 51 overall, of the 2011 NFL draft by Tampa Bay. He appeared in 40 games for the Buccaneers, recording 69 tackles and seven sacks.

-With CP files