Blue Bombers release former Florida Atlantic receiver Tavaris Harrison

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The Winnipeg Blue Bombers have released American receiver Tavaris Harrison.

The six-foot-three, 190-pound target dressed for five games this season but did not register any statistics. He originally signed with the team in May and caught a 32-yard touchdown pass from Dakota Prukop during the preseason. He spent most of the season on the practice roster.

Harrison caught 80 passes for 1,279 yards and three touchdowns over four seasons at Florida Atlantic University.

Winnipeg still has three receivers on its practice roster, including American Jaivon Heiligh, Canadian Luke McMillan, and Global Timothy Knuettel.

The Blue Bombers (14-2) are scheduled to visit the B.C. Lions (10-5) on Saturday, Oct. 15 with kickoff slated for 10:00 p.m. EDT.