The Ottawa Redblacks say they dropped defensive back Teague Sherman from the team because he has been charged with sexual assault.
The team announced Sherman’s release from the team over the weekend and confirmed on Wednesday the reason in a tweet.
Statement from the Ottawa REDBLACKS regarding Teague Sherman. pic.twitter.com/iSvYnLLRA4— Ottawa REDBLACKS (@REDBLACKS) July 18, 2018
The Canadian Press reported that Ottawa Police laid two charges of sexual assault against Sherman.
Sherman had played for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers from 2013 to 2016 before joining the Redblacks for the 2017 season.