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Marcus Sayles (born October 1, 1994) is an American football cornerback for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers. He played college football at the University of West Georgia.

Marcus Sayles
No. 14     Winnipeg Blue Bombers
Born: (1994-10-01) October 1, 1994 (age 25)
Alpharetta, Georgia
Career information
StatusActive
CFL statusInternational
Position(s)Cornerback
Height5 ft 9 in (175 cm)
Weight176 lb (80 kg)
CollegeWest Georgia
High schoolJohns Creek (GA) Chattahoochee
Career history
As player
2017Buffalo Bills*
2017Los Angeles Rams*
2018–presentWinnipeg Blue Bombers
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
CFL West All-Star2019
Career stats

Professional careerEdit

Buffalo BillsEdit

Sayles signed with the Buffalo Bills as an undrafted free agent on May 5, 2017.[1] He was waived on September 2, 2017 and was signed to the Bills' practice squad the next day.[2][3] He was released on September 5, 2017.[4]

Los Angeles RamsEdit

On November 22, 2017, Sayles was signed to the Los Angeles Rams' practice squad.[5] He was released on December 5, 2017, but was re-signed on December 13.[6] He signed a reserve/future contract with the Rams on January 8, 2018.[7]

On April 12, 2018, Sayles was waived by the Rams.[8]

Winnipeg Blue BombersEdit

After being let go by the Rams, Sayles signed with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers for the 2018 season. Sayles played a critical role at halfback for the Bombers defence and linked up with Winston Rose as his boundary corner in 2019, to help the Bombers win the 107th Grey Cup 33-12.[9][10] Sayles was named a CFL West All-Star for his play during the 2019 season.[11]

StatisticsEdit

CFLEdit

  Defence
Year Team Games Tackles ST Sacks Int TD FF
2018 WPG 16 72 5 1 3 0 2
2019 WPG 18 64 2 1 3 2 3
CFL totals 34 136 7 2 6 2 5

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Sambrotto, Anthony (May 5, 2017). "Bills agreed to terms with 13 undrafted free agents". BuffaloBills.com. Archived from the original on August 11, 2017. Retrieved July 23, 2017.
  2. ^ Brown, Chris (September 2, 2017). "Bills move 30 off the roster to reach 53". BuffaloBills.com.
  3. ^ Brown, Chris (September 3, 2017). "Bills sign seven to practice squad". BuffaloBills.com.
  4. ^ Brown, Chris (September 5, 2017). "Bills make three practice squad changes". BuffaloBills.com.
  5. ^ Comeaux, Jonathan (November 22, 2017). "Rams Sign CB Marcus Sayles To Practice Squad". NFL Trade Rumors.
  6. ^ Simmons, Myles (December 13, 2017). "Rams Promote Isaiah Johnson, Sign Marcus Sayles to Practice Squad". TheRams.com.
  7. ^ Simmons, Myles (January 8, 2018). "Rams Sign 10 to Futures Contracts". TheRams.com.
  8. ^ Bouda, Nate (April 12, 2018). "Rams Waive DB Marcus Sayles". NFL Trade Rumors.
  9. ^ Ted Wyman (November 15, 2019). "Newcomers helped solidify Bombers' secondary just in time for playoffs". Winnipeg Sun.
  10. ^ Ken Wiebe (August 1, 2019). "Rose and Sayles blossoming for Blue Bombers". Winnipeg Sun. Retrieved 2019-12-12.
  11. ^ Ted Wyman (November 27, 2019). "Bombers Jefferson, Bryant and Rose named to CFL all-star team". Ottawa Citizen.