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Roughriders release running back Brandon West

Saskatchewan Roughriders RB Brandon West runs for a first down against the BC Lions during the first half of their CFL football game in Vancouver, British Columbia, November 3, 2012.


The Saskatchewan Roughriders released running back Brandon West on Thursday.

The five-foot-10, 193-pound West spent two seasons with the Roughriders after joining the CFL club as a free agent in March 2011.

West rushed for 233 yards on 45 carries in 2011 but only ran 15 times for 48 yards last season.

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