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NorthWest Sports Beat:
The BC Lions Football Club has been informed this week that offensive lineman Jovan Olafioye has been released by the St. Louis Rams.
Olafioyes representative Dan Vertlieb issued the following statement: "The St. Louis Rams have notified Jovan Olafioye that they have released him from his contract due to their concerns about a medical issue. Given the closing window to explore opportunities in the NFL in Jovan's current CFL contract, he will return to the BC Lions for another season after thoroughly addressing his status."
Lions VP of football operations and GM Wally Buono has issued the following statement:
We are pleased to welcome Jovan back and we will work with him closely in coming months to ensure any issues that may have arisen are addressed.
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