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Outlaws Reduce Roster to 55 Players
Criner and Staff Waive Three, Send Two Others to Injured Reserve; Final Cutdown Next Sunday

Las Vegas Outlaws Head Coach Jim Criner complied with the XFL’s roster mandate of 55 active players by 9:00 a.m. PT Monday by waiving three individuals and placing two others on the league’s Reserve – Injured list.

Those waived today include two former Arizona State players, DE Vince Amey and K/P Marcus Williams. Also waived is former Florida State and Washington Redskins DE Sterling Palmer. The Outlaws placed two players – QB Chuck Clements and RB Tyrone Edwards – on the league’s Reserve – Injured list, as both are hampered by shoulder sprains.

The Outlaws will practice in pads today and Tuesday at the Sam Boyd Stadium practice fields from 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m., with Wednesday’s two-hour session beginning at 9:00 a.m. On Thursday, the Outlaws begin practice at 12:30 p.m. and run until 2:00 in preparation for Friday’s open scrimmage against the San Francisco Demons. The scrimmage is currently slated for 5:00 p.m. at Sam Boyd, but could be moved due to weather and field conditions.

The Outlaws and the other seven XFL squads cut down to the final 45-man roster (38 active/7 practice squad) on Sunday, January 28.

Following is a list of recent transactions for the Las Vegas Outlaws of the XFL:

Monday, January 22, 2001: Waived DE Vince Amey, DE Sterling Palmer and K/P Marcus Williams; Placed QB Chuck Clements and RB Tyrone Edwards on the Reserve – Injured list

Saturday, January 20, 2001: Placed WR Donald Sellers on the XFL’s League Exempt list; Wednesday, January 17, 2001: Added QB Mike Buck; Waived QB Lionel Hayes

Sunday, January 14, 2001: Waived LB Troy Dumas, RB Carlo Joseph, DT Bryant Shaw, WR Cedric Tillman; Placed CB Brian Gray, LB Julius Jackson, OT Mark Nori and DT Tom Tovo on the Reserve – Injured list

Saturday, January 13, 2001: Added K/P Paul McCallum; Waived K/P Omar Cardenas

Tuesday, January 9, 2001: Added TE Keith Jennings; Waived TE Eli Workman;

Monday, January 8, 2001: Acquired C David Diaz-Infante from the San Francisco Demons in exchange for T Harvey Goins

Saturday, Dec. 30, 2000: Placed RB Vershan Jackson on the Reserve – Non-Football Injury list

Friday, Dec. 29, 2000: Added OT Jon Blackman, QB Mike Cawley, WR Brett Bech, TE Eli Workman, RB Pepe Pearson, DE Carl Simpson, DE John DeWitt and K Omar Cardenas via the XFL Supplemental Draft; Waived QB Ty Grovesteen, TE Giles Cole, C Josh Heskew and RB Clinton Childs; Placed WR Jake Hoffart on the Reserve – Non-Football Injury list and OG Jeremy Mankins on the Reserve – Injured list

Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2000: Added DE Vince Amey


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