The Hamilton Tiger-Cats have made their final training camp roster cuts.
Kicker Cody Mandell was among the 13 players released Sunday as the Ticats opted to go with kicker Brett Maher.
The Cats also signed free agent defensive backs Geoff Tisdale and Dominique Ellis.
The 26-year-old Ellis was released by the Montreal Alouettes on Saturday after spending two seasons with the Al’s.
Tisdale, who is 31, started four games for the Saskatchewan Roughriders in 2015.
The eight year CFL veteran also played for Hamilton from 2008 to 2010 and again in 2012.
Hamilton has also filled out its practice roster by adding 10 players to the list, including receiver Matt Coates and running back Ross Scheuerman.
The Cats open the regular season Thursday night against the Argonauts at BMO Field in Toronto.
The following 13 players have been released:
NAT – WR – Matt Uren
NAT – FB – Preston Huggins
NAT – DE – Ricky Osei-Kusi
NAT – LB – Geoff Hughes
INT – WR – Anthony McClung
INT – WR – LaQuan Williams
INT – OL – Sean Donnelly
INT – DE – Kevin Dixon
INT – DB – Chris Davis
INT – DB – D.J. Hunter
INT – DB – Cleshawn Page
INT – DB – Trey Wolfe
INT – K – Cody Mandell
The following 10 players have been added to the team’s practice roster:
NAT – WR – Matt Coates
NAT – FB – Felix Faubert-Lussier
NAT – OL – Everton Williams
NAT – DE – Everett Ellefsen
NAT – DB – Elroy Douglas
INT – RB – Ross Scheuerman
INT – OL – Xavier Proctor
INT – DT – Terry Redden
INT – DB/LB – Ellis Lankster
INT – DB – Travis Lee