Commanders add Stefan Charles, waive Kennan Gilchrist

San Antonio Commanders helmet from image released by the AAF @theAAF on Twitter.The San Antonio Commanders announced Tuesday they added defensive lineman Stefan Charles.

The team also announced linebacker Kennan Gilchrist was waived.

From the Commanders news release:

Charles, a native of Oshawa, Ontario, Canada, has four years of NFL service, spanning 49 total games. He spent the 2013-15 seasons with the Buffalo Bills where he appeared in 37 games with two starts and made 48 total tackles along with 5.0 sacks. He was a member of the Detroit Lions in 2016, playing in 12 games with 12 tackles. Charles spent the the 2017 offseason with the Jacksonville Jaguars and the 2018 offseason with the Kansas City Chiefs.

Charles attended the University of Regina in Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada, where he played Canadian Interuniversity Sport football with the Regina Rams. Following the 2012 CIS season, Charles was ranked as the second best player in the Canadian Football League’s Amateur Scouting Bureau final rankings for players eligible in the 2013 CFL Draft.

After going undrafted in the 2013 NFL Draft, Charles was drafted by the Edmonton Eskimos with the 10th overall pick in the 2013 CFL Draft. However, he elected to sign a free agent contract with the Tennessee Titans instead of joining the Eskimos.

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