2020 Call of Duty League free-agency news, rumors and rosters

Brian Bencomo

The Call of Duty League free agency period has begun, and with team sizes contracting from five starters to four next season due to the shift from Modern Warfare's 5v5 play to Black Ops: Cold War's 4v4, a lot of players are going to be looking for new homes.

Here are all the moves that the 12 teams in the Call of Duty League have made so far in the offseason.

Jump to starting rosters: Team rosters

Oct. 12

Los Angeles Guerrillas: The Guerrillas announce Reece "Vivid" Drost, Justin "SiLLY" Fargo-Palmer, Bryan "Apathy" Zhelyazkov and Adam "Assault" Garcia will be their starting four for the next CDL season.


Oct. 9

New York Subliners: Subliners add Paco "HyDra" Rusiewiez to their roster.


Oct. 3

OpTic Gaming LA: OpTic announce return of Thomas "TJHaLy" Haly.


Sept. 23

Seattle Surge: Seattle announce they have signed Peirce "Gunless" Hillman, Daniel "Looney" Loza and Preston "Prestinni" Sanderson.


Sept. 18

New York Subliners: New York announce they have added James "Clayster" Clayton Eubanks to the roster.


Sept. 15

Atlanta FaZe: Atlanta announce signing of Alec "Arcitys" Sanderson.

Minnesota RØKKR: Minnesota announce signing of Preston "Priestahh" Greiner, Michael "MajorManiak" Szymaniak, Dillon "Attach" Price and Lamar "Accuracy" Abedi.


Sept. 9

Florida Mutineers: Bradley "Frosty" Betgstrom and Chance "Maux" Moncivaez announce they are free agents.


Sept. 8

New York Subliners: New York announce they have released Lamar "Accuracy" Abedi, Donovan "Temp" Laroda, Doug "Censor" Martin and Nick "Happy" Suda.

Dallas Empire: Dallas release substitute Thomas "Tommey" Trewren.

London Royal Ravens: London let go of Matthew "Skrapz" Marshall, Bradley "wuskin" Marshall, Trei "Zer0" Morris, Thomas "Dylan" Henderson, Rhys "Rated" Price, Dylan "MadCat" Daly and Byron "Nastie" Plumridge.

Paris Legion: Paris cut Conrad "Shockz" Rymarek, Denholm "Denz" Taylor, Luke "Louqa" Rigas, Matthew "KiSMET" Tinsley, Paul "Breszy" Breszynski, Timothy "Phantomz" Landis and Zach "Zed" Denyer.

Chicago Huntsmen: Chicago release Alec "Arcitys" Sanderson, Preston "Prestinni" Sanderson and Search and Destroy analyst John "2Pac" Hartley.

OpTic Gaming LA: OpTic announce the departure of Brandon "Dashy" Otell, Darien "Hollow" Chverchko, Jevon "Goonjar" Gooljar-Lim and Martin "Chino" Chino for free agency.


Sept. 7

Minnesota RØKKR: Minnesota release Adam "GodRx" Brown, Adam "Assault" Garcia, Alex "Alexx" Carpenter, Devin "TTinyy" Robinson, Justin "SiLLY" Fargo-Palmer, Kaden "Exceed" Stockdale and Obaid "Asim" Asim.


Sept. 6

Free agency officially began at midnight ET.


Sept. 4

Toronto Ultra: Toronto drop majority of CDL roster while retaining Cameron "Cammy" McKilligan and Tobias "CleanX" Juul Jønsson, two pieces of Toronto's playoff lineup.

Seattle Surge: The Surge release five members of their CDL roster while keeping star player Sam "Octane" Larew, who figures to play a big role in shaping the team's 2021 lineup.


Sept. 1

Dallas Empire: James "Clayster" Eubanks announces he is a free agent.

Current CDL rosters

Atlanta FaZe

  • Chris "Simp" Lehr

  • McArthur "Cellium" Jove

  • Alec "Arcitys" Sanderson

  • Tyler "aBeZy" Pharris

  • Thomas "GRVTY" Malin

  • Juan Antonio "JurNii" González Muñoz

Chicago Huntsmen

  • Dylan "Envoy" Hannon

  • Matthew "FormaL" Piper

  • Seth "Scump" Abner

  • Jordon "General" General

  • Marcus "MBoZe" Blanks

  • Troy "Sender" Michaels

Dallas Empire

  • Anthony "Shottzy" Cuevas

  • Cuyler "Huke" Garland

  • Indervir "iLLeY" Dhaliwal

  • Ian "C6" Porter

  • Paul "Tisch" Tischler

Florida Mutineers

  • Colt "Havok" McLendon

  • Cesar "Skyz" Bueno

  • Maurice "Fero" Henriquez

  • Joseph "Owakening" Conley

  • Ricky "Atura" Lugo

London Royal Ravens

  • Sean "Seany" O'Connor

Los Angeles Guerrillas

  • Reece "Vivid" Drost

  • Bryan "Apathy" Zhelyazkov

  • Adam "Assault" Garcia

  • Justin "SiLLY" Fargo-Palmer

Minnesota RØKKR

  • Preston "Priestahh" Greiner

  • Michael "MajorManiak" Szymaniak

  • Dillon "Attach" Price

  • Lamar "Accuracy" Abedi

New York Subliners

  • James "Clayster" Eubanks

  • Mackenzie "Mack" Kelly

  • Tommy "ZooMaa" Patterson

  • Paco "HyDra" Rusiewiez

OpTic Gaming LA

  • Austin "SlasheR" Liddicoat

  • Kenny "Kuavo" Williams

  • Thomas "TJHaly" Haly

  • Zack "Drazah" Jordan

Paris Legion

  • No players signed

Seattle Surge

  • Sam "Octane" Larew

  • Peirce "Gunless" Hillman

  • Daniel "Looney" Loza

  • Preston "Prestinni" Sanderson

Toronto Ultra

  • Anthony "Methodz" Zinni

  • Ben "Bance" Bance

  • Cameron "Cammy" McKilligan

  • Tobias "CleanX" Juul Jønsson