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Another Pro Team Is Interested In Signing Christian Hackenberg

Christian Hackenberg winds up to throw.

STATE COLLEGE, PA - NOVEMBER 21: Christian Hackenberg #14 of the Penn State Nittany Lions throws a pass in the second quarter against the Michigan Wolverines at Beaver Stadium on November 21, 2015 in State College, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Evan Habeeb/Getty Images)

Christian Hackenberg's pro football career may not be done quite yet. However, he may have to go north of the border to continue.

The former Penn State quarterback has had a tumultuous off-season. He was traded from the New York Jets, the team that drafted him in the second round a few years ago, to the Oakland Raiders for a conditional seventh round pick.

His time with Oakland did not last long. After acquiring him on May 22, he was cut on June 12.

Hackenberg did work out with the New England Patriots a few days after his release from the Raiders. However, he hasn't been signed, and there doesn't seem to be a big push for any team to bring Hackenberg in as of now.

Now, the Canadian Football League is taking a look at Christian Hackenberg.

He has been added to the Edmonton Eskimos' negotiation list, according to a Wednesday report. From the Global News:

"According to a CFL source, Edmonton has added quarterback Christian Hackenberg to its negotiation list. The 23-year-old is currently a free agent after being released earlier this month by the Oakland Raiders."

That doesn't mean that Hackenberg is Canada-bound. However, if he does express interest in playing in the CFL, Edmonton will have a shot to negotiate with him.

It was the second big-name to be added to Edmonton's list in as many days. On Tuesday, the team did the same with soon-to-be NFL Hall of Famer Terrell Owens, who continues to insist that he could return to play at 44.

Hackenberg is yet to play a down in a real NFL game, after two years in the league. He has put up some middling preseason performances, but has reportedly struggled in practice throughout his career.

[Global News]