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Los Angeles Guerrillas Drop Five Players From CDL roster

Jalen Lopez

The Los Angeles Guerrillas parted ways with five players on their Call of Duty roster on Sunday. Ulysses “AquA” Silva, Renato “Saints” Forza, Jacob “Decemate” Cato, Rasim “Blazt” Ogresevic, and Kris “Spart” Cervantez each announced that they are unrestricted free agents going into the Cold War season.


The Guerrillas are the latest teams to make drastic roster changes. (Photo courtesy Activision Blizzard)

Reece “Vivid” Drost is the only player on the Guerrillas lineup who has not made a free agency announcement, which might indicate that he will remain on the team during the 2021 season. The Guerrillas are not the first team to make drastic changes going into the new season, but their poor performance made it clear that changes were needed.

They ended the regular season in last place and were swiftly eliminated by OpTic Gaming Los Angeles in the playoffs. The team tried to adjust their roster throughout the regular season in hopes of improving, but they still struggled to compete with other teams.

Starting the new season with Vivid and a new lineup might be the change needed for the team to improve in the second season of the Call of Duty League. It is unclear what other players will join the LA roster, but there will be plenty of options very soon.

The switch to a 4v4 format next season requires every team to drop at least one player from their starting roster, while some teams have made more drastic changes. The Seattle Surge and Toronto Ultra dropped the majority of their rosters, which means several players are looking for new homes. Some of these players might appear on the new Guerrillas roster and might be the change needed for the struggling team to find success.