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CFL Player Discipline: Adarius Pickett Fined for High Hit on Cody Fajardo

The disciplinary arm of the Canadian Football League (CFL) has recently swung into action, affecting key players. The league has made an official announcement pertaining to a fine levied on Toronto Argonauts defensive back Adarius Pickett. This comes after his high hit on Montreal Alouettes quarterback Cody Fajardo.

Incident 1: Adarius Pickett’s High Hit


Toronto Argonauts’ defensive back Adarius Pickett finds himself at the center of disciplinary action, thanks to his conduct during the recent matchup against the Montreal Alouettes. The league has penalized Pickett for a high hit on Alouettes quarterback Cody Fajardo.


According to league policy, the specifics regarding the monetary amount of the fine have not been made public. However, the decision to fine Pickett serves as a clear indication from the CFL about their stance on high hits, particularly on quarterbacks who are often considered vulnerable targets.

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