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CFL Player Discipline: High Hits from Awe, Purifoy, Flowers-Lloyd Come Under Review

The Canadian Football League (CFL) has released its disciplinary report for Weeks 6 and 7, revealing a total of seven fines handed out to players for various on-field incidents. Each incident is detailed below.

Loucheiz Purifoy’s High Hit on Brady Oliveira

In the first noted infraction, Edmonton Elks defensive back, Loucheiz Purifoy has been handed a penalty for a high hit on Winnipeg Blue Bombers running back Brady Oliveira during their Week 7 encounter. The severity of the hit led to immediate action by the league.

Carthell Flowers-Lloyd’s Misconduct against Javon Leake

Another infraction came from Hamilton Tiger-Cats defensive back, Carthell Flowers-Lloyd. His high hit on Toronto Argonauts returner, Javon Leake, resulted in a fine.

Brandon Council’s Unnecessary Aggression towards Nathan Cherry

Saskatchewan Roughriders offensive lineman, Brandon Council, received a penalty for an unnecessary hit on BC Lions defensive lineman, Nathan Cherry. The disciplinary action by the league was in response to the unnecessary aggression displayed by Council.

Quincy Mauger’s High Hit on Mitchell Picton

Quincy Mauger, BC Lions defensive back, earned a fine for his high hit on Saskatchewan Roughriders wide receiver Mitchell Picton. Mauger’s aggressive approach led to disciplinary action by the CFL.

Frankie Griffin’s High Hit on Tommylee Lewis

Ottawa REDBLACKS linebacker, Frankie Griffin, was also disciplined for a high hit on Calgary Stampeders wide receiver, Tommylee Lewis. The fine comes as a result of Griffin’s dangerous play during the Week 7 match-up.

Micah Awe’s Double Infractions against Dustin Crum and Shea Patterson

Calgary Stampeders linebacker, Micah Awe, faced not one, but two fines from Week 6 and 7. Firstly, Awe was disciplined for a high hit on Ottawa REDBLACKS quarterback, Dustin Crum. Upon further review of the Week 6 footage, Awe was found to have also committed a high hit on Saskatchewan Roughriders quarterback, Shea Patterson, leading to a second penalty.

In keeping with the league’s policy, the specific amounts of the fines were not disclosed. The league is committed to maintaining the integrity and safety of the game, and will continue to hold players accountable for their actions on the field.

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