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CFL Player Discipline: Penalties for Gary Johnson Jr. and Adam Bighill After Week 2 Actions

In a recent announcement from the Canadian Football League (CFL), disciplinary actions have been revealed against two players:

Gary Johnson Jr., the linebacker for Ottawa REDBLACKS, is facing a fine for a physical altercation that involved punching Calgary Stampeders linebacker, Charlie Moore.

In a separate incident, Winnipeg Blue Bombers’ linebacker Adam Bighill is also penalized with a fine for his excessively forceful tackle against Saskatchewan Roughriders’ quarterback Shea Patterson.

In line with the CFL’s policy, the exact figures for these fines have not been publicly disclosed.

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