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PR: BC Lions Defensive Back’s Suspension Changed To Maximum Fine

Monday, October 4, 2021 — TORONTO (October 4, 2021) – Following an appeal hearing involving the Canadian Football League (CFL), the CFL Players’ Association and BC Lions defensive back Garry Peters, the supplemental discipline for Peters’ actions has been adjusted and he has been issued a maximum fine.

Peters appealed a one-game suspension that was given due to verbal abuse and unacceptable behaviour towards doping control officers in Week 6. 

As per league policy, the amount of the player fine was not disclosed.

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