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Seven players fined from last week’s games

Thursday, November 4, 2021 — TORONTO (November 4, 2021) – The Canadian Football League (CFL) announced today:

  • Hamilton Tiger-Cats defensive back Kameron Kelly was fined for spitting on an opponent.
  • Hamilton Tiger-Cats linebacker Simoni Lawrence was fined for a high hit on Edmonton Elks running back James Wilder Jr.
  • Edmonton Elks running back James Wilder Jr. was fined for his role in the altercation that occurred after play #72 on Friday night in Edmonton.
  • BC Lions defensive lineman Obum Gwacham was fined for a high hit on Toronto Argonauts quarterback McLeod Bethel-Thompson.
  • Toronto Argonauts defensive back Chris Edwards was fined for a high hit on BC Lions quarterback Michael Reilly.
  • Saskatchewan Roughriders defensive back Loucheiz Purifoy was fined for unsportsmanlike behaviour during the fourth quarter against the Montreal Alouettes.
  • Saskatchewan Roughriders fullback Albert Awachie was fined for a high hit on Montreal Alouettes returner Martese Jackson.

As per league policy, the amounts of the player fines were not disclosed.

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  1. Gord Fuller

    November 6, 2021 at 1:17 pm

    a player spits on another player it could not be more degrading , why is there no suspension for an act that is so vile that it diminishes the integrity of the league on a whole.

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