Ottawa fined for practicing with an ineligible player

TORONTO (September 12, 2016) – The Canadian Football League (CFL) announced today that the Ottawa REDBLACKS have been fined $5,000 after determining that a player illegally practiced with the Club while on the 6-game injured list. This action constitutes a violation of the CFL bylaws.

In addition to the fine, the REDBLACKS will have $6,761 deducted from their 2016 salary cap. 

Paulo Senra

Director, Communications, Canadian Football League

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