Three players fined following Week 1

TORONTO (August 11, 2021) -- The Canadian Football League (CFL) announced today:

Winnipeg Blue Bombers defensive back Noah Hallett was fined for a high and unnecessary hit on Hamilton Tiger-Cats defensive back Frankie Williams.

BC Lions linebacker Jordan Williams was fined for a high-hit on Saskatchewan Roughriders quarterback Cody Fajardo.

Edmonton Elks offensive lineman David Beard was fined for a chop-block on Ottawa REDBLACKS defensive lineman Cleyon Laing.

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

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