Two players fined following Week 14 play; additional fines announced from Week 13 action

TORONTO (September 18, 2019) – The Canadian Football League (CFL) announced today:

Hamilton Tiger-Cats linebacker Simoni Lawrence was fined for unnecessary roughness at the end of a play on Calgary Stampeders running back Ka'Deem Carey.      

Calgary Stampeders offensive lineman Justin Lawrence was fined for an illegal block on Hamilton Tiger-Cats defensive lineman Dylan Wynn.

The CFL also announced additional fines from Week 13:

Saskatchewan Roughriders linebacker Alexandre Gagne was fined for an illegal block on Winnipeg Blue Bombers fullback John Rush.

Calgary Stampeders linebacker Nate Holley was fined for a high hit on Edmonton Eskimos wide receiver Greg Ellingson.

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

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Lucas Barrett Manager, Communications & Public Affairs, Canadian Football League
Lucas Barrett Manager, Communications & Public Affairs, Canadian Football League
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