Five players fined following Week 18 play

TORONTO (October 17, 2019) – The Canadian Football League (CFL) announced today:

Toronto Argonauts running back Chris Rainey was handed a maximum fine for a high hit on Ottawa REDBLACKS defensive lineman Nigel Romick.

Toronto Argonauts defensive lineman Jhaustin Thomas was fined for his involvement in an altercation with Ottawa REDBLACKS offensive lineman Stephane Nembot.

Ottawa REDBLACKS defensive lineman George Uko was fined for excessive contact on Toronto Argonauts quarterback McLeod Bethel Thompson.

Calgary Stampeders defensive end Chris Casher was fined for unnecessary roughness on Saskatchewan Roughriders quarterback Cody Fajardo.

Edmonton Eskimos linebacker Vontae Diggs was fined for a tourist hit on BC Lions linebacker Noah Robinson.

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

Lucas Barrett

Manager, Communications & Public Affairs, Canadian Football League

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