PLAYER DISCIPLINE – WEEK 7

PLAYER DISCIPLINE – WEEK 7

Garry Peters receives one-game suspension; three players fined

TORONTO (September 22, 2021) – The Canadian Football League (CFL) announced today:

  • BC Lions defensive back Garry Peters has been suspended for one game due to verbal abuse and unacceptable behaviour towards doping control officers. The suspension is effective immediately.
  • Calgary Stampeders defensive lineman Mike Rose has been fined for kicking Hamilton Tiger-Cats full back Nikola Kalinic.
  • Toronto Argonauts defensive back Chris Edwards has been fined for his involvement in a post-game altercation on the field.
  • Montreal Alouettes defensive back Tyquwan Glass has been fined for a high hit on BC Lions running back James Butler.

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

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