August 27, 2014

CFL fines Bighill, four others for Week 9 incidents Staff

TORONTO – The Canadian Football League announced today that it has fined the following players:

BC Lions linebacker Adam Bighill for a dangerous and illegal hit in which he led with his helmet when tackling an opponent during last Sunday night’s game against the Saskatchewan Roughriders. Bighill was also penalized on the play.

Montreal Alouettes receiver Duron Carter, Lions defensive back Ryan Phillips and Roughriders receiver Rob Bagg for tweeting comments that were critical of CFL officiating.

Toronto Argonauts defensive lineman Aston Whiteside for making avoidable physical contact with an on-field official during last Saturday’s game against the Edmonton Eskimos.

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