July 28, 2016

Westerman, Leonard hit with fines after Week 5

Jason Halstead/CFL.ca

TORONTO — The CFL announced a pair of fines on Thursday to Bombers defensive end Jamaal Westerman and Riders defensive end A.C. Leonard for separate incidents that occurred in Week 5.

Westerman, last year second in the CFL for the most sacks only to John Bowman,  was fined for a for an unnecessary hit to a vulnerable player (Bo Levi Mitchell) in the game against the Calgary Stampeders.

Saskatchewan Roughrider Leonard, this year a defensive end after converting from receiver, was fined for a hit to the head of Ottawa REDBLACKS quarterback Brock Jensen.

As per league policy, the amount of the player fines was not disclosed.