August 11, 2016

Venable among those handed fines following Week 7

Jason Halstead/

TORONTO — Four players have been fined for their actions during Week 7 play, the CFL announced Thursday, along with three others for incidents in Week 6.

Bakari Grant, Damaso Munoz, Connor Williams and Winston Venable have been handed fines for incidents in Week 7.

Grant, in his first year as a receiver for the Stampeders, was fined for a dangerous block on Saskatchewan Roughrider Greg Jones.

Two Ottawa REDBLACKS were fined: linebacker Munoz and defensive lineman Williams both for separate hits to the head of Edmonton Eskimos quarterback Mike Reilly.

Montreal Alouettes linebacker Venable was fined for spearing BC Lions quarterback Jonathon Jennings.

The CFL also announced four additional fines from Week 6.

Riders defensive end Justin Capicciotti was fined for a dangerous tackle on Montreal Alouettes running back Jean-Christophe Beaulieu.

Two Bombers, Sukh Chungh and Ian Wild, were fined for separate incidents in a win over the Eskimos: Chungh for a tourist hit on Esks defensive back Cord Parks and Wild for a hit to the head of quarterback Reilly. Chungh was fined a second time for an unnecessary hit to a vulnerable player (Odell Willis).

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