October 14, 2016

Argos’ Mitchell among five fined following Week 16

Adam Gagnon/CFL.ca

TORONTO — The Canadian Football League announced Friday that five players have been fined following Week 16, including Toronto Argonauts defensive back Joshua Mitchell.

Mitchell has been docked for his involvement in an altercation with the Calgary Stampeders in the second quarter of the Stamps’ win over the Argos on Thanksgiving Monday.

Loucheiz Purifoy, Ja’Gared Davis, Ese Mrabure and James Tuck are the four others that have been fined for their actions during Week 16 games.

Purifoy, a Lions linebacker, was fined for an inappropriate gesture during his team’s matchup with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers on Sunday.

Stampeders defensive lineman Ja’Gared Davis received a fine for a low hit against Argos quarterback Drew Willy.

Riders national defensive end Mrabure has been docked pay for a low hit against REDBLACKS pivot Henry Burris during the Riders’ win over Ottawa in overtime.

And finally, Tuck was fined for his hit to the head against BC Lions returner Chris Rainey.

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