Play #120 – All scoring plays are automatically reviewed by the Command Centre. After review, the Replay Official ruled that WPG #88 (Bailey) used the ground to trap the ball and maintain possession. The ruling on the field is overturned.

No player has won both the #GreyCup MVP and Most Outstanding Canadian Awards previously. The MOC Award has been handed out since 1971.

#GreyCup trends to watch:
– The team with more Time of Possession has won 13 of the last 14 GC’s
– The team with a better 2nd down conversion % has won 8 of the last 10 and 19 of the last 23 GC’s
– Teams with the turnover advantage are 23-1 since 1988

Inactive players for today’s 107th Grey Cup presented by @Shaw_CFL
#Ticats REC #15 Marcus Tucker
#Bombers DB #22 Chandler Fenner

#GreyCup

Play #130 – All turnovers are automatically reviewed by the Command Centre. After review, it was determined by the Replay Official that the QB’s hand was moving forward with the ball, resulting in an incomplete pass. The ruling on the field is overturned. #GCPlayoffs

Play 56 – Winnipeg challenged the play believing that the Saskatchewan QB #7 (Fajardo) threw a forward pass from across the Line of Scrimmage. After review, the Replay Official determined there was no clear and obvious evidence that the QB’s back foot was beyond the LOS. (1/2)

Inactive players for today’s West Final:
#Riders REC Kenny Stafford
#Bombers DB Chandler Fenner

Trends to watch in the West Final:
– #Riders and #Bombers have met 14 times previously in the playoffs, series is split 7-7
– SSK is 5-0 after a bye week dating back to 2017
– Charleston Hughes led #CFL in sacks this season, Willie Jefferson led in pass knockdowns
#GCPlayoffs

That 26-yard reception takes #Ticats Brandon Banks to 100 receiving yards on the day, his first career 100+ receiving yard performance in the playoffs. Banks also has a receiving TD in all 3 games vs the #Esks this season. #GCPlayoffs

Play #114 – Edmonton challenged the play believing that their #82 (Ellingson) was interfered with by Hamilton #37 (Williams). After review, the Replay Official ruled there was contact by the Hamilton defender that materially impacted the receiver’s ability to play the ball. (1/2)

Play #10 – Hamilton challenged that Edmonton #29 (Walker) committed Defensive Pass Interference on their #86 (Addison). After review by the Replay Official, it was determined the defender made early contact on the receiver (1/2) #GCPlayoffs

Trends to watch in the East Final:
– 4 of the 7 teams to go undefeated at home lost a home Division Final, other 3 won Grey Cup
– When down at the half, #Ticats record was 4-1, #Esks were 1-9
– Both MLB’s (Larry Dean and Simoni Lawrence) are facing their former teams
#GCPlayoffs

Greg Quick will search the world for top football talent as the Canadian Football League’s very first Director, Global Scouting. twitter.com/CFL_PR/status/…

#Stampeders challenged that there was an Illegal Block Downfield by #Bombers #89 (Lawler) on their #8 (Amos). After review, the Replay Official ruled that there was no clear and obvious evidence that a foul had occurred. The ruling on the field stands. #GCPlayoffs

Play #31 – All turnovers are automatically reviewed by the Command Centre. After review, the Replay Official determined that there was no clear and obvious evidence that an incorrect call was made on the field. The ruling on the field stands. #GCPlayoffs

Inactive players for today’s West Semi-Final:

#Stampeders #38 Terry Williams
#Bombers #7 Lucky Whitehead

#GCPlayoffs

August 28, 2019

Two players fined after Week 11 action

Two players were fined after Week 11 action, it was announced on Wednesday.

TORONTO — The Canadian Football League (CFL) announced two fines after Week 11 action on Wednesday.

Edmonton Eskimos defensive back Monshadrik Hunter was fined for making contact with an official.

Saskatchewan Roughriders defensive back L.J. McCray was fined for striking the head of Ottawa REDBLACKS offensive lineman Nolan MacMillan.

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

August 22, 2019

CFL announces fines after Week 10 action

The CFL announced player fines after Week 10 action on Thursday.

TORONTO — The Canadian Football League (CFL) announced the following fines on Thursday after Week 10 action.

Edmonton Eskimos defensive lineman Mike Moore was fined for a high hit on Toronto Argonauts quarterback McLeod Bethel-Thompson.

Ottawa REDBLACKS linebacker Jerod Fernandez was fined for a tourist hit on Hamilton Tiger-Cats linebacker Curtis Newton.

Montreal Alouette players Jarnor Jones and Tommie Campbell, as well as, Calgary Stampeder linebacker Wynton McManis were each fined for their role in the pre-game altercation at McMahon Stadium on Saturday.

Calgary Stampeders linebacker Cory Greenwood was fined for a blindside block on Montreal Alouettes offensive lineman Kristian Matte.

During Week 9, Edmonton Eskimos defensive lineman Nick Usher was fined for a hit to the head of Ottawa REDBLACKS fullback Jean-Christophe Beaulieu.

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

August 14, 2019

Football Operations Video Series – The Passing Game

Senior Director of Officiating, Darren Hackwood reviews how the on field officials cover the passing game.
August 14, 2019

Three players fined after Week 9 action

Three players were fined after Week 9 action, it was announced on Wednesday.

TORONTO — The Canadian Football League (CFL) announced three fines after Week 9 action on Wednesday.

Calgary Stampeders defensive lineman Cordarro Law was handed a max fine for making contact with an official after the final whistle, as well as, for his involvement in a skirmish after the game against Winnipeg.

Edmonton Eskimos defensive back Jordan Beaulieu was fined for a tourist hit on Ottawa REDBLACKS linebacker Shaheed Salmon.

Hamilton Tiger-Cats defensive back Frankie Williams was fined for taking hold of BC Lions receiver Duron Carter by the neck.

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

August 7, 2019

Two players fined after Week 8 action

The Canadian Football League announced two fines after Week 8 action on Wednesday.

TORONTO — The Canadian Football League announced two fines after Week 8 action on Wednesday.

Ottawa REDBLACKS offensive lineman Jason Lauzon-Seguin was fined for a tourist hit on Montreal Alouettes defensive lineman Ryan Brown.

Ottawa REDBLACKS defensive lineman J.R. Tavai was fined for a hit to the head of Montreal Alouettes quarterback Vernon Adams Jr.

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

July 31, 2019

Lions DB Edwards fined after Week 7 action

The Canadian Football League announced one fine on Wednesday after Week 7 action.

TORONTO — The Canadian Football League announced one fine on Wednesday after Week 7 action.

BC Lions defensive back Chris Edwards was fined for a blindside block on Saskatchewan Roughriders quarterback Bryan Bennett on a special teams play.

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

July 31, 2019

Football Operations Video Series – Illegal Interference Blocking Downfield

An overview of the illegal interference blocking downfield penalty.
July 31, 2019

Football Operations Video Series – Defensive Offside

Senior Director of Officiating Darren Hackwood reviews defensive offside penalties that occur when the ball is scrimmaged from the one-yard line.
July 26, 2019

Football Operations Video Series – Illegal Contact on a Receiver

This video looks at the Illegal Contact on a Receiver penalty from the week 6 match-up between Edmonton and Montreal!
July 26, 2019

Football Operations Video Series – Trick Kick Plays

Senior Director of Officiating Darren Hackwood reviews two trick plays from week 6 of the season.
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