Single Point Links posted in October 2016

Two Fined in Week 18

Published on October 28, 2016 12:28 AM

Quiet week with only two fines for on-field hits. Bighill is appealing his fine.

Vic Rapp: 1935-2016

Published on October 26, 2016 9:20 PM

Always a .500 or better coach, Rapp fell victim to not getting out of the Western Conference during the Eskimo dynasty years. My condolences to the Rapp family.

Banks Suspended for Drug Policy Violation

Published on October 19, 2016 8:54 PM

A two-game suspension of Brandon Banks of the Hamilton Tiger-Cats is the third suspension for a drug policy violation this year.

Tony Golab: 1919-2016

Published on October 17, 2016 9:22 PM

Not just the oldest Ottawa Rough Rider, but likely oldest giant of Canadian football, now passed on. My condolences to the Golab family and friends in mourning. (Alternate link)

CFL Added to Madden NFL Mobile Live Events

Published on October 17, 2016 9:14 PM

A first step in feeling out partnerships launched Thanksgiving Monday. Maybe the idea that console play prepares players for playing the game will drive more interest in the next step.

Week 16 Lays Fines on Eskimos

Published on October 13, 2016 9:58 PM

Five player fines announced for Week 16, and the Eskimo organization were fined $20,000 and Edmonton coach Jason Maas $15,000 for backing out of the live mic broadcast. The initiative was unanimously approved by the board of governors. A strong warning was issued about the consequences of future actions opposed to a league mandate.

Analysis of the situation has produced ideas that the Eskimo arrogance will be ended as a result (ha!), that the league has finally ended the violation of league rules and policies by member clubs (out of Regina!) and the Eskimos needed a competitive advantage against the Alouettes (yikes!).

Week 15 Fines and Suspensions

Published on October 7, 2016 3:45 PM

One player is fined for an on-field hit in Week 15, and Bruce Johnson of the Winnipeg Blue Bombers is suspended two games for a first offence of the league’s drug policy.

Week 14 Nets No Player Fines

Published on October 2, 2016 10:53 PM

No player fines for Week 14 (yet), but Hamilton coach Kent Austin was disciplined for contact with an official in Week 13.