Single Point Links posted in September 2017

Jones Suspended 2 Games for PED Violation

Published on September 19, 2017 9:29 PM

As has been the case with most offenders, Jones accepted responsibility but denied knowingly taking a banned substance. If this and other instances are true, it shows the frequency of banned substances in things like supplements and medication that may not be apparent or properly disclosed.

Fines Return After 3 Week Hiatus

Published on September 15, 2017 11:23 PM

No fines for three weeks, then the Labour Day rivalry rematches in the west register two fines.

CFL Changes Practice, Schedule For Player Safety

Published on September 13, 2017 11:23 PM

It would be interesting to know if coaches were using all 17 full-pad/contact practices available to them, and if they grouped them earlier in the season or spread them out over the year. They are gone now.

As for the schedule, this is a good temporary solution, but there are more radical options. More later.

CFL Week 2018 Coming to Winnipeg

Published on September 11, 2017 9:10 PM

March 22-25, 2018 Winnipeg will host the second CFL Week, with the same features as 2017 planned around league meetings and national combine.

Where Are They Now? Marc-Olivier Brouillette

Published on September 11, 2017 9:05 PM

Brouillette (MTL), after retiring in late May, has been putting his law degree to use at Montreal firm Morrone Avocets since late June after a seven season career. Another player with a plan for after football, and a successful transition to a career.

Where Are They Now? Justin Palardy

Published on September 11, 2017 8:54 PM

Returning to his native Nova Scotia, Palardy (HAM, WPG, TOR) started as a Halifax Regional Police patrol officer in June, fulfilling his second career goal after five years playing in the CFL and a sixth on the practice roster.