Single Point Links posted in September 2018

Two Fined For Week 15 Blows

Published on September 26, 2018 11:37 PM

A fine only strategy to target head hits may need to change when week after week fines for head hits have to be handed out.

Mike Labinjo: 1980-2018

Published on September 24, 2018 10:39 PM

Gone suddenly and much too soon, Labinjo impressed many with his smile and on-field accomplishments during a 2008 Calgary Grey Cup run. My condolences to the Labinjo family.

Passing of Hamilton Owners Yachetti and Grant

Published on September 24, 2018 10:31 PM

Roger Yachetti’s death September 16th (link above) was followed by George Grant’s departure September 17th. Both were instrumental in the Hamilton Tiger-Cats ownership in the 1990’s. My condolences to the Yachetti and Grant families.

One Fined in Week 14

Published on September 18, 2018 9:16 PM

One fine, but an interesting one this week. Without any context, all fines look equal so we will never know which behaviours are discouraged more than others.

Unlucky Week 13 for Three Players Fined

Published on September 12, 2018 9:26 PM

From the expected to the standard to the unusual, Week 13 sparks up three fines.

Week 12 Nets One Fine

Published on September 5, 2018 7:48 PM

One fine in Week 12 continues with a trend of just over one fine per week, with the Week 10 high of five fines hopefully being the only anomaly this season.

Hebert Suspended Two Games for Illegal Hit

Published on September 3, 2018 12:09 PM

In a twelve year career, the game has changed around Hebert and it has been hard for him to adjust his playing style (this is his second suspension this year). Ultimately, player safety won’t be secured until amateur programs change what is taught and encouraged since the behaviour is ingrained at an early age and suspensions at the professional level only punish after the fact.