CFL suspends B.C. Lions’ DB Garry Peters for game vs. Riders, fines three others

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The Canadian Football League has announced that B.C. Lions’ defensive back Garry Peters has been suspended for one game due to verbal abuse and unacceptable behaviour towards doping control officers.

The suspension is effective immediately, which means he will miss Friday’s game against the Saskatchewan Roughriders.

The league also administered fines on the following players.

Calgary Stampeders’ defensive lineman Mike Rose has been fined for kicking Hamilton Tiger-Cats full back Nikola Kalinic.

Toronto Argonauts’ defensive back Chris Edwards has been fined for his involvement in a post-game altercation on the field.

Montreal Alouettes’ defensive back Tyquwan Glass has been fined for a high hit on B.C. Lions running back James Butler.

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