Connect with us

CFL

Blue Bombers’ Jeff Hecht Blasts Redblacks’ Louis-Philippe Bourassa Over Suspension

Published

on

Jeff Hecht

Winnipeg Blue Bombers’ defensive back Jeff Hecht isn’t taking it easy on Ottawa Redblacks long-snapper Louis-Philippe Bourassa for his two-game suspension for violating the league’s drug policy.

In fact, Hecht is letting Bourassa know what he thinks, first hand, in a direct post on Twitter in which he rips the Redblacks player for his violation.

The Redblacks issued a statement that said Bourassa tested positive for an over-the-counter product and that he was unaware that it contained a banned substance.

Hecht wasn’t having it.

“The player was very much aware of the banned nature of this product,” Hecht said. “If he was not, then there is a larger problem of negligence and ignorance that needs to be addressed.” 

Continue Reading
Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

CFL

Stampeders’ Bo Levi Mitchell Ruled Out

Published

on

Calgary Stampeders quarterback Bo Levi Mitchell has been ruled out for Week 9’s game against the Winnipeg Blue Bombers on Thursday.

Mitchell was able to return to practice on Tuesday, and was able to make a number of throws at various distances and lengths, but the team ultimately decided that he was not ready for action just yet.

Stampeders head coach Dave Dickenson had left the door open for Mitchell to dress against Winnipeg, but now he is not going to dress for the game either.

Mitchell, for his part, is remaining upbeat about his injured shoulder.

“It felt great” Mitchell said on Tuesday, according to TSN. “I didn’t really want to take the helmet off…overall, I felt pretty good.

“That’s Dave (Dickenson’s) decision. Dave and Huf (GM John Hufnagel) – let those guys decide.”

Mitchell will now set his sights on Week 10, where he could return as the team takes on the Montreal Alouettes at home.

Continue Reading

CFL

Roughriders Acquire Eskimos’ Kenny Stafford

Published

on

Kenny Stafford

The Saskatchewan Roughriders have acquired American wide receiver Kenny Stafford in a trade from the Edmonton Eskimos in exchange for wide receiver Christion Jones, according to announcements on Monday.

Stafford, 29, has collected 30 receptions this season for 366 yards and 2 touchdowns so far this season.

Jones, a return specialist, has returned 111 punts for 1,441 yards and three touchdowns during his career.

Continue Reading

CFL

Redblacks Release Jeff Knox Jr.

Published

on

Jeff Knox Jr.

The Ottawa Redblacks have released veteran linebacker Jeff Knox Jr., according to an official team announcement on Monday.

Knox, 27, signed with Ottawa last off season and appeared in only one game for the Redblacks this season.

Knox has notched 231 tackles, three sacks and one interception in 51 career games.

Continue Reading

Trending