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The Game

Core Program Components Summary

  1. Maximum Salary Expenditure Cap (SEC) of $5.0M established for 2014.
  2. Effective Enforcement Measures including:
    • Full disclosure of player compensation.
    • Certification process.
    • Hired compliance officers with full access to team records.
  3. Salary Transparency with central repository of player salary information.
  4. Significant non-discretionary Penalties for Exceeding SEC based on a progressive monetary and non-monetary (forfeited draft picks) penalties.
    • Monetary Penalties:
      • $1 for each dollar a Club exceeds SEC up to $100,000
      • $2 for each dollar a Club exceeds SEC between $100,000 and $300,000
      • $3 for each dollar a Club exceeds SEC over $300,000
    • Non-Monetary Penalties:
      • Forfeiture of next available first round draft pick for Clubs that exceed SEC over $100,000
      • Forfeiture of next available first and second round draft picks for Clubs that exceed SEC over $300,000
  5. Limit on Players Under Contract to 85 players in off-season (Grey Cup to April 30th), after that point it goes back to 75 players (and non counters.
  6. Active Roster Limit (ARL) of 44 players and a 2 man Reserve Roster.
  7. Filing of Rosters Teams have to submit their 46-man roster by 4pm ET the day before the game and can set their 44-man roster 1 hour prior to kickickoff.
  8. Practice Roster: Each club may have a practice roster consisting of a maximum of seven 7 players in accordance with the following terms and conditions:
    • At least 1 place on the practice roster shall be filled by a national player (other than a national player who was a candidate in the current year CFL Canadian Draft, who is not the property of another CFL club);
    • If 7 places are used by a member club on it’s practice roster, at least 1 place on the practice roster shall also be filled by a national player who was a candidate in the current year CFL Canadian Draft, who is not the property of another CFL club.;
    • Expands practice rosters from seven to ten players per team and, come the Fall, from 12 to 15 players.

Game Tracker

ham Hamilton Tiger-Cats
ott Ottawa REDBLACKS
Friday, Oct 31   7:30PM ET
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wpg Winnipeg Blue Bombers
cgy Calgary Stampeders
Saturday, Nov 01   4:00PM ET
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bc BC Lions
edm Edmonton Eskimos
Saturday, Nov 01   7:00PM ET
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tor Toronto Argonauts
mtl Montreal Alouettes
Sunday, Nov 02   12:00PM ET
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Fan Poll
If you were in charge in Calgary, how would you approach the final two games?
1) Rest top players; get healthy for playoffs
2) Play starters; avoid long layoff and any rust