Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Duron Carter Suspended, Several Fined in Wake of Alouettes-Redblacks Melee

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Duron Carter Suspended, Several Fined in Wake of Alouettes-Redblacks Melee

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Alouettes receiver Carter suspended one game

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TORONTO - The CFL has suspended Montreal Alouettes receiver Duron Carter one game for his part in a wild melee in a game on Friday against the Ottawa Redblacks.

Carter was hammered as he made a spectacular catch in the end zone in the third quarter. As he walked by the Ottawa bench, he bumped into head coach Rick Campbell, knocking him over.

The Redblacks rushed to Campbell's defence, throwing slaps and shots at Carter, who continued his celebration straight through the Ottawa bench area to his own bench, which is on the same side of the field. Carter and Ottawa defensive back Jerrell Gavins were ejected from the game.

The Alouettes fined Carter for the incident on Friday.

"To tell the truth, I don't even know what happened,'' Carter said after the game. …

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