CFL limits coach's challenges to one each per game

By The Canadian Press
August 2, 2017 - 10:31am

TORONTO - CFL coaches will be limited to one video review challenge per game under a rule change implemented today by the league.

The CFL announced the rule change in a release, saying it was approved by the league Tuesday night and is effective immediately.

Each team previously had two challenges per game, and a third was earned if a coach was successful with the first two challenges.

Coaches will still need to have a timeout to initiate a challenge, and if their challenge is not successful, they will still lose a timeout.

CFL commissioner Randy Ambrosie said in the release that video review in its former state had become an ``artificial impediment'' to the fan enjoyment.

(The Canadian Press) 

What should the CFL do about coach's challenges?

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