Winnipeg Scouts Hamilton's Practice

Mike BurseCorrespondent IJuly 15, 2009

On Tuesday the Tiger Cats have filed a complaint with the league as they caught a Blue Bomber's scout watching their practice and taking notes. They also confiscated diagrammed plays that the individual had drawn during the practice.

This is the first time in recent memory that an individual has been caught diagramming the plays of another team. The Tiger Cats with face the Blue Bombers this Saturday, and it appears they will need to practice new formations.

With the new rules in the CFL allowing wild cat formations it appears that some teams are more concerned than others about the possible offensive strikes. Once teams perfect the plays that are now available to team look for the scoring in the CFL to increase.

This can be good news for Hamilton as they have a team worried enough about playing them to spy on them. Perhaps this will be the turnaround year Hamilton fans have been waiting for.

In 2004, Winnipeg filed a complaint with the league against Montreal stating that a volunteer was filming their coaches signals. At the time no action was deemed to be required by the CFL head office. It will be interesting to see how the current commissioner of the CFL Mark Cohon will handle this situation.