July 25, 2023

Lions, Elks Injury Reports: Adams Jr. questionable, Rhymes out for Sat.

Jeff Vinnick/BCLions.com

TORONTO — The Edmonton Elks and BC Lions have filed their final injury reports of the week ahead of their matchup on Saturday at Commonwealth Stadium.

In Edmonton, defensive lineman A.C. Leonard (hamstring) practiced fully on Thursday and will be available for the game. Wide receivers Emmanuel Arceneaux (knee) and Ed Gainey (chest) were limited throughout the week and were listed as out for Saturday.

Linebacker Nyles Morgan (chest) practiced all week and will be available for the Elks. Fullback Mario Villamizar (knee) sat out the last two days of practice and will also miss the game.

The Lions will be without wide receiver Dominique Rhymes (knee) for Saturday, while quarterback Vernon Adams Jr. (knee) is listed as questionable. BC announced earlier in the week that quarterback Dane Evans would get the start with Dominique Davis as the backup.

Defensive back Jalon Edwards-Cooper (knee) was limited on Wednesday.

Player Name Position Injury TUE WED THU Game Status
Woodly Appolon LB Knee Full Full Full Out
Emmanuel Arceneaux WR Knee Limited Limited Limited Out
Ed Gainey WR Chest Limited Limited Limited Out
Andrew Garnett OL Abdominal Full Full Full
A.C. Leonard DL Hamstring DNP Limited Full
Nyles Morgan LB Chest Full Full Full
Mario Villamizar FB Knee Full DNP DNP Out


BC LIONS Practice Day
Player Name Position Injury TUE WED THU Game Status
Vernon Adams Jr. QB Knee Limited Limited Limited Questionable
Francis Bemiy DL Hamstring Full Full Limited
Jalon Edwards-Cooper DB Knee Full Limited Full
Keiran Burnham K Wrist Full Full Full
Taquan Mizzell RB Healthy Scratch Full Full Full
Daniel Petermann WR Healthy Scratch Full Full Full
Patrice Rene DB Ankle Full Full Full
Dominique Rhymes WR Knee DNP DNP DNP Out


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