June 16, 2019 6:48 pm
Updated: June 17, 2019 7:29 am

Saskatchewan Roughriders QB Collaros on 6-game injured list following high hit

Zach Collaros was injured in the first quarter of their game Thursday night versus the Hamilton Tiger-Cats.

Peter Power / The Canadian Press

The Saskatchewan Roughriders have placed quarterback Zach Collaros on the six-game injured list.

Roughriders coach Craig Dickenson confirmed the move at Sunday’s practice.

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Details on Collaros’s injury have not been disclosed.

Collaros was hurt in the first quarter of the Roughriders’ CFL season opener at Hamilton on Thursday after taking a high hit from Tiger-Cats linebacker Simoni Lawrence.

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Backup quarterback Cody Fajardo replaced Collaros and went off limping later in the game, but returned to practice on Sunday.

Lawrence was given a 25-yard penalty on the play for roughing the passer

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