Quarterback Vernon Adams Jr. will make his first begin for the B.C. Lions on Saturday in opposition to the Calgary Stampeders, coach Rick Campbell introduced Monday.
Adams, acquired in a commerce with the Montreal Alouettes on Aug. 31, would be the membership’s fourth beginning quarterback in as many video games.
Star quarterback Nathan Rourke suffered what could possibly be a season-ending foot damage final month earlier than Michael O’Connor suffered a groin damage within the subsequent sport.
Antonio Pipkin began in final week’s loss in Montreal in opposition to the Alouettes with Adams making a brief look, finishing one in every of three passes for 17 yards.
Adams was Montreal’s starter on opening day earlier than shedding his job to Trevor Harris early within the season.
The Lions (8-3) have misplaced each of their video games since Rourke’s damage and are attempting to carry off the Stampeders (8-4) within the race for second within the West.
Adams was a CFL East all-star in 2019 with the Alouettes.