Fajardo will start vs. Argos

Riders QB Cody Fajardo has recovered well enough from his concussion to start on Friday.

The Riders list Fajardo as the starter on the depth chart, released Thursday morning. Isaac Harker–who had more reps in practice than usual this week–remains the backup.

Safety Mike Edem (wrist) and Defensive Tackle Garrett Marino (knee) are on the 6-game injured list after suffering injuries in the Banjo Bowl. Elie Bouka will get his first start of the season at Safety.

Ed Gainey (toe) will miss a second straight game. While Louchiez Purifoy (neck) returns after missing Saturday vs. Winnipeg.

Former Riders Charleston Hughes, Cam Judge and Dariusz Bladek will start for the Argos. Former Rams Offensive Lineman Theren Churchill and former Huskies Safety Josh Hagerty are also on the Argos roster for the game.

Kickoff Friday is 7:45 pm at Mosaic Stadium. The pre-game show begins at 4:30pm on 620 CKRM.

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