Bombers QB Matt Nichols suffers possible throwing arm injury; MRI scheduled

Bombers quarterback Matt Nichols suffered a potential injury to his right throwing arm against the B.C. Lions.

Nichols will undergo an MRI on his right shoulder and arm.

He was hurt when pass rusher Shawn Lemon strip-sacked Winnipeg’s pivot in the fourth quarter. Prior to leaving the game Nichols completed 10-of-12 passes for 179 yards with one touchdown and one interception while scoring a QB sneak touchdown.

Through Week 10, Nichols has thrown the most touchdowns passes in the league with 15, but he’s yet to throw for over 300 yards in a game through nine outings. The veteran signal caller has played consistent football completing more than 71 per cent of his passes with a sparkling 15-5 TD-INT ratio.

Chris Streveler entered the game for Nichols. Streveler failed to complete a pass going 0-for-3 and he was picked off once, but he ran six times for 23 yards in the 32-16 victory.

Winnipeg improves to a league-best 7-2, however, the focus in the Manitoba capital is going to be on the right arm of Nichols.

Justin Dunk is a football insider, sports reporter and anchor.