Cody Fajardo takes first-team reps at practice following concussion scare

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According to multiple reports out of Saskatchewan, Cody Fajardo is taking first-team reps in practice on Tuesday.

The face of the franchise left the Banjo Bowl on Saturday in Winnipeg early in the third quarter following a sack by Jake Thomas and Willie Jefferson. His head collided with the turf and he appeared to be in pain, covering his face with his hands.

Head coach Craig Dickenson spoke to the media after the game and indicated that Fajardo had suffered a minor concussion. He was hopeful that Fajardo wouldn’t be out for long and it appears as though he could be ready to play on Friday when the Riders host the Toronto Argonauts.

Fajardo helped lead Saskatchewan to three consecutive wins to start the 2021 season, though the team has recently fallen to 3-2. He has completed 72.2 percent of his passes for 1,153 yards, four touchdowns, and five interceptions this season.