The Calgary Stampeders have ruled out star running back Ka’Deem Carey for Thursday’s game against the Ottawa Redblacks due to a toe injury.
The 30-year-old carried the ball seven times for 39 yards in the club’s season-opening 25-15 loss to the B.C. Lions before leaving the game in the third quarter. He was replaced by second-year running back Peyton Logan, who also serves as the team’s primary return specialist. Logan finished the contest with three carries for 34 yards.
The Stampeders also have Dedrick Mills on the roster, who was a healthy scratch in Week 1. The five-foot-ten, 228-pound ball-carrier dressed for six games with four starts last season and recorded 67 carries for 459 yards and two touchdowns.
Carey was named a CFL all-star in 2022 after rushing for 1,088 yards and 10 touchdowns. He also caught 28 passes for 248 yards.
Thursday’s game between the Stampeders and Redblacks is set for 7:30 p.m. EDT at TD Place Stadium. Nick Arbuckle will start for Ottawa at quarterback while Jeremiah Masoli remains out due to a leg injury.