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Blue Bombers' Matthews to miss 4-6 weeks with foot injury

TSN.ca Staff

8/21/2013 3:00:46 PM

The Winnipeg Blue Bombers took another hit on offence with wide receiver Chris Matthews expected to miss the next 4-6 weeks with a strained tendon in his foot.

Matthews, last year's Most Outstanding Rookie, has 14 catches for 138 yards and one touchdown this season. The 23-year-old divisional all-star has only suited up in four games this year due to injury.

Doug Pierce is expected to step in for Matthews in the starting lineup.