VANCOUVER — The B.C. Lions announced Monday receiver Lucky Whitehead will require surgery for a broken hand and is expected to be out two-to-four weeks.
The CFL club said Whitehead was injured in its 30-9 loss to the Winnipeg Blue Bombers on Friday night.
Whitehead was targeted once in the contest but had no receptions.
The five-foot-10, 177-pound Whitehead is ranked second in the CFL in receiving with 36 catches for 665 yards (18.5-yard average) and four TDs this season, his first with B.C.
The Lions said Whitehead will undergo surgery Wednesday.