Eskimos' Almondo Sewell released from hospital

Edmonton Eskimos defensive tackle Almondo Sewell was released from hospital on Sunday, the team announced. Sewell was taken to hospital as a precaution during the third quarter of Saturday's 14-9 loss to the Roughriders in Saskatchewan.

DT was taken to hospital Saturday after suffering neck injury vs. Roughriders

Edmonton Eskimos training staff remove defensive tackle Almondo Sewell from the game after he was injured against the Saskatchewan Roughriders on Saturday. (Liam Richards/The Canadian Press)

Edmonton Eskimos defensive tackle Almondo Sewell was released from hospital on Sunday, the team announced.

Sewell was taken to hospital as a precaution during the third quarter of Saturday's 14-9 loss to the Roughriders in Saskatchewan.

The game was stopped for approximately 10 minutes when a Saskatchewan defender rolled over Sewell's neck covering a punt.

All tests came back negative for spinal fracture. He will be assessed further by Eskimos medical staff.

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