Eskimos linebacker JC Sherritt re-fractures thumb

The Edmonton Eskimos announced Friday that stalwart middle linebacker JC Sherritt is out indefinitely after re-fracturing his left thumb.

2012 CFL outstanding defender out indefinitely

Eskimos linebacker JC Sherritt re-fractured his left thumb in Saturday's loss to Montreal. The initial injury occurred Aug. 2 versus Hamilton and required surgery that forced Sherritt to miss four games. (Ian Jackson/Canadian Press)

JC Sherritt's thumb woes continue.

The Edmonton Eskimos announced Friday the stalwart middle linebacker is out indefinitely after re-fracturing his left thumb.

The Canadian Football League club said the injury occurred during Saturday's 47-25 loss to the Montreal Alouettes.

Sherritt, the CFL's outstanding defensive player last season, initially fractured his thumb in a 30-29 loss to the Hamilton Tiger-Cats on Aug. 2.

He required surgery that forced him to miss four games before returning to the club.


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