TSN TV Schedule TSN2 TV Schedule
CFL

Eskimos' Sherritt to miss Friday's game against Tiger-Cats

{eot}
TSN.ca Staff
10/3/2012 3:24:41 PM
Decrease Text SizeIncrease Text Size
Text Size

Linebacker JC Sherritt will not be in the lineup when the Edmonton Eskimos take on the Hamilton Tiger-Cats on Friday (TSN, 8:30pm et/5:30pm pt).

Sherritt, who was named the CFL's Defensive Player of the Month on Wednesday, sat out practice this week due to an injury sustained in last week's loss in Calgary.

Sherritt leads the league with 104 tackles and is averaging eight tackles per game this season. By missing Friday's game, his projected total for the year will drop to 136 tackles, which would still be good enough to break the current record of 129 set by Calvin Tiggle in 1994. 

Rookie linebacker Simoni Lawrence will get the start in Sherritt's place. Lawrence has appeared in 10 games this season and has eight defensive tackles, eight special teams tackles and a fumble recovery.

JC Sherritt (Photo: The Canadian Press)

zoom

(Photo: The Canadian Press)
Share This

Share This

Add to FacebookAdd to DiggAdd to FarkAdd to TwitterAdd to Stumble UponAdd to Reddit
Print this Story


Anthony Calvillo Retires

Take a look back at the career of one of the greatest CFLers ever, Anthony Calvillo. More...

Vote for the TSN CFL POY Champion!
TSN TweetBox

The Rouge Archive

Take a look back at a selection of hot topic questions from around the league. More...


As always, it's Your! Call.

© 2014
All rights reserved.
Bell Media Television