Hamilton Tiger-Cats running back Sea Thomas-Erlington underwent a procedure on his injured knee.
#TiCats RB Sean Thomas Erlington has had surgery on his left knee, but it was not on his ACL. The injury will take longer than 6 weeks but he is hoping for a return at some point this season. @CFLonTSN @TSN_Sports @Sportscentre
— Farhan Lalji (@FarhanLaljiTSN) July 10, 2019
One of the CFL’s most exciting young players is going to be out for a while. Thomas-Erlington has been placed on the six-game injured list according to Ticats head coach Orlondo Steinauer.
The third-year player was putting up extraordinary numbers this season, recording 33 carries for 224 yards and 11 receptions for 193 yards and a touchdown. He remains the league’s sixth-leading rusher and fifteenth-ranked receiver despite missing most of last week’s game at Percival Molson Stadium.
Thomas-Erlington was carried off the field during Thursday’s game against the Montreal Alouettes. The former eighth-round pick became the Ticats’ starting running back after a strong training camp.
Look for national ball carriers Anthony Coombs, Jackson Bennett, and Maleek Irons to pick-up the slack in Hamilton as Thomas-Erlington recovers from injury.