CALGARY – It’s dangerous to speculate on injuries before a player is examined by a doctor, but Alouettes’ cornerback Mark Estelle can expect to miss a considerable amount of time with an injury to his left knee.
Indeed, it wouldn’t be shocking to learn it’s a season-ending injury.
Estelle suffered the injury in the first quarter of Saturday’s loss against the Stampeders. He recovered a Joffrey Reynolds fumble and was tackled from behind by Nik Lewis during the recovery.
“It’s serious enough,” Estelle said following the game. He’s scheduled to undergo an MRI early this week.
“It doesn’t look good,” added head coach Marc Trestman.
For now, the Als are calling it a sprained knee.
The Als already are missing Jerald Brown, another cornerback, who suffered a season-ending fractured ankle in Montreal’s opening game, against B.C.
The Als suffered other injuries against the Stampeders, including turf-toe to rush-end John Bowman and a mild concussion sustained by middle linebacker Shea Emry.