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Edmonton loses Oramasionwu to knee injury

The Edmonton Eskimos suffered a blow to their defensive corps, revealing Monday that defensive lineman Don Oramasionwu is out for the remainder of the season with a ruptured patellar tendon in his left knee.

Oramasionwu, 28, recorded 21 tackles and three sacks for the Eskimos in 2013.

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In addition, offensive lineman Thaddeus Coleman will be out indefinitely because of a dislocated right elbow.

The Esks also signed wide receiver L.J Castile and defensive back Markus Smith to practice roster.

Edmonton hosts the Ottawa RedBlacks on Friday night.

[SportsNetwork.com]

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