Riders ink DB Crezdon Butler to extension

Saskatchewan has inked American defensive back Crezdon Butler to a contract extension that will keep him in green and white through the 2019 season.

The 30-year-old made 39 tackles, two sacks and forced one fumble in 15 games during his first CFL season in 2017. He added eight tackles and a fumble recovery in Saskatchewan’s two playoff contests.

Butler was a fifth-round pick, 164th overall by Pittsburgh in 2010. He spent one season with the Steelers then moved on to the Cardinals, Redskins, Bills, Chargers, Bucs, Seahawks and Lions. The Clemson product played in 46 NFL games recording 27 tackles and two forced fumbles.

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