Redblacks sign Canadian DB Antoine Pruneau to multi-year extension

The Ottawa Redblacks have signed Canadian defensive back Antoine Pruneau to a three-year contract extension through the 2021 season.

Pruneau made 50 tackles, six more on special teams, forced one fumble and grabbed one interception in 2018.

The 29-year-old had 65 tackles, four interceptions, one for a touchdown an one sack in 2017 when he was named an East Division all-star.

The six-foot 200-pounder had 68 tackles for the club as a rookie out of the University of Montreal after the Redblacks selected him in the first round, fourth overall of the 2014 CFL draft.

Pruneau had played his entire five-year CFL career in Ottawa registering 293 tackles, 54 specials teams stops, eight interceptions, four sacks, three forced fumbles and one touchdown in 84 games.

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