Roughriders sign defensive back Butler to contract extension

Saskatchewan Roughriders' Crezdon Butler (17) tackles Edmonton Eskimos' LaDarius Perkins. (Jason Franson/CP)

REGINA – The Saskatchewan Roughriders signed American defensive back Crezdon Butler to a contract extension Friday.

Butler is under contract with Saskatchewan through the 2019 season.

Butler, 30, had 39 tackles, two sacks and one forced fumble in 15 regular-season games last year. He added eight tackles and a fumble recovery in Saskatchewan’s two playoff contests.