Craig Butler gives Tiger-Cats options on defence

Former Roughrider Craig Butler (left) will now be hunting down the opposition as a member of the...

Former Roughrider Craig Butler (left) will now be hunting down the opposition as a member of the Tiger-Cats. (Reuters/Files)

FRANK ZICARELLI, QMI Agency

, Last Updated: 10:47 PM ET

TORONTO - The Butler did it in Regina and now he’ll be asked to do it in The Hammer.

Winners and losers aren’t decided on the opening of free agency, but the Ticats came out as winners on the Craig Butler sweepstakes.

With many players still unsigned across the league and teams continuing to address needs, the big-picture winners and losers in this free-agent process won’t be known for weeks, perhaps months.

As of today, the Ticats must be salivating at the thought of lining up Butler on the defensive side of the ball.

Much like Toronto’s big-splash signing of former Als linebacker Shea Emry, the addition of Butler, a non-import, gives the Ticats options on defence.


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