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Ottawa Redblacks Secure Defensive Back Ty Cranston with Contract Extension for 2024

Three Key Points:

  • Ottawa Redblacks extend Ty Cranston’s contract to 2024
  • Cranston’s contributions on special teams and defensive depth highlighted
  • Career achievements of the Canadian defensive player summarized

Ottawa Redblacks Extend Ty Cranston’s Deal

The Ottawa Redblacks have fortified their defence and special teams unit by re-signing Ty Cranston. In the official terms of the agreement, Cranston will stay with the team through the 2024 season, extending his tenure and avoiding free agency which was set to begin in February.

Cranston’s Role with the Redblacks

In the previous season, Cranston took part in all 18 regular season matches. He contributed significantly to the team, demonstrating his role as a dependable team player, mainly through his engagement with special teams and serving as a critical substitute on defence when needed.

A Look at Cranston’s CFL Journey

Cranston’s football career originates from the University of Ottawa before being drafted by the Montreal Alouettes. After a final season with the Gee-Gees, he joined the Alouettes’ lineup, eventually moving to the Redblacks where he achieved a personal best in special teams tackles in 2022.

Cranston’s Impactful Career Stats

Over his CFL tenure with both the Alouettes and Redblacks, Cranston has established a solid track record. His career thus far includes 42 defensive and 55 special teams tackles, in addition to a pair of interceptions, across a span of 70 league games.

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