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July 10, 2019

Argos release Sutton, Butler, Johnson

Shannon Vizniowski/CFL.ca

TORONTO — The Toronto Argonauts have released American running back Tyrell Sutton, American defensive back Crezdon Butler and American defensive tackle Cory ‘Poop’ Johnson.

Sutton signed with the Argonauts as a free agent this off-season and did not play a game for the double blue.

Before joining the Argonauts, he spent time with the BC Lions (2018) and the rest of his career with the Montreal Alouettes (2012-2018). In 73 career games, the 32-year-old has accumulated 698 rushes for 3,841 yards and 17 touchdowns. The five-foot-eight, 217-pounder also hauled in 178 passes for 1,539 yards and three major scores through the air.

Butler did not play a game for the Argonauts this year. Before joining the double blue, Butler suited up with the Saskatchewan Roughriders (2017-2018). In 26 career games, he tallied 70 defensive tackles, two special teams tackles, and a forced fumble.

Johnson played in one game for the Argonauts this season, collecting two defensive tackles. Before becoming a member of the double blue, Johnson played two seasons in Winnipeg (2017-2018). Over his career, Johnson has played in 26 games and as collected 30 defensive tackles, and five sacks.