Defensive backs in the CFL have such a difficult job.

Not only do they have to cover the best wideouts in the league, but they have to do so by giving them a running start.  The ability for a wideout to waggle is one of the biggest differences between the CFL and NFL and receivers usually take full advantage of it.



Have you heard it's the #YearOfTheCatch? Brian Tyms has. #FridayNightFootball

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Saturday night in BC, Riders' DB Crezdon Butler had his hands full trying to cover the Lions' talented receiving core, and in the second quarter he was on the wrong end of a big hit that led to a Lions TD.

While trying to cover Bryan Burnham, Butler ran into the goal post, allowing Burnham to get wide open for the score.

Unfortunate to say the least, but with the way Burnham has been playing this season, we're not sure the result would have been different if Butler hadn't run into the goal post.



Bryan Burnham makes another ridiculous catch! How many defenders does it take to cover this guy? 👐

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