12/16/2014 05:44 EST | Updated 02/15/2015 05:59 EST

Lions sign defensive back Keynan Parker to contract extension through 2016

VANCOUVER - The B.C. Lions signed defensive back Keynan Parker to a contract extension through the 2016 season on Tuesday.

The 25-year-old Coquitlam, B.C., native has played in 33 games over the last two seasons with the Lions. He originally signed as a free agent prior to the 2013 campaign.

Parker had 18 special-teams tackles last season.