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The Saskatchewan Roughriders extend international defensive back, Crezdon Butler, for one more year in the green and white on Dec. 29, 2017.
The Saskatchewan Roughriders extend international defensive back, Crezdon Butler, for one more year in the green and white on Dec. 29, 2017. Twitter/CFL

Crezdon Butler returns to line up against Argos

By Arielle Zerr/CJME News Staff
September 20, 2018 - 5:44pm

After starting for half the season then sitting for four, defensive back Crezdon Butler returns to the lineup on Saturday.

For the first time as a Rider, he’ll fill in at safety with Matt Elam out with an injured hamstring.

Naaman Roosevelt with the ball during the Saskatchewan Roughriders home game against the Montreal Alouettes on June 30, 2018.
Naaman Roosevelt with the ball during the Saskatchewan Roughriders home game against the Montreal Alouettes on June 30, 2018. Liam Richards/Electric Umbrella

‘Sky’s not falling:’ Riders working on offensive struggles

By Arielle Zerr/CJME News Staff
September 18, 2018 - 6:02pm

After Saturday’s game, offensive lineman Thaddeus Coleman said he wanted to practice red zone offence nonstop until the team figured it out.

Quite simply, he was sick of not scoring touchdowns.

Riders DB Jovon Johnson (centre) handed out backpacks with fellow football player Bruce Thompson (right) at Princess Alexandra Community School in Saskatoon on Sept. 10, 2018.
Riders DB Jovon Johnson (centre) handed out backpacks with fellow football player Bruce Thompson (right) at Princess Alexandra Community School in Saskatoon on Sept. 10, 2018. Bryn Levy/CKOM News Staff

Riders’ Jovon Johnson delivers back-to-school supplies

By Bryn Levy/CKOM News Staff
September 10, 2018 - 4:49pm

Fresh off a fourth victory in a row this weekend, the Saskatchewan Roughriders spent Monday earning a win off the field.

Riders’ DB Jovon Johnson was in Saskatoon handing out backpacks full of supplies to kids at schools around the city.

submitted photo/Saskatchewan Roughriders

Riders’ Johnson supports teammates even from the sidelines

By Arielle Zerr/CJME News Staff
September 6, 2018 - 6:07pm

Even when it’s from the bench Jovon Johnson gives the Roughriders his all.

The 12-year CFL veteran has found himself on the sidelines of the last two Roughriders games as head coach Chris Jones opted to rest some of his older defensive backs and try out other players in their place.

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