Micah Johnson

Roughriders feel the love of fatherly pride

Jun 16, 2023 | 11:57am

    This evening’s matchup for the Saskatchewan Roughriders is about their fans. Rider nation returns to Mosaic Stadium for another regular season as the green and white compete in the 2023 home opener against the Winnipeg Blue Bombers. Today is also a chance for the players to enjoy playing the game they love, especially […]

Micah Johnson returns to Saskatchewan

Feb 14, 2023 | 1:05pm

  For a third time in his career, Defensive Tackle Micah Johnson will sign a contract with the Saskatchewan Roughriders. As apart of Tuesday’s free agent signings, the Roughriders agreed to terms with Johnson. The defensive tackle had stints with the Riders in 2019 & 2021. Throughout his career the 34-year-old has won the Grey […]

No Riders make CFL All-Star team

Dec 15, 2021 | 1:23pm

The CFL announced its All-Star team on Wednesday. And no Riders were voted in. Voters left defensive tackle Micah Johnson off in favour of the Stampeders Mike Rose and the Argos Shawn Oakman. And cornerback Nick Marshall missed out as voters chose the Bombers DeAundre Alford and Ticats Jumal Rolle. The last time that no […]

Rider fans return to Mosaic

Jul 17, 2021 | 3:45pm

For the first time since the 2019 Western Final, fans were in Mosaic Stadium to see the Riders. Sure it was only Day 8 of training camp, and no score was kept, it still felt like a special day for the players. “You could tell a lot of guys had some juice,” says QB Cody […]

O’Day chose to “attack free agency”

Feb 11, 2021 | 12:44pm

Tuesday’s opening of free agency was decision day for Riders GM Jeremy O’Day. Should he wait and hope that linebacker Cam Judge would eventually return to the fold? Or, in O’Day’s words, “attack free agency”? He felt that attacking was prudent. “At a certainly point we have to, maybe, eliminate some of our risk,” O’Day […]

Roughriders open CFL free agency with seven signings on Tuesday

Feb 9, 2021 | 1:15pm

The Riders have added some local flavour to the team. Just after CFL free agency got started, the team announced they have signed offensive lineman Evan Johnson to a contract for the 2021 season. The Regina native, who played for the University of Saskatchewan Huskies, was taken in the first round of the 2017 draft […]

CFL Free Agency updates

Feb 9, 2021 | 10:44am

2:35 pm – Riders announce the singings of Canadian DB Godfrey Onyeka and DB Lorenzo Jerome. Onyeka played two seasons with Edmonton. He started five games at field cornerback in the 2019 season, including both playoff games. Jerome played for the Stampeders in 2019. He made 11 tackles and 6 special teams tackles —- 2:05 […]

What the Riders will do in free agency

Feb 8, 2021 | 9:27pm

The talking is about to end and the action will begin. CFL free agency officially opens Tuesday at 11:00am. At that point every free agent will be available to move wherever he wants. That provides a ton of opportunity for the Riders. What do we know about the Riders plans? The team is talking very […]

Micah eyes Riders return

Dec 12, 2019 | 12:52pm

Last off-season Micah Johnson was the hottest defensive free agent available. This off-season, he should be hot again. Johnson’s monstrous 2018 sack total fell this past season. But his impact on opposing offenses was still very apparent. He was the anchor of the #1 defense in the CFL. Johnson says he’d like to get a […]