Riders extend veteran defensive back Jovon Johnson

Defensive back Jovon Johnson has signed an extension with the Riders through the 2018 season.

The 34-year-old was set to become a free agent on Feb. 13.

Johnson had 39 tackles and two interceptions over 18-regular-season games with the Riders. The 11-year CFL veteran has also spent time with Winnipeg, Ottawa and Montreal.

– with files from CP.

Editor’s note: a previous version of this story contained information from Riderville.com that should have been attributed.