October 30, 2018

Bombers release DT Cory Johnson from practice roster

Adam Gagnon/CFL.ca

WINNIPEG — The Winnipeg Blue Bombers have released international defensive tackle Cory Johnson from the practice roster, the team announced on Tuesday.

The 26-year-old played in nine games in Winnipeg this season, collecting eight defensive tackles. Last season, his first in blue and gold, the six-foot-two, 283-pounder played in 16 regular season games and amassed 20 defensive tackles and five sacks.

The Bombers head to Edmonton this weekend to take on the Eskimos for their regular season finale.