February 9, 2019

Riders extend defensive tackle Henry

Johany Jutras/CFL.ca

REGINA — The Saskatchewan Roughriders have signed national defensive lineman Makana Henry to a one-year contract extension, the team announced Saturday.

The 6-foot-1, 275-pound defensive tackle has spent the last three seasons with the Riders after originally signing with the team in August of 2016.

Last season, Henry registered 15 defensive tackles and a quarterback sack while playing 10 regular-season games at defensive tackle.

Through three CFL seasons, Henry has collected 46 defensive tackles, three special-teams tackles and two quarterback sacks in 31 regular-season games. He has also played two career playoff games with the Green and White.

Henry was eligible to become a free agent on Feb. 12.