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General Manager and Vice President of Football Operations Chris Jones denies the Roughriders worked out quarterback Johnny Manziel.

Chris Jones denies Roughriders worked out Johnny Manziel

By 980 CJME February 9, 2017 - 4:05pm Updated: February 9, 2017 - 5:54pm

It’s a story that had so many people curious; it crashed the website that reported it.

Thursday morning, Justin Dunk of 3 Down Nation published a story stating that the...

The Winnipeg Blue Bombers will help the Saskatchewan Roughriders open the new Mosaic Stadium at a pre-season game on June 10, 2017.

Roughriders to open 2017 season against Durant

By Arielle Zerr February 7, 2017 - 12:37pm Updated: February 8, 2017 - 1:41pm

It’ll be the Riders versus the Blue Bombers to open the new Mosaic Stadium in Regina.

The CFL unveiled the 2017 schedule on its website Tuesday morning and it has...

 A message from the Winnipeg Blue Bombers on an electronic billboard on the corner of Lewvan and Dewdney on Feb. 2, 2017.

Blue Bombers' billboard appears in Regina

By 980 CJME February 2, 2017 - 4:31pm Updated: February 2, 2017 - 4:45pm

The Winnipeg Blue Bombers are using a billboard to try and convert Rider fans to the Blue and Gold.

A billboard at the corner of Dewdney Avenue and Lewvan Drive features...

Levi Steinhauer (62) was one of two players released by the Saskatchewan Roughriders on Feb. 1, 2017.

Moose Jaw's Levi Steinhauer among Rider releases

By 980 CJME February 1, 2017 - 2:22pm Updated: February 1, 2017 - 2:30pm

The Saskatchewan Roughriders continued their busy off-season by releasing two players and signing two defensive linemen to contracts.

Riders defensive lineman Levi...

Quarterback Mitchell Gale was one of four players released by the Riders on Jan. 27, 2017.

Gale and Steele among 4 released by Riders

By 980 CJME January 27, 2017 - 12:34pm Updated: January 28, 2017 - 9:18am

The Saskatchewan Roughriders are giving four players a jump start on free agency by releasing them a few weeks early.

Quarterback Mitchell Gale, running back Curtis...

The Saskatchewan Roughriders have signed receiver Duron Carter on Jan. 26, 2017.

Roughriders sign enigmatic receiver Duron Carter

By Arielle Zerr January 26, 2017 - 10:56am Updated: January 26, 2017 - 5:06pm

The Roughriders are shoring up their receiver depth in a big way, announcing they signed Duron Carter to a contract Thursday morning.

Carter was released by the Montreal...

Quaterback Kevin Glenn answering questions from the media in 2015.

Kevin Glenn says returning to the Riders is like coming home

By Arielle Zerr January 24, 2017 - 4:36pm Updated: January 24, 2017 - 5:00pm

The relationship between the Roughriders and Kevin Glenn started way back in 2001 when he was just 21 years old.

Sixteen years later and he’s embarking on his third...

Kevin Glenn, 37, was last with the Roughriders in 2015, playing behind Darian Durant.

Roughriders bring in quarterback Kevin Glenn for the 3rd time

By Arielle Zerr January 23, 2017 - 4:49pm Updated: January 23, 2017 - 4:51pm

Third time’s a charm?

The Saskatchewan Roughriders must be hoping so, as they have officially signed CFL veteran Kevin Glenn to a contract.

Details on the length...

Defensive lineman Willie Jefferson, who joined the club late in the 2016 season, has agreed to a contract that will keep him with the Riders.

Roughriders re-sign defensive end Willie Jefferson

By 980 CJME January 20, 2017 - 3:40pm Updated: January 20, 2017 - 5:11pm

While Darian Durant was holding court in Montreal over his new contract, the Saskatchewan Roughriders made an announcement of their own.

Defensive lineman Willie...

Darian Durant holds up his No. 4 Montreal Alouettes jersey on Jan. 20, 2017.

Alouettes 'wanted me here': Durant officially signs contract in Montreal

By Arielle Zerr January 20, 2017 - 3:04pm Updated: January 20, 2017 - 4:35pm

Deep down, everyone just wants to feel wanted.

And it seems that’s exactly what Darian Durant got when he signed his three-year deal with Montreal.

Decked out in...

Former Roughrider Darian Durant will call Montreal home as he signed a three-year deal on Thursday.

Montreal Alouettes lock up Darian Durant for 3 years

By Arielle Zerr January 19, 2017 - 4:11pm Updated: January 19, 2017 - 4:24pm

After a trade that shook Rider Nation to its core, Darian Durant is officially an Alouette.

The Grey Cup winning former Roughrider quarterback was sent to Montreal just...

Jamie Nye: At least training camp will be fun

By Jamie Nye January 17, 2017 - 5:57am Updated: January 17, 2017 - 6:00am

Let's look on the bright side of the Darian Durant trade.

The next five months are going to be fun until Chris Jones actually has to announce his starter in game one of...