Riders News

Riders Running Back Joe McKnight was shot to death on Dec. 1, 2016.

‘Hoping maybe I dreamed it:’ Roughriders head coach says McKnight is a tremendous loss

By Arielle Zerr December 2, 2016 - 3:58pm Updated: December 2, 2016 - 4:00pm

Joe McKnight had gone through a lot of career highs and lows before he landed with the Roughriders, but his head coach believed he was turning the corner – set to finally reach...

Regina-born Zack Evans as a member of the Roughriders.

Regina-born Zack Evans prepares for his 3rd Grey Cup appearance in 4 years

By Brant Hilton November 24, 2016 - 3:28pm Updated: November 25, 2016 - 1:36pm

Fighting for the Grey Cup in the CFL's biggest game of the year is nothing new for Regina-born Zack Evans.

"This is, ah, pretty not new to me anymore. It's getting a...

Chris Best is looking forward to 2017 after an injury filled season.

Roughriders’ Chris Best focused on 2017 return

By Arielle Zerr November 10, 2016 - 6:09pm Updated: November 10, 2016 - 6:15pm

Chris Best isn’t going to stop fighting.

The 10 year CFL veteran spent the better part of 2016 season in recovery from surgery for a double sports hernia, and then just...

Jeff Knox Jr. at Riders training camp.

Jeff Knox Jr.’s NFL dream supported by Roughriders head coach

By Arielle Zerr November 9, 2016 - 4:49pm Updated: November 9, 2016 - 5:00pm

It wasn’t how Jeff Knox Jr. thought his second season would start.

He was coming off an outstanding rookie season with the Roughriders that saw him nominated as the team...

Riders' head coach Chris Jones.

Roughriders Chris Jones looking for ‘middle ground’ in Durant contract talks

By Arielle Zerr November 7, 2016 - 2:44pm Updated: November 7, 2016 - 2:45pm

There are two sides to every contract negotiation, and on Monday the Roughriders presented theirs.

On Sunday, Darian Durant said his talks with the team were pretty much...

Darian Durant speaks with the media about his contract on November 6, 2016

Durant says contract talks with Roughriders are 'at a standstill'

By Arielle Zerr November 6, 2016 - 2:26pm Updated: November 7, 2016 - 6:22am

A tone that was once lighthearted and optimistic seems to have soured some for Darian Durant.

Earlier in the season Durant was joking with the media about his contract...

Chris Jones coached the Roughriders to a 5-13 season.

Riders finish 2016 season with a 41-18 loss to B.C.

By Arielle Zerr November 5, 2016 - 10:04pm Updated: November 5, 2016 - 10:15pm

The final game of the 2016 Roughriders season was a tough sell from the beginning.

The Riders had no meaningful football left to play having been eliminated from the...

Photo of Riders' quarterback G.J. Kinne.

'I've had this game circled for a while:' Kinne excited for first game action with Riders

By Arielle Zerr November 4, 2016 - 3:55pm Updated: November 4, 2016 - 4:00pm

He’s had it circled on his calendar for weeks now, and on Saturday the day will finally arrive.

G.J. Kinne will get his chance to play behind centre for the Saskatchewan...

Naaman Roosevelt celebrates a touchdown last season.

Roughriders' M.O.P. Naaman Roosevelt inks extension

By Arielle Zerr November 3, 2016 - 5:31pm Updated: November 3, 2016 - 5:45pm

The Saskatchewan Roughriders’ top receiver Naaman Roosevelt isn’t going anywhere.

The team’s star receiver, and this year’s Most Outstanding Player, signed a deal...

Photo of Riders' kicker Tyler Crapigna.

Roosevelt, Crapigna headline Roughriders’ player awards

By Arielle Zerr November 2, 2016 - 10:29am Updated: November 2, 2016 - 5:20pm

It may be a losing season, but there are still some performances worthy of celebrating.

The Roughriders player awards were announced Wednesday morning and voted on by...

Darian Durant joined George Reed, Roger Aldag and Gene Makowsky on the field at the final farewell at old Mosaic Stadium.

'At a loss for words:' Durant honoured to be part of final Mosaic Stadium farewell

By Arielle Zerr November 1, 2016 - 6:23pm Updated: November 2, 2016 - 6:29am

While it’s still unknown if Darian Durant will be back in the green and white next season, he said it was special to be a part of the ceremony that closed out old Mosaic...

Darian Durant takes a snap in the final game at Mosaic Stadium Oct. 29, 2016.

Riders drop final game in Mosaic 24-6 to B.C.

By Arielle Zerr October 29, 2016 - 9:51pm Updated: October 30, 2016 - 5:29am

It was a terribly forgettable game, but unfortunately it’s one that no one will forget.

The Roughriders couldn’t pull out one last win for old Mosaic Stadium’s Saturday...

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