Riders News

Jamie Nye: From one era to another for the Roughriders

By Jamie Nye January 16, 2017 - 6:48am Updated: January 16, 2017 - 7:00am

Friday will be a day in Rider history that will mark a turn in the franchise.

Because Darian Durant was the franchise.

It's now the fear of the unknown....

Darrell Davis: Paying for Franklin

By Darrell Davis January 16, 2017 - 6:30am Updated: January 16, 2017 - 6:45am

The shock has worn off. Saskatchewan Roughriders fans are no longer steaming with rage.

Beloved quarterback Darian Durant is a Montreal Alouette. A pending free agent,...

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Roughriders release Knox Jr.

By 980 CJME January 14, 2017 - 10:23am Updated: January 14, 2017 - 10:30am

The Saskatchewan Roughriders have released international linebacker Jeff Knox Junior.

The team said in a news release Saturday this is so Knox can pursue an NFL...

Darian Durant was traded to the Montreal Alouettes on Jan. 13, 2017.

Rider Nation, former players react to Darian Durant trade

By Sarah Mills January 13, 2017 - 11:43am Updated: January 13, 2017 - 11:50am

Former Saskatchewan Roughrider players and fans are reacting to the news that Darian Durant has been traded to Montreal.

Durant was a fan favourite who seemed to bleed...

Darrell Davis: Jones and Durant weren't meant for each other

By Darrell Davis January 13, 2017 - 11:20am Updated: January 13, 2017 - 12:05pm

The forced marriage between Chris Jones and Darian Durant has ended, barely more than a year after they got stuck together with the Saskatchewan Roughriders.

From the...

Riders lockdown Newsome through 2018.

Roughriders lock up Jonathan Newsome through 2018

By Arielle Zerr January 11, 2017 - 12:10pm Updated: January 11, 2017 - 2:03pm

He calls himself Agent Zero and he’ll be hanging around the green and white for a few more years.

The Roughriders announced that defensive end, Jonathan Newsome has...

The Sask. Roughriders held a private memorial service for Joe McKnight on Dec. 12, 2016.

Roughriders hold private memorial for Joe McKnight

By Arielle Zerr December 12, 2016 - 3:06pm Updated: December 12, 2016 - 3:15pm

While Joe McKnight’s funeral was being held in Louisiana, a small private ceremony was also happening in Regina.

Roughrider players, coaches and staff gathered in the...

Roughriders RB Joe McKnight died after being shot during a road rage incident in New Orleans. He was 28.

Funeral held for Roughrider gunned down in New Orleans

By 650 CKOM December 12, 2016 - 7:11am Updated: December 12, 2016 - 12:36pm

A funeral will be held Monday morning for Saskatchewan Roughriders' running back Joe McKnight.   McKnight, 28, was fatally shot during a road rage incident in New Orleans....

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International DB Justin Cox signs extension with Riders

By 980 CJME December 7, 2016 - 2:21pm Updated: December 7, 2016 - 2:30pm

The Saskatchewan Roughriders are extending the contract of international defensive back Justin Cox.

The contract runs through the 2018 season.

The 23-year-old...

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...

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