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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...

The "Flame" Sandy Monteith shoots flames out of his helmet at the 102 Grey Cup in B.C.

Riders 'Flame' has mixed feelings about last game at Taylor Field

By JT Marshall October 29, 2016 - 1:03pm Updated: October 31, 2016 - 1:16pm

Superfan Sandy Montieth, better known as the "Flame," will step foot in Taylor Field for the last time along with 33,400 other fans Saturday evening.

"My heart and soul...

Mosaic Stadium's final game sold out

By 980 CJME October 28, 2016 - 4:28pm Updated: October 28, 2016 - 4:30pm

There won't be an empty seat for Mosaic Stadium's send off game Saturday.

The Saskatchewan Roughriders announced the final game at Taylor Field is sold out after ticket...

Riders' linebacker Otha Foster goes to tackle Zach Collaros of the Hamilton Tiger-Cats.

Riders want to send old Mosaic Stadium off right

By Arielle Zerr October 28, 2016 - 4:28pm Updated: October 28, 2016 - 5:29pm

Most of the players on the 2016 Roughriders have only called Mosaic Stadium home for one year, but that doesn’t mean they don’t treasure it.

They want to send Mosaic...

Roughriders legend George Reed remembers Taylor Field.

Roughriders legend George Reed remembers Taylor Field

By Lisa Schick October 28, 2016 - 6:42am Updated: October 28, 2016 - 8:37am

People from across the province – and all over Canada – have stories about the current Mosaic Stadium.

Often still referred to by its original name of Taylor Field, the...