Riders News

AC Leonard leads the Roughriders in sacks.

Roughriders' defensive line looking better and brighter

By Arielle Zerr October 26, 2016 - 9:50pm Updated: October 27, 2016 - 7:08am

Riders defensive line coach Ed Philion knew he would be dealing with a green defensive line - and he didn’t mean the jerseys they were playing in.

The Roughriders front...

Darian Durant is waiting for a new contract before stepping foot in new Mosaic Stadium.

Durant awaits right opportunity to visit new stadium

By Arielle Zerr October 25, 2016 - 5:58pm Updated: October 25, 2016 - 6:00pm

Thousands of Roughrider fans have been through the doors of new Mosaic Stadium, but Darian Durant is still holding out.

It’s not that he hasn’t had the opportunity; it’s...

The Roughriders win streak ended at four games after a rainy loss at Mosaic Stadium on Saturday.

Elusive Alouettes quarterback ends Roughriders winning streak

By Arielle Zerr October 22, 2016 - 6:20pm Updated: October 23, 2016 - 5:15am

In the end it was an anemic Roughrider offence and an elusive rookie quarterback that ended the Roughriders four game winning streak with a 19-14 loss to Montreal.


Darian Durant said he will bring another Grey Cup to Saskatchewan.

‘We will hoist that trophy again:’ Darian Durant pledges to the Rider Nation

By Arielle Zerr October 21, 2016 - 5:51pm Updated: October 21, 2016 - 6:00pm

In a province where almost every statement by Darian Durant is big news – this is probably the biggest one yet.

Darian Durant is making a guarantee of sorts to the Rider...

Joe McKnight's performance earned him the CFL Top Performer Award for the week.

Joe McKnight had a ‘humbling’ journey to the Roughriders

By Arielle Zerr October 20, 2016 - 5:29pm Updated: October 20, 2016 - 5:30pm

After a spectacular debut for the Saskatchewan Roughriders, running back Joe McKnight is the name on everyone’s lips.

McKnight started in place of the injured Curtis...

Ed Gainey has two interceptions, two forced fumbles and a touchdown this season.

Big year for Roughriders’ Ed Gainey will be capped off with son’s birth

By Arielle Zerr October 19, 2016 - 10:52pm Updated: October 19, 2016 - 11:00pm

The date October 19, 2016 has been scrawled across almost every spare piece of Ed Gainey’s equipment this year.

It was scheduled to be the most exciting day of his life...

Ricky Collins Jr. caught for 113 yards in his return to the line-up on Saturday.

Roughriders blow past Argos 29-11 for 4th straight win

By Arielle Zerr October 15, 2016 - 5:07pm Updated: October 16, 2016 - 5:33am

That's four in a row for the Saskatchewan Roughriders. 

The Riders dominated Drew Willy and the Toronto Argonauts keeping them off the scoreboard until a quarterback...

A rendering of the North East Fan Plaza provided on Oct. 13, 2016.

Roughriders announce North East Fan Plaza at new Mosaic Stadium

By Arielle Zerr October 13, 2016 - 11:57am Updated: October 13, 2016 - 2:39pm

An empty space at the north east corner of new Mosaic Stadium will be a place to honour fans, the Roughriders announced Thursday.

It will be called the North East Fan...

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau shakes Riders receiver Rob Bagg's hand on Oct. 11, 2016.

Roughriders practice on Parliament Hill with the Prime Minister

By Arielle Zerr October 11, 2016 - 4:42pm Updated: October 11, 2016 - 4:45pm

The Roughriders had a special venue, and a special guest, for their Tuesday walk through in Ottawa.

The team laced up their cleats and practiced on the lawn at...

Riders LT Xavier Fulton (58) lines up to protect Darian Durant

Riders trade Fulton and Capicciotti

By 980 CJME October 10, 2016 - 2:16pm Updated: October 10, 2016 - 2:30pm

The Saskatchewan Roughriders weren't sitting idle over the holiday weekend, they made a few trades instead. 

National defensive lineman, Justin Capicciotti, and...

The Roughriders defeated Ottawa 32-30 in overtime.

Riders win 3 straight, beating Ottawa 32-30 in overtime

By Arielle Zerr October 7, 2016 - 8:58pm Updated: October 7, 2016 - 9:00pm

It took overtime in both meetings, but the Roughriders have won both of their match-ups against the Ottawa Redblacks. 

The Roughriders started off strong leading the...

The Saskatchewan Roughriders look to be close to signing national linebacker Henoc Muamba

Roughriders sign former CFL all-star LB Henoc Muamba

By 980 CJME October 4, 2016 - 7:40pm Updated: October 5, 2016 - 11:23am

The Saskatchewan Roughriders have secured linebacker Henoc Muamba.

Muamba spent his first three seasons with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers after originally being selected in...