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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 has been traded to the Montreal Alouettes on Jan. 13, 2017.

'We expect Darian to be our starter:' Alouettes GM optimistic he’ll sign Durant

By Arielle Zerr January 13, 2017 - 7:32pm Updated: January 13, 2017 - 7:45pm

An unlucky day for those in the Rider Nation is the complete opposite the front office and fans of the Montreal Alouettes.

News broke this morning that the Saskatchewan...

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...

Jamie Nye: Hank isn’t good or bad, he’s great

By Jamie Nye November 28, 2016 - 7:20am Updated: November 28, 2016 - 7:30am

Henry Burris' Grey Cup performance was the equivalent of a mic drop.

Fourth most passing yards ever, second best quarterback ranking, oldest QB to ever win. The list...

Darrell Davis: Winning with a plan

By Darrell Davis November 28, 2016 - 6:48am Updated: November 28, 2016 - 7:00am

Take heed, Saskatchewan Roughriders: It takes only four years to build a CFL champion from the ground up. And you can win with an old quarterback!

The Ottawa Redblacks...

Darrell Davis: Burris won't be back

By Darrell Davis November 25, 2016 - 6:35am Updated: November 25, 2016 - 6:45am

Henry Burris is a 41-year-old kid who still loves playing football. He will be the Ottawa Redblacks' starting quarterback in Sunday's Grey Cup game.

He wants to play one...

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...

Jamie Nye: Duron Carter rumours are another example of the new 'Rider way'

By Jamie Nye November 24, 2016 - 8:08am Updated: November 24, 2016 - 8:15am

The Saskatchewan Roughriders are looking into Duron Carter as a fill in in the receiving corps of the team.

That shouldn't be much of a surprise to those who follow the...

Darrell Davis: Good coaches with good timing

By Darrell Davis November 24, 2016 - 8:04am Updated: November 24, 2016 - 8:15am

Watching this year's Grey Cup coaches together, on a stage before the media assembled for the 2016 Grey Cup in Toronto, you wonder how such inexperienced bosses motivated their...

Darrell Davis: It's the 20th anniversary of the most important Grey Cup

By Darrell Davis November 22, 2016 - 7:41am Updated: November 22, 2016 - 7:45am

The best and most important Grey Cup game occurred 20 years ago, in 1996, when the Toronto Argonauts beat the Edmonton Eskimos 43-37.

The game became famous for a fumble...

Darrell Davis: No Richie, no Kent at Grey Cup

By Darrell Davis November 22, 2016 - 6:51am Updated: November 22, 2016 - 7:00am

Since I started covering the CFL fulltime as a journalist in 1988 – when the Toronto Argonauts were still playing in historic Exhibition Stadium – this is my 28th Grey Cup. It'...

Darrell Davis: Hoping for a great Grey Cup

By Darrell Davis November 21, 2016 - 6:26am Updated: November 21, 2016 - 6:30am

Please, please, please, let this year's Grey Cup not be a disaster.

There are few better examples of Canadiana than the Grey Cup. An opportunity for people from across...