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Wray Morrison: We've seen this before

By Wray Morrison February 17, 2017 - 12:21pm Updated: February 17, 2017 - 12:22pm

As soon as word broke that Vince Young's representatives were talking with the Saskatchewan Roughriders, the province got very excited.   Can you imagine a third-overall NFL...

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...

Darrell Davis: The CFL's 2-quarterback system

By Darrell Davis November 15, 2016 - 7:23am Updated: November 15, 2016 - 7:30am

It's no coincidence that the four teams remaining in the CFL playoffs are the teams with the best quarterback tandems. The Saskatchewan Roughriders should take note.


Tyler Crapigna kicks the Roughriders to victory once more.

Roughriders head coach ‘proud’ after notching 3rd straight win in Ottawa

By Arielle Zerr October 8, 2016 - 6:14am Updated: October 8, 2016 - 6:14am

Both the Roughriders and the Redblacks put their fate in the hands of their kickers – but it was the Riders and Tyler Crapigna that came out on top.

The back and forth...

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Roughriders trade with Calgary for 2 defensive backs

By 980 CJME August 16, 2016 - 11:50am Updated: August 16, 2016 - 12:00pm

The Roughriders have picked up one international and one national defensive back in a trade with the Calgary Stampeders.

International DB Fred Bennet is a five year...

Riders head coach Chris Jones speaks after league fines team for roster violations

By 980 CJME August 12, 2016 - 3:18pm Updated: August 12, 2016 - 3:30pm

In a prepared statement, Saskatchewan Roughrider's head coach Chris Jones spoke on Friday about the CFL's decision to fine the team $60,000 for roster violations. 


Saskatchewan Roughriders head coach Chris Jones

Riders hit with $60K fine, salary cap deduction for roster violations

By 980 CJME August 11, 2016 - 7:47pm Updated: August 11, 2016 - 7:47pm

The CFL have fined the Riders $60,000 and taken $26,000 off of the team's salary cap.

The action comes after a league investigation found the team had violated roster...

Saskatchewan Roughriders head coach Chris Jones

Riders hit with $60K fine, salary cap deduction for roster violations

By 980 CJME August 11, 2016 - 5:26pm Updated: August 11, 2016 - 5:30pm

The CFL has fined the Saskatchewan Roughriders $60,000 and taken $26,000 from the team's 2016 salary cap.

The fine comes after a league investigation found the team had...

Roughriders special teams coordinator Craig Dickenson.

Roughriders special teams could use a little 'more oomph'

By Arielle Zerr August 3, 2016 - 12:59pm Updated: August 3, 2016 - 9:30pm

It’s no surprise to Craig Dickenson that special teams needs a little “more oomph”.

The Roughriders special teams coordinator is happy with the kick game, but said the...

Darian Durant at practice.

Durant will be back for Thursday's game in Calgary

By 980 CJME August 3, 2016 - 11:17am Updated: August 3, 2016 - 11:30am

Darian Durant will be the starting quarterback for Thursday’s game in Calgary.

After the dismal loss of 41 to 3 against Montreal on Friday, the QB’s status has been the...

Roughriders' offensive line at practice.

'There's a lot to it:' Riders say geting a yard in the CFL is not always easy

By Arielle Zerr July 13, 2016 - 6:35am Updated: July 13, 2016 - 11:33am

How hard is it to get a yard anyway?

That’s the question many people are asking after the Roughriders failed to get one, costing them the game in Edmonton on Friday...

B.J. Coleman throws a pass in the Roughriders preseason game on June 11, 2016.

Roughriders' quarterback B.J. Coleman learning the nuances of CFL game

By Arielle Zerr June 27, 2016 - 12:08am Updated: June 27, 2016 - 12:30am

Roughriders number two quarterback B.J. Coleman knows he still has a lot to learn.

His first game in the green and white on June 11 didn't go exactly the way he'd hoped...