Riders News

The Roughriders struggled in their second preseason game of the 2017 season.

Roughriders struggle in 42-10 loss to B.C.

By Arielle Zerr June 16, 2017 - 11:56pm Updated: June 17, 2017 - 12:58am

More than 70 players gave their final audition to the Chris Jones and Roughriders football operations staff and at times it was hard to watch.

The Roughriders were...

Kevin Glenn gives the play call to his receivers at Roughriders training camp on June 13, 2017.

Roster cuts loom for Riders after Friday game against B.C.

By Arielle Zerr June 16, 2017 - 7:17am Updated: June 16, 2017 - 10:19am

He’s been doing it for years, but cutting players never gets any easier for Roughriders head coach and general manager Chris Jones.

To some, this may come as a surprise...

Wray Morrison: Young hype

By Wray Morrison June 13, 2017 - 12:57pm Updated: June 13, 2017 - 12:58pm

Vince Young's hamstring injury will put fan focus back on the Rider team for the next two months.

That is something that Chris Jones may prefer following the hype that...

Running back Quincy Walden had an electric start with the Riders in the first preseason game on June 10, 2017, including an 87-yard return off a missed Winnipeg field goal.

Riders hopeful Walden building off preseason play

By Ryan Brandt June 12, 2017 - 5:56pm Updated: June 12, 2017 - 6:17pm

One of the most exciting plays in the Saskatchewan Roughriders' 25-25 tie with Winnipeg on Saturday was when first-year running back Quincy Walden returned a missed field-goal...

Vince Young will not play in the preseason game against Winnipeg on June 10, 2017.

Vince Young not playing in Riders preseason game Saturday

By 980 CJME June 7, 2017 - 11:31am Updated: June 7, 2017 - 3:57pm

Fans hoping to get their first glimpse of Vince Young in Regina on Saturday will be disappointed.

The former NFL quarterback left Tuesday’s practice with a suspected...

Justin Cox (centre), formerly a defensive back with the Saskatchewan Roughriders, has been barred from returning to any CFL team after being acquitted on a domestic violence charge in Regina.

Former Rider Justin Cox won't be allowed back in CFL

By The Canadian Press May 30, 2017 - 12:53pm Updated: May 30, 2017 - 12:57pm

REGINA - The commissioner of the Canadian Football League says a former Saskatchewan Roughrider still can't play in the CFL even though he was found not guilty of assault...

Brendon LaBatte is attending his 10th CFL training camp after recovering from a bruised nerve in his neck.

LaBatte recovers from ‘weird’ injury in time for Rider camp

By Arielle Zerr May 29, 2017 - 6:55pm Updated: May 29, 2017 - 6:55pm

For a long time, no one really knew what was wrong with Weyburn's Brendon LaBatte.

The veteran Roughrider offensive lineman was injured when he ended up at the bottom of...

Vince Young works on quarterback drills on day one of training camp in Saskatoon.

All eyes on Vince Young as Rider Training Camp begins

By Arielle Zerr May 28, 2017 - 5:48pm Updated: May 28, 2017 - 10:29pm

He just wants to make the football team.

But Vince Young won’t be able to do much of anything these next few weeks without everyone watching.

The former NFL...

 Riders staff were on hand Friday to get Griffiths Stadium ready for players ahead of training camp on May. 28, 2017.

Roughriders settling in ahead of Saskatoon training camp

By JT Marshall May 27, 2017 - 11:54am Updated: May 27, 2017 - 11:58am

Saskatoon is front and centre for the fifth year in a row as Saskatchewan Roughriders training camp gets underway Sunday at Griffiths Stadium.

The University of...

Chris Jones says Cameron Judge gives the Riders more Canadian depth on defence.

Roughriders take LB Cameron Judge 2nd overall in CFL Draft

By Arielle Zerr May 7, 2017 - 5:50pm Updated: May 7, 2017 - 11:22pm

The Saskatchewan Roughriders have taken linebacker Cameron Judge with the second overall pick in the CFL Draft. 

Judge was a linebacker and special teamer with UCLA,...

Roughriders President and CEO Craig Reynolds (right) speaks at the official opening of the new Rider Store at Mosaic Stadium on April 29,2017.

Riders president shares disappointment with fans over fines

By Arielle Zerr April 29, 2017 - 4:37pm Updated: April 29, 2017 - 4:45pm

Craig Reynolds gets it.

The President and CEO of the Saskatchewan Roughriders says he knows that fans must not be feeling too good about the latest set of fines levied...

The Saskatchewan Roughriders released defensive back Justin Cox on Wednesday after he was charged with assault causing bodily harm.

Players, fans react to Riders releasing Justin Cox

By 980 CJME April 20, 2017 - 12:37pm Updated: April 20, 2017 - 12:45pm

The Saskatchewan Roughriders cut defensive back Justin Cox yesterday after allegations of domestic violence.

Regina police charged Cox, the Riders’ outstanding rookie of...