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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 holds up his No. 4 Montreal Alouettes jersey on Jan. 20, 2017.

Alouettes 'wanted me here': Durant officially signs contract in Montreal

By Arielle Zerr January 20, 2017 - 3:04pm Updated: January 20, 2017 - 4:35pm

Deep down, everyone just wants to feel wanted.

And it seems that’s exactly what Darian Durant got when he signed his three-year deal with Montreal.

Decked out in...

Former Roughrider Darian Durant will call Montreal home as he signed a three-year deal on Thursday.

Montreal Alouettes lock up Darian Durant for 3 years

By Arielle Zerr January 19, 2017 - 4:11pm Updated: January 19, 2017 - 4:24pm

After a trade that shook Rider Nation to its core, Darian Durant is officially an Alouette.

The Grey Cup winning former Roughrider quarterback was sent to Montreal just...

Jamie Nye: At least training camp will be fun

By Jamie Nye January 17, 2017 - 5:57am Updated: January 17, 2017 - 6:00am

Let's look on the bright side of the Darian Durant trade.

The next five months are going to be fun until Chris Jones actually has to announce his starter in game one of...

Jamie Nye: From one era to another for the Roughriders

By Jamie Nye January 16, 2017 - 6:48am Updated: January 16, 2017 - 7:00am

Friday will be a day in Rider history that will mark a turn in the franchise.

Because Darian Durant was the franchise.

It's now the fear of the unknown....

Darrell Davis: Paying for Franklin

By Darrell Davis January 16, 2017 - 6:30am Updated: January 16, 2017 - 6:45am

The shock has worn off. Saskatchewan Roughriders fans are no longer steaming with rage.

Beloved quarterback Darian Durant is a Montreal Alouette. A pending free agent,...

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Roughriders release Knox Jr.

By 980 CJME January 14, 2017 - 10:23am Updated: January 14, 2017 - 10:30am

The Saskatchewan Roughriders have released international linebacker Jeff Knox Junior.

The team said in a news release Saturday this is so Knox can pursue an 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...

Darian Durant was traded to the Montreal Alouettes on Jan. 13, 2017.

Rider Nation, former players react to Darian Durant trade

By Sarah Mills January 13, 2017 - 11:43am Updated: January 13, 2017 - 11:50am

Former Saskatchewan Roughrider players and fans are reacting to the news that Darian Durant has been traded to Montreal.

Durant was a fan favourite who seemed to bleed...

Darrell Davis: Jones and Durant weren't meant for each other

By Darrell Davis January 13, 2017 - 11:20am Updated: January 13, 2017 - 12:05pm

The forced marriage between Chris Jones and Darian Durant has ended, barely more than a year after they got stuck together with the Saskatchewan Roughriders.

From the...

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...

Defensive back Ed Gainey originally signed with the Roughriders in February 2016 after playing with the Hamilton Tigercats and the Montreal Alouettes.

Ed Gainey signs 3-year contract extension with the Roughriders

By Arielle Zerr December 29, 2016 - 5:08am Updated: December 29, 2016 - 5:15am

Saskatchewan Roughrider fans can feel free to go out and buy an Ed Gainey jersey as he’ll be in green and white for the foreseeable future.

The fan favourite defensive...

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