Riders News

Jamie Nye: Football is back and so are the armchair QBs

By Jamie Nye June 23, 2017 - 6:37am Updated: June 23, 2017 - 6:37am

There is plenty to debate after the first Riders game of the season.

Did they lose because of penalties? The coach? The kicker? The coach took his share of knocks on the...

Darrell Davis: Coach Jones lost the game

By Darrell Davis June 23, 2017 - 6:32am Updated: June 23, 2017 - 6:32am

Saskatchewan Roughriders boss Chris Jones proved that coaches can lose football games.    His decision to replace quarterback Kevin Glenn with Brandon Bridge for two plays late...

Darian Durant had two touchdowns in the Alouettes 17-16 win against the Roughriders Thursday night.

Als beat Riders 17-16 after missing last second field goal

By Arielle Zerr June 22, 2017 - 9:13pm Updated: June 22, 2017 - 10:28pm

If you’re keeping score at home, that’s Darian Durant one, Chris Jones zero.

A jubilant Durant could be seen shouting, jumping and celebrating after Tyler Crapigna...

Former Roughrider quarterback Darian Durant donned a Montreal Alouettes jersey for the time at CFL Week in March of 2017.

Riders and Als face off in much-anticipated season opener

By Arielle Zerr June 22, 2017 - 6:17am Updated: June 22, 2017 - 6:22am

Despite spending all week downplaying the significance of Thursday night’s game, it will be big for both Darian Durant and Chris Jones.

"It's a special ball game, but at...

Nic Demski is entering his third year as a Saskatchewan Roughrider.

Demski hopes his growth turns into opportunity with Riders

By Arielle Zerr June 20, 2017 - 6:12pm Updated: June 20, 2017 - 6:12pm

Nic Demski hopes his hard work will finally pay off.

The third year Roughrider receiver will start Thursday’s game against Montreal in place of an injured Rob Bagg....

Cameron Judge graduated from UCLA last week with a degree in political science.

2nd overall pick Cameron Judge arrives in Riderville

By Arielle Zerr June 19, 2017 - 5:00pm Updated: June 19, 2017 - 7:42pm

He’s got his degree and now he’s got a Roughrider jersey.

Cameron Judge, the Riders’ second overall pick in the 2017 CFL Draft, missed all of training camp to complete...

According to his agent, Vince Young is among the players cut by the Roughriders on June 17, 2017.

Vince Young, Anthony Allen among those released by Riders

By 980 CJME June 17, 2017 - 5:23pm Updated: June 17, 2017 - 7:31pm

The Roughriders’ experiment with Vince Young seems to have come to an end.

The team signed the once retired NFL quarterback in March, but Young injured his hamstring in...

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 - 11:49pm Updated: June 17, 2017 - 12:57am

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 - 10:23am

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...

Marquise Williams prepares to through the ball during a Roughriders scrimmage on June 13, 2016.

Riders’ Williams following in Durant’s footsteps

By Arielle Zerr June 14, 2017 - 4:41pm Updated: June 14, 2017 - 4:41pm

For the second time in his football career, Marquise Williams is following in the footsteps of Darian Durant.

Williams played his college career at the University of...

Legendary CFL coach Don Matthews dead at age 77

By Canadian Press June 14, 2017 - 12:52pm Updated: June 14, 2017 - 12:54pm

TORONTO - One of the CFL's most prolific coaches has died.

Don Matthews was a larger-than-life character known for his abrasive style.

He died today in Oregon at...

Wray Morrison: One more time

By Wray Morrison June 14, 2017 - 10:02am Updated: June 14, 2017 - 10:15am

Twenty days and two exhibition games – that’s the length of CFL training camps.

Teams go from around 85 or 90 players down to a 46-player active roster in a very short...