Riders News

Darian Durant and the Saskatchewan Roughriders seem to be moving closer to reaching a deal for a new contract.

Durant contract talks going in a ‘positive direction’

By Arielle Zerr October 18, 2016 - 5:57pm Updated: October 18, 2016 - 6:14pm

Darian Durant prefers not to think too much about the new stadium across the way from the old Mosaic Stadium.

At least not until he and the Roughriders are able to put...

Ricky Collins Jr. caught for 113 yards in his return to the line-up on Saturday.

Roughriders blow past Argos 29-11 for 4th straight win

By Arielle Zerr October 15, 2016 - 5:07pm Updated: October 15, 2016 - 6:47pm

That's four in a row for the Saskatchewan Roughriders. 

The Riders dominated Drew Willy and the Toronto Argonauts keeping them off the scoreboard until a quarterback...

A rendering of the North East Fan Plaza provided on Oct. 13, 2016.

Roughriders announce North East Fan Plaza at new Mosaic Stadium

By Arielle Zerr October 13, 2016 - 11:57am Updated: October 13, 2016 - 11:57am

An empty space at the north east corner of new Mosaic Stadium will be a place to honour fans, the Roughriders announced Thursday.

It will be called the North East Fan...

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau shakes Riders receiver Rob Bagg's hand on Oct. 11, 2016.

Roughriders practice on Parliament Hill with the Prime Minister

By Arielle Zerr October 11, 2016 - 4:42pm Updated: October 11, 2016 - 4:42pm

The Roughriders had a special venue, and a special guest, for their Tuesday walk through in Ottawa.

The team laced up their cleats and practiced on the lawn at...

Riders LT Xavier Fulton (58) lines up to protect Darian Durant

Riders trade Fulton and Capicciotti

By 980 CJME October 10, 2016 - 2:16pm Updated: October 10, 2016 - 2:16pm

The Saskatchewan Roughriders weren't sitting idle over the holiday weekend, they made a few trades instead. 

National defensive lineman, Justin Capicciotti, and...

Tyler Crapigna kicks the Roughriders to victory once more.

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

By Arielle Zerr October 7, 2016 - 8:58pm Updated: October 7, 2016 - 10:37pm

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...

The Saskatchewan Roughriders signed national linebacker Henoc Muamba.

Roughriders sign CFL all-star Henoc Muamba

By 980 CJME October 4, 2016 - 7:39pm Updated: October 5, 2016 - 10:48am

The Saskatchewan Roughriders have secured linebacker Henoc Muamba.

Muamba spent his first three seasons with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers after originally being selected in...

Darian Durant takes off during the game against Hamilton on September 24, 2016.

'He was my No. 1 fan': Riders' QB Durant's uncle passes away during bye week

By Britton Gray October 3, 2016 - 6:42pm Updated: October 4, 2016 - 6:51am

Darian Durant will be playing for his number one fan this weekend against the Ottawa Redblacks.

Durant’s uncle, Mike Gordon, died of a heart attack at the age of 52....

Riders' offensive lineman Brendon LaBatte

Riders signed Brendon LaBatte to 1 year extension

By 980 CJME October 3, 2016 - 2:38pm Updated: October 3, 2016 - 3:58pm

The Saskatchewan Roughriders have announced Canadian offensive lineman Brendon LaBatte has signed an extension with the team through the 2017 season.

As per club policy...

Kendial Lawrence, far left, after being signed by the Riders in February 2016

Riders release one receiver and sign another

By 980 CJME October 1, 2016 - 4:41pm Updated: October 1, 2016 - 4:41pm

The Saskatchewan Roughriders may be off for the week, but they made some roster moves on Saturday. 

International wide receiver Kendial Lawrence was released. Lawrence...

Darian Durant takes off during the game against Hamilton on September 24, 2016.

Durant shines in Roughriders’ 20-18 win against the Tiger-cats

By Arielle Zerr September 25, 2016 - 1:08am Updated: September 25, 2016 - 10:24am

He may have had to leave the game early, but he left little doubt - Darian Durant has a lot left to offer the Saskatchewan Roughriders.

Durant exited the game late in...

Eric Norwood (40) makes a tackle in a game against B.C.

Eric Norwood to make his Roughrider debut against his old team

By Arielle Zerr September 24, 2016 - 8:56am Updated: September 24, 2016 - 1:42pm

There were some that believed Eric Norwood would never play football again.

Eric Norwood was not one of them.

It was the 2015 eastern semi-final when Norwood got...