Chris Jones News

Jamie Nye: Chris Jones has a lot on the line in his 2nd year

By Jamie Nye December 8, 2016 - 7:02am Updated: December 8, 2016 - 4:53pm

Chris Jones became the big boss of football in Saskatchewan a year ago and he'd tell you he deserves an 'F' grade because he didn't put a winning team on the field.


Jamie Nye: Can Chris Jones 3-year plan work like Ottawa's?

By Jamie Nye November 29, 2016 - 7:18am Updated: November 29, 2016 - 7:18am

When the Saskatchewan Roughriders hired Chris Jones they gave him a three-year deal.

Jones was in Toronto for Grey Cup week and here's hoping he paid attention to the...

Jamie Nye: Duron Carter rumours are another example of the new 'Rider way'

By Jamie Nye November 24, 2016 - 8:08am Updated: November 24, 2016 - 8:08am

The Saskatchewan Roughriders are looking into Duron Carter as a fill in in the receiving corps of the team.

That shouldn't be much of a surprise to those who follow the...

Riders' head coach Chris Jones.

Roughriders Chris Jones looking for ‘middle ground’ in Durant contract talks

By Arielle Zerr November 7, 2016 - 2:44pm Updated: November 7, 2016 - 2:44pm

There are two sides to every contract negotiation, and on Monday the Roughriders presented theirs.

On Sunday, Darian Durant said his talks with the team were pretty much...

Photo of the Riders' offensive line during a preseason game on June 11, 2016.

‘It’s all about how you bounce back’ Riders look forward to Edmonton

By Arielle Zerr August 23, 2016 - 6:40pm Updated: August 23, 2016 - 6:40pm

It may have been the Roughriders worst showing yet.

The Hamilton Tiger-Cats walked all over the Roughriders Saturday night, beating the team 53-7. The Roughriders didn’t...

Saskatchewan Roughriders head coach Chris Jones

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

By 980 CJME August 11, 2016 - 5:24pm Updated: August 11, 2016 - 7:56pm

The CFL has 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 Roughrider quarterback Mitchell Gale

Gale gets second career CFL start; Durant out against Montreal

By Arielle Zerr July 27, 2016 - 6:01pm Updated: July 28, 2016 - 3:32pm

With Darian Durant still on the mend, Mitchell Gale will get his second CFL start against the Montreal Alouettes on Friday night.

This was evident to anyone at practice...

Roughriders head coach Chris Jones at a media availability in Regina in May of 2016.

‘It won’t be the friendliest of welcomes’: Roughriders’ Chris Jones returns to Edmonton

By Arielle Zerr June 17, 2016 - 10:44pm Updated: June 20, 2016 - 9:00am

Even though he arrived in Edmonton wearing the Grey Cup ring he won with the Eskimos, Roughriders head coach Chris Jones knows better than to expect an open arm greeting from...

Chris Jones sits next the Grey Cup ahead of the game in 2015

Riders head coach doesn't see change getting in the way of a championship

By Jamie Nye May 24, 2016 - 8:11pm Updated: May 25, 2016 - 6:56am

Chris Jones is making sure there are no questions about what he expects in year one of his tenure in Saskatchewan.

“When we walk in that building every day and they’re...

John Chick and Weston Dressler.

Shocker in Rider Nation: Roughriders release Weston Dressler and John Chick

By Joel Gasson January 14, 2016 - 5:33pm Updated: January 15, 2016 - 6:20am

The Saskatchewan Roughriders dropped a bombshell on Rider Nation late Thursday afternoon.

The team announced they've released long-time fan favourites in receiver Weston...