Roughriders 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 - 11:49pm 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...

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 - 10:30pm

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...

Former Roughrider Tearrius George must pay a $100 fine in connection with an assault case.

Former Rider Tearrius George pays fine in assault case

By 980 CJME May 5, 2017 - 6:33am Updated: May 5, 2017 - 6:33am

A former Rider defensive end has to pay a fine in connection with an assault case.

Regina Provincial Court said Tearrius George, 34, was sentenced Thursday. He has to...

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: May 1, 2017 - 7:29am

Craig Reynolds gets it.

The president and CEO of the Saskatchewan Roughriders said 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.

Riders' rookie of the year dropped over domestic assault charge

By 650 CKOM April 19, 2017 - 11:16am Updated: April 19, 2017 - 3:19pm

The Saskatchewan Roughriders have released defensive back Justin Cox over allegations of domestic violence.   Regina police arrested Cox Tuesday on a charge of assault causing...

Darian Durant shared this photo on his social media accounts following the trade announcement on Jan. 13, 2017.

'Cherished memories:' Social media shows love for Durant

By Daniella Ponticelli January 13, 2017 - 2:07pm Updated: January 13, 2017 - 2:09pm

For many, it seemed a cruel twist of fate on Friday the 13th.

Rider Nation woke up Jan. 13 to learn that beloved quarterback Darian Durant was traded to the Montreal...

The Roughriders traded veteran quarterback Darian Durant to Montreal on Friday.

Update: Riders trade QB Darian Durant to Montreal for draft picks

By 650 CKOM January 13, 2017 - 7:58am Updated: January 13, 2017 - 4:12pm

The end of the Darian Durant era has arrived in Saskatchewan.

The Riders announced Friday the veteran quarterback has been traded to the Montreal Alouettes in exchange...

Jamie Nye: Hard to wrap your head around McKnight's death

By Jamie Nye December 2, 2016 - 7:20am Updated: December 2, 2016 - 7:20am

You quickly learn how small the football world is.

The heartbreak and sorrow felt after the news of Joe McKnight's death was far and wide. McKnight played on USC, the...

Jamie Nye: No more free passes for Chris Jones

By Jamie Nye November 7, 2016 - 7:28am Updated: November 7, 2016 - 7:28am

The 2016 Rider season came to its merciful conclusion Saturday in another performance that made stomachs churn in Rider Nation.

Is the future bright for this team? We...

The 52nd annual Labour Day Classic kicks off 1 p.m. Sunday at Mosaic Stadium.

Bomber fans bound for Labour Day Classic have history of riling Rider Nation

By Michael Joel-Hansen September 2, 2016 - 8:30am Updated: September 2, 2016 - 8:34am

It’s the annual battle of rivals Rider fans have come to count on for a win.

Sunday’s Labour Day Classic will be the last played at Taylor Field. The match-up has become...

Riders head coach Chris Jones speaks after league fines team for roster violations

By 980 CJME August 12, 2016 - 3:18pm Updated: August 12, 2016 - 3:18pm

In a prepared statement, Saskatchewan Roughrider's head coach Chris Jones spoke on Friday about the CFL's decision to fine the team $60,000 for roster violations. 


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...