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General manager and head coach Chris Jones and quarterback Kevin Glenn previewed the Roughriders’ 2017 season in a media conference call on May 17, 2017.
General manager and head coach Chris Jones and quarterback Kevin Glenn previewed the Roughriders’ 2017 season in a media conference call on May 17, 2017. submitted photo/Saskatchewan Roughriders

3 things we learned from the Riders' season preview

By Arielle Zerr/CJME News Staff
May 17, 2017 - 3:04pm

General manager and head coach Chris Jones and quarterback Kevin Glenn previewed the Roughriders’ 2017 season in a media conference call on May 17, 2017.

The CFL and the Saskatchewan Roughriders held a season preview Wednesday morning just 10 days ahead of training camp in Saskatoon.

Regina's Mitchell Picton was selected by the Saskatchewan Roughriders in the fifth round of the CFL Draft.
Regina's Mitchell Picton was selected by the Saskatchewan Roughriders in the fifth round of the CFL Draft. Arielle Zerr/CJME News Staff

Riders select Regina’s own Mitchell Picton in CFL Draft

By Arielle Zerr/CJME News Staff
May 8, 2017 - 11:13am

Kids in Saskatchewan grow up dreaming they might one day play for the Roughriders and Mitchell Picton was no exception.

Gathered with his family at his home in Regina, it was his brother Aaron Picton, who was previously drafted by the Riders, who broke the news to him.

Chris Jones has been fined several times since taking over leadership of the Roughriders totaling more than $110,000.
Chris Jones has been fined several times since taking over leadership of the Roughriders totaling more than $110,000. submitted photo/Saskatchewan Roughriders

Riders, Jones smacked with $36K in fines by CFL

By Arielle Zerr/CJME News Staff
April 28, 2017 - 12:58pm

While the Roughriders maintain that they never worked out former NFL quarterback Johnny Manziel, head coach and vice-president of football operations Chris Jones has been fined $5,000 for speaking with his publicist.

And the fines don’t end there.

Roughriders general manager and head coach Chris Jones participates in a panel interview at CFL Week.
Roughriders general manager and head coach Chris Jones participates in a panel interview at CFL Week. Johany Jutras/CFL

Riders' Chris Jones looking for personality, character in combine participants

By Arielle Zerr/CJME News Staff
March 27, 2017 - 12:55pm

You could be the most athletic football player at the draft, but if you don’t fit with the Riders' philosophy, general manager and head coach Chris Jones just might pass you over. 

Former Roughrider quarterback Darian Durant donned a Montreal Alouettes jersey for the time at CFL Week.
Former Roughrider quarterback Darian Durant donned a Montreal Alouettes jersey for the time at CFL Week. CFL/Johnny Jutras

Former Rider Darian Durant moves on to life as an Alouette

By Arielle Zerr/CJME News Staff
March 23, 2017 - 10:16am

It’s not exactly a break up, but it’s something you have to move on from.

Darian Durant came back to Regina, not just for CFL Week, but also because he needed to pack up his home and get ready to move out east.

The training room with field turf, treadmills and weights.
The training room with field turf, treadmills and weights. Arielle Zerr/CJME News Staff

Take a look inside the Riders locker room and training facilities

By Arielle Zerr/CJME News Staff
March 20, 2017 - 8:28am

You’ve seen all the pictures from the field, your individual seat with a cup holder, the impeccable sight lines and the massive big screen, but on Sunday afternoon the Riders gave the media a look inside the facility where the players will spend the season. 

TSN is reporting that the agent of former Tennessee Titans quarterback Vince Young is on his way to Regina to finalize a deal.
TSN is reporting that the agent of former Tennessee Titans quarterback Vince Young is on his way to Regina to finalize a deal. The University of Texas

Vince Young's agent en route to Regina to finalize deal with Riders: TSN

By Arielle Zerr/CJME News Staff
March 8, 2017 - 2:10pm

It appears the Saskatchewan Roughriders will be adding another quarterback to the mix.

TSN is reporting that the agent of former Tennessee Titans quarterback Vince Young is on his way to Regina to finalize a deal.

The Saskatchewan Roughriders have reached a deal with international receiver Chad Owens, who spent six seasons in Toronto before playing last year with Hamilton.
The Saskatchewan Roughriders have reached a deal with international receiver Chad Owens, who spent six seasons in Toronto before playing last year with Hamilton. submitted photo/CFL

Chad Owens among Riders free agent signings

By Arielle Zerr/CJME News Staff
February 15, 2017 - 2:42pm

The Saskatchewan Roughriders have reached a deal with international receiver Chad Owens.

Owens spent six seasons in Toronto before playing last year with Hamilton.

He was the CFL's most outstanding player in 2012.

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