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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.

The Saskatchewan Roughriders may look to boost their offensive line in CFL free agency.
The Saskatchewan Roughriders may look to boost their offensive line in CFL free agency. file photo/CJME News Staff

Riders sign star OL Derek Dennis, Canadian RB Kienan LaFrance

By Arielle Zerr/CJME News Staff
February 15, 2017 - 7:29am

The Saskatchewan Roughriders have beefed up their offensive line in a big way, signing the 2016 CFL Offensive Lineman of the Year.

Derek Dennis spent the last two years with the Calgary Stampeders and was seen as one of the greatest gets in the 2017 free agency class.

The Saskatchewan Roughriders may look to boost their offensive line in CFL free agency.
The Saskatchewan Roughriders may look to boost their offensive line in CFL free agency. submitted photo/Saskatchewan Roughriders

10 Saskatchewan Roughriders hit free agency today

By Arielle Zerr/CJME News Staff
February 14, 2017 - 11:47am

At 11 a.m., the Saskatchewan Roughriders and other teams in the CFL will have a plethora of players to negotiate with.

It is CFL free agency Tuesday, and the green and white have 10 players expected to hit the open market when it opens.

The Winnipeg Blue Bombers will help the Saskatchewan Roughriders open the new Mosaic Stadium at a pre-season game on June 10, 2017.
The Winnipeg Blue Bombers will help the Saskatchewan Roughriders open the new Mosaic Stadium at a pre-season game on June 10, 2017. file photo/CJME News Staff

Roughriders release 2017 schedule, open season against Durant

By Arielle Zerr/CJME News Staff
February 7, 2017 - 12:53pm

It’ll be the Riders versus the Blue Bombers to open the new Mosaic Stadium in Regina.

The CFL unveiled the 2017 schedule on its website Tuesday morning and it has Winnipeg travelling to Regina for the first pre-season game on June 10.

Joe McKnight was shot and killed in a road rage incident in Louisiana on Dec. 1.
Joe McKnight was shot and killed in a road rage incident in Louisiana on Dec. 1. Arielle Zerr/CJME News Staff

Joe McKnight’s alleged killer has charges bumped up to second-degree murder

By Arielle Zerr/CJME News Staff
February 2, 2017 - 4:50pm

The man who authorities said shot and killed Roughrider running back Joe McKnight has been charged with second-degree murder.

Ronald Gasser was originally facing charges of manslaughterin relation to McKnight’s death.

Levi Steinhauer (62) was one of two players released by the Saskatchewan Roughriders on Feb. 1, 2017.
Levi Steinhauer (62) was one of two players released by the Saskatchewan Roughriders on Feb. 1, 2017. file photo/CJME News Staff

Moose Jaw's Levi Steinhauer among Rider releases

By CJME News Staff
February 1, 2017 - 5:39pm

The Saskatchewan Roughriders continued their busy off-season by releasing two players and signing two defensive linemen to contracts.

Riders defensive lineman Levi Steinhauer, who hails from Moose Jaw, and defensive back Fred Bennett were released.

Quarterback Mitchell Gale was one of four players released by the Riders on Jan. 27, 2017.
Quarterback Mitchell Gale was one of four players released by the Riders on Jan. 27, 2017. submitted photo/Saskatchewan Roughriders

Gale and Steele among four released by Riders

By CJME News Staff
January 27, 2017 - 2:14pm

The Saskatchewan Roughriders are giving four players a jump start on free agency by releasing them a few weeks early.

Quarterback Mitchell Gale, running back Curtis Steele, receiver Shamawd Chambers and defensive lineman Dylan Ainsworth were released on Friday.

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