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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. 

The Saskatchewan Roughriders are once again selling season tickets for seats in new Mosaic Stadium, which is scheduled to host its first regular season CFL game July 1, 2017.
The Saskatchewan Roughriders are once again selling season tickets for seats in new Mosaic Stadium, which is scheduled to host its first regular season CFL game July 1, 2017. file photo/CJME News Staff

Riders resume selling season tickets after 3-year wait

By Kevin Martel
March 14, 2017 - 5:49pm

For the first time in several years, the Saskatchewan Roughriders are once again selling season tickets.

When the City of Regina announced it was going ahead with plans for a new stadium, the team decided to put a hold on selling around the same time.

Chris Jones (left) welcomes Vince and Candice Young (centre) to Saskatchewan.
Chris Jones (left) welcomes Vince and Candice Young (centre) to Saskatchewan. Arielle Zerr/CJME News Staff

Quarterback Vince Young signs with Roughriders

By CJME News Staff
March 9, 2017 - 12:38pm

A day after arriving in Regina, Vince Young signed with the Saskatchewan Roughriders.

It was rumoured Wednesday he and his agent were on their way to the Queen City to finalize a deal with the green and white. He was not named as starter. 

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.

Chris Best, who was named the team’s top offensive lineman in 2011, is announcing his retirment on Feb. 23, 2017.
Chris Best, who was named the team’s top offensive lineman in 2011, is announcing his retirment on Feb. 23, 2017. submitted photo/Saskatchewan Roughriders

Roughrider Chris Best announces retirement

By CJME News Staff
February 23, 2017 - 2:50pm Updated: February 23, 2017 - 5:49pm

Chris Best’s heart is still in football, but his hips couldn’t keep up anymore.

After ten years with the Saskatchewan Roughriders – his entire career – Best announced he was hanging up his cleats Thursday.

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