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The Saskatchewan Roughriders defeated the Toronto Argonauts 27-24 at BMO Field Oct. 7, 2017.
The Saskatchewan Roughriders defeated the Toronto Argonauts 27-24 at BMO Field Oct. 7, 2017. Twitter/Saskatchewan Roughriders

Bridge rallies Roughriders to exciting 27-24 road victory over Argonauts

By The Canadian Press
October 7, 2017 - 6:11pm

TORONTO — Tyler Crapigna’s 18-yard field goal with seven seconds remaining earned the Saskatchewan Roughriders a hard-fought 27-24 win over the Toronto Argonauts on Saturday night.

Defensive lineman Ese Mrabure comes out on top of the heap after tackling Stampeders running back Jerome Messam on Sept. 24, 2017.
Defensive lineman Ese Mrabure comes out on top of the heap after tackling Stampeders running back Jerome Messam on Sept. 24, 2017. Submitted photo/Saskatchewan Roughriders

Riders need to stop the run to beat the Argos

By Arielle Zerr / 980 CJME
October 7, 2017 - 10:07am

Over the last three games, the Roughriders defence has allowed a whopping 339 yards rushing.

And over the last three games, Toronto Argonauts running back James Wilder Jr. has rushed for 380.

The Roughriders claimed an 18-17 victory over Ottawa Friday after a major comeback in the second half.`
The Roughriders claimed an 18-17 victory over Ottawa Friday after a major comeback in the second half.` Twitter/Saskatchewan Roughriders

Roughriders storm back from 17-point deficit to down Redblacks 18-17

By Canadian Press
September 30, 2017 - 8:56am

Josh Bartel kicked a 41-yard punt single with just over two minutes to play as the Saskatchewan Roughriders rallied past the Ottawa Redblacks 18-17 on Friday.

Bartel’s game-winning point completed an 18-point comeback by Saskatchewan.

The Saskatchewan Roughriders take on the Ottawa Red Blacks in Regina, SK, July 22, 2016.
The Saskatchewan Roughriders take on the Ottawa Red Blacks in Regina, SK, July 22, 2016. Saskatchewan Roughriders

Inexperienced Redblack QB doesn't mean easy win for Riders

By Arielle Zerr/CJME News Staff
September 29, 2017 - 11:49am

It may seem like a benefit for the Riders to have Ottawa quarterbacks Trevor Harris and Drew Tate unavailable for Friday’s game, but the head coach does not want them to take a win for granted.

International running back Trent Richardson speaks to reporters after first practice with the Riders Sept. 26, 2017.
International running back Trent Richardson speaks to reporters after first practice with the Riders Sept. 26, 2017. Arielle Zerr/CJME News Staff

Former NFL running back Trent Richardson signs with Riders

By CJME News Staff
September 26, 2017 - 2:49pm

After rumours swirled earlier this season that Trent Richardson could be coming to the green and white, the former NFL running back has arrived in the Queen City.

The Riders announced they signed the international running back Tuesday.

The Roughriders link arms during the Canadian national anthem in a show of solidarity for NFL players called out for kneeling during the anthem by President Donald Trump on Sept. 24, 2017.
The Roughriders link arms during the Canadian national anthem in a show of solidarity for NFL players called out for kneeling during the anthem by President Donald Trump on Sept. 24, 2017. Twitter/YQR Sports

‘A sign of unity:’ Riders link arms during national anthem

By Arielle Zerr/CJME News Staff
September 25, 2017 - 1:54pm

Just because they play football in Canada, doesn’t mean the Roughriders aren’t seeing what’s happening in America right now.

Defensive lineman Ese Mrabure comes out on top of the heap after tackling Stampeders running back Jerome Messam on Sept. 24, 2017.
Defensive lineman Ese Mrabure comes out on top of the heap after tackling Stampeders running back Jerome Messam on Sept. 24, 2017. submitted photo/Saskatchewan Roughriders

Riders fall 15-9 to the Stamps in defensive battle

By Arielle Zerr / 980 CJME
September 24, 2017 - 7:10pm

When two of the league’s most dynamic offences face off, no one expects the score to be 15-9, but that’s exactly what fans got when the Riders played the Stamps on Sunday afternoon.

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