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Darian Durant and the Saskatchewan Roughriders seem to be moving closer to reaching a deal for a new contract.
Darian Durant and the Saskatchewan Roughriders seem to be moving closer to reaching a deal for a new contract. Canadian Press

Durant contract talks going in a ‘positive direction’

By Arielle Zerr/CJME News Staff
October 19, 2016 - 12:52pm

Darian Durant prefers not to think too much about the new stadium across the way from the old Mosaic Stadium.

At least not until he and the Roughriders are able to put pen to paper on a new contract.

Ricky Collins Jr. caught for 113 yards in his return to the line-up on Saturday.
Ricky Collins Jr. caught for 113 yards in his return to the line-up on Saturday. Saskatchewan Roughriders

Roughriders blow past Argos 29-11 for 4th straight win

By Arielle Zerr/CJME News Staff
October 17, 2016 - 6:37am

That's four in a row for the Saskatchewan Roughriders. 

The Riders dominated Drew Willy and the Toronto Argonauts keeping them off the scoreboard until a quarterback change in the fourth quarter. 

The final score was 29-11. 

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau shakes Riders receiver Rob Bagg's hand on Oct. 11.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau shakes Riders receiver Rob Bagg's hand on Oct. 11. submitted photo/Lacey Moore

Roughriders practice on Parliament Hill with the Prime Minister

By Arielle Zerr/CJME News Staff
October 12, 2016 - 8:28am

The Roughriders had a special venue, and a special guest, for their Tuesday walk through in Ottawa.

The team laced up their cleats and practiced on the lawn at Parliament Hill and even the Prime Minister got in on the fun.

The Roughriders celebrate after Darian Durant runs in the game winning touchdown.
The Roughriders celebrate after Darian Durant runs in the game winning touchdown. Saskatchewan Roughriders/Twitter

Durant scores in OT to secure Riders' second win

By Arielle Zerr/CJME News Staff
September 18, 2016 - 9:12pm

With this game, you have to start at the end.

It’s overtime.

The Riders defence has held the Eskimos to a field goal, so a touchdown will win it.

It’s six yards into the end zone and the second win into the season.

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