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Roughriders special teams coordinator Craig Dickenson.
Roughriders special teams coordinator Craig Dickenson. Jamie Nye/CJME News Staff

Roughriders special teams could use a little “more oomph”

By Arielle Zerr/CJME News Staff
August 3, 2016 - 2:27pm

It’s no surprise to Craig Dickenson that special teams needs a little “more oomph”.

The Roughriders special teams coordinator is happy with the kick game, but said the team has been tinkering and working hard to improve the return game, which is fledgling.

Riders' defensive lineman Jonathan Newsome celebrates during a game against the Ottawa RedBlacks on July 22, 2016.
Riders' defensive lineman Jonathan Newsome celebrates during a game against the Ottawa RedBlacks on July 22, 2016. CJME News Staff

Defence looking past 41 point loss; Verdict still out on Durant

By Arielle Zerr/CJME News Staff
August 2, 2016 - 6:10pm

Last week’s game was a step back for the Saskatchewan Roughriders defence, but the players only want to look forward.

The defence allowed 41 points against the Montreal Alouettes Friday night, while the offence mustered just a field goal.

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Durant had ‘a really good day’ at practice, says Roughriders’ head coach

By Arielle Zerr/CJME News Staff
August 2, 2016 - 10:36am

After an ugly loss to the Montreal Alouettes last week – some good news may be on the way for the Rider Nation.

Darian Durant participated in a full practice Monday, taking reps with the team’s other starters. By contrast, last week Durant’s reps were largely with the backup receivers.

Roughriders head coach and general manager Chris Jones says the can no longer try to
Roughriders head coach and general manager Chris Jones says the can no longer try to CJME Sports

UPDATE: DE Greg Hardy not being added to Riders negotiation list

By CJME Sports
July 26, 2016 - 6:03pm

A controversial NFL star, targeted by the Saskatchewan Roughriders in the off season, will not be negotiating with the team.

The Riders have decided not to add 27-year-old Pro Bowl defensive end Greg Hardy to their negotiation list.

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