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Saskatchewan Roughriders' head coach Chris Jones.
Saskatchewan Roughriders' head coach Chris Jones. submitted photo/Saskatchewan Roughriders

Stampeders’ QB accuses Riders of cheating, Jones denies any wrongdoing

By Arielle Zerr/CJME News Staff
August 10, 2016 - 6:16pm

A Bo Levi Mitchell tweet with an "eyes" emoji is creating quite a stir in the CFL.

Mitchell sent the tweet Tuesday reacting to a flurry of Roughrider practice roster signings. It read “I bet none of the people they signed needed flight.”

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Rider draft pick Quinn van Gylswyk likely to get first shot as CFL kicker

By Arielle Zerr/CJME News Staff
August 9, 2016 - 5:46pm

Quinn van Gylswyk may go from the six-game injury list straight into his first CFL start.

Regular Roughrider kicker Tyler Crapigna was injured during in practice a week ago, leading the Riders to bring in Johnny Mark for one game. Mark was released on Monday.

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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