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Jeff Knox Jr. vs Calgary Stampeders at McMahon Stadium.
Jeff Knox Jr. vs Calgary Stampeders at McMahon Stadium. submitted/Canadian Press

No longer a rookie, Riders’ Knox Jr. ready for a new role

By Arielle Zerr/CJME News Staff
June 28, 2016 - 8:13pm

Jeff Knox Jr. strutted his stuff during his first year with the Roughriders, but in the start of his second, he’s had to take it a little slower.

Knox Jr. missed most of training camp with a nagging injury, which he tested out during Monday’s practice.

Roughriders Ricky Collins gets tackled in pre-season action against the Edmonton Eskimos.
Roughriders Ricky Collins gets tackled in pre-season action against the Edmonton Eskimos. The Canadian Press

Roughriders drop pre-season finale to Edmonton; Durant throws two interceptions

By Jamie Nye/CJME News Staff
June 19, 2016 - 8:49am

Chris Jones didn’t get a warm welcome in his return to Edmonton.

“People act ugly and call you names and stuff as you walk on the field unfortunately but that’s part of it. It’s pro football,” admitted Jones after his team lost 25-11 to the Edmonton Eskimos.

Roughriders head coach Chris Jones at a media availability in Regina in May of 2016.
Roughriders head coach Chris Jones at a media availability in Regina in May of 2016. Arielle Zerr/CJME News Staff

‘It won’t be the friendliest of welcomes’ Roughriders’ Chris Jones returns to Edmonton

By Arielle Zerr/CJME News Staff
June 18, 2016 - 8:39am

Even though he arrived in Edmonton wearing the Grey Cup ring he won with the Eskimos, Roughriders head coach Chris Jones knows better than to expect an open arm greeting from fans Saturday afternoon.

Spencer Moore on field as the Riders face the Winnipeg Blue Bombers, June 27, 2015.
Spencer Moore on field as the Riders face the Winnipeg Blue Bombers, June 27, 2015. The Canadian Press

Roughriders’ Chris Jones chastises ‘stupid’ play, praises Spencer Moore

By Arielle Zerr/CJME News Staff
June 15, 2016 - 2:11pm

As the second pre-season game and second round of cuts creep up on the Roughriders, practice got a little physical Tuesday morning. 

Head coach Chris Jones likes intensity in practice, but he wasn’t a fan of what he was seeing. 

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