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Mic'hael Brooks (93) participates in practice drills with fellow defensive linemen (from left to right) Charleston Hughes (39), Zack Evans (92) and Willie Jefferson (7) on July 17, 2018.
Mic'hael Brooks (93) participates in practice drills with fellow defensive linemen (from left to right) Charleston Hughes (39), Zack Evans (92) and Willie Jefferson (7) on July 17, 2018. Arielle Zerr/CJME News Staff

Brooks fitting in just fine on Riders defensive line

By Arielle Zerr/CJME News Staff
July 18, 2018 - 3:54pm

Back in June when the Roughriders signed Mic’hael Brooks, many wondered why the team needed another defensive lineman.

Already stacked with stars like Willie Jefferson, Charleston Hughes and Zack Evans, it didn’t exactly appear necessary, but for Jones it was a no-brainer.

After forcing a fumble, Charleston Hughes runs 57 yards down field for a touchdown in the Roughriders 18-13 win over the Tiger-Cats on July 5, 2018.
After forcing a fumble, Charleston Hughes runs 57 yards down field for a touchdown in the Roughriders 18-13 win over the Tiger-Cats on July 5, 2018. Saskatchewan Roughriders

Defence powers the Roughriders past Ti-Cats 18-13

By Arielle Zerr/CJME News Staff
July 6, 2018 - 8:47am

It was late in the second quarter, the score was 4-0 for Hamilton and the Roughriders needed a spark.

The offence had been struggling, rotating between Brandon Bridge and David Watford seemingly at random, and something needed to be done.

Enter Charleston Hughes.

Quarterback David Watford came in in relief of Brandon Bridge during the Roughriders June 30, 2018 game against the Montreal Alouettes.
Quarterback David Watford came in in relief of Brandon Bridge during the Roughriders June 30, 2018 game against the Montreal Alouettes. Saskatchewan Roughriders

‘They should have booed us:’ Riders fall 23-17 to Alouettes

By Arielle Zerr / 980 CJME
July 1, 2018 - 8:18am

Naaman Roosevelt said he didn’t notice that the Roughrider fans booed them at the end of the first half of the game, but agreed it was deserved.

“They should have booed us – especially on the offence. It was terrible what we were doing,” he said in the locker room after the game.

Brandon Bridge (16) directs the first-team offence at Roughrider practice on June 26, 2018.
Brandon Bridge (16) directs the first-team offence at Roughrider practice on June 26, 2018. Arielle Zerr/CJME News Staff

Collaros out with concussion symptoms, Bridge in as starter

By Arielle Zerr/CJME News Staff
June 27, 2018 - 8:23am

Zach Collaros took a pounding in Thursday night’s game against the Ottawa Redblacks and now he’ll miss significant time because of it.

Canadian quarterback Brandon Bridge will start in Collaros’ place for the foreseeable future.

The 1-0 Riders take on the 0-0 RedBlacks at 5:30 at TC Place Stadium.
The 1-0 Riders take on the 0-0 RedBlacks at 5:30 at TC Place Stadium. Brady Lang/battlefordsNOW Staff

Riders rolling into Ottawa

By Brady Lang
June 21, 2018 - 8:00am

It’s Rider game day.

Only six days removed from the green and white’s home opener, the Roughriders are travelling to Ottawa to take on the RedBlacks in a rematch of last year’s Eastern Conference Semi-final, which the Riders won 31-20.

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