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Rob Bagg stiff arms a Blue Bombers' defender.
Rob Bagg stiff arms a Blue Bombers' defender. Saskatchewan Roughriders

Riders lose a penalty-ridden Banjo Bowl 17-10

By Arielle Zerr
September 10, 2016 - 9:58pm

Another week, another game where the Riders came close but couldn't seal the deal.

Things looked promising for the Roughriders right off the top when they were able to force a two and out on the Blue Bombers offence and follow it up with an impressive offensive showing themselves.

Roughriders’ defensive end Jonathan Newsome in the Madden NFL game.
Roughriders’ defensive end Jonathan Newsome in the Madden NFL game. submitted photo/Madden NFL

‘Dream come true’ for Riders’ Newsome to be in video game

By Arielle Zerr/CJME News Staff
September 7, 2016 - 1:21pm

Growing up everyone has a dream they hope will turn into reality.

For Roughriders’ defensive end Jonathan Newsome, that was to play professional football. One of his greatest “I made it” moments was making the popular football video game Madden NFL.

submitted photo/Saskatchewan Roughriders

Playing defence under new pass interference rules ‘difficult’ Riders DB says

By Arielle Zerr/CJME News Staff
September 7, 2016 - 6:27am

A few days removed and Roughrider fans are still talking about the Justin Cox pass interference call at the end of the Labour Day Classic.

At the end of the game on Sunday, Cox was insistent that he did not touch Weston Dressler and the referees got it wrong.

Newly signed defensive lineman Khalif Mitchell speaks with media after Riders practice.
Newly signed defensive lineman Khalif Mitchell speaks with media after Riders practice. Arielle Zerr/CJME News Staff

Riders sign controversial defensive lineman Khalif Mitchell

By Arielle Zerr/CJME News Staff
September 1, 2016 - 2:26pm

The Roughrider’s newest addition at defensive line was farming out near Vancouver when he got the call to come out to Saskatchewan – but it wasn’t his farming that was front and centre after practice Wednesday.

Roughriders offensive line 2016.
Roughriders offensive line 2016. Canadian Press

Rider Game Day: 'Student of the game' Matt Vonk ready for second career start

By Arielle Zerr/CJME News Staff
August 26, 2016 - 7:37pm

Matt Vonk’s opportunity to shine has been a long time coming.

Although his first career starts are coming with the Riders due to the injuries of his veteran offensive linemates, he’s ready to embrace the job he’s been given.

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