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B.J. Coleman threw three interceptions in the Riders 28-16 loss to the B.C. Lions on Saturday night.
B.J. Coleman threw three interceptions in the Riders 28-16 loss to the B.C. Lions on Saturday night. Saskatchewan Roughriders

Roughriders’ quarterbacks disappoint in 1st preseason game

By Arielle Zerr
June 12, 2016 - 2:20am

There were a lot of flags and not a lot of power at Mosaic Stadium on Saturday night.

In a game where Chris Jones hoped to get a good evaluation of the two players vying to back up Darian Durant at quarterback, neither rookie B.J. Coleman or Brett Smith earned the job.

Darian Durant throwing a ball during Roughriders training camp 2016.
Darian Durant throwing a ball during Roughriders training camp 2016. Arielle Zerr/CKOM News Staff

Darian Durant to sit for Roughriders first pre-season game

By Arielle Zerr
June 8, 2016 - 2:45pm

Fans may be eager to get their first look at Darian Durant in almost a year, but it’s not coming Saturday.

Durant will dress for the game, but will not see any field time, according to head coach Chris Jones, who instead is opting to test out his backup quarterbacks.

Riders receiver Naaman Roosevelt at training camp in Saskatoon, 2016.
Riders receiver Naaman Roosevelt at training camp in Saskatoon, 2016. Arielle Zerr/CKOM News Staff

Roughriders receivers and DBs square off on Day 4 of training camp

By Arielle Zerr
June 1, 2016 - 5:56pm

The defensive backs brought in by Roughriders head coach Chris Jones might require a double take.

“It’s like a basketball team out there we’re playing against, it’s crazy,” laughed receiver Naaman Roosevelt after a warm day four of training camp.

From left to right: Marte Sears, Kevin Francis.
From left to right: Marte Sears, Kevin Francis. Arielle Zerr/CKOM News Staff

Positional changes all about depth for Roughriders head coach Chris Jones

By Arielle Zerr
May 31, 2016 - 5:45pm

No one was as surprised as Tim Agbaje when he found out he would practice with the offensive line Tuesday.

After all, Agbaje is a career defensive lineman.

“I was like ‘oh boy.’ The first thing I said was ‘oh boy,’” Agbaje said after training camp on Tuesday.

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