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The Saskatchewan Roughriders take on the Ottawa Red Blacks in Regina, SK, July 22, 2016.
The Saskatchewan Roughriders take on the Ottawa Red Blacks in Regina, SK, July 22, 2016. Saskatchewan Roughriders

Inexperienced Redblack QB doesn't mean easy win for Riders

By Arielle Zerr/CJME News Staff
September 29, 2017 - 11:49am

It may seem like a benefit for the Riders to have Ottawa quarterbacks Trevor Harris and Drew Tate unavailable for Friday’s game, but the head coach does not want them to take a win for granted.

International running back Trent Richardson speaks to reporters after first practice with the Riders Sept. 26, 2017.
International running back Trent Richardson speaks to reporters after first practice with the Riders Sept. 26, 2017. Arielle Zerr/CJME News Staff

Former NFL running back Trent Richardson signs with Riders

By CJME News Staff
September 26, 2017 - 2:49pm

After rumours swirled earlier this season that Trent Richardson could be coming to the green and white, the former NFL running back has arrived in the Queen City.

The Riders announced they signed the international running back Tuesday.

The Roughriders link arms during the Canadian national anthem in a show of solidarity for NFL players called out for kneeling during the anthem by President Donald Trump on Sept. 24, 2017.
The Roughriders link arms during the Canadian national anthem in a show of solidarity for NFL players called out for kneeling during the anthem by President Donald Trump on Sept. 24, 2017. Twitter/YQR Sports

‘A sign of unity:’ Riders link arms during national anthem

By Arielle Zerr/CJME News Staff
September 25, 2017 - 1:54pm

Just because they play football in Canada, doesn’t mean the Roughriders aren’t seeing what’s happening in America right now.

Defensive lineman Ese Mrabure comes out on top of the heap after tackling Stampeders running back Jerome Messam on Sept. 24, 2017.
Defensive lineman Ese Mrabure comes out on top of the heap after tackling Stampeders running back Jerome Messam on Sept. 24, 2017. submitted photo/Saskatchewan Roughriders

Riders fall 15-9 to the Stamps in defensive battle

By Arielle Zerr / 980 CJME
September 24, 2017 - 7:10pm

When two of the league’s most dynamic offences face off, no one expects the score to be 15-9, but that’s exactly what fans got when the Riders played the Stamps on Sunday afternoon.

Riders defensive back Marc-Olivier Brouillette speaks to reporters after practice on Sept. 20, 2017.
Riders defensive back Marc-Olivier Brouillette speaks to reporters after practice on Sept. 20, 2017. Britton Gray/CJME News Staff

New faces join Rider lineup as old faces return

By Britton Gray/CJME News Staff
September 20, 2017 - 5:50pm

Old and new faces were present at Riders practice as the team prepared for their Western Conference showdown with the Calgary Stampeders.

Injuries have recently plagued the team, but the team received good news when it comes to the quarterback position.

Roughriders Quarterback Brandon Bridge throws the ball in a preseason game against the Bombers on June 10, 2017.
Roughriders Quarterback Brandon Bridge throws the ball in a preseason game against the Bombers on June 10, 2017. (Courtesy the Saskatchewan Roughriders)

Bridge tosses 3 touchdowns in 27-19 victory over Ticats

By Arielle Zerr / 980 CJME
September 16, 2017 - 10:06am

Derek Dennis was spat on, players went down with injuries left and right and Brandon Bridge had a historic night as the Roughriders defeated the Hamilton Tiger-cats 27-19.

Roughriders Quarterback Brandon Bridge throws the ball in a preseason game against the Bombers on June 10, 2017.
Roughriders Quarterback Brandon Bridge throws the ball in a preseason game against the Bombers on June 10, 2017. submitted photo/Saskatchewan Roughriders

Kevin Glenn scratched as Bridge gets nod in Ticats showdown

By CJME News Staff
September 15, 2017 - 4:48pm

It’s official: Kevin Glenn will not be playing in the Riders game against the Hamilton Tiger-Cats Friday evening.

The club announced Brandon Bridge will be starting in place of the injured Glenn.

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