Cody Fajardo

Jefferson gives teams the Willies

Aug 30, 2019 | 10:47pm

Riders Quarterback Cody Fajardo sums up Willie Jefferson well: “He’s a freak athlete.” Add in a what must be a high football IQ and the creativity to invent ways to ruin plays, and you’ve got the Bombers star defensive end. Jefferson is first in the CFL in QB pressures (35), first in forced fumbles (5), first […]

Riders know second half of schedule will be test

Aug 28, 2019 | 6:30am

After beating Ottawa at Mosaic Stadium on Saturday night, the Roughriders took three days off. It’s back to work on Wednesday though as they start getting ready for the annual back-to-back games against the Winnipeg Blue Bombers starting with Sunday’s Labour Day Classic which will go at Mosaic Stadium starting at 1. The Riders go […]

Riders’ Fajardo named CFL Top Performer of the Week

Aug 6, 2019 | 12:20pm

Saskatchewan Roughriders QB Cody Fajardo has been named one of the CFL’s Top Performers of the Week for week eight of the CFL season. Fajardo helped lead the Riders to a 24-19 win over Hamilton Thursday night, he completed 25 of 31 passes for 313 yards. He also had a last minute run for the […]

Last second TD gives Riders win over Hamilton

Aug 2, 2019 | 12:52am

With the Queen City Exhibition going on outside Mosaic Stadium, the Saskatchewan Roughriders took the 29-thousand inside the park along with Rider fans across the province and country watching on TV on a roller-coaster ride Thursday night that ended with a 24-19 victory over the Hamilton Tiger-Cats. The Riders had many opportunities to put their […]

Solid second half propels Riders to victory over B.C

Jul 20, 2019 | 11:48pm

Fresh legs and a fresh perspective from the Saskatchewan Roughriders prolonged a stale taste in the mouths of the B.C. Lions. Marcus Thigpen’s 100-yard kickoff return for a touchdown just before halftime provided a spark the Riders needed in their 38-25 victory over a reeling Lions squad. B.C. had just taken a 16-10 lead thanks […]

Stampeders give a Saturday night spanking to Saskatchewan

Jul 7, 2019 | 1:15am

Moments after the Calgary Stampeders walked off the Mosaic Stadium turf having beaten the Saskatchewan Roughriders by a convincing score of 37-10,  Riders Head Coach Craig Dickenson was asked if he could put that game into five words.  He could not. While the first-year head coach could not put what had happened over the last […]

Dickenson gets his first win as Riders HC after a long night at Mosaic Stadium

Jul 2, 2019 | 12:33am

The Cody Fajardo show continued Monday night at Mosaic Stadium much to the delight of Rider Nation. After throwing for 360 yards in his first start with the club to set a team record last month against Ottawa, many wondered if Fajardo could come up with a repeat performance.  He answered that question with an […]

Riders lose offensive shootout in Ottawa

Jun 20, 2019 | 9:42pm

Many were expecting points to be at a premium Thursday in Ottawa when the REDBLACKS battled the Saskatchewan Roughriders.  Instead, they got a shootout. Quarterbacks Cody Fajardo and Dominique Davis combined to throw for 714 yards and five touchdowns with Davis and the REDBLACKS prevailing by a score of 44-41 to improve their record to […]

Fajardo will be Riders starting QB in Ottawa

Jun 18, 2019 | 3:03pm

Saskatchewan Roughriders Head Coach Craig Dickenson says it was his plan all along to start Cody Fajardo at quarterback Thursday in Ottawa, but they didn’t want to announce that right away. Fajardo was called into service just three plays into the season opener when Zach Collaros was knocked out of the game after a head-shot […]

Roughriders get “smoked” in Calgary

Jun 1, 2019 | 5:00am

  Things did not go well for the Saskatchewan Roughriders as they opened the pre-season in Calgary getting beat 37-1 by the Stampeders. At one point, it was thought the game may not be played because of heavy smoke in Calgary from the forest fires in Northern Alberta, but it did get underway after a […]