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Riders O Lineman announces retirement

Riders O Lineman announces retirement

Apr 19, 2024 | 9:03am
The Saskatchewan Roughriders who have been adding hopefuls to their training camp roster will now be without a veteran. Offensive lineman Logan Bandy announced his retirement yesterday on Instagram. The 24 year-old native of Calgary, was selected 38th overall in the fifth round of the 2021 CFL Draft… He then went on to dress for […]
From Big Macs to the big mic: Meet the voice of the Riders — Dave Thomas

From Big Macs to the big mic: Meet the voice of the Riders — Dave Thomas

Apr 10, 2024 | 3:26pm
Dave Thomas is made to order for his new role as the voice of the Saskatchewan Roughriders. Recognition of his broadcasting chops dates back to the teenaged years, when he was working at McDonald’s in his hometown of Weyburn. “The owners said, ‘You’ve got such a great voice. You should start working in the drive-thru,’ […]
Reynolds remembers Jim Hopson for his people skills, positivity

Reynolds remembers Jim Hopson for his people skills, positivity

Apr 4, 2024 | 1:38pm
 It was an emotional and reflective Saskatchewan Roughriders CEO Craig Reynolds who shared his thoughts with the media on the passing of former Riders President and CEO Jim Hopson. “On Tuesday, we lost a very important member of our Rider family,” Reynolds said at the news conference Thursday at Mosaic Stadium. “And Saskatchewan lost a […]
Saskatchewan Roughriders sign receiver Emilus to one-year contract extension

Saskatchewan Roughriders sign receiver Emilus to one-year contract extension

Apr 1, 2024 | 8:32pm
The Saskatchewan Roughriders signed Canadian receiver Samuel Emilus to a one-year contract extension Monday. The deal keeps Emilus with the Riders through the 2025 season. The six-foot-one 200-pound Montreal native registered 70 catches for 1,097 yards and six TDs last season, just his second in the CFL. Saskatchewan selected Emilus, 26, in the first round, No. 7 overall, in […]
Veteran Harris has no doubts that he’ll be ready for the start of Riders camp

Veteran Harris has no doubts that he’ll be ready for the start of Riders camp

Mar 28, 2024 | 11:09am
Trevor Harris has no doubts regarding whether he’ll be ready to go when the Saskatchewan Roughriders open training camp in May. The veteran quarterback missed most of the 2023 season — his first with Saskatchewan — with a significant knee injury. But Harris told reporters Thursday he could have returned at about 70 per cent […]
Calgary Stampeders add former Roughriders coach Craig Dickenson as senior consultant

Calgary Stampeders add former Roughriders coach Craig Dickenson as senior consultant

Mar 13, 2024 | 10:42am
Dave and Craig Dickenson are together again with the Calgary Stampeders. The Stampeders appointed Craig Dickenson as a senior consultant Tuesday. His younger brother Dave Dickenson is Calgary’s head coach and GM. This marks the elder Dickenson’s third stint with Calgary.   He served as a receivers coach in 2002, then joined the Montreal Alouettes […]
Riders re-sign Micah Johnson, and add US defensive linemen Elijah Ponder

Riders re-sign Micah Johnson, and add US defensive linemen Elijah Ponder

Feb 12, 2024 | 4:11pm
Micah Johnson will be in Green and White for a fourth season. The Riders made it official today, saying the American defensive lineman has been signed to a one year extention. Johnson made 27 defensive tackles, five sacks (tied for second on the team), one fumble recovery and one tackle for loss. Johnson is a […]
Reports: Roughriders to sign free agent OL Jermarcus Hardrick

Reports: Roughriders to sign free agent OL Jermarcus Hardrick

Feb 5, 2024 | 2:20pm
It appears that the Saskatchewan Roughriders will address their offensive line concerns in free agency. According to multiple reports, the Roughriders have agreed to a two-year deal with American offensive lineman Jermarcus Hardrick. The 34-year-old started in 18 regular season games with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers, along with the Western Final and the 2023 Grey […]
Current state of the Saskatchewan Roughriders roster

Current state of the Saskatchewan Roughriders roster

Feb 4, 2024 | 5:47pm
With the free agency negotiation window now open in the Canadian Football League, teams like the Saskatchewan Roughriders can explore the market, before free agency officially begins on Tuesday, February 11 at 11:00 am in Saskatchewan. Over the past couple of months, the football operations staff led by General Manager Jeremy O’Day and the coaching […]
Getzlaf brothers reuniting for Saskatchewan Roughrider Foundation Winter Classic

Getzlaf brothers reuniting for Saskatchewan Roughrider Foundation Winter Classic

Feb 2, 2024 | 1:31pm
It will be a family affair at the Saskatchewan Roughrider Foundation Winter Classic in Saskatoon. The Getzlaf brothers, Ryan and Chris, will be teammates as part of the hockey fundraiser. Team Getzlaf will be led by Chris, the former Roughriders wide receiver, while on the other side of the rink, Team Lauther will be captained […]