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Marquise Williams prepares to through the ball during a Roughriders scrimmage on June 13, 2016.
Marquise Williams prepares to through the ball during a Roughriders scrimmage on June 13, 2016. Chris Carr/CKOM News Staff

Riders’ Williams following in Durant’s footsteps

By Arielle Zerr/CJME News Staff
June 14, 2017 - 5:33pm

For the second time in his football career, Marquise Williams is following in the footsteps of Darian Durant.

Williams played his college career at the University of North Carolina, the same school former Roughrider quarterback Darian Durant played.

General manager and head coach Chris Jones and quarterback Kevin Glenn previewed the Roughriders’ 2017 season in a media conference call on May 17, 2017.
General manager and head coach Chris Jones and quarterback Kevin Glenn previewed the Roughriders’ 2017 season in a media conference call on May 17, 2017. submitted photo/Saskatchewan Roughriders

3 things we learned from the Riders' season preview

By Arielle Zerr/CJME News Staff
May 17, 2017 - 3:04pm

General manager and head coach Chris Jones and quarterback Kevin Glenn previewed the Roughriders’ 2017 season in a media conference call on May 17, 2017.

The CFL and the Saskatchewan Roughriders held a season preview Wednesday morning just 10 days ahead of training camp in Saskatoon.

Regina's Mitchell Picton was selected by the Saskatchewan Roughriders in the fifth round of the CFL Draft.
Regina's Mitchell Picton was selected by the Saskatchewan Roughriders in the fifth round of the CFL Draft. Arielle Zerr/CJME News Staff

Riders select Regina’s own Mitchell Picton in CFL Draft

By Arielle Zerr/CJME News Staff
May 8, 2017 - 11:13am

Kids in Saskatchewan grow up dreaming they might one day play for the Roughriders and Mitchell Picton was no exception.

Gathered with his family at his home in Regina, it was his brother Aaron Picton, who was previously drafted by the Riders, who broke the news to him.

Chris Jones has been fined several times since taking over leadership of the Roughriders totaling more than $110,000.
Chris Jones has been fined several times since taking over leadership of the Roughriders totaling more than $110,000. submitted photo/Saskatchewan Roughriders

Riders, Jones smacked with $36K in fines by CFL

By Arielle Zerr/CJME News Staff
April 28, 2017 - 12:59pm

While the Roughriders maintain that they never worked out former NFL quarterback Johnny Manziel, head coach and vice-president of football operations Chris Jones has been fined $5,000 for speaking with his publicist.

And the fines don’t end there.

Roughriders general manager and head coach Chris Jones participates in a panel interview at CFL Week.
Roughriders general manager and head coach Chris Jones participates in a panel interview at CFL Week. Johany Jutras/CFL

Riders' Chris Jones looking for personality, character in combine participants

By Arielle Zerr/CJME News Staff
March 27, 2017 - 12:55pm

You could be the most athletic football player at the draft, but if you don’t fit with the Riders' philosophy, general manager and head coach Chris Jones just might pass you over. 

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