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Ed Gainey (left) and Mike Edem celebrate a defensive play during the Roughriders game against B.C. on Aug. 13, 2017.
Ed Gainey (left) and Mike Edem celebrate a defensive play during the Roughriders game against B.C. on Aug. 13, 2017. submitted photo/Saskatchewan Roughriders

Carter, Gainey among Riders’ player award nominees

By Arielle Zerr/CJME News Staff
November 1, 2017 - 3:05pm

Duron Carter’s ability to play both offensive and defensive football earned him a nod, and Ed Gainey’s 10 interceptions have also been considered outstanding as the Roughriders announced their player award nominees Wednesday morning.

Riders head coach Chris Jones speaks to media after practice on Sept. 20, 2017.
Riders head coach Chris Jones speaks to media after practice on Sept. 20, 2017. file photo/CJME News Staff

Riders focused on winning next game, not playoffs: Jones

By CKOM News Staff
October 31, 2017 - 5:30pm

The Saskatchewan Roughriders have a playoff spot locked up, but that doesn’t mean they’re slacking for the rest of the regular season.

Riders head coach Chris Jones indicated he plans on having his starters out there for the regular season finale against the Edmonton Eskimos.

Chad Owens celebrates during a 37-12 victory over the Montreal Alouettes that saw him catch for over 100 yards and a touchdown.
Chad Owens celebrates during a 37-12 victory over the Montreal Alouettes that saw him catch for over 100 yards and a touchdown. submitted/Saskatchewan Roughriders

Owens, Richardson shine in Riders 37-12 victory over Montreal

By Arielle Zerr/CJME News Staff
October 30, 2017 - 8:42am

The Flying Hawaiian finally took flight in Regina Friday night.

After a long offseason marred by a nagging injury and setbacks, Chad Owens started his second game of the season and the first in front of the home crowd.

Duron Carter scored two touchdowns in the Roughriders 38-27 win against the Toronto Argonauts on July 29, 2017.
Duron Carter scored two touchdowns in the Roughriders 38-27 win against the Toronto Argonauts on July 29, 2017. submitted photo/Saskatchewan Roughriders

Duron Carter has Grey Cup goals

By Arielle Zerr/CJME News Staff
October 27, 2017 - 1:15pm

Last season Duron Carter didn’t even have a team, let alone a spot in the playoffs.

What a difference a year makes.

The effervescent receiver was cut by the Montreal Alouettes so late in the 2016 season that by league rules he was unable to join another team.

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