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Antwane Grant (centre) will get his first start as a Roughrider in the game against Hamilton on July 8, 2017.
Antwane Grant (centre) will get his first start as a Roughrider in the game against Hamilton on July 8, 2017. Arielle Zerr/CJME News Staff

Antwane Grant ready for 1st start as a Rider

By Arielle Zerr/CJME News Staff
July 7, 2017 - 4:22pm

There was no other acceptable option for Antwane Grant but to be a Saskatchewan Roughrider.

“I came with a chip on my shoulder,” he said. “I didn't stick around in the NFL, I knew when I came here I wanted to stick around. I wanted to be here for sure.”

Since being released by the Roughriders, Jonathan Newsome signed a deal with the Ottawa Redblacks.
Since being released by the Roughriders, Jonathan Newsome signed a deal with the Ottawa Redblacks. submitted photo/Saskatchewan Roughriders

Former Rider Jonathan Newsome speaks out about surprise cut

By CJME News Staff
July 7, 2017 - 11:32am

Johnathan Newsome is telling his side of the story about why he was released by the Saskatchewan Roughriders.

“It ain't no mystery when somebody just doesn't like you,” Newsome tweeted after announcing he’d signed with the Ottawa Redblacks.

Jeremy Zver participates in his first practice as a Roughrider on July 4, 2017.
Jeremy Zver participates in his first practice as a Roughrider on July 4, 2017. Arielle Zerr/CJME News Staff

'Happy to be home' Riders ink local o-lineman Jeremy Zver

By Arielle Zerr/CJME News Staff
July 5, 2017 - 11:43am

It was a risk that paid off for Regina's own Jeremy Zver, in more ways than one.

The offensive lineman was drafted 16th overall by the B.C. Lions in the 2017 CFL Draft in May, but on Tuesday he was announced as the newest Saskatchewan Roughrider.

Jonathan Newsome celebrates after getting a sack during the 2016 Roughrider season.
Jonathan Newsome celebrates after getting a sack during the 2016 Roughrider season. submitted photo/Saskatchewan Roughriders

Differing views lead Roughriders to release Newsome

By Arielle Zerr/CJME News Staff
July 4, 2017 - 4:43pm

A disagreement with his boss seems to have cost Jonathan Newsome his job.
 
In a surprising move, the Roughriders announced Newsome's release during practice on Tuesday.
 
After practice,  head coach Chris Jones said the two of them weren't seeing eye to eye.
 

Roughriders Canadian linebacker Henoc Muamba has been placed on the six-game injured list after an MRI revealed a knee injury on June 29, 2017.
Roughriders Canadian linebacker Henoc Muamba has been placed on the six-game injured list after an MRI revealed a knee injury on June 29, 2017. Twitter/CFL

Riders' Canadian linebacker Muamba sidelined by knee injury

By Arielle Zerr/CJME News Staff
June 30, 2017 - 4:42pm

It's only the second week of the CFL season, and the Roughriders are already dealing with a problematic injury.

Canadian middle “Mike” linebacker Henoc Muamba has been moved to the six-game injured list after an MRI revealed an injury to his knee.

Prince Albert's Donny Parenteau will be headlining the Roughriders July 1 game against the Winnipeg Blue Bombers
Prince Albert's Donny Parenteau will be headlining the Roughriders July 1 game against the Winnipeg Blue Bombers File photo/paNOW Staff

P.A. musician to play July 1 Riders game

By Sarah Wallace
June 25, 2017 - 8:23am Updated: June 27, 2017 - 4:45am

Prince Albert's very own Donny Parenteau will be centre stage during the halftime show at the July 1 football game between the Saskatchewan Roughriders and Winnipeg Blue Bombers at the new Mosaic Stadium. 

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.

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