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Roughriders' tailback Marcus Thigpen ran 169 yards and had one touchdown during the CFL Eastern semi-final game against the Ottawa Redblacks on Nov 12, 2017.
Roughriders' tailback Marcus Thigpen ran 169 yards and had one touchdown during the CFL Eastern semi-final game against the Ottawa Redblacks on Nov 12, 2017. Saskatchewan Roughriders

Riders move on to eastern finals after 31-20 win in Ottawa

By Arielle Zerr
November 12, 2017 - 3:47pm

The Riders packed their bags for a long stay and now they’ll get at least another week in Ontario.

Saskatchewan defeated the Ottawa Redblacks in the eastern semi-final 31-20 and will move on to face Toronto next Sunday in the eastern final.

Naaman Roosevelt avoids a tackle against the Tiger-Cats in a win on July 8, 2017.
Naaman Roosevelt avoids a tackle against the Tiger-Cats in a win on July 8, 2017. Saskatchewan Roughriders

Roosevelt in, LaBatte out as Riders face Redblacks

By Arielle Zerr
November 12, 2017 - 8:26am

The Roughriders gain one of their best and lose one of their best as they square off in the eastern semi-final Sunday afternoon.

Star receiver Naaman Roosevelt returns to the lineup after missing the last three games of the season with a concussion.

The Saskatchewan Roughriders defeated the Toronto Argonauts 27-24 at BMO Field Oct. 7, 2017.
The Saskatchewan Roughriders defeated the Toronto Argonauts 27-24 at BMO Field Oct. 7, 2017. Twitter/Saskatchewan Roughriders

Bridge rallies Roughriders to exciting 27-24 road victory over Argonauts

By The Canadian Press
October 7, 2017 - 6:09pm

TORONTO — Tyler Crapigna’s 18-yard field goal with seven seconds remaining earned the Saskatchewan Roughriders a hard-fought 27-24 win over the Toronto Argonauts on Saturday night.

Defensive lineman Ese Mrabure comes out on top of the heap after tackling Stampeders running back Jerome Messam on Sept. 24, 2017.
Defensive lineman Ese Mrabure comes out on top of the heap after tackling Stampeders running back Jerome Messam on Sept. 24, 2017. Submitted photo/Saskatchewan Roughriders

Riders need to stop the run to beat the Argos

By Arielle Zerr / 980 CJME
October 7, 2017 - 10:05am

Over the last three games, the Roughriders defence has allowed a whopping 339 yards rushing.

And over the last three games, Toronto Argonauts running back James Wilder Jr. has rushed for 380.

The Roughriders claimed an 18-17 victory over Ottawa Friday after a major comeback in the second half.`
The Roughriders claimed an 18-17 victory over Ottawa Friday after a major comeback in the second half.` Twitter/Saskatchewan Roughriders

Roughriders storm back from 17-point deficit to down Redblacks 18-17

By Canadian Press
September 30, 2017 - 8:54am

Josh Bartel kicked a 41-yard punt single with just over two minutes to play as the Saskatchewan Roughriders rallied past the Ottawa Redblacks 18-17 on Friday.

Bartel’s game-winning point completed an 18-point comeback by Saskatchewan.

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