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New Roughriders quarterback Vernon Adams (middle) shadows Brandon Bridge (left) during practice at Leibel Field on Aug. 21, 2017.
New Roughriders quarterback Vernon Adams (middle) shadows Brandon Bridge (left) during practice at Leibel Field on Aug. 21, 2017. Arielle Zerr/CJME News Staff

Riders' QB Brandon Bridge not worried about competition

From paNOW
August 21, 2017 - 5:19pm

Brandon Bridge is not sweating a little competition – especially when the competition is so familiar.

Many wondered what Bridge’s reaction may have been when the Roughriders traded for another young quarterback – Vernon Adams Jr. – last week, but Bridge said he’s cool with it.

Quarterback Vernon Adams was acquired by the Riders from the Montreal Alouettes on August 15, 2017.
Quarterback Vernon Adams was acquired by the Riders from the Montreal Alouettes on August 15, 2017. Instagram/Vernon Adams

Riders make a trade with Montreal for a QB

From paNOW
August 15, 2017 - 3:25pm

The Riders have just traded for a Quarterback from the Montreal Alouettes.

No, it’s not Darian Durant.

The team announced the team acquired international quarterback Vernon Adams. The Riders also received a fifth-round selection in the 2018 CFL Draft.

Roughriders offensive lineman Peter Dyakowski protects Kevin Glenn on July 8, 2017.
Roughriders offensive lineman Peter Dyakowski protects Kevin Glenn on July 8, 2017. submitted photo/Saskatchewan Roughriders

Riders juggle offensive line after Clark injury

From paNOW
August 11, 2017 - 3:59pm

The Saskatchewan Roughriders are being forced into a major shift along the offensive line, and throughout the lineup, due to a single injury.

Centre Dan Clark is out long-term due to what’s believed to be an arm injury, impacting roster management for Head Coach Chris Jones.

Roughriders defensive lineman Willie Jefferson tries to get pressure on Hamilton's Zach Collaros on July 8, 2017.
Roughriders defensive lineman Willie Jefferson tries to get pressure on Hamilton's Zach Collaros on July 8, 2017. submitted photo/Saskatchewan Roughriders

Roughriders search for defensive ‘monster’ continues

From paNOW
August 11, 2017 - 10:46am

Defensive lineman Willie Jefferson has had a great start to the season, but it needs to be more than a one-man show up front for the Roughriders defensive line to succeed.

They need a bigger push, especially up the middle.

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