Riders NOW

Riders Running Back Joe McKnight was shot to death on Dec. 1, 2016. Joe McKnight had gone through a lot of career highs and lows before he landed with the Roughriders, but his head coach believed he was turning the corner – set to finally reach his full potential.  “We had every plan to have him back, and every talk I had, he certainly wanted to be back,” Jones said Friday morning from Fort Lauderdale, Florida.  But those plans are no longer. The 28-year-old running back was shot dead after a traffic disput
Riders Running Back Joe McKnight was shot to death on Dec. 1, 2016. Joe McKnight had gone through a lot of career highs and lows before he landed with the Roughriders, but his head coach believed he was turning the corner – set to finally reach his full potential. “We had every plan to have him back, and every talk I had, he certainly wanted to be back,” Jones said Friday morning from Fort Lauderdale, Florida. But those plans are no longer. The 28-year-old running back was shot dead after a traffic disput ARIELLE ZERR/CJME NEWS

‘Hoping maybe I dreamed it:’ Roughriders head coach says McKnight is a tremendous loss

From paNOW
December 3, 2016 - 7:45am

Joe McKnight had gone through a lot of career highs and lows before he landed with the Roughriders, but his head coach believed he was turning the corner – set to finally reach his full potential.

Riders' head coach Chris Jones.
Riders' head coach Chris Jones. submitted photo/Saskatchewan Roughriders

Roughriders Chris Jones looking for ‘middle ground’ in Durant contract talks

From Riders NOW
November 7, 2016 - 7:04am Updated: November 17, 2016 - 3:47pm

There are two sides to every contract negotiation, and on Monday the Roughriders presented theirs.

On Sunday, Darian Durant said his talks with the team were pretty much at a standstill after he and his agent presented what he called a reasonable offer to management.

Roughriders wide receiver Naaman Roosevelt (82) will be staying with the Roughriders through the 2018 season.
Roughriders wide receiver Naaman Roosevelt (82) will be staying with the Roughriders through the 2018 season. The Canadian Press

Roosevelt re-signs for 2 years

From Riders NOW
November 3, 2016 - 10:01am Updated: November 17, 2016 - 3:47pm

The Saskatchewan Roughriders announced on Thursday afternoon they have signed 28-year-old wide receiver Naaman Roosevelt to a two-year contract extension.

Pages