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Vernon Adams Jr. speaks to reporters at Mosaic Stadium in Regina on Aug 16, 2017.
Vernon Adams Jr. speaks to reporters at Mosaic Stadium in Regina on Aug 16, 2017. Jayme Nye/CJME News Staff

Riders new QB ready to learn from veteran Glenn

By Jessika Guse/CJME News Staff
August 16, 2017 - 4:35pm

Roughriders Head Coach Chris Jones finally has the quarterback he’s had his eye on for nearly a year.

With the trade of Vernon Adams Jr. to Saskatchewan Tuesday, Jones said is excited to see what the young athlete can do in green.

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

By CJME News Staff
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

By Jamie Nye/CJME News Staff
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

By Jamie Nye/CJME News Staff
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.

Roughriders receiver Chad Owens returned for his first full practice since training camp on Aug. 1, 2017.
Roughriders receiver Chad Owens returned for his first full practice since training camp on Aug. 1, 2017. Arielle Zerr/980 CJME

Chad Owens practices for 1st time since Riders training camp

By Arielle Zerr
August 2, 2017 - 8:49am

The flying Hawaiian is flying down the football field once again.

Chad Owens participated in his first full practice since training camp in Saskatoon after complications related to a broken foot.

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