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Both Brandon Bridge (left) and Zach Collaros have seen time as the Riders starting quarterback in 2018.
Both Brandon Bridge (left) and Zach Collaros have seen time as the Riders starting quarterback in 2018. submitted photo/Saskatchewan Roughriders

Collaros to play ‘a bunch’ against the Esks, Bridge ‘a bit’

By Arielle Zerr/CJME News Staff
July 31, 2018 - 5:53pm

Even with Zach Collaros back in the picture, Roughriders head coach Chris Jones doesn’t seem to want to commit to a starting quarterback.

Or at least to admit it publicly.

Quarterback Zach Collaros earns his first win as a Roughrider against the Toronto Argonauts on June 15, 2018.
Quarterback Zach Collaros earns his first win as a Roughrider against the Toronto Argonauts on June 15, 2018. Saskatchewan Roughriders

Collaros hid preseason injury from Riders staff

By Arielle Zerr/CJME News Staff
July 31, 2018 - 7:55am

The struggling Riders offence is getting a bit of a boost.

Quarterback Zach Collaros was taken off the six-game injured list a few weeks earlier than expected, after being sidelined with a concussion in the second week of the season.

Roughrider running back Marcus Thigpen charges the line after taking a hand off from Brandon Bridge on July 28, 2018.
Roughrider running back Marcus Thigpen charges the line after taking a hand off from Brandon Bridge on July 28, 2018. submitted photo/Saskatchewan Roughriders

‘I heard the boos:’ McAdoo explains Riders offence

By Arielle Zerr/CKOM News Staff
July 30, 2018 - 5:39pm

Stephen McAdoo could hear Rider fans booing.

The offensive co-ordinator may spend the game behind a glass window halfway up the west side of Mosaic Stadium, but it’s not soundproof and he knew exactly how Rider Nation was feeling.

Jerome Messam, 33, joined the Roughriders for the second time in February 2018 after signing a free agent deal.
Jerome Messam, 33, joined the Roughriders for the second time in February 2018 after signing a free agent deal. Arielle Zerr/980 CJME

Riders release Jerome Messam following criminal charges

By CJME News Staff
July 30, 2018 - 11:34am

The Saskatchewan Roughriders have released Canadian running back Jerome Messam after criminal charges have been laid against him.

In a statement, the CFL said Messam was charged with voyeurism from an incident in November 2016.

The Riders announced the move in a tweet Monday.

Roughrider running back Marcus Thigpen charges the line after taking a hand off from Brandon Bridge on July 28, 2018.
Roughrider running back Marcus Thigpen charges the line after taking a hand off from Brandon Bridge on July 28, 2018. Saskatchewan Roughriders

‘Get used to it:’ No changes coming to Rider offence

By Arielle Zerr / 980 CJME
July 29, 2018 - 9:23am

It was second and seven in the fourth quarter and the Riders were in desperate need of a touchdown.

Desperate need of any sort of offence, really, but a touchdown would have brought them within five points with time left on the clock to do more damage later.

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