Reaction to the news that Saskatchewan Roughriders football uber-boss Chris Jones was decamping for the Cleveland Browns was surprisingly muted as fans in Riderville – and their frenemies – reacted to this unexpected development with their usual level of calm, reasoned restraint.

Just kidding!

Social media feeds were awash with a cornucopia of entertaining reactions from smarmy, trolling Twitter posts from opposing teams to witty one-liners from seasoned scribes to the uncontrolled fury that can only be mustered by an aggrieved sports fan. Jones’ reign in Saskatchewan was a series of controversial, holy shit moments that inspired no shortage of vitriolic and amusing reactions: no reason his departure should be any different.

Here are some of the best / most entertaining offerings.

From Reddit user omegatron20xx 


Drew Edwards
Drew Edwards has covered the CFL for 10 seasons and is the founder and editor of 3DownNation. Beard in the photo not exactly as shown.