Stephen McAdoo interviews for Riders head coach job

The Saskatchewan Roughriders interviewed Stephen McAdoo for the team’s head coach job, per sources.

McAdoo is believed to be making between $150,000 and $200,000 on the one-year extension through 2019 signed during the off-season. The former CFL offensive lineman has spent the past three seasons as Riders offensive coordinator and assistant head coach.

He was the main play caller for the Riders last year that ranked in the bottom third of the CFL in many major statistical categories during the 2018 season. Saskatchewan was last in offensive touchdowns scored (25), last in passing touchdowns (11), seventh in offensive points scored (19.6), seventh in offensive yards per game (322.8), eighth in two-and-outs (100), eighth in rushing touchdowns (14), eighth in passing yards per game (220.6) and tied for last in completions of 30 yards or more (22).

McAdoo was the Edmonton Eskimos offensive coordinator for two seasons, including when the Esks won the 2015 Grey Cup. He spent four seasons as the offensive line coach for the Toronto Argonauts and four with the Montreal Alouettes in various offensive roles.

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