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Riders

Being stubborn is head coach’s biggest flaw

More and more, Corey Chamblin is becoming like some of the less-successful head coaches in recent Saskatchewan Roughriders history — Ray Jauch, Danny Barrett,...

Another quarterback will go boom or bust in Saskatchewan

Brett Smith is about to become a household name. In Saskatchewan, home of most of Canada’s wheat farms and one well-scrutinized CFL team, every Roughriders...

Smoke and fires can’t obscure Riders’ record

Unless you have lived in Saskatchewan, you can never understand the angst that affects the followers of the community-owned Roughriders. This is a province that...

Riders problems well-displayed in fourth straight loss

What a disaster! The Saskatchewan Rougriders remained the CFL’s lone winless team after losing 27-24 to the visiting B.C. Lions on Friday night, in another...

Reminiscing with The Don

Ron Lancaster was always my favourite person to talk football with. He could explain the game so concisely, so articulately, so simply, that anyone...

Horrible coaching decisions leave Riders winless

It’s always been nearly impossible to figure when Saskatchewan Roughriders head coach Corey Chamblin was going to gamble on third-and-short. Or go for a...

Soft and mushy defence drops Riders to 0-2

The Saskatchewan Roughriders are 0-2, which is predictable in the absence of their franchise quarterback, Darian Durant. But it’s tough to claim that the...

Milo’s release serves as smokescreen for Riders problems

How do you spell scapegoat? M-I-L-O. As in Chris Milo, the Saskatchewan Roughriders kicker who was jettisoned following the CFL team’s season-opening loss. The Roughriders didn’t...

Riders grudgingly confirm Durant’s torn Achilles

Darian Durant’s comeback season with the Saskatchewan Roughriders ended half-way through the CFL team’s first game. On a seemingly innocent play, the veteran quarterback stepped...

Little Room for Rookie Receivers with Riders

CFL coaches like veterans. Why shouldn’t they? Veterans make fewer mental mistakes, so they block the right guys, blitz in the proper lanes and rarely...