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Willie Jefferson Signs Extension to Remain with Riders

January 20, 2017 - The Saskatchewan Roughriders announced today international defensive lineman Willie Jefferson has signed an extension to remain with the team. As per team policy, details of the contract were not released. Jefferson (6'6 - 245) joined the Riders in September, 2016 after attending training camp with the Washington Redskins where he played three NFL preseason games, registering two defensive tackles. In five regular season games with the Green and White last season, the 25-year-old Texas native picked up eight defensive ... Full Story

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Riders Release Jeff Knox to Pursue NFL Opportunity

January 14, 2017 - The Saskatchewan Roughriders have released international linebacker Jeff Knox Jr. so he can pursue an NFL opportunity. Knox spent the last two seasons with the Riders after signing with the Green and White in May, 2015. Knox picked up 179 defensive tackles, 30 special teams tackles, one interception and one quarterback sack in 35 regular season games. Following the 2015 season, Knox was named the Riders Most Outstanding Player, Most Outstanding Defensive Player, and Most Outstanding Rookie after setting a single season... Full Story

Riders Trade Playing Rights

January 13, 2017 - The Saskatchewan Roughriders have traded the CFL playing rights of international quarterback Darian Durant to the Montreal Alouettes in exchange for a fourth round selection (32nd overall) in the 2017 CFL Draft and a conditional 2nd round selection in the 2018 CFL Draft. Durant spent the previous 11 seasons with the Green and White after originally joining the team ahead of the 2006 season. Through 157 career regular season games, the University of North Carolina product sits second among franchise quarterbacks with 3,519... Full Story

Jonathan Newsome Signs Extension with Riders

January 11, 2017 - The Saskatchewan Roughriders announced today international defensive lineman Jonathan Newsome has signed an extension to remain with the team through 2018. As per team policy, financial details of the contract were not released. Newsome (6'3 - 247) joined the Riders during training camp last season after spending two seasons with the Indianapolis Colts where he was selected in the 5th round (164th overall) of the 2014 NFL Draft. Through two seasons with the Colts, the 25-year-old product of Ball State picked up 47 defe... Full Story


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