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Regina's Mitchell Picton was selected by the Saskatchewan Roughriders in the fifth round of the CFL Draft.
Regina's Mitchell Picton was selected by the Saskatchewan Roughriders in the fifth round of the CFL Draft. Arielle Zerr/CJME News Staff

Riders select Regina’s own Mitchell Picton in CFL Draft

By paNOW Staff
May 8, 2017 - 11:13am

Kids in Saskatchewan grow up dreaming they might one day play for the Roughriders and Mitchell Picton was no exception.

Gathered with his family at his home in Regina, it was his brother Aaron Picton, who was previously drafted by the Riders, who broke the news to him......

Chris Jones says the Roughriders have done more than two dozen mock drafts and feels prepared for the real thing.
Chris Jones says the Roughriders have done more than two dozen mock drafts and feels prepared for the real thing. Johany Jutras/CFL

Chris Jones feels 'very prepared' for CFL Draft

By paNOW Staff
May 8, 2017 - 10:38am

One of the greatest things that determines success in the CFL is the quality of the Canadian talent, making the annual CFL Draft of vital importance for teams.

As it stands right now, the Roughriders have the second overall pick in the draft and general manager and head coach.....

Roger Brandvold is announced as one of the newest members of the Saskatchewan Roughriders' Plaza of Honour on May 2, 2017.
Roger Brandvold is announced as one of the newest members of the Saskatchewan Roughriders' Plaza of Honour on May 2, 2017. Arielle Zerr/CJME News Staff

Cates, Brandvold inducted into the 2017 Plaza of Honour

By paNOW Staff
May 2, 2017 - 4:28pm

Two greats will have their names forever etched in Saskatchewan Roughrider history.

Wes Cates and Roger Brandvold have been announced as the 2017 Plaza of Honour inductees.

Cates was the running back from 2007 to 2011, appearing in three Grey Cups, including the 2007 win.

As well,.....

Chris Jones has been fined several times since taking over leadership of the Roughriders totaling more than $110,000.
Chris Jones has been fined several times since taking over leadership of the Roughriders totaling more than $110,000. submitted photo/Saskatchewan Roughriders

Riders, Jones smacked with $36K in fines by CFL

By paNOW Staff
April 28, 2017 - 12:59pm

While the Roughriders maintain that they never worked out former NFL quarterback Johnny Manziel, head coach and vice-president of football operations Chris Jones has been fined $5,000 for speaking with his publicist.

And the fines don’t end there.

The Riders were also hit with a $31,500 fine relating.....

Saskatchewan’s head coach Chris Jones will continue to call defence, as announced by the club on April 24, 2017.
Saskatchewan’s head coach Chris Jones will continue to call defence, as announced by the club on April 24, 2017. submitted photo/Saskatchewan Roughriders

Roughriders unveil 2017 coaching staff

By paNOW Staff
April 24, 2017 - 12:42pm

The Saskatchewan Roughriders have made some changes to the coaching staff for the 2017 season.

Head coach Chris Jones will continue to call the defence, but he will have a new linebackers coach. Merritt Bowden will take that position after Phillip Lolley took a job with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats......

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