Saskatchewan Roughriders

Stephen Bolen - Feb 4, 2019

Not much more needs to be said on the Roughriders tumultuous off-season that hasn’t already been said. Chris Jones left the team high and dry for the NFL, Jeremy O’Day was promoted to General Manager. While Craig Dickenson was promoted from special teams coordinator to head coach. Saskatchewan is looking to improve on their 12-6 […]

Stephen Bolen - Dec 3, 2018

The CFL season has concluded and I decided to revisit my article from May that asked: “Could 2018 be the Biggest CFL Season Yet?” While there were many successful high points for the CFL, the early answer is no. Below are each of the reasons why I thought 2018 would be the biggest CFL season […]

Nik Kowalski, Editor - Aug 29, 2018

While trash talk remains at a minimum—the biggest trash-talker, Duron Carter, is also absent—and the prairie rivalry has yet to heat up, the 54th annual Labour Day Classic between the visiting Winnipeg Blue Bombers and the Saskatchewan Roughriders will be a high stakes game. Teams moving in different directions Both the Bombers (5-5) and the […]

Duron Carter
Nik Kowalski, Editor - Aug 11, 2018

The Saskatchewan Roughriders have announced that the team has cut international wide receiver Duron Carter. We have announced the following roster moves: RELEASED: •Int’l receiver, Duron Carter#CFL — Saskatchewan Roughriders (@sskroughriders) August 12, 2018 Duron Carter’s CFL Career Carter’s two-year career with the Saskatchewan Roughriders comes to an abrupt end. The two-time CFL all-star had […]

Nik Kowalski, Editor - Jul 4, 2018

Arguably the CFL’s biggest and most head-scratching story will continue to play out. The Saskatchewan Roughriders depth chart for Thursday night’s clash versus the Hamilton Tiger-Cats has Duron Carter still listed at cornerback. The Duron Carter Experiment If you are a non-CFL fan and are simply checking out Cris Carter’s son’s statistics in the CFL […]

Michael Willoughby - Feb 16, 2017

As the 2017 CFL Free Agency enters its second day, the Hamilton Tiger-Cats bid adieu to two key players from last year, with Beau Landry and Chad Owens – both of whom spent significant time on the Hamilton injury list – opting for other teams. Tiger-Cats Lose Two in Free Agency 2017 Earlier on Wednesday, […]

Darian Durant's Contract Situation
Thomas Gunther - Jan 9, 2017

With all of the uncertainty surrounding Darian Durant’s Contract Situation with the Saskatchewan Riders, this fan gives his take on the situation.

West Division MOP Candidates
Thomas Gunther - Nov 2, 2016

With the 2016 season nearly over, Last Word On Canadian Football’s Thomas Gunther rolls out his list of West Division MOP Candidates.

CFL Week 18 Talking Points
Thomas Gunther - Oct 24, 2016

LWOS writer Thomas Gunther is back with the CFL Week 18 Talking Points. This time Gunther takes a look at the whole weekend’s slate of games.

CFL Week 17 Talking Points
Thomas Gunther - Oct 15, 2016

Continuing with the CFL Talking Points series, Last Word On Canadian Football writer Thomas Gunther is back to cover the latest match-up between the Saskatchewan Roughriders and the Toronto Argonauts. The Argos entered the match desperately needing a win to keep their name in the playoff race while the Riders were riding a three game winning streak. […]

CFL Check-In: Week 16
Thomas Gunther - Oct 14, 2016

With the playoffs in sight LWOS takes a look at the entire league and makes some predictions in the CFL Check-In: Week 16 Season Review.

CFL Week 16 Talking Points
Thomas Gunther - Oct 8, 2016

LWOS writer Thomas Gunther is back with the CFL Week 16 Talking Points. This week Gunther covers the matchup between the Riders and Redblacks.

cfl week 13 talking points
Thomas Gunther - Sep 19, 2016

With another week in the books Kelly steps in for Thomas to cover the Riders second win in the CFL Week 13 Talking Points.

Thomas Gunther - Sep 11, 2016

After their latest loss to the Winnipeg Blue Bombers the Riders face another lost season amid poor execution, mental errors, and play calling.

cfl week 11 talking points
Thomas Gunther - Sep 4, 2016

Continuing with the CFL Talking Points series, Last Word On Sports CFL writers Thomas Gunther and Kelly Bale are back with the latest game breakdown. The Winnipeg Blue Bombers entered the Labour Day Classic on a hot streak and looked to end an 11-year losing streak against the struggling Saskatchewan Roughriders. The Riders put forth their greatest effort of the year […]

Matthew Bin - Aug 22, 2016

The Saskatchewan Roughriders took Chris Jones and a good portion of his coaching staff away from the Edmonton Eskimos mere days after he led the team to the 2015 Grey Cup win. He was the coach who was going to reverse the Riders’ flagging fortunes; this, the green and white faithful were certain, was going to turn […]

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Oliver Eastwood - Aug 22, 2016

The last time a CFL team went a whole season without a win, Newfoundland had just joined Canada. But what caused the decline in winless seasons in the CFL?

Edmonton Eskimos
Oliver Eastwood - Aug 22, 2016

The international outcry surrounding the death of George Floyd in police custody has made its way north of the border to Canada and has reopened discussions around diversity and racism. CFL teams all offered their solidarity with the black community and affirmed their anti-racism stance; however, one team has faced backlash over the hypocrisy over their […]

Labour Day Classic
Last Word Staff - Aug 22, 2016

The ongoing pandemic is threatening the 2020 CFL season. CFL games may restart in September but, according to league commissioner Randy Ambrosie, this is the best-case scenario. Until then, unfortunately, CFL fans will be left with little more than reruns and football games at the All Jackpots Casino. News has recently emerged about a potential […]

Sean Thomas-Erlington of the Hamilton Tiger-Cats
Nik Kowalski, Editor - Aug 22, 2016

If there’s a player who deserves to be bitter about coronavirus postponing the 2020 CFL season, it’s Sean Thomas Erlington. Instead, the 27-year-old is eager to pick up where he left off. The Montreal native exploded out of the gates with Hamilton in 2019, averaging 139 yards per game — a total of 224 rushing […]

The Grey Cup
Oliver Eastwood - Aug 22, 2016

A few days ago, CFL Commissioner Randy Ambrosie hosted a virtual Town Hall. In it, he made a few key announcements regarding the 2020 season. Ambrosie discussed both a shortened season and the cancellation of Touchdown Atlantic; however, the most impactful point made concerned the change to the Grey Cup hosting format. Previously, teams bid […]

Edmonton Eskimos quaterback Trevor Harris
Josh McSwain - Aug 22, 2016

Following up an icon on a sports team is no easy task. In the case of Edmonton starting pivot Trevor Harris, he is following up two different signal-callers that have been among the most accomplished in the history of the CFL. But more than just following up on Ricky Ray and Mike Reilly, Harris has […]

CFL All-Decade Team
Last Word Staff - Aug 22, 2016

Sick of 2010s’ lists? Well, we have good news — this is a 2020’s list! Totally different. In all seriousness, there are a ton of CFL players under 30 — an unofficial cutoff age for this team — who deserve some recognition for their greatness to come. And considering the CFL’s ratio rules of course, […]

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Oliver Eastwood - Aug 22, 2016

Set to become the tenth team in the CFL, the Atlantic Schooners have been in the works since 2017. As the revival of a failed 1980s franchise, the Schooners hope to bring football to the Maritimes. The region has seen significant support for a Canadian football team; however, recent and ongoing developments threaten to derail […]