Chunky & the Man CFL Podcast 29: Is Marc Trestman Overrated?

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Last Word on Sports is proud to present its CFL Podcast, Chunky & the Man. Each week our hosts will look around the Canadian Football League, and bring you the latest news and analysis. They will also strive to bring you in-depth interviews with great guests connected to the CFL. The show is available every Monday […] READ MORE


The Saskatchewan Roughrider Plan: Death by a Thousand Screens

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Roughriders offence squanders opportunity Despite going down 24-0 early to the red hot Calgary Stampeders, the Saskatchewan Roughriders defence added a pick six and kicker Brett Lauther was good from 56! yards to put the Riders within 11 going into the half. Hope was in the air. Just when Roughriders fans could get excited, offensive coordinator Stephen McAdoo […] READ MORE


Riders Offence: Enough to Make You Cry

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The Riders offence is choosing to live and die by the run, screen passes and hitch throws. That’s Jones’ story and he’s sticking to it. In Arielle Zerr’s post-game interview, she caught some interesting tidbits on what Jones envisions for the offence going forward: He started by saying that Calgary has been quite successful using […] READ MORE


Jones Doubles Down, Riders Prevail in Hamilton

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Quick Recap It was a shaky start but Chris Jones and co. got the job done. Jones appeared to be doubling down on his ways early on; Duron Carter starting on defence, Brandon Bridge and David Watford trading reps and a defensive lineman playing guard. However, the tides turned come halftime as the Roughriders were […] READ MORE


Roughriders Offensive Line Woes Looming Over the Bye

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The Saskatchewan Roughriders are entering their first bye week with more questions than answers after an ugly win over the Hamilton Tiger-Cats in Week 4. By now, everyone is aware of the problems that have plagued the Riders thus far this season. A carousel at the quarterback position and Duron Carter playing at his second-best […] READ MORE


Riders Establish Identity, Bail Out Brandon Bridge in Victory

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Defensive Stars Overshadow Inept Quarterbacking REGINA-Not very often does the inferior quarterback win in the CFL, but that’s exactly what happened Thursday night in Regina. Despite Hamilton Tiger-Cat starter Jeremiah Masoli tying a CFL record with his 9th straight 300-yard passing performance, it was Saskatchewan Roughrider pivot Brandon Bridge fumbling and stumbling his way to […] READ MORE


2018 Saskatchewan Roughriders Breakdown

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It has been some time since the Riders were considered true contenders. However, their 2017 run that ended in Toronto has set high expectations for 2018. Chris Jones has stuck to his guns shaping the roster in his vision, even if that means cutting fan favourites such as Rob Bagg, Chad Owens and Bakari Grant. […] READ MORE


Fitting Messam in with Roughriders is Complicated

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SASKATOON-On the surface, it would appear somebody with credentials like Jerome Messam would be a lock to make any CFL team. As a Canadian running back, he’s a ratio changer who can fill one of the mandated 7 starting non-import positions somewhere outside of the offensive line. A reported base salary of $120k, the ‘Brampton Bus’ […] READ MORE


Roughriders Still a Good Bet for Franklin

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Although a re-union of Chris Jones and James Franklin in Saskatchewan is not yet imminent, the stars appear to be aligning in favor of such a scenario. Re-signing Bridge a Smokescreen? The Saskatchewan Roughriders re-signing of Brandon Bridge to a one-year contract extension looks like an insurance policy for a team which might not have […] READ MORE


Saskatchewan Roughriders Need to Move on From Kevin Glenn

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Chris Jones deserves to win CFL coach of the year but don’t think for a second his re-build in Regina is complete. Roughriders Still Lacking at Quarterback The Riders are stacked at just about every American position on their roster but are still short at the most important spot: quarterback. Saskatchewan’s shaky offensive line struggled […] READ MORE