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Dressler pays tribute to 'a special player'

Weston Dressler is now a member of the Winnipeg Blue Bombers, but Chris Getzlaf — who announced his retirement from the CFL and the Saskatchewan Roughriders on Thursday — will always be considered a comrade. 259 more words

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A salute to Getzlaf and his helping hands

It is better to give than to receive, or so the saying goes, but Chris Getzlaf was able to do both.

In addition to being an accomplished CFL receiver, the Regina-born Getzlaf was able to give back to the community in myriad ways. 655 more words

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Riders receiver Chris Getzlaf retiring from football

Veteran receiver Chris Getzlaf announced his retirement from the CFL at a press conference in Regina on Thursday morning.

Getzlaf played in 11 CFL seasons for the Tiger-Cats, Roughriders and Eskimos. 77 more words

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Recently released Regina-raised receiver relishes return to Roughriders

Chris Getzlaf is enjoying a new kind of comeback route.

On Monday, the Regina-born receiver rejoined the Saskatchewan Roughriders — the team with which he has spent most of his CFL career — after last playing for the Green and White in 2015. 671 more words

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Edmonton Eskimos release veteran receiver Chris Getzlaf

The Edmonton Eskimos made a roster move Tuesday releasing veteran receiver Chris Getzlaf.

The 34-year-old played the better part of the last two seasons with the green and gold, he hasn’t played the last four games spending time on the team’s practice roster. 557 more words

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Roughriders' Bagg treats young fan with kid gloves

Robservations …

• We begin with a ramped-up Robservation — a shout-out to Rob Bagg. After a recent Saskatchewan Roughriders game, the 10th-year CFLer was approached by a young fan, who emerged from the meeting with a pair of the receiver’s gloves. 694 more words

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Classy Saskatchewan Roughriders playmakers together again

In a classically gormless Vanstonian moment, I began to introduce Regina Leader-Post photographer Troy Fleece to the four interviewees standing before me.

“Troy,” I began, going from left to right, “this is Wes and … uh … (clears throat) … why am I doing this?” 922 more words

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