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One year after a housecleaning, the Saskatchewan Roughriders are barely better

From one year to the next, the Saskatchewan Roughriders have improved from abysmal to merely awful.

Halfway through the 2015 CFL season, Saskatchewan sported an 0-9 record that prompted the firings of head coach Corey Chamblin and general manager/vice-president of football operations Brendan Taman. 893 more words

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Better days are on the horizon for the Saskatchewan Roughriders

Entering the 2016 CFL season, the Saskatchewan Roughriders planned to lean on their veteran offensive line to control the ball and keep their inexperienced defence off the field as much as possible while they played musical chairs and settled into the best combination of players. 513 more words

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Saskatchewan Roughriders need their season to resemble the Edmonton game

If the Saskatchewan Roughriders’ season unfolds like their most-recent game, there will be a modicum of hope.

The Roughriders staggered out of the starting gate Friday night against the host Edmonton Eskimos, falling behind 22-0 before there was any evidence of consciousness. 640 more words

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Saskatchewan Roughriders are eager to have a better second half

EDMONTON — The Saskatchewan Roughriders could use a halftime pep talk.

Saskatchewan completed the first half of its 2016 regular-season schedule with a 1-8-0 record, the worst such mark in the CFL. 647 more words

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Edmonton Eskimos send Saskatchewan Roughriders to fifth straight loss

EDMONTON — Greg Jones was at a loss to explain the losing.

“It would all make sense if we didn’t do what it takes to win off the field, in preparation or on the practice field,” the Saskatchewan Roughriders’ middle linebacker said Friday after his team fell 33-25 to the Edmonton Eskimos at Commonwealth Stadium. 610 more words

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Saskatchewan Roughriders show progress but lose yet again

It was a game that changed course faster than Donald Trump’s immigration policy.

The Saskatchewan Roughriders trailed the host Edmonton Eskimos 22-0 during Friday’s first half, when there was every indication that the Green and White would absorb another lopsided loss. 645 more words

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Saskatchewan Roughriders show signs of progress but lose yet again

It was a game that changed course faster than Donald Trump’s immigration policy.

The Saskatchewan Roughriders trailed the host Edmonton Eskimos 22-0 during Friday’s first half, when there was every indication that the Green and White would absorb another lopsided loss. 646 more words

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