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Shomari Williams adjusting to being man in the middle

CALGARY — The switch to middle linebacker from defensive end seemed natural for the Saskatchewan Roughriders’ Shomari Williams. “To be honest, middle linebacker is my natural position,’’ the third-year Roughrider said in advance of Thursday ’s game against the Calgary Stampeders at McMahon Stadium. “I played it in high school. It’s how I got a scholarship and it’s what I

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Nick Graham ready for return with Roughriders

REGINA — The wait isn’t over for veteran Saskatchewan Roughriders cornerback Nick Graham. Graham may have to wait until before the Roughriders play the Calgary Stampeders on Thursday at McMahon Stadium before knowing if he’ll make his first start at cornerback since being benched after the opening game of the 2012 CFL regular season. Graham started at cornerback in the

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Riders sign former Blue Bombers slotback Terence Jeffers-Harris

REGINA — The Saskatchewan Roughriders announced Tuesday morning that they have signed CFL import receiver Terence Jeffers-Harris.Jeffers-Harris, 24, was previously signed to the Tiger-Cats’ practice roster in November 2011, and before that had spent two seasons with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers.Check back for updates . . . http://www.leaderpost.com/sports/football/roughriders-football/Riders+sign+former+Blue+Bombers/6946320/story.htmlPlease like & share:

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New stadium for Regina in 2017

REGINA — Raucous Rider fans filling the seats at Mosaic Stadium Saturday afternoon learned they’ll be sitting a new facility come 2017 if everything goes according to plan.Premier Brad Wall, Mayor Pat Fiacco, Roger Brandvold, chair of the Riders’ board of governors, announced prior to kickoff that a new $278 million stadium is about to become a reality courtesy of

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Simon says Rider fans are No. 1

REGINA — B.C. Lions slotback Geroy Simon has nothing but love for Saskatchewan Roughriders fans — even if it doesn’t always seem like the feeling is mutual. “I love playing here,� Simon said Friday as his team made final preparations for today’s clash at Mosaic Stadium “I love the atmosphere. I love the fans. The fans get on you but

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Riders’ Chris Milo tutors coach on kicking game

Chris Milo is coaching Saskatchewan Roughriders head Corey Chamblin when it comes to the kicking game. The sessions between the placekicker with the Roughriders and the rookie head coach often take place during some of the specialteams sessions at the squad’s practices at Mosaic Stadium. Chamblin has spent time learning about punting and placekicking from Milo while special-teams co-ordinator Craig

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