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Mon, 16 Jan 2017 11:02:05 GMT



CBC.ca

Insider trading: Kerry Joseph on what it's like to be traded in the CFL
CBC.ca
Few people know what it's like to be in Darian Durant's shoes, but Kerry Joseph is pretty familiar with the feeling. The two former Roughrider quarterbacks have shared a lot in their time in the Canadian Football League. They've both worn number 4 for ...

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Sun, 15 Jan 2017 22:17:35 GMT



Regina Leader-Post

Vanstone: Roughriders are hoping for a repeat of history
Regina Leader-Post
Friday's trade of quarterback Darian Durant — a.k.a. Doubles — to the Montreal Alouettes has created a cavernous void at football's marquee position. There is a pressing need for Roughriders head coach, general manager and vice-president of football ...


Sun, 15 Jan 2017 09:30:00 GMT



Regina Leader-Post

Knox reportedly signs with Tampa Bay
Regina Leader-Post
Knox was to become a CFL free agent on Feb. 14. • Justin Dunk of 3downnation.com is reporting that quarterback Darian Durant, whose rights the Roughriders traded to the Montreal Alouettes on Friday, has agreed to a multi-year contract extension with ...

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Sun, 15 Jan 2017 01:32:02 GMT



Ottawa Citizen

'I'm a fighter': Ex-Rough Rider Rick Sowieta hits back after cancer diagnosis
Ottawa Citizen
It was a death sentence, a medical diagnosis that hit former Ottawa Rough Riders linebacker Rick Sowieta with a wallop – words that ripped through him harder than any collision during his 10-year CFL career. A year ago February, on a sunny but bitterly ...

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Sat, 14 Jan 2017 19:11:27 GMT



Saskatoon StarPhoenix

Following trade of Darian Durant, Canadian Brandon Bridge to compete for Roughriders' starting position
Saskatoon StarPhoenix
He completed 21-of-30 passes for 220 yards and two TDs in a 30-24 overtime loss to Saskatchewan, becoming the first Canadian to start a CFL game since B.C.'s Giulio Caravatta in 1996. ... “I'm just trying to play football,” he said. “Look at me as a ...

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Sat, 14 Jan 2017 13:15:36 GMT



Bucs Nation (blog)

Buccaneers sign another CFL player
Bucs Nation (blog)
He's played for the Saskatchewan Roughriders of the CFL for the last two years, after going undrafted in 2015. Apparently, he's shown enough to get another shot at the NFL. Troublingly, Knox was arrested for domestic assault in 2010, eventually ...

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Sat, 14 Jan 2017 04:30:02 GMT



Bucs sign CFL linebacker Jeff Knox
Tampabay.com (blog)
He had 65 tackles and another 19 on special teams (fifth-highest in CFL) in 2016 and is the second CFL player to sign with the Bucs, following receiver Derel Walker. The 24-year-old played Division II college football at California University of ...

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Fri, 13 Jan 2017 23:32:24 GMT



Montreal Gazette

Darian Durant "an upper-echelon quarterback": Alouettes GM Kavis Reed
Montreal Gazette
Let's give Kavis Reed credit for one thing — one month after becoming the Alouettes' general manager, he at least has given the appearance of trying to improve a team that has missed the Canadian Football League playoffs the last two seasons. But with ...

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Fri, 13 Jan 2017 22:45:09 GMT



Vanstone: Durant's departure places the onus on Jones
Regina Leader-Post
An irresolvable impasse led to Friday morning's jarring news that the playing rights to Durant had been dealt to the Montreal Alouettes, who will now endeavour to sign the 34-year-old passer before he can become a CFL free agent on Feb. 14. The face of ...

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Fri, 13 Jan 2017 17:43:38 GMT



Sportsnet.ca

Darian Durant trade foreshadows another painful year for Roughriders
Sportsnet.ca
The problem with that logic is you can turn around a CFL program in no time with impact players coming from the U.S. Jones should know this better than anyone as his quick rebuild of the Eskimos took them from pretender to contender in one offseason. A ...

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