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Rider Report Podcast – Division Final Edition

Riders-Generic-2014-11The Saskatchewan Roughriders' 2014 season came to an end in the Western Semi-Final on Sunday.

DiscoverMooseJaw's Marc Smith and Golden West Radio CFL Insider Matt Sheridan sit down to discuss the season that was for the Riders, as well as look ahead to the CFL's West and East Division Finals this weekend.

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Riders & Eskimos Battle In West Semi-Final

Riders-Joseph-Nov8Kerry Joseph leads the Saskatchewan Roughriders into the Western Semi-Final against the Edmonton Eskimos on Sunday. (Photo: Saskatchewan Roughriders)

It’s going to be cold and it’s going to be a battle on Sunday afternoon at Commonwealth Stadium.

It’s playoff football as the Saskatchewan Roughriders head into Edmonton looking to keep their season alive in the Western Semi-Final against the Eskimos.

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Rider Report Podcast – Playoff Edition

Riders-Generic-2014-1The playoffs arrive in the Canadian Football League this weekend and the Rider Report Podcast takes a look at the Eastern and Western Semi-Final in this week's episode.

DiscoverMooseJaw's Marc Smith and Golden West Radio CFL Insider Matt Sheridan take a look at this weekend's match-up and discuss whether the Roughriders can pull off the win in Edmonton and whether the travel and Alouettes are too much to overcome for the Lions.

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Riders Closing In on QB Decision

Riders-Durant-Jul27-2Quarterback Darian Durant continues to move closer to a return for the green and white.There's a lot of question marks heading into the Western Semi-Final for both teams at the quarterback position.

The Edmonton Eskimos announced on Wednesday that Matt Nichols would be getting the start in place of injured all-star quarterback Mike Reilly, but there's a catch that Reilly will be on the roster and available if needed.

In Riderville, things aren't moving quite as fast with Head Coach Corey Chamblin holding off on making any announcements on who they will be starting.

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Five Riders Named West All-Stars

Riders-Chick-Aug16John Chick is one of the five West Division All-Star selections for the Saskatchewan Roughriders this season.

The Saskatchewan Roughriders had five players named to the CFL West Divison all-star team on Wednesday.

There’s two from the offence, wide receiver Rob Bagg and offensive lineman Brendon Labatte, as well as three from the defence, defensive end John Chick, defensive tackle Tearrius George and safety Tyron Brackenridge.

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Riders End Five-Game Slide; Beat Eskimos

Riders-Miller-Nov8Riders Running Back Steven Miller slashes through the Eskimos defence during Saturday's game at Mosaic Stadium.

The Saskatchewan Roughriders are heading into the playoffs on a winning note after they topped the Edmonton Eskimos 24-17 on Saturday night at Mosaic Stadium.

The win in the regular season finale for the Riders ensures a winning record for the team at 10-8 and will set up a rematch with the Eskimos in the Western Semi-Final next Saturday in Edmonton.

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Riders Finish Regular Season Against Eskimos

Riders-Edmonton-Oct19-1Kerry Joseph stands under centre for the Saskatchewan Roughriders against the Edmonton Eskimos earlier this season at Mosaic Stadium.

A win and Saskatchewan stays in the West.  A loss and the Roughriders head to the East Division for the CFL Playoffs.

The BC Lions loss to the Calgary Stampeders on Friday night has given this otherwise meaningless game to end the regular season between the Riders and Edmonton Eskimos on Saturday some meaning.

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Rider Report Podcast – Episode 20

Riders-Generic-2014-1The final week of the CFL regular season has arrived and it could also mark the return of Darian Durant to the Saskatchewan Roughriders' lineup.

DiscoverMooseJaw's Marc Smith and Golden West's CFL Insider Matt Sheridan discuss Durant's return, the red-hot Montreal Alouettes and give their selections for the CFL year-end awards.

There's also their weekly pick and bold predictions.

Click here to listen to this week's edition of the Rider Report Podcast.

Week 20 Picks:
Matt Sheridan:
Ottawa over Toronto
Calgary over BC
Montreal over Hamilton
Edmonton over Saskatchewan

3-1 in Week 19
48-29 thru 19 weeks

Marc Smith:
Toronto over Ottawa
Calgary over BC
Montreal over Hamilton
Saskatchewan over Edmonton

2-2 in Week 19
48-29 thru 19 weeks

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