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Tuesday, August 18, 2015

TUESDAY RIDER PRACTICE NOTES


PRACTICE NOTES

- The Riders announced during practice that Saturday's home game against Calgary is a sellout.

- Not practicing: SB Chris Getzlaf, LB Jake Doughty, OT Levy Adcock.

- Practicing: FB Scott McHenry, SB Weston Dressler, DB Marshay Green, DB Keenan MacDougall.

- There's a new DB/LB practicing, #22, but the team wasn't in a position to announce who he is.

- During stretching at the start of the workout, RB Anthony Allen and defensive line coach Mike Sinclair got into a verbal spat. Allen slammed his helmet to the turf. He was escorted to the locker room and didn't return.

* Coach Corey Chamblin said afterwards that it was an "innocent situation" and that Allen is going through lots in his personal life including the illness of a loved one. He said the issue has been patched up.

- Rookie wide receiver Naaman Roosevelt made the catch of practice, while on scout team, a beauty onehanded behind-the-back grab from rookie QB Blake Sims.

- Assistant coach Bobby Dyce was flagging penalties. If guilty of an infraction, that whole side of the ball had to drop and do push-ups.

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The Saskatchewan Roughriders have made the following transactions:

SIGNED:
· National fullback Scott McHenry

ADD TO PRACTICE ROSTER
· International linebacker Don Unamba

39 comments:

Anonymous said...

Rod - I know its only practise with limited reps but can you give us an update on how Sims and Price are looking - thanks

Chris Hartnell said...

When is Shea Emery due back? Or is he?

Anonymous said...

Agreed. Rod is Shea back this year or out the year or longer as some rumours have said?

Anonymous said...

Great news out of Calgary with the announcement of a new football and sports facility. The Stamps trying to keep up with the Joneses in Sask.

Anonymous said...

It is too bad that I do not attend a single second of Rider practice and know everything about roster moves and lineups by simply visiting a few sites. "Fans" and media of the team continually show how they prefer entitlement over actually supporting the team.

I am not saying this ultimately decided who wins and loses but one "fan" on a certain forum essentially commented every lineup on defense and offense. How does that help this team? Do you not think other teams visit the site knowing they will find pertinent info. Isn't that why the coach closed practices a few years ago?

If I ever met giventofly i would punch him right in the mouth. If this is Rider Nation let me off.

Anonymous said...

Push-ups? I thought this was a professional football team.
If a player is flagged in practice too many times, NEXT MAN UP! The offender can watch from the sidelines the rest of the drill or practice. If too much practice time is lost by the player they cannot start. Who wants to play winning football?
Push-ups indeed. Fire the incompetent who came up with that one.

Anonymous said...

Typically, Rod only answers questions on his blog if it's personal friends asking or if it's to continue and argument. Most others are ignored.

Anonymous said...

There's a new DB/LB practicing, #22, but the team wasn't in a position to announce who he is.

What does that mean? They don't know who it is, the person is getting out of witness protection? His contract isn't done?

Anonymous said...

To the guy that thinks push-ups are childish, I disagree.

When in military boot camp (many years ago), the idea that we has to constantly do push-ups for the fault of any one of our team members, actually, works very effectively.

Trust me, the guy who causes it will feel guilty; but worse, they guys who are punished for the fault of the wrongdoer, they will ensure to get back at, or at least have a stern talking with, the original problem individual.

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There are a few other levels to that:

1) Have the offender watch his team-mates do the pushups and not actually participate in the pushups (the guilt associated with that is horrible)

2) Have everyone in the pushup position and hold that position while the offending person apologizes, again, not a good feeling to be in.

I believe this to be an excellent training technique.

Kel in ...

Anonymous said...

New stadium in Regina out of date. No roof, prone to flooding with that design. You know Alberta, nothing but the best will be the result for Calgary's new venture.

Anonymous said...

Wake me up when they come back from vacation. Oh !!!! the're back. Well then, wake me up after this lost season is over or they clean house. Whatever comes first.

Dean

Anonymous said...

Bye Dean. See you when they're winning again.

Not Dean

Anonymous said...

It's not that Rod won't answer the question about Emry. He will once he gets told by the Riders what he is allowed to say ..... even though everyone already knows that Emry is done.

Anonymous said...

Lol... prone to flooding? You need to study up on architecture and civil engineering my friend. You have zero idea what you're talking about!

Anonymous said...

The leadership of Chamblin and Sinclair speaks volumes to why we are 0-7.

Anonymous said...

#22 is Don Unamaba - could bring some competition to Macho Harris.

Anonymous said...

I believe the first drawings and plans for the new stadium in Regina turned out to be vastly different from reality. I expect much of the same out of Calgary.

Anonymous said...

So they have to do push-ups after getting flagged in practice huh?


Riders may not have the fastest team, but if they continue this “practice penalty system” in place throughout the rest of the year they will be the strongest.

Anonymous said...

No need to study, it will flood. Enginerred structural design already compromised by cost cutting due to unforseen hurried architectural circumstance. Translucent cheap mess not conducive to a harsh unpredictable prairie weather element for the term duration of reference, thirty years plus. It could have been so much more, but .... It's still something, better than nothing.

Anonymous said...

Jeff Fairholm @Slotback18

@sportscage I do have hope for the Riders but everything I read and here suggests they are imploding!

everything I read and here (hear) suggests they are imploding!

extremly interesting comment from someone who KNOWS !!!!!!!!

Anonymous said...

"it will flood"

Good God, where do these idiots come from!

Noah

Anonymous said...

itll end up being a rink for the flames and thats it.

GangGreen said...

Knock knock

Who's there

Owen

Owen who?

0 and 8

SK Oiler Fan said...

Mr Sinclair doesn't have alot of grounds to be tossing barbs at players that aren't playing (Even though Allen should be playing) seeing as his D line has been the worst in the league thus far.
Allen will likely tear it up with another team next year.

Anonymous said...

owen ate... what did owen eat? and can we have some? no owen said what he ate wasnt very good.

Anonymous said...

Another Winnipeg cut. Yep that will help. It pains me to say this and I expect a piling on here but the ONLY way to punt this regime and get a real GM is an 0-18 finish to the season.

Anonymous said...

" as his D line has been the worst in the league thus far." Alex Hall is second in the league in sacks and Chick is one behind ... just saying.

Anonymous said...

Jasper Simmons was deemed expendable by the expansion ottawa redblacks and then wasn't good enough to play for the stampeders but people still think we should go after him. But not a player that was cut by the bombers - because he was from the bombers.

Anonymous said...

Which "real GM" is out there looking for work?

Anonymous said...

Oiler fan should stick to hockey because it is evident by the post he knows little about football.

Anonymous said...

Calgary's new stadium... You will be even further back from the field because the circular track and field running track will cause the seats to be placed even further back from the action.

Sorry Calgary fans, but the Stamps are just one of the users behind all the courts and running tracks... Bring your binoculars.

Anonymous said...

If he is an Oiler fan more than likely he knows nothing of hockey either.

Anonymous said...

Haha right. They're cost cutting on the stadium... you're out of your mind if you think it's going to be cheap. You just don't understand architecture. Simple minder angry people like you need to mind their own business since you have no intent of contributing to society.

Anonymous said...

"Enginerred structural design already compromised by cost cutting due to unforseen hurried architectural circumstance. Translucent cheap mess not conducive to a harsh unpredictable prairie weather element for the term duration of reference, thirty years plus."

It's super fun when people type words and hope they used them in the right context. Architectural circumstance? Term duration of reference? Quit guessing, you look stupid. Fail.

Anonymous said...

Just 1 vote @Onlyavote

Got to meet josh Gordon today at #yqr airport in Regina. #CFL ? #riders #RiderNation pic.twitter.com/vHBC47IzTp


Any one - why is he in Regina ?????
Will he be a Rider

Anonymous said...

That transluscent roof looks like a good design for prairie winters.

Anonymous said...

The flooding takes place in Winnipeg

Anonymous said...

Nice try cupcake. Pass✅.

SK Oiler Fan said...

Please educate me football jesus