TORONTO — Almost a week later, the fallout in Riderville following the departure of John Chick and Weston Dressler continues. Where will the former Rider stars land, and what’s in store for the other Rider veterans still on the roster?
Meanwhile, could Terrell Sinkfield be on his way out of Hamilton?
Elsewhere we check in on the latest from 2015 leading receiver Eric Rogers, legendary CFL receiver Ben Cahoon and the progress of Zach Collaros in his injury rehab.
Find out the latest in a busy CFL off-season with Checking Down:
– The Lions have been busy extending the contracts of key players this off-season, including Manny Arceneaux, Ryan Phillips and Jovan Olafioye. Some big names still remain however, writes Brian Wawryshyn of BC Lions Den.
– After initially working out Rogers with the Eagles, Chip Kelly continued to recruit the star receiver at his new job as head coach of the 49ers. The Calgary Sun‘s Scott Mitchell has more on how Kelly convinced Rogers to sign in the Bay Area.
– The Riders scratched another name off their pending free agents list, signing an extension with national defensive back Dan West on Thursday. The Riders also signed punter Josh Bartel, who will join the Riders for a second stint after playing for the team in 2014.