Rider Recap Day Five + Green And White Day Details

The following is the Day 5 report from the 2016 Roughrider Training Camp presented by Coors Light.

ROSTER MOVES

Add:
International defensive back Victor Dean Jr. (6’4 – 210 – Portland State)

Did not participate:
Dylan Ainsworth (day-to-day)
Justin Capicciotti (day-to-day)
Marcus Davis (day-to-day)
Johnny Dixon (day-to-day)
Jeff Knox Jr. (day-to-day)
Eric Norwood (injured)
Jordan Reaves (day-to-day)
Matt Vonk (6 game injured list)
Xavier Walker (day-to-day)

OVERVIEW
The players hit the Griffiths Stadium turf for Day 5 of training camp for one two-hour session.

The practice was fast paced with a definite focus on game like situations. Time was spent red zone situations, last minute drives, and some intricacies within the CFL game.

PLAY OF THE DAY
Rookie returner Qudarius Ford brought the morning crowd alive with a long punt return touchdown that included impressive breakaway speed.

The defence rallied on the next series as defensive lineman Ino Vitale jumped to deflect a pass as fellow lineman Jonathan Newsome made a diving interception.

TOMORROW
Players and coaches will hit the practice field at Griffiths Stadium for Day 6 for one practice session. The players will be on the field at 9:00AM with practice running until approximately 11:00AM.

MEDIA ACCESS
Media members may interview players and coaches at the conclusion of practice – approximately 11:00AM.

GREEN & WHITE DAY
Green is the colour and football is the game! Watch the team scrimmage and practice as a full squad on Saturday, June 4th at SMF Field.

2pm – 4pm – Family tailgate party with special guests like Gainer the Gopher, the 620 CKRM Cheer Team and the Rider Drum Line.

4pm – Riders warmup/practice.
5pm – Mock Game – the 2016 Rider team takes the field for an approximately one-hour scrimmage.