The following is an incomplete list of starting quarterbacks for the Saskatchewan Roughriders of the Canadian Football League that have started a regular season game for the team. This list includes postseason appearances since 1995, but does not include preseason games. They are listed in order of most starts with any tiebreaker being the date of each player's first start at quarterback for the Roughriders.
Where known, the number of games they started during the season is listed to the right:
|2019||Cody Fajardo (16) / Zach Collaros (1) / Isaac Harker (1)||Cody Fajardo (1)|
|2018||Zach Collaros (14) / Brandon Bridge (4)||Brandon Bridge (1)|
|2017||Kevin Glenn (17) / Brandon Bridge (1)||Kevin Glenn (1)|
|2016||Darian Durant (15) / Mitchell Gale (3)|
|2015||Kevin Glenn (8) / Brett Smith (8) / Darian Durant (1) / Keith Price (1)|
|2014||Darian Durant (10) / Tino Sunseri (4) / Kerry Joseph (3) / Seth Doege (1)||Kerry Joseph (1)|
|2013||Darian Durant (16) / Drew Willy (2)||Darian Durant (3)|
|2012||Darian Durant (16) / Drew Willy (2)||Darian Durant (1)|
|2011||Darian Durant (15) / Ryan Dinwiddie (3)|
|2010||Darian Durant (18)||Darian Durant (3)|
|2009||Darian Durant (18)||Darian Durant (2)|
|2008||Michael Bishop (8) / Marcus Crandell (5) / Darian Durant (4) / Steven Jyles (1)||Michael Bishop (1)|
|2007||Kerry Joseph (18) / Marcus Crandell (1)||Kerry Joseph (3)|
|2006||Kerry Joseph (14) / Marcus Crandell (2) / Ian Butler (2)||Kerry Joseph (2)|
|2005||Nealon Greene (10) / Marcus Crandell (8)||Marcus Crandell (1)|
|2004||Henry Burris (16) / Nealon Greene (1) / Ian Butler (1)||Henry Burris (2)|
|2003||Nealon Greene (16) / Kevin Glenn (2)||Nealon Greene (2)|
|2002||Nealon Greene (15) / Kevin Glenn (3)||Nealon Greene (1)|
|2001||Marvin Graves (7) / Kevin Glenn (6) / Keith Smith (5)|
|2000||Henry Burris (16) / Marvin Graves (2)|
|1999||Reggie Slack (9) / Steve Sarkisian (9)|
|1998||Reggie Slack (16) / Steve Sarkisian (1) / Heath Rylance (1)|
|1997||Reggie Slack (13) / Kevin Mason (5)||Reggie Slack (3)|
|1996||Warren Jones (8) / Jimmy Kemp (5) / Kevin Mason (4) / Heath Rylance (1)|
|1995||Warren Jones (13) / Tom Burgess (5)|
|1994||Tom Burgess (14) / Warren Jones (4)|
The Saskatchewan Roughriders are a professional Canadian football team based in Regina, Saskatchewan. The Roughriders play in the West Division of the Canadian Football League (CFL).
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