Jared Waerea-Hargreaves is ready for a Blake Ferguson verbal barrage when the Roosters face the Eels on Friday night.
On the same day the Roosters shored up their long-term future at a new Allianz Stadium, Nick Politis weighed in on the NRL's expansion and relocation debate.
Injured Roosters veteran Brett Morris has taken aim at the Brookvale Oval surface which caused an MCL injury to his left knee on Saturday.
Forget going to market. Luke Keary reminded the premiers why he could easily loom as Cooper Cronk's halfback replacement with a top first half against Manly.
Trent Robinson has called for all grounds to meet certain NRL standards for games to proceed after a Brookvale bog claimed Brett Morris.
Cooper Cronk is a late scratching for the Roosters' clash with Manly on Saturday.
He copped some chat from former South Sydney teammates in Friday's season opener, but the barbs were water off a Chook's back for Angus Crichton.
The Roosters coach was in no mood to talk about arch rivals South Sydney as he plots a piece of history for the reigning premiers.
Mitchell Aubusson says the Roosters are smarter, hungrier and desperate for another taste of premiership success.
The mind games have begun with Rabbitohs enforcer Sam Burgess questioning the fitness of former teammate Angus Crichton.
The tough Sydney Roosters halfback can't wait to step onto the hallowed turf for the opening-round blockbuster against the Rabbitohs.
After farcical scenes a Super Rugby match, the SCG Trust will replace 3000 square metres of turf in preparation for Friday's clash between the Roosters and Rabbitohs.
Victor Radley is looking ahead to another big year after he and James Tedesco moved out of their shared Coogee pad in an amicable 'decoupling'.
It has become the impossible dream of the NRL: defending a title. But if any team is capable of replicating the Broncos from 1992-93, it's this year's Sydney Roosters.
Brett Morris made a "very easy decision" in joining the Roosters but insists he holds no grudges against Canterbury.
Angus Crichton's first match as a Rooster may have been four years in the making but if you ask his mates, it was well worth the wait.
Sydney Roosters and NSW Blues flyer Latrell Mitchell did it all last year but there's one moment which stands out above all.
The dual premiership playmaker knows just how tough it is to win successive titles, which is why he is not sold on the Bondi boys celebrating again.
Brett Morris' first-half hat-trick has helped his new club to victory over highly-competitive Super League champions Wigan at DW Stadium.
The Sydney Roosters can equal Wigan's record number of World Club Challenge titles on Monday morning.