The Calgary Stampeders and Ottawa Redblacks have established quite the rivalry over their last few meetings.

After the Redblacks came back to defeat the Stampeders 39-33 in overtime of the 104th Grey Cup, the two teams opened up the 2017 season against one another and ended up going back and forth all night long.


In a #GreyCup rematch, the #Stampeders & #Redblacks go to OT and finish in a 31-31 tie.

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On Thursday, the two teams were at it yet again, this time in Calgary. With the game locked in a 6-6 tie late in the second quarter, the Stampeders took the lead courtesy of a 26-yard touchdown by newcomer Marken Michel.

Nothing like scoring a touchdown on your very first catch in your very first game.

As for Michel, the soon-to-be 24-year-old signed with the Minnesota Vikings as an undrafted free agent out of Massachusetts and attended the team’s 2016 training camp.