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Stampeders and Redblacks arrive in Edmonton ahead of CFL’s Grey Cup Final

WATCH ABOVE: The official start to the Grey Cup festivities is just one day away but the teams playing in the game arrived in Edmonton on Tuesday. Albert Delitala reports.

The Calgary Stampeders and Ottawa Redblacks arrived in Alberta’s capital on Tuesday as they prepare for a showdown in the Canadian Football League’s Grey Cup championship game on Sunday.

The two teams faced each other in the Grey Cup two years ago when the Redblacks defeated the Stampeders 39-33 in Toronto.

The quarterback matchup is central to the 106th Grey Cup game in Edmonton this weekend.

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Stampeders quarterback Bo Levi Mitchell played in these teams’ last Grey Cup matchup but said he doesn’t see this one as a rematch.

“Don’t build it up to be redemption for the last two,” he told reporters Tuesday night, referencing the fact his team has lost two-straight Grey Cup finals. “(Lots of our) guys weren’t even here for those.

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“[We only have] eight or 10 guys from that team, I don’t know how many they (Redblacks) still have from their team… two of the same competing logos but different game.”

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Redblacks quarterback Trevor Harris was the backup for the team’s then-starting quarterback Henry Burris in the 2016 final. He said he is “fired up” to play in the final.

“I think it’s all about understanding it’s going to be a lot bigger deal on the outside part of things with the media and with the coverage and whatnot and so I need to realize that and let it have its place but also… understand it’s still the same game for myself, it’s the same way to prepare.”

Harris said he knows how good the Stampeders are and that his team has “got to be sharp” on Sunday.

Watch below: Calgary Stampeders quarterback Bo Levi Mitchell spoke to reporters on Tuesday after arriving in Edmonton for the Grey Cup game. When asked about how much longer the team has to win championships, he said “the window is what you make it.”

Stampeders’ Bo Levi Mitchell says team’s window for have success not closing
Stampeders’ Bo Levi Mitchell says team’s window for have success not closing

Watch below: Calgary Stampeders quarterback Bo Levi Mitchell spoke to reporters on Tuesday after arriving in Edmonton for the Grey Cup game. He spoke about his team making the Grey Cup final for the third year in a row.

‘This is where I expect to be every year’: Calgary QB on returning to Grey Cup
‘This is where I expect to be every year’: Calgary QB on returning to Grey Cup

Watch below: Ottawa Redblacks quarterback Trevor Harris spoke to reporters on Tuesday after arriving in Edmonton for the Grey Cup game. He said he was “fired up” to be in the final and spoke about how the Calgary Stampeders play.

Redblacks QB Trevor Harris ‘fired up’ to play in Grey Cup
Redblacks QB Trevor Harris ‘fired up’ to play in Grey Cup

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Watch below: Calgary Stampeders linebacker Alex Singleton spoke to reporters on Tuesday after arriving in Edmonton for the Grey Cup game. He spoke about the Stampeders’ tradition of wearing cowboy gear when they arrive at a Grey Cup destination.

Alex Singleton talks about Calgary Stampeders’ western attire for the Grey Cup
Alex Singleton talks about Calgary Stampeders’ western attire for the Grey Cup

Watch below: Ottawa Redblacks coach Rick Campbell spoke to reporters on Tuesday after arriving in Edmonton for the Grey Cup game and was asked about defensive back Jonathan Rose being suspended for shoving an official.

Redblacks coach Rick Campbell talks about Jonathan Rose suspension
Redblacks coach Rick Campbell talks about Jonathan Rose suspension

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Watch below: Calgary Stampeders coach Dave Dickenson spoke to reporters on Tuesday after arriving in Edmonton for the Grey Cup game. He spoke about how his team is facing a “damn good football player” in Redblacks quarterback Trevor Harris.

Calgary Stampeders coach says Ottawa QB can be a ‘handful’
Calgary Stampeders coach says Ottawa QB can be a ‘handful’

Watch below: Calgary Stampeders coach Dave Dickenson spoke to reporters on Tuesday after arriving in Edmonton for the Grey Cup game. He spoke about how his team has had support from its injured players.

Dickenson says injured Stampeders have supported their teammates
Dickenson says injured Stampeders have supported their teammates

Watch below: Calgary Stampeders coach Dave Dickenson spoke to reporters on Tuesday after arriving in Edmonton for the Grey Cup game. He spoke about how his team’s receivers might be deployed.

Dickenson talks about Stampeders receivers ahead of Grey Cup
Dickenson talks about Stampeders receivers ahead of Grey Cup

Watch below: Calgary Stampeders coach Dave Dickenson spoke to reporters on Tuesday after arriving in Edmonton for the Grey Cup game. He spoke about how his team is playing in its third-straight Grey Cup game.

Dickenson talks about Stampeders playing their 3rd-straight Grey Cup
Dickenson talks about Stampeders playing their 3rd-straight Grey Cup

Calgary Stampeders coach Dave Dickenson spoke to reporters on Tuesday after arriving in Edmonton for the Grey Cup game. He spoke about how his team is preparing to play the Redblacks, whom they haven’t played in months.

Dickenson on Stampeders not having played Redblacks in months
Dickenson on Stampeders not having played Redblacks in months