Ottawa Redblacks win first Grey Cup title in franchise history

(Photo courtesy Ottawa Redblacks)Veteran Henry Burris led the Ottawa Redblacks to their first Grey Cup title in franchise history.The City of Ottawa captured its first professional football championship in 40 years thanks to the 39-33 win over the Calgary Stampeders in the 104th Grey Cup in Toronto.That happened…🍾#RNation #GreyCup— Ottawa REDBLACKS (@REDBLACKS) November 28, 2016Burris overcame a knee injury scare during warm-ups that left him limping off the field before the game had even started.The 41-year-old went on to earn game MVP after completing 35-of-46 passes for a total of 461 yards, making him the first quarterback since Danny McManus in 1996 to break 400 passing yards in a Grey Cup.An overtime touchdown by Ernest Jackson was the difference-maker for Ottawa, in a game that is being called one of the most thrilling Grey Cup matches in history.Ernest Jackson comes up with a huge juggling touchdown in overtime! A defensive stop wins the game! #GreyCup— CFL on TSN (@CFLonTSN) November 28, 2016 read more