The 110th Grey Cup will see the Winnipeg Blue Bombers face the Montreal Alouettes on November 19. Kickoff is slated for 6 p.m. ET and TSN’s live coverage will begin at 1 p.m. ET with the network’s five-hour pre-game show – Grey Cup Sunday.
RDS’s coverage will begin at 4 p.m. ET. You can watch live stream complete game without cable and vpn by visiting the website: https://nextmirror.live
Here is a preview of the game including live-streaming information, key injuries and storylines to watch out for before the biggest football game in Canada all year.
How to Watch Bombers vs. Alouettes anywhere
Game Day: Sunday, Nov. 18, 2023
Site: Hamilton, Ontario at Tim Hortons Field
Game Time: 6 PM EST
Television: TSN, RDS (Canada)
Streaming Anywhere: Watch Live Stream
The Western Final between the BC Lions and Winnipeg Blue Bombers gets underway at 6:30 p.m. ET from IG Field in Winnipeg. Canadians can watch on TSN/RDS. U.S. and International viewers can watch on NextMirror OTT
Winnipeg has two listed as doubtful: linebacker Adam Bighill (calf) and receiver Dalton Schoen (ankle). Bighill was in a boot heading into this week and didn’t practice. Schoen also did not practice at all this week leaving their chances of playing slim.
Four Blue Bombers questionable: defensive lineman Jackson Jeffcoat (hip), linebacker Kyrie Wilson (hip), receiver Rasheed Bailey (knee) and receiver Nic Demski (ankle). Jeffcoat was the only player who fully participated in practice on Thursday and Friday. The other three players were limited in practice Friday.
Where is the Grey Cup in 2023?
- City: Hamilton, Ont.
- Stadium: Tim Hortons Field
The 110th Grey Cup will be played in Ontario. Tim Hortons Field in Hamilton will be the site for this year’s CFL championship game.
This is the 11th time that Hamilton is the site for the CFL championship game. Tim Hortons Field last hosted the 108th Grey Cup in 2021 when the Blue Bombers defeated the hometown Tiger-Cats for the title.
Grey Cup halftime show 2023
This year’s halftime entertainment is Green Day. The Grammy-award winning band hails from California, but has become a popular punk rock group all over the globe, selling more than 75 million records. Green Day was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 2015.
The Alouettes’ Road to the Grey Cup
The Alouettes’ unexpected run to the Grey Cup, culminating in an upset win against the Toronto Argonauts, has been propelled by their formidable defense. Defensive stars Darnell Sankey and Lwal Uguak have played pivotal roles in the team’s resurgence. Their defense, which finished second overall in forced turnovers and third in interceptions and fumbles, has been a standout feature in their impressive seven-game winning streak leading up to the Grey Cup. The defense’s ability to disrupt opposing offenses was evident in their dominant performance against the Argonauts, where they forced nine turnovers, showcasing their impact on the team’s success.
Bombers’ Unyielding Strength
On the other hand, the Winnipeg Blue Bombers have established themselves as a force to be reckoned with, boasting a solid defense and a well-rounded offense. Led by star quarterback Zach Collaros and standout linebacker Adam Bighill, the Bombers have showcased their defensive prowess, leading the CFL in various defensive categories such as fewest points allowed, net yards, and passing yards. Additionally, the team’s ability to protect the passer and their strong ground game, anchored by running back Brady Oliveira, have been instrumental in their journey to the Grey Cup.
The personal connections between the coaches add an intriguing dimension to the Grey Cup matchup. Winnipeg’s head coach, Mike O’Shea, and Montreal’s head coach, Jason Maas, share a history of playing and coaching together during their time with the Argonauts. Their mutual respect and admiration for each other’s coaching abilities have added a layer of camaraderie amidst the competitive atmosphere leading up to the championship game.
The Grey Cup Festival
As the Grey Cup approaches, the spotlight is not only on the on-field performance but also on the festivities surrounding the event. The 2023 Grey Cup Festival promises a captivating experience for football fans, music enthusiasts, athletes, and families, with a lineup of over 40 events. The festival will also include the 2023 CFL Awards, honoring the season’s best performers, and feature a special concert by two-time GRAMMY award winner Shaggy.
The historical significance of the first-ever Grey Cup meeting between the Winnipeg Blue Bombers and the Montreal Alouettes has sparked reflections on the long-standing absence of this matchup in the CFL’s championship game. The unprecedented nature of this encounter has resonated with players and fans alike, adding an extra layer of anticipation and excitement to the upcoming game.