CFL.ca is live in Ottawa for the official announcement of the new team name and logo.
On March 3, 2009, the Canadian Football League officially renewed its commitment to bringing the game back to the city of Ottawa. On October 12, 2012 the CFL announced that it was on course to proudly add a ninth team in the nation's capital in time for the 2014 season. This, following a vote of 21 to 3 by Ottawa City Council to proceed with plans proposed by the Ottawa Sports and Entertainment Group to transform Frank Clair Stadium into a leading sports facility and surround it with an exciting new residential and retail complex.
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|Reserve your spot in line to see Ottawa's new CFL team.
Ottawa's new CFL team is giving former Renegades/Rough Riders season ticket holders and new fans a chance to show their support.
Former season ticket holders can reserve their old seats, and new fans can secure a Priority Registration Number (PRN) for seats for $25 per seat. Got questions? Visit www.Ottawa67s.com or call 613-599-3267 to reserve by phone.
|Ottawa unveils the REDBLACKS -
Ottawa’s new CFL team today announced that REDBLACKS will be the team’s official nickname and the logo will be a classic R on a background that represents a saw blade.
|Ottawa names Desjardins GM -
The Ottawa Sports and Entertainment Group officially introduced Marcel Desjardins as the club's first General Manager at a press conference.
|Desjardins ready to lead Ottawa - Building a football team from the ground up is no easy task. However, new Ottawa General Manager Marcel Desjardins hs never been one to back away from a challenge.|
|Cauz: Excited about the return of football to Ottawa - With the latest news from last week that Ottawa is on track to return in 2014, Matt Cauz feels its time to celebrate and isn't shying away from it.||Hunt offers fans glimpse into Ottawa's future - In a live chat hosted with a local newspaper, Ottawa Owner Jeff Hunt offered fans a chance to see what might be in store for their new team.||Ottawa on track for 2014 return - The CFL is now on course to proudly add a ninth team in the nation's capital in time for the 2014 season, Commissioner Mark Cohon announced today.|
|Ottawa Announces New Name and Logo - The Ottawa franchise officially announced REDBLACKS as the team name and unveiled the logo at an event on Saturday. Here's some reaction after the announcement.||We are REDBLACKS - It's a name and logo to honour Ottawa's past and launch the team forward into the future. Watch as the name and logo of the new Ottawa franchise is unveiled.||
Ottawa REDBLACKS press conference -Watch the introductory press conference in its entirety as the Ottawa franchise unveils the REDBLACKS as its new team name.
|Ottawa Franchise Names Desjardins New GM - The Ottawa Sports & Entertainment Group introduced Marcel Desjardins as their new General Manager at a press conference on Wednesday.||Marcel Desjardins 1-on-1 - Newly appointed General Manager of the Ottawa franchise, Marcel Desjardins, spoke to CFL.ca after his introductory press conference on Wednesday.||Jeff Hunt 1-on-1 - President of the Ottawa Sports & Entertainment Group, Jeff Hunt, spoke to CFL.ca about naming Marcel Desjardins the team's GM and what's next for the Ottawa franchise.|
|Ottawa On Track for 2014 - Ottawa City Council voted to move ahead with stadium construction which means football is track to be back in the nation's capital for 2014.||Commissioner Mark Cohon on the Expansion Draft - CFL Commissioner Mark Cohon talks about the expansion draft and how Ottawa will factor into the Canadian Draft.||Another Step Forward Towards Ottawa - In 2010, Commissioner Cohon commented on the Ottawa vote to redevelop Landsdowne Park including a refurbished Frank Clair Stadium that would be home to a future CFL franchise.|
|Marcel Desjardins named GM - Images from the press conference announcing Marcel Desjardins as Ottawa's first General Manager.||Ottawa Stadium Concept - With a new stadium to be built at Lansdowne Park, here's a look at what the home of a new Ottawa team is expected to look like in 2014.||Best of Football in Ottawa - With a new team set to arrive in Ottawa in 2014, here's a look at the best that Ottawa football had to offer in photos.|
Ottawa will be able to select a total of eight imports and 16 non-imports, including two quarterbacks, from existing teams.
55th overall selection
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