2007 Grey Cup – Winnipeg Blue Bombers vs Saskatchewan Roughriders

The 95th Grey Cup was held in Toronto at the Rogers Centre on November 25, 2007. The Grey Cup, first awarded in 1909, is the championship game of the Canadian Football League. It was played between the Saskatchewan Roughriders and the Winnipeg Blue Bombers, with the Roughriders winning 23-19. It was the first Grey Cup meeting between the two teams, and was also the first time any Labour Day Classic matchup has been played in the Grey Cup.

The 95th Grey Cup was the 46th Grey Cup hosted by Toronto since the championship’s inception in 1909 and the first it has hosted since 1992. SkyDome/Rogers Centre previously hosted the 77th Grey Cup in 1989 and the 80th Grey Cup in 1992.

Game Summary

Saskatchewan ended the Canadian Football League’s longest championship drought with a 23–19 victory over the Winnipeg Blue Bombers in the 95th Grey Cup at Rogers Centre. The Roughriders had not won a title since 1989, and had lost in 13 of their 15 all-time appearances.

An interception by defensive back James Johnson with 54 seconds left in the fourth quarter sealed the victory. It also earned Johnson a place in CFL history – because he became the first player to intercept three passes in a Grey Cup game, and also because he was named the game’s MVP. Roughriders receiver Andy Fantuz was named the game’s Most Outstanding Canadian. The 23-year-old caught four passes for 70 yards and a touchdown.

2007 Grey Cup Highlight Video

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