Stampeders GM 'optimistic' star QB Bo Levi Mitchell will stay in Calgary
Mitchell, 28, led the Stampeders to a Grey Cup victory in 2018
Calgary Stampeders general manager John Hufnagel says he's optimistic he can re-sign quarterback Bo Levi Mitchell.
With CFL free agency starting Tuesday, Hufnagel says he's conducting business with the belief Mitchell will be a Stampeder again.
Mitchell, 28, led the Stampeders to a Grey Cup victory in 2018 and earned the league's most outstanding player award for the second time in his career.
He worked out with several NFL teams in the off-season.
Hufnagel says he's less optimistic about re-signing defensive tackle Micah Johnson.