CFL

Bo Levi Mitchell to return for Labour Day tilt against Eskimos

The Calgary Stampeders have listed Bo Levi Mitchell as their starting quarterback on the depth chart for Monday's Labour Day game against the visiting Edmonton Eskimos.

Stampeders' star QB hasn't played since suffering pectoral muscle tear on June 29

Stampeders quarterback Bo Levi Mitchell appears to be ready to return to the lineup as the CFL team listed him as its starter for Monday's Labour Day Classic against the Eskimos. He hasn't played since the end of June 29 after tearing a pectoral muscle. (Jeff McIntosh/Canadian Press)

Bo Levi Mitchell appears ready to return to the football field.

The Calgary Stampeders listed him as their starting quarterback for Monday's Labour Day game against the visiting Edmonton Eskimos.

Mitchell, the CFL's Most Outstanding Player and Grey Cup MVP in 2018, hasn't played since suffering a tear in the pectoral muscle of his throwing arm late in a game June 29.

The 29-year-old Texan was activated from the injured list earlier this week.

Backup Nick Arbuckle has gone 4-3 in starts during Mitchell's absence.

Comments

To encourage thoughtful and respectful conversations, first and last names will appear with each submission to CBC/Radio-Canada's online communities (except in children and youth-oriented communities). Pseudonyms will no longer be permitted.

By submitting a comment, you accept that CBC has the right to reproduce and publish that comment in whole or in part, in any manner CBC chooses. Please note that CBC does not endorse the opinions expressed in comments. Comments on this story are moderated according to our Submission Guidelines. Comments are welcome while open. We reserve the right to close comments at any time.