Will Jeremiah Masoli take over in Ottawa?

2022 offseason. As soon as news broke that Masoli would likely not be retained by the Hamilton Tiger-Cats, teams began lining up at his door trying to get him to sign on the dotted line. The question is how did he get to this point and what makes him so valuable that there is a literal battle between Edmonton and Ottawa to acquire his services for the 2022 season?