LONDON, England. It’s October time, we’re already into week four of the NFL season and the annual buzz of the International Series fills the air once again. The slow, zooming camera captures the rainbow of jerseys parading up Wembley Way. The ranging demographic of people is so vast it can be hard to put into words, their only common ground?… Read more
This is history in the making as the NFL have never had a team do this before. This step for the league could mean that perhaps they are preparing to move a franchise to the UK. News such as this will inevitably bring back the debate among UK fans as to whether a franchise would be a good move.
All the talk in the lead up to the first of this season’s London series games was about the performance of the Chicago Bears defence four games into the season. Some folks in Bears circles were even talking of what it would mean for QB Mitch Trubisky’s job security if backup Chase Daniel dominated against the Oakland Raiders.
For the second year in a row, the NFL has sent a strong lineup of games to London (less said about the Browns vs Vikings, Kizer vs Keenum blowout of two years ago the better).
The NFL announced that four regular season games will be hosted in London in 2019. The times, dates and venues will be announced at a later date.