|BALTIMORE RAVENS vs. JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS
NEW ORLEANS SAINTS vs. MIAMI DOLPHINS
MINNESOTA VIKINGS vs. CLEVELAND BROWNS
ARIZONA CARDINALS vs. LOS ANGELES RAMS
The NFL has expanded its schedule of games to be held across the pond in 2017. The total games went from three to four, this includes half of a home schedule of regular-season games.
The 2017 London games:
The 2017 London schedule will feature back to back games held in Weeks 3 & 4 at Wembley Stadium (soccer stadium) and in Weeks 7 & 8 at Twickenham Stadium (rugby stadium). NFL will release the dates and times in the spring of 2017.
There will be three newcomers to the Internationale Series; Arizona Cardinals, the visiting team against their NFC West rivals, the Los Angeles Rams at Twickenham in Week 7 or 8; the Baltimore Ravens, the visiting team against the Jacksonville Jaguars at Wembley in Week 3 or 4; and the Cleveland Browns, the home team against the Minnesota Vikings in Week 7 or 8 at Twickenham.
The Miami Dolphins will play their fourth regular-season game in London, this time against the New Orleans Saints, who make their second appearance in a regular-season game in the UK. The Jaguars will play a home game in London for the fifth consecutive season.
Per NFL Communications: At the conclusion of the 2017 season, 26 teams will have played in London since the inception of the London Games Series in 2007. Since that time, the NFL has achieved accelerated growth in the UK. Sunday viewership of NFL games has more than doubled and the Super Bowl audience has increased more than 75 percent. This season, the NFL is on pace to reach a record number of unique TV viewers in the UK. The league also has developed new and stronger business partnerships and, according to internal research, has a UK fan base of more than 13 million, including close to four million avid fans.
Participation in amateur football in the UK has risen by approximately 15 percent per year since 2007, with the latest figures from Sport England showing that 40,000 people age 14 or older play regularly. American football is now an officially recognized sport in UK universities and schools.
A look at the 17 previous regular-season games played in London:
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