The NFL's games in London next season are actually pretty good

The NFL's games in London next season are actually pretty good

The Seahawks are one of six teams that have yet to play across the pond, and NFL UK's managing director has expressed a desire to get those teams over there, according to The News Tribune.

The Oct. 14 contest will mark the third straight season and the fourth time in five years that the Raiders have hosted a regular season game internationally. New York Giants in Berlin, Germany; July 1996 vs. Pittsburg Steelers in Tokyo, Japan; August 1999 vs. Denver Broncos in Sydney, Australia.

The Seahawks and Raiders, who this week hired Jon Gruden as coach for 10 years and $100 million, have faced each other 52 times in the regular season and twice in the postseason with Oakland holding the overall edge 29-25 (28-24 regular season, 1-1 postseason). That means that 29-of-32 National Football League teams have played there. The Titans and Chargers will face off on whichever date the Eagles and Jags don't play.

Instead, the Jaguars will take on the Philadelphia Eagles on either October 21 or October 28. The Eagles play the Atlanta Falcons this Saturday at Lincoln Financial Field in an NFC Divisonal Playoff game.

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Los Angeles will be dubbed the "home team" in their Week 7 matchup with the Titans, though it's unlikely that they'll have hardly any true Chargers fans in attendance.

21 (Week 4) and Sunday, Oct. 28, consecutive games will be played at Wembley Stadium. Both teams will be considered playoff contenders in 2018.

The NFL made it official Thursday, setting the details for the Eagles' first appearance in the league's International Series next season against the Jacksonville Jaguars.

The club have a 10-year deal with the National Football League to stage two games a season. All indications point toward Mexico City. There will be just three London games after having four in 2017, and that helps the quality of the matchups too. The NFL is trying to send every team over to London before 2020. The slate is three games long again, as it has been in recent years.

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