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NFL UK Prepares Fans For A Week 4 London Showdown

A detail view of the NFL logo on the goal post stanchion before the AFC Championship Game between the AFC Kansas City Chiefs and the Tennessee Titans at Arrowhead Stadium on January 19, 2020 in Kansas City, Missouri.
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The NFL will embark on its annual International Series games with a Week 4 showdown in London, England.

The matchup between the Minnesota Vikings and the New Orleans Saints is the first of three games that will be played in the United Kingdom.

The two NFC teams will compete at the Northumberland Development Project, which centers around the new Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.

Minnesota is coming into the game with a 2-1 record after defeating the Detroit Lions in Week 3 via a 14-0 fourth-quarter run.

Meanwhile, the Saints are at 1-2 after failing against the Carolina Panthers.

Quarterback Jameis Winston has been struggling lately and has failed to lead the Saints’ highly-talented offensive crew.

After the Vikings and the Saints, the New York Giants and the Green Bay Packers will play at the same venue in Week 5.

The Denver Broncos and the Jacksonville Jaguars will close out the 2022 London Games on October 30 at Wembley Stadium.

This year’s International Series will also mark the first regular season game to be played in Germany.

The Seattle Seahawks and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers will face each other in that game on November 13 at the Allianz Arena in Munich.

Aside from the United Kingdom and Germany, Mexico will also play host to an NFL overseas game when San Francisco 49ers and the Arizona Cardinals compete on November 21.

 

NFL London Games History

The London Games started in 2007 when the Giants defeated the Miami Dolphins at Wembley.

Since then, London’s famous stadium has been the only venue for games until 2015.

A year later, Twickenham Stadium also played host to the Giants and the Los Angeles Rams.

Tottenham Hotspur Stadium was the third venue in the United Kingdom when it hosted two games in 2019.

Last season, the Atlanta Falcons and Jacksonville Jaguars won against the New York Jets and Miami Dolphins, respectively.




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