The Jacksonville Jaguars will play two games in London during the 2023 season, the NFL has announced.
This will be the first time an NFL team has played two regular season games outside of the United States in the same season.
Five regular season games will take place in Europe for the first time in 2023, with two in Germany also being a first.
The “home” teams for the series were Already known. Now the Atlanta Falcons and Baltimore Ravens have been named as the other visitors to London in October.
Atlanta takes on Jacksonville at Wembley on Sunday, October 1, before the Jags take on the Buffalo Bills at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on October 8.
Baltimore meets the Tennessee Titans at Tottenham on October 15 before the NFL stages two games at Deutsche Bank Park in Frankfurt, which holds 48,000.
Miami Dolphins face off last season Kansas City Chiefs Super Bowl winners on November 5, before the Indianapolis Colts face the New England Patriots on November 12.
The NFL only held its first regular season game in Germany last season, start a four-year contract with Munich and Frankfurt as host cities.
Five international matches were played last season, including one in Mexico, but an additional game will be played in Germany this year as renovations are underway at the Azteca stadium in Mexico City.
Lawrence ‘inflated’ about returning to London
Baltimore has star receiver added Odell Beckham Jr off-season while quarterback Lamar Jackson became the highest paid player in NFL history.
Jacksonville quarterback Trevor Lawrence first pick in the 2021 draft, picked up their first NFL victory in a thrilling game at Tottenham in 2021 and last season helped the Jags claim their first victory in a play-off in five years.
“We’re excited to be competing in NFL international games again,” Lawrence said. “I am delighted with the experience and I know the support of Duval [Jags fans] will be strong in both games.”
Atlanta makes a quick comeback after won London’s other game in 2021 and their game against Jacksonville will be the Jaguars’ 10th regular-season home game in London.
The Jags have played in every international series since 2013 and have extended their multi-year commitment to play one game per season in London. until the 2024 season included.
“To see the Jacksonville Jaguars extend their stay in the UK and play two regular season games here this year is indicative of the Jags’ commitment to continuing to grow their fanbase here over the long term,” said Henry Hodgson, chief executive of NFL UK.
2023 NFL International Series
- Atlanta Falcons vs. Jacksonville Jaguars (October 1, Wembley Stadium)
- Jacksonville Jaguars vs. Buffalo Bills (October 8, Tottenham Hotspur Stadium)
- Baltimore Ravens vs Tennessee Titans (October 15, Tottenham Hotspur Stadium)
- Miami Dolphins vs Kansas City Chiefs (November 5, Frankfurt Stadium)
- Indianapolis Colts vs. New England Patriots (November 12, Frankfurt Stadium)