Next season’s NFL London games revealed: Super Bowl contenders Los Angeles Rams named among eight teams to play in capital
- Los Angeles Rams will take on New England Patriots in this season’s Super Bowl
- They are one of the teams set to play in London and will face Cincinnati Bengals
- Houston Texans and Carolina Panthers will play abroad for the first time
- Green Bay Packers are now the only NFL franchise yet to make the trip over
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The Rams are due to face the New England Patriots in Super Bowl LIII on February 3 following their dramatic – and controversial – NFC Championship Game victory over the New Orleans Saints on Sunday.
And they will be in London later this year to take on the Cincinnati Bengals, the fourth time they have been the ‘home’ team for a London game.
Los Angeles Rams’ Greg Zuerlein kicked over the points to take his side to the Super Bowl
That is one of four fixtures announced on Monday.
The Houston Texans and the Carolina Panthers will make their London debuts when they come across the Atlantic to play next season.
This leaves the Green Bay Packers as the only NFL franchise yet to make the trip.
The Cincinnati Bengals will be the team to take on the Rams in one of the London games
The Texans will take on the Jacksonville Jaguars – who are playing a ‘home’ game in London for the seventh straight season – while the Panthers take on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
The Oakland Raiders will return to London for a second straight year to face the Chicago Bears in the remaining fixture.
No dates or venues have yet been announced for the games, two are due to be played at Wembley and two at Tottenham’s new stadium.
The Oakland Raiders will be back in London again to play the Chicago Bears
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Next NFL London games revealed as Super Bowl contenders Los Angeles Rams are named
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