NFL goes international: Opponents announced!
The NFL announced the four teams playing in London, Mexico City, and Munich earlier this year, but now we know who the teams will be playing abroad in 2022.
The NFL has hosted games internationally before, but in 2022, they will have more than ever before, with five games being played overseas in Mexico City, London, and Munich. The teams hosting the games were announced earlier this year, but today, we finally found out who the teams would be playing.
“Our fans in Germany, Mexico and the UK can look forward to seeing some of the most iconic names and biggest stars in the League and enjoying an incredible series of events,” said Peter O’Reilly, NFL Executive Vice President, Club Business and League Events.
London - Tottenham Spur Stadium
Sunday, October 2 - New Orleans Saints vs Minnesota Vikings
The Saints play in the UK for the third time when they host the Minnesota Vikings in London at Tottenham Spur Stadium. The Saints won their last two games in the UK.
Sunday, October 9 - Green Bay Packers vs New York Giants
This will be the Packers’ first trip to play abroad when they make their way to the Tottenham Spur Stadum in London to host the New York Giants. The Packers will be the 32nd NFL team to play in London since 2007.
London - Wembley Stadium
Sunday, October 30 - Jacksonville Jaguars vs Denver Broncos
The Jacksonville Jaguars head to London for their ninth NFL game in the history of the franchise. This time, they host the Denver Broncos. Last year, the Jags ended a long losing streak at their game abroad, defeating the Miami Dolphins.
Munich - Allianz Stadium
Sunday, November 13 - Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs Seattle Seahawks
The Buccaneers play in Munich, Germany. This will be quarterback Tom Brady’s third international NFL game of his career. They will play week 10 against the Seahawks at Allianz Arena, home of FC Bayern Munich.
Mexico City - Estadio Azteca
Monday, November 21, 2022 - Arizona Cardinals vs San Francisco 49ers
Mexico City is where the NFL hosted there first-ever regular-season game abroad in 2005. The Cardinals will host the San Francisco 49ers a week after the Bucs and Seahawks play in Germany. This will be an important game late in the season.