Eagles-Jaguars reportedly among several London games set for 2018 season

Jon Gruden will bring his new team to London in 2018.                     Image Marcio Jose Sanchez  PA Images

Seattle's game will be on October 14 at the new Tottenham Stadium in London, while the Chargers-Titans game will be at Wembley Stadium on October 21st or the 28th.

In the league's announcement Thursday, the Eagles are set to face off against the Jaguars in either Week 7 or Week 8 of the 2018 NFL season at Wembley Stadium, in London.

The Seahawks will have their longest-ever road trip next season.

As ESPN's Mike Reiss noted, the Patriots' road game to the Jaguars had previously been under consideration for the London game. "By playing games on three consecutive weeks, we will learn a lot, both from the fans buying tickets and attending games, and from a logistics and organizational standpoint". The full schedule will be released in the spring. The NFL invested $12.8 million in the venue, which has a total cost of more than $1 billion.

The three visiting teams heading overseas next year - the Seattle Seahawks, Philadelphia Eagles and Tennessee Titans - are all newcomers to playing in London.

Philadelphia has yet to appear in a London game since the National Football League began sending teams overseas in 2007. The team has previously played in four worldwide preseason contests: 1978 vs.

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This will be the first time the Eagles have played in London since the series began in 2007.

"It's a great learning for us, it's another test for us", Mark Waller, the NFL's executive vice president of global, said Thursday at the site of Tottenham's new stadium.

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 potential rematch of this year's AFC title game will take place in Jacksonville and will not take place in London.

This contest will mark the third straight season and the fourth time in five years that the Raiders have hosted a regular season game internationally. Including giving up a home game to play in London, Miami ventured the fourth-most miles in the league at 27,520.

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