NFL ready for another London party and edging closer to permanent move | Sean Ingle

Wembley will host the first of three London games on Sunday and the NFL believes the prospect of a permanent London franchise is now moving closer to reality

The figures are almost as dizzying as a crunching helmet-to-helmet hit from a 300lb defensive linesman. On Sunday 84,000 people will pack Wembley when the Seattle Seahawks take on the Oakland Raiders, making it the most attended sporting event in Britain this weekend.

The same will be true next Sunday when the Tennessee Titans face the Los Angeles Chargers. And the week after the Jacksonville Jaguars return to London to play the Philadelphia Eagles, last season’s Super Bowl champions.

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