It has been announced that the Tampa Bay Buccaneers will play host to the Carolina Panthers in London, England next season as they take part in the NFL’s international series in 2019. The game is set to be played at either Wembley Stadium or Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, and should be finalized once the schedule is released.
This international game is a deal that the league struck with teams who are slated to host a Super Bowl in the upcoming seasons. As Tampa Bay will be hosting Super Bowl LV in 2021. It will be the fifth Super Bowl hosted in Tampa and the third at Raymond James Stadium.
This years “home” game in England marks the third time the Buccaneers have played outside of the United States. The latest time being a loss to the Chicago Bears in 2011. It will also mark the first time the Bucs have faced a division rival internationally.
There are five total teams slated to host an international game including the Chargers, Jaguars, Rams, and Raiders. Four of them are to be played in England, and one in Mexico City. The dates of these games will announced once the NFL announces the schedule this Spring.
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