No international NFL series in 2020
NFL International Series games scheduled to play in London and Mexico The city will be organized nationally instead.
The NFL confirmed Monday that the games would not be played internationally, a decision the league said was made after consulting with our clubs, national and local governments, the NFL Players Association , medical authorities and partners of international stadiums.
The full schedule for the 2020 regular season will be released on Saturday, according to NFL spokesman. Brian McCarthy , but coronavirus The pandemic is expected to restrict certain elements of the league plan.
We thank our incredible fans in those territories for their passionate support of the NFL, said NFL Executive Vice President Christopher Halpin in a statement.
We will continue to serve them through our outstanding media partners and by being active supporters of both grassroots football and COVID-19 relief efforts in Mexico and the UK. We look forward to returning for games in both countries in the 2021 season.
The Jacksonville Jaguars were scheduled for consecutive games in London and other games would include the Atlanta Falcons and Miami Dolphins.
The Arizona Cardinals were scheduled to play a home game in Mexico City.
Last week, reports emerged that the NFL could also be gearing up for Saturday games in the regular season if college football doesn't take place this fall.