NFL international games 2024: Teams, dates, times for London, Germany, Brazil football matchups | Sporting News

NFL international games 2024: Teams, dates, times for London, Germany, Brazil football matchups | Sporting News

The tides are changing across the NFL.

Football has become an increasingly globalized game in recent years. More players are hailing from lands far outside the U.S.’s reach. One was just recently inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame: Kicker Morten Andersen, who was famously crowned with the nickname, “The Great Dane.”

Fans are taking notice. In fact, games held in countries beyond the U.S.’s borders tend to linger long in the psyche of Americans and foreigners alike.

England, Germany, and Mexico City are a few of the locales that have been tasked with hosting such contests in recent years. More often than not, these showcases have been coupled with legions of crooning fans, all hoping to catch a glimpse of the hulking behemoth that is NFL football.

This year is no exception. There are three different sites slated to offer a platform for foreigners to witness all the action of an NFL game live and direct. One of those is set to take place in Brazil, which has nary seen a party like a football party.

With that, here’s what you need to know about this year’s NFL international schedule including dates, times, locations, matchups, TV channels, and more for the 2024 season. 

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NFL international games 2024

Once again, the NFL will be playing five international games in 2024 –– with three games in London, one in Germany, and one in São Paulo.

Date Game Location Time (ET) TV channel
Friday, Sept. 6 (Week 1) Eagles vs. Packers Arena Corinthians, São Paulo 8:15 p.m. Peacock
Sunday, Oct. 6 (Week 5) Jets vs. Vikings Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, London 9:30 a.m. NFL Network

Sunday, Oct. 13 (Week 6)

Jaguars vs. Bears Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, London 9:30 a.m. NFL Network
Sunday, Oct. 20 (Week 7) Patriots vs. Jaguars Wembley Stadium, London 9:30 a.m. NFL Network
Sunday, Nov. 10 (Week 10) Giants vs. Panthers Allianz Arena, Munich 9:30 a.m. NFL Network

Eagles vs. Packers

  • Date: Friday, Sept. 6
  • Time: 8:15 p.m. ET
  • Location: Arena Corinthians, São Paulo

The Eagles and the Packers will kickstart the NFL’s international schedule with a Week 1 battle in São Paulo, Brazil.

Philadelphia posted an 11-6 record, racing to a second-place finish in the NFC East and a playoff berth. The Eagles’ season came to a premature end at the hands of the Bucs in the first round. With a spate of new additions, including Saquon Barkley and Devin White, Philly will be yearning for a far improved showing in 2024. Still, the Packers, fresh off a surprise wild-card victory over Dallas in Jordan Love’s sterling debut season as a starter, will not be pushovers.

Eagles vs. Packers represents the first time the NFL has hosted a game in South America. It should be a compelling watch, if nothing else.

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Jets vs. Vikings

  • Date: Sunday, Oct. 6
  • Time: 9:30 a.m. ET
  • Location: Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, London

Londoners will catch a glimpse of greatness when Justin Jefferson and the Vikings jostle against the Jets at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.

Jefferson is a noted pass-catching phenom and will face the challenge of hauling in targets from a new quarterback — be it J.J. McCarthy or Sam Darnold — in 2024. Minnesota will face a Jets squad that has Aaron Rodgers returning from a torn Achilles and looking to lead New York to its first postseason appearance since 2010.

Jaguars vs. Bears

  • Date: Sunday, Oct. 13
  • Time: 9:30 a.m. ET
  • Location: Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, London

The NFL is sending one of its most hyped No. 1 draft picks in recent memory, Caleb Williams, across the pond to face the Jaguars, who play in London every year. Jacksonville is led by quarterback Trevor Lawrence, another hyped No. 1 overall pick who will look to outplay Williams in a battle of young studs.

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Patriots vs. Jaguars

  • Date: Sunday, Oct. 20
  • Time: 9:30 a.m. ET
  • Location: Wembley Stadium, London

No side has pranced onto the green grass in London Town more than the Jaguars, who are nearing dual-citizen status with their 12th matchup in “The Big Smoke.”

The Jaguars will stay over in London from Week 6 to Week 7 before facing off against the Patriots. New England has a new look in the post-Bill Belichick era and could have a new quarterback, Drake Maye, starting in that game. If not, Jacoby Brissett will look to lead the Patriots to an upset as they attempt to bounce back from their worst season in more than two decades.

Giants vs. Panthers

  • Date: Sunday, Nov. 10
  • Time: 9:30 a.m. ET
  • Location: Allianz Arena, Munich

Fresh off a two-win season, the Cardiac Cats are prepping their lederhosen in 2024. New coach Dave Canales will lead the Panthers out in Munich as they take on the Giants at Allianz Arena, home of Bayern Munich.

Carolina is hoping to recreate its prior international success, having vanquished the Bucs in 2019. The Giants are 3-0 playing internationally during their franchise’s history, so Daniel Jones and Brian Daboll will be tasked with keeping that perfect mark intact.

SN’s Jacob Camenker also contributed to this report.

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