Super Bowl champion Patriots to play Raiders in Mexico City

FILE PHOTO - Feb 4, 2017; Houston, TX USA; General overall view of New England Patriots helmet and Wilson NFL official Duke Super Bowl LI logo football at NRG Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports
FILE PHOTOGRAPH – Feb 4, 2017; Houston, TX USA; Basic total view of new England Patriots helmet and Wilson NFL official Duke Tremendous Bowl LI emblem Soccer at NRG Stadium. Obligatory Credit Score: Kirby Lee-U.S. NOWADAYS Sports Activities

The Tremendous Bowl champion New England Patriots kick off the season in opposition to the Kansas City Chiefs and can commute to Mexico City in November to play the Oakland Raiders, the National Soccer League stated on Thursday when it released the brand new time table.

The Sport at the Azteca Stadium on Nov. 19 (Week 11) will mark the 0.33 time the NFL has visited Mexico Metropolis right through the common season after video games in 2005 and last 12 months. New England open the season with a Thursday evening game against the Chiefs on Sept. 7.

The Atlanta Falcons, crushed with the aid of New England in the Super Bowl in February, will have to wait unless Week 7 for a shot at revenge after they consult with the Patriots on Oct. 22.

The NFL also finalized details for four games in London.

Twickenham rugby stadium will host the Arizona Cardinals and la Rams on Oct. 22, with the Minnesota Vikings and Cleveland Browns meeting at the related venue the next Sunday.

Wembley will stage the Jacksonville Jaguars and Baltimore Ravens clash on Sept. 24, ahead of the Miami Dolphins and New Orleans Saints struggle on the venue on Oct. 1.

The 32 NFL groups each and every play 16 games over 17 weeks within the regular season, which runs from Sept. 7 unless Dec. 31.

The 52nd Tremendous Bowl can be held on Feb. 4 at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis.

(Reporting by means of Andrew Each in Cary, North Carolina; Modifying by Peter Rutherford)

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