The NFL is said to be planning a regular season game in Germany from next year. As Sports Illustrated reports, citing a corresponding memo from the league, Munich and Berlin are being discussed as venues. A game in Germany has been favored for years by Robert Kraft, owner of the New England Patriots. From 2022, games will also be played in London and Mexico City, as has been tested since 2005.
The club owners of the NFL agreed on Tuesday evening to extend the regular season. As a result, 17 instead of 16 games will be played from the coming season, in return only three pre-season games will be played.
The first big wave of the Free Agency has subsided, but there is still a lot of quality to be had - from Richard Sherman to Jadeveon Clowney to Antonio Brown. The latest news and rumors are summarized in the news ticker.
The Philadelphia Eagles have strengthened themselves with veteran quarterback Joe Flacco. The 36-year-old, who led the Baltimore Ravens to triumph in the Super Bowl in February 2013, was last with the New York Jets and received a one-year contract in Philadelphia.
A good three months before the start, the field of participants for the first season of the European League of Football (ELF) is complete. The former NFL Europe teams Berlin Thunder and Cologne Centurions are new, plus the Leipzig Kings. In contrast, the planned locations in Hanover and Ingolstadt are not yet being played this year.