CHARLOTTE , N.C. – The Carolina Panthers will play the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in London next period, according to the Panthers web page.
The Panthers will play abroad for the initial time in franchise history. Carolina, Eco-friendly Bay and Houston are the only franchises not to play in London given that the NFL released the worldwide games in 2007.
The date has not still been announced.
“I’ve had the chance to play and coach in London prior to and those people have been unbelievable ordeals,” stated head coach Ron Rivera, who played in London with the Bears in the 1986 preseason and coached in London with the Chargers in the 2008 typical period. “The followers are fantastic and they have these kinds of fervor for the match. It’s a excellent possibility for our franchise and for our gamers and coaches to get worldwide publicity.”
“It’s astounding to listen to the Panthers are likely to play in London,” stated defensive lineman Efe Obada, who grew up in the city. “One of the plans I established, past making the roster, was to play in London, be in entrance of the English followers and get a sack. It would be coming total-circle to be on that area. Now I have to make the group yet again. It’s additional motivation.”