Thursday, July 25, 2024

2024 NFL schedule release: Live updates ahead of Wednesday’s full announcement

Week 1: Green Bay Packers vs. Philadelphia Eagles, Sept. 6, Sao Paulo, Brazil, Peacock

The league’s first match in Brazil features two playoff teams. It will also be the NFL’s first Friday opener for teams since 1970.

“We look forward to being a part of this historic matchup against the Eagles in São Paulo,” said Packers President and CEO Mark Murphy. via the group website. “We are excited to play in front of our dedicated fans in Brazil and help build the international popularity of the NFL and the Packers. We had our first experience playing internationally a few years ago. I am proud to be a part of the league’s continued global growth.”

The Packers have played several times outside of the United States, though most were preseason games. They have played two preseason games in Canada (1997 in Toronto, 2019 in Winnipeg) and 1998 in Tokyo. They have played just one regular season game on foreign soil: a 27-22 loss against the New York Giants in London in 2022.

There will be four other international games in the 2024 NFL season, though we only know the home teams for those contests. The Carolina Panthers will be the home team for one game in Munich. The Minnesota Vikings and Chicago Bears will both be home teams for games in London, while the Jacksonville Jaguars will play their 12th London game since 2013.

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