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Vikings fans have reason for excitement with National Football League schedule announced Thursday

Vikings fans have reason for excitement with National Football League schedule announced Thursday”

The Jaguars figure to return to prime time after no night games a year ago.

The Eagles will become the first reigning Super Bowl champion to play on British soil when they take on the Jacksonville Jaguars at Wembley Stadium.

The Super Bowl champion Philadelphia Eagles will take on the Jacksonville Jaguars in London on October 28 as part of Week 8 of the 2018 season, the National Football League announced Thursday.

Jacksonville, which fell in the AFC title game to New England before the Eagles beat the Patriots in Super Bowl LII, will host Philadelphia in Week 8 on 28 October at Wembley Stadium.

Chinese papers warn against politicising economics after ZTE ban
The move was sparked by ZTE's violation of an agreement that was reached after it was caught illegally shipping US goods to Iran. The Commerce Department banned American companies from selling parts and software to ZTE for seven years.

Five more athletes missing from Commonwealth Games village
Team Cameroon's Chef de Mission , Victor Agbor Nso said the Cameroon team has filed an official complaint with Australian police. In 2012, five boxers, a swimmer and a footballer from the African nation vanished during the London Olympic Games .

Arizona teachers skeptical of governor's raise proposal
On Wednesday, Arizona teachers staged a statewide " walk-in ", demanding an increase in pay and more funding for schools overall. Mesnard rolled out a proposal to boost teacher pay by 6 percent next year and 24 percent over the next six years.

There were reports that Philadelphia's original opponent was going to be the Vikings.

This marks the third time since 2005 the Eagles opened against the Falcons. The team made trips to London for "road" games in both the 2014 and 2015 season but haven't been back since.

The Eagles will nearly surely play a night game on September 6, and after that, they'll probably have four or five more primetime contests.

The Seahawks have been at the forefront of the schedule release the last few seasons as one of the marquee teams in the NFL. Last year, the Birds finished 4-1 in regular-season night games. So that'll be an important game to note when the schedule comes out.



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