Newspaper article The Evening Standard (London, England)

'Our House' Welcomes Chiefs

Newspaper article The Evening Standard (London, England)

'Our House' Welcomes Chiefs

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AFTER the madness of last Sunday's International Series match-up which saw the Jaguars win their first 'home' game at Wembley in three seasons when edging out the Bills 34-31, what will we get from the Lions and Chiefs this Sunday? With only three wins between them in a combined 14 NFL games so far, it could be 3-0 or 54-47.

The Lions arrived in London with less than a roar with a 1-6 record and the 'home' team Chiefs are little better on 2-5. But there's likely to be another 84,000-plus sell-out crowd anyway to enjoy the third and final game in this autumn series.

NFL games will be back at Wembley until 2020 and it looks like at Tottenham's new stadium, too, from 2018 until at least 2027, so the annual fix is guaranteed for gridiron fans. The Chiefs are coming off a 23-13 home win over Pittsburgh which snapped a five-game losing streak, while the Lions suffered a 28-19 home defeat by the Vikings. …

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