Miami Dolphins Will Play a Game in London Next Year
Amid the mixed results from the NFL's ongoing push to make British people care about American football by playing a few games every year in London, one bizarre fact remains constant: Among Brits who do enjoy the pigskin, the Miami Dolphins are oddly popular. A survey of fans at this year's Viking-Steelers contest at Wembley found the Fins were the fourth best loved team among attendees.
So it's perhaps not a surprise that the Dolphins are headed back to England. The league announced this morning that Miami's road game against Oakland next season will be played in London.
Here's the announcement via the Fins Twitter account:
The game won't be the Dolphins first trip to Wembley. Miami played the NFL's very first London regular season game back in 2007, losing 13-10 to the New York Giants.
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