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NFL announces London games for 2018; Packers are not among teams participating

The Packers still need to wait to play across the pond.

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On Thursday morning, the NFL announced the three games that will be held in London, England for the 2018 season. Once again, the Green Bay Packers will be staying stateside for all of their games in the upcoming season.

There was some speculation that the Packers' road game against the Los Angeles Rams might have been an opportunity for a London game, but that will not be the case. Instead, the three London games are as follows:

The dates for the final two games are to be decided, with one game taking place on October 21st and the other on the 28th. Both of those games will be held at Wembley Stadium, with the Seahawks-Raiders contest happening at Twickenham Stadium instead.

The Packers have been adamant that they will not agree to give up a home game to play in London, due to games' massive financial impact on the city of Green Bay. This has limited the opportunities for the Packers to play in England, something that quarterback Aaron Rodgers has expressed a desire to experience sometime in his career. For now, he will need to wait at least one more year to do so.