Super Bowl champion Eagles to host Falcons in season opener, report says

Dean Simpson
April 20, 2018

Below is a roundup of the latest schedule rumors and leaks as the 8 p.m. ET reveal approaches.

In addition to the London game and the season opener against the Falcons, the Eagles will reportedly visit Tampa Bay on September 16 and play their 2018 NFC Championship opponents, the Minnesota Vikings, in Week 5.


Mexico and it's internationally famous stadium, Estadio Azteca, will see two of last year's playoff teams facing off.

On Oct. 14, the Seattle Seahawks and Oakland Raiders will play, with kickoff set for 1 p.m. ET. The two teams met in the famous Wembley Stadium in England as the first game played on global soil. The Los Angeles Rams square off with the Kansas City Chiefs, both poised for another successful season.


So the new information arriving Thursday is exclusively based around dates, times and the order of the games. It'll be interesting to see how many of those five games end being played in November and December. Team owner Shad Khan and the National Football League negotiated a deal that has the Jaguars playing a game overseas through the 2020 season.

While we are hours away from learning the entire Philadelphia Eagles 2018 regular season schedule, we now know the full details on one game.


The Texans have played in Mexico City, and Seattle does have an global game, playing the Bills in Toronto in 2012.

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