2024 NFL schedule release: Live updates ahead of Wednesday’s full announcement

Week 1: Green Bay Packers vs. Philadelphia Eagles, September 6, Sao Paulo, Brazil, Peacock

The first game of the league in Brazil features two playoff teams. It will also be the NFL’s first Friday opener for teams since 1970.

“We look forward to being a part of this historic matchup against the Eagles in Sao Paulo,” said Packers President and CEO Mark Murphy. Through the team website. “We are excited to play in front of our dedicated fans in Brazil and help grow the international popularity of the NFL and the Packers. We had a great experience playing internationally for the first time a few years ago, and we look forward to the league’s continued global growth.” Proud to be a part.”

The Packers have played outside the United States several times, although most have been preseason games. They have played two pre-season games in Canada (1997 in Toronto, 2019 in Winnipeg), and one in Tokyo in 1998. They have played only one regular season game on foreign soil: the 2022 contest against the New York Giants in London, which they lost 27–22.

There will be four other international games during the 2024 NFL season, although we only know the home teams for those contests. The Carolina Panthers will be the home team for the match played in Munich. Both the Minnesota Vikings and Chicago Bears will be home teams for the games in London, as well as the Jacksonville Jaguars, who will play their 12th London game since 2013.


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