Report: Rams will be home team for 2018 game in China
The NFL will host a game in China during the 2018 season and the home team will be the Los Angeles Rams, reports Sam Farmer of the Los Angeles Times.
Commissioner Roger Goodell did not confirm the Rams’ participation in the game at his press conference on Wednesday, instead saying that multiple teams are interested in making the trip.
The NFL’s interest in expanding to more international markets has been widely publicized over the last week, with multiple reports that countries such as China, Germany and Brazil are being looked at as possible destinations.
The league is already planning to play in Mexico City in 2016, where the Houston Texans will play the Oakland Raiders.
There is no word yet who the Rams opponent will be or which Chinese city the game will take place in.
Los Angeles is already scheduled to play two games in London before it heads to China, taking on the New York Giants in 2016 and an unscheduled opponent in 2017.