Bills-Jaguars game in London to kick off early

NEW YORK (AP) Fans of the Buffalo Bills and Jacksonville Jaguars will need to wake up early on Oct. 25 to watch their teams.

Same thing for the followers of the Jets and Dolphins earlier in the month.

The Jaguars will host the Bills at London's Wembley Stadium in late October, with a 1:30 p.m. local kickoff. That means 9:30 a.m. on the U.S. East Coast.

Three weeks earlier, on Oct. 4, Miami hosts the Jets, with a 2:30 p.m. kickoff, which also translates to 9:30 a.m. ET. London goes off daylight savings time on Oct. 25, thus the one-hour difference in England.

Last season, the NFL experimented with the afternoon kickoff in England when Atlanta hosted Detroit. It clearly was happy with the results, and opted for another this year.

No kickoff time has been announced for the Nov. 1 game at Wembley between Detroit and Kansas City.


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