London calling

UK would welcome more NFL games

Updated: October 22, 2009, 8:09 AM ET
By Mark Woods | Special to ESPNBoston.com

LONDON -- In New England, the Patriots rule. In old England, that's strictly a job for Her Majesty.

But that won't stop the National Football League from trying to conquer a piece of the lucrative British sporting market. It's just smart business: London's Wembley Stadium -- rather than Raymond James Stadium -- will host Sunday's game between the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and New England Patriots because the NFL sniffs an opportunity. With saturation on home soil, looking overseas is ...

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