Originally written June 18, 2013 on This Given Sunday:
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In the ongoing debate about whether a team in London is a viable option for the NFL, there's been very little player input up to this point. Now, Jaguars tight end Marcedes Lewis has given Mike Freeman of CBS Sports his take on the Jaguars playing more than one game in London, and if he's right, the prospect of eventually putting a team in London don't look good. Lewis told Freeman playing multiple games across the pond "would be highly stressful for a team. It would disrupt a big part of your season. There would be a competitive disadvantage for a team that did that. . . . [P]laying two games in London would be pretty rough for any team no matter what you try to do." If Lewis is correct in saying that multiple games across the Atlantic is disruptive, imagine how tough it would be for a team that plays eight games in the continental U.S. and eight in London. Sure, there would be a small edge in playing at home, but the difficulty of constantly traveling...
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