Originally posted on The Penalty Flag  |  Last updated 10/18/11

NEW YORK - APRIL 22: NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell is interviewed by Darrelle Revis of the New York Jets for the 'Ocho Cinco New Network' on the red carpet during the 2010 NFL Draft at Radio City Music Hall on April 25, 2009 in New York City. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)
As the Tampa Bay Buccaneers get ready to face the Chicago Bears in London, England this week commissioner Roger Goodell had some fans scratching their heads after recently saying he wants the league to play an additional games abroad. Goodell remains serious about it and NFL owners will discuss the possibility of an additional game at an upcoming meeting. The problem with adding another game is that this year’s contest, which is to be played on Oct. 23 at Wembley Stadium between the Chicago Bears and Tampa Bay Buccaneers hasn’t sold out. However, Goodell told the press that games in England have been very successful and that the fans have reacted positively to the overseas matches, both abroad and at home in the U.S. He added that the game isn’t sold out because the tickets didn’t go on sale until the player lockout ended. But that lockout ended long ago and British-based fans have had several weeks to snap up tickets and they haven’t exactly been lining up to buy them. Goodell said the league wants to build on the positive response from British fans though. The NFL played its first regular season game outside of the U.S. back in [...]
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