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Old 22.10.2017, 08:29 PM
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Yep..the 3 London games this year has done nothing to help the popularity of the series over here. Every one has been as good as over by half time.

Luck of the draw maybe, but each game has been a poor spectacle.

Who'd have thought we'd be hanging on for the Browns to save the International Series 2017.
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Old 22.10.2017, 08:41 PM
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Who would've thought travelling 6,000 miles and eight time zones would have a detrimental effect on performance. Todd Gurley made it clear earlier this week he wasn't exactly thrilled to be playing here.
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Old 22.10.2017, 09:23 PM
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3 games and 3 annihilations....is thre something in the travel ?
I blame the poor quality of our toilet paper.
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Old 22.10.2017, 09:31 PM
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Who would've thought travelling 6,000 miles and eight time zones would have a detrimental effect on performance. Todd Gurley made it clear earlier this week he wasn't exactly thrilled to be playing here.
It’s the same for both teams though, they both have to get across the pond.

There have been good games involving the Lions, Steelers, Falcons, Jags.... the travel is no excuse for Jay Cutler ****-farting around like he couldn’t care less or for the Ravens and Cardinals to collectively play like they did.

The three games this season haven’t been great, but them’s the breaks.

Clearly, Todd Gurley is perfectly entitled to his opinion, I respect the opinion of anyone across the pond who hates the fact games are played here. At least Gurley turned in a performance and that’s what counts.

The Browns v Vikings is going to be a thriller and the IS will be saved.
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Old 22.10.2017, 09:37 PM
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in fairness on paper most thought this would be a close game.Still pervericating if i should go next week.Cleveland have to win sooner or later
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Old 22.10.2017, 09:39 PM
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in fairness on paper most thought this would be a close game.Still pervericating if i should go next week.Cleveland have to win sooner or later
Pervericating.... ooh, hark at you. I’m still thinking about it.

WTactualF does ‘pervericating’ mean anyway?

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Old 22.10.2017, 10:16 PM
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Nope, I blame Brexit
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Old 22.10.2017, 11:39 PM
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Travel is bs. Cardinals been over here since tuesday, Rams came friday.

All the games looked good (ok maybe not browns) when they were announced 10 months ago.
They still looked good 7 weeks ago at the start of the season.

There were 2 other shut outs this week (not just a UK 2017 thing). Would you have predicted those results?


Clearly there are few on here that do or are going to pick their choice of game for future London games. Fine, but perhaps stop harping on about how good a game was or wasnt, after the fact. People who went can make there own opinions.
Didnt see many posts on the gameday thread saying the Rams were going to walk it
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Old 23.10.2017, 12:35 AM
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Yep..the 3 London games this year has done nothing to help the popularity of the series over here. Every one has been as good as over by half time.
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Really? Could gave sworn the dolphins saints game was just 3-0 at the half.

The games this year will have little effect on me renewing my season ticket and I suspect most others too. It will be down to me having the time and money. As any true sports fans know, nothing is guaranteed in sport and these games will have no bearing on next year.
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Old 23.10.2017, 06:02 AM
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Really? Could gave sworn the dolphins saints game was just 3-0 at the half.

The games this year will have little effect on me renewing my season ticket and I suspect most others too. It will be down to me having the time and money. As any true sports fans know, nothing is guaranteed in sport and these games will have no bearing on next year.
True..it was a few minutes into the 2nd half 2hen it became clear Dolphins had surrendered.

And no...the selling of Season tickets next year will largely depend on 2 things 1) the quality of teams and 2) If they announce a season 'card.....

If the match ups are poor again then people will cherry pick individual games...if they go ahead with last years 'threat' of having a card covering all games rather than individual tickets the Season ticket sales will be hit dramatically.

At the moment id say at least 50% of Season ticket holders who bought the Season ticket did not go to all 4 games. If you can't sell on the games you don't fancy then season ticket sales will plummet next year... Which is good for the general public I guess as more tickets at face value being sold.
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