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Raiders to host Patriots on Sunday, November 19 in Mexico City

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For the second year in a row, the Raiders are playing a “home” game in Mexico.

The Raiders will host the Patriots on Sunday, November 19 at Estadio Azteca in Mexico City. Last year the Raiders hosted the Texans there.

The Patriots-Raiders game will kick off at 4:25 p.m. Eastern, a departure from the past practice of playing Mexico City games in prime time. The game will be televised by CBS.

The first regular-season game ever played outside the United States was at Estadio Azteca in 2005. This will be the third NFL game played in Mexico.

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18 Responses to “Raiders to host Patriots on Sunday, November 19 in Mexico City”
  1. idiedpretty says: Apr 20, 2017 5:30 PM

    Well, that’s one less 15,000 seat home game they have to worry about.

  2. tedmurph says: Apr 20, 2017 5:31 PM

    The greed of the NFL expanding its brand is beyond belief. How can they stage an event in a venue where they tell their own players not to even leave the hotel because it isn’t safe. I would have loved to go to the Bay area for the 1rst time. Mexico City? I wouldn’t go even if Roger paid and flew me down on his private jet. All so a new market will buy stuff.

  3. MichaelEdits says: Apr 20, 2017 5:40 PM

    They gonna whup them Patriots too.

  4. drunkraider says: Apr 20, 2017 5:42 PM

    Its 2017 and we still cant figure out a formula that makes these out of country games road games for both teams?

  5. radrntn says: Apr 20, 2017 5:49 PM

    Mexico, Las Vegas, whats the difference, they will all be road games, labeled as home games.

    Go Raiders!!!

  6. gauchosporlife says: Apr 20, 2017 5:58 PM

    Don’t take your eyes off your jersey this time Brady.

  7. illumination666 says: Apr 20, 2017 6:02 PM

    Not a fan of the Mexico and London games. Why can’t they just play preseason games there and call it good. Stealing ‘home’ games away from teams.

  8. mnvikes1961 says: Apr 20, 2017 6:02 PM

    Brady should be expecting lazers to distract him the entire game.

  9. bigfaketdsinmyface says: Apr 20, 2017 6:07 PM

    Guard your helmets and jerseys!

  10. silverandblack052099 says: Apr 20, 2017 6:29 PM

    A preview of the AFCCG!!

  11. hifive123 says: Apr 20, 2017 7:14 PM

    And we’re going to make Mexico pay for it.

  12. patriots123456 says: Apr 20, 2017 7:16 PM

    The $$$$ owners want the NFL to be a globalist $$$$ game like soccer $$$$…

    They feel they don’t make enough $$$$…. now

  13. pancaketaco says: Apr 20, 2017 7:34 PM

    Technically Raiders are homeless until they play their first game in Vegas.

  14. patfanken says: Apr 20, 2017 7:35 PM

    Goodell and his boys start their own revenge tour by having the Pats play FIVE away games in 6 weeks including 2 away games in a row at high altitude.

    Anyone else ever hear of a team having to play 5 out of 6 away games in a row?

    Looks like the commish doesn’t get mad, he gets even, and the parity police gave it their best shot with this stretch of games.

  15. realtruthteller100 says: Apr 20, 2017 8:00 PM

    gotta say im suprised mark davis would deprive the fans in oakland of a home game. doesnt seem like his style imo

  16. joetoronto says: Apr 21, 2017 9:41 AM

    I can’t wait to see 80,000 Raider fans there again.

  17. srvmustang says: Apr 21, 2017 1:21 PM

    MichaelEdits says:
    Apr 20, 2017 5:40 PM
    “They gonna whup them Patriots too.”


    D0n’t hold your breath.

  18. dsheik says: Apr 26, 2017 12:17 AM

    kinda sucks for the Raiders they have to give up a home game of this magnitude after giving one up last year.

    Seems like rotaing the home/away status would be the right thing to do for teams that get stuck in doing the Mexico city/London crap in consecutive years.

    Lets face it, its an away game for both teams.

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