The Miami Dolphins opened the 2014 International Series this season with a win over the Oakland Raiders in the first of three NFL regular season games to be played across the pond this year. Two weeks ago, the Detroit Lions and Atlanta Falcons made the long road trip, and this week will feature the Dallas Cowboys and Jacksonville Jaguars in London's Wembley Stadium.
According to a report from the Miami Herald's Armando Salguero, the Dolphins will again be flying to London in 2015.
Salguero writes that no date has been set, nor has a match up been finalized. His source, however, has said the Dolphins' game at the Jaguars next year will not be the game selected to move to London. Instead, the Dolphins will give up a home game for the 2015 trip.
There were rumors earlier this year that the league could be looking to expand London's slate of games to as many as five next year, though the league shot those down. Instead, it appears the NFL will attempt putting games in London on back-to-back Weeks for the fist time.
The timing of the Dolphins adding another London game, shortly after the team started reconstruction on Sun Life Stadium this summer, could be further signs that the Dolphins are going to press the league hard to bring the Super Bowl back to Miami in the near future. The Dolphins, a popular team in the United Kingdom, could use the additional London game as more ammunition in their argument for why South Florida needs to once again host the NFL's title game. The NFL has stated that teams willing to give up home games for a London trip would be in a better position when Super Bowl hosting consideration is done.
The Dolphins played in London in 2007 as well as this year's game. They are 1-1 all time, losing that first ever regular season game in London to the New York Giants. The Dolphins were considered the home team in 2007, and the road team this year.