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NFL International Series 2016 schedule will potentially feature Eagles playing in London

The Eagles might be headed across the pond next year.

Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

The Philadelphia Eagles might be scheduled to play a football game against in London, England as part of the NFL International Series next season, according to an official announcement from the league.

One of the four NFC East teams will play the St. Louis Rams next year depending on how each team finishes in their division. For example, if the Rams finish third and the Eagles finish third, they will play each other in 2016.

The game is set to take place at Twickenham Stadium on Sunday, Oct. 23, 2016. The good news for Eagles fans is that the Birds won't be losing a home game even if they have to travel overseas. This matchup counts as a home game for the Rams and an away game for the visitor.

It's worth noting that Eagles Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Jeffrey Lurie is member of the NFL's International Committee. There are nine teams represented in the committee, and the Birds are the only remaining franchise that hasn't played a game overseas yet.

The full 2016 NFL regular season schedule won't be released until late April.

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