During the 2022 NFL season, both ESPN and ESPN+ will broadcast international matches, including the first-ever NFL game to be broadcast exclusively on ESPN+ and the return of Monday Night Football to Mexico City.
ESPN+ will exclusively broadcast the Denver Broncos against the Jacksonville Jaguars from Wembley Stadium, London, on October 30 (week 8) at 9:30 AM ET. Additionally, the San Francisco 49ers will face the Arizona Cardinals at Estadio Azteca in Mexico City at 8 PM ET on November 21 (Week 11), on ESPN Monday Night Football. Both matches will be broadcast on local broadcasters in participating team markets, and Monday Night Football will be broadcast on ESPN Deportes.
The International Games are part of Disney’s regular 2022 season schedule of 21 games, with the remaining games to be revealed next week. In addition, ESPN will be broadcasting the Super Wild Card and Pro Bowl to close out the season.
This season’s ESPN+ NFL games mark the beginning of a new annual tradition for the platform, with ESPN+ broadcasting one foreign game each year until the 2033 season, the length of the new rights deal announced last year. Previously, ESPN+ had been broadcasting quite a few Monday Night Football and Super Wild Card matches.
On Monday evening, Mexico City Football will boost Mexico City’s production studios and local marketing resources as the network broadcasts its fourth NFL game from the city. Previously, matches were broadcast from there in 2019 (Chiefs vs. Chargers) and 2016 (Raiders vs. Chargers.
ESPN will broadcast the two games in Spanish-speaking Latin America, Brazil, Australia, New Zealand, the Pacific and Caribbean Islands, the Netherlands and Africa outside the United States.
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