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NFL returning to London for international mix in October

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NEW YORK — The NFL is holding a global mix in London for the second consecutive yr.

Forty-four athletes will probably be chosen to take part in the mix in front of NFL evaluators at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on Oct. 3-4.

As a substitute of team scouts, the NFL that evaluates the players and selects a handful to coach in the US for 3 months, after which final selections are made to allocate players to NFL teams for the 2023 season. After which, they still have to win a spot on the team roster.

It’ll be the fourth international mix after one in Australia in 2018, one other in Germany in 2019 and London last yr.

“Hosting the International Mix in London for the second yr provides tremendous exposure for our great game,” said Roman Oben, NFL vp of football development. “The mix allows us to guage latest talent globally, shine a highlight on our sport and supply a possibility for participants to compete at the best level.”

Athletes representing as many as 13 countries will probably be evaluated for a possible position within the NFL’s International Player Pathway program. This system, instituted in 2017, goals to supply elite international athletes the chance to compete on the NFL level, improve their skills, and ultimately earn a spot on an NFL roster.

Washington defensive end Efe Obadu, Philadelphia left Tackle Jordan Mailata and Las Vegas fullback Jakob Johnson earned NFL roster spots following this system.

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