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How we celebrated NFL’s 10th anniversary in London

How we celebrated NFL’s 10th anniversary in London

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Sunday's clash between the Cleveland Browns and the Minnesota Vikings rounded up the 10th year of NFL London games. So how did it go? London this year has seen a record four games of American football at its two historic stadiums, Wembley and Twickenham. Although not all of them kept spectators at the edge of their seats, there was enough drama on and off the pitch to make them memorable. From the very first kneeling protests against Donald Trump, to cross-sports emotional encounters; the Voice of London has taken a look at how we celebrated NFL in the British capital this year. The games tagged #NFLUK on social media kicked off with the audacious and divisive kneeling protest during the first game at Wembley, won by the Jacksonville Jaguars 44-7 against the Baltimore Ravens. The pl
Bears’ tight end Zach Miller breaks his leg while scoring controversial touchdown

Bears’ tight end Zach Miller breaks his leg while scoring controversial touchdown

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  After Gordon Hayward’s horrible injury last week in the NBA, another sportsman's body part completely twisted in the middle of a broadcast, this time during an NFL game. Chicago Bears' offensive lineman Zach Miller had just caught a ball in the end-zone, when he landed awkwardly; and his knee bent. After official review, the play was later overturned and ruled as an incomplete pass. A decision criticised by many. "To me that looks like a catch”, said former NFL vice president of Officiating Dean Blandino, who now works for FOX Sports. We've checked Londoners' NFL knowledge. Have a look. Detroit Lions’ wide receiver and NFL star Golden Tate took his frustration to Twitter, describing the situation as 'new low'. The team, which lost 20-12 to New Orleans Saints, h
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