The NFL is expanding its global reach, and the next stop on its journey is the picturesque country of Brazil.
The Philadelphia Eagles made waves on Monday by announcing that they will kick off the season in São Paulo, Brazil, against an opponent yet to be determined.
While September might seem far off, international travel plans need to be made well in advance, especially considering the likelihood of hotels filling up and ticket prices skyrocketing as the date approaches.
In the midst of the news about the Eagles’ Brazil venture, an intriguing rumor has emerged. According to this rumor, an NFL owner owes a substantial favor to an individual from Brazil, leading to the decision to host a game in the country for the first time. Allegedly, this favor owed is tied to some unsavory incidents involving prostitutes and a kidnapping.
This sports organization is hosting a game in the country for the first time because an owner owed a guy from that country a huge favor. Apparently it had to do with covering up some stuff with hookers and a kidnapping,” reads the blind item.
With only one team confirmed for the game so far, speculation is rife about which NFL owner this rumor might refer to.
Although the Eagles’ opponent for the game has not been named yet, we already know the potential candidates from their home schedule next season. As the host team, the Eagles will face one of the following opponents:
- Atlanta Falcons
- Carolina Panthers
- Cleveland Browns
- Dallas Cowboys
- Green Bay Packers
- Jacksonville Jaguars
- New York Giants
- Pittsburgh Steelers
- Washington Commanders
We’ll have to wait for the NFL to announce the Eagles’ opponent, and in the meantime, we’ll keep a close watch on this intriguing blind item.