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Jaguars Commit To London, Out Of Los Angeles Conversation

The Jacksonville Jaguars committed to playing home games in London for four seasons, and that takes them out of the conversation to move to Los Angeles.

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The Jacksonville Jaguars committed to play one game in London during each of four upcoming seasons, and the Los Angeles Times points out that the decision takes them out of the conversation for the franchise to move to California.

From 2013-16, the Jaguars will play one designated home game per season overseas, the team announced on Tuesday.

The LA Times points out that while Jacksonville was always considered a darkhorse to move to Los Angeles, that possibility can now be put to bed. Now, it's looking like the short-list of available teams includes the St. Louis Rams, San Diego Chargers and Oakland Raiders.

The reasoning? Any team that wants to land in the City of Angels won't be willing to give up one home game during the first few seasons of their time there. Grabbing a fan base soon after the move would be essential, and it's the same reason the struggling Rams pulled out of games in London for the 2013 and 2014 seasons.

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