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Mike Preston: Ravens' visit shows NFL at home in London

Mike Preston: Ravens' visit shows NFL at home in London

At first I wasn’t sure how about this Ravens-Jaguars game in London. It seemed too far away and I anticipated most of the fans being from either Jacksonville or Baltimore.

I was wrong.

OK, I admit the seven- to eight-hour flight can be a pain, but not much different than flying from Baltimore to San Francisco, Oakland or Seattle. It takes some time getting used to people driving on the other side of the car and on the other side of the road, and you sometimes swear they’re going to crash into your car head on.

There are other minor adjustments like the high cost of living and learning little things like how to turn the shower on, but it’s cool to stay in another country,...

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