Lions will play Falcons in London next season

<p>The NFL has announced that the Lions are heading to London next season.</p>

The NFL has announced that the Detroit Lions will be one of six teams heading to London for the 2014-2015 NFL season to play regular season games.

The games will be played at Wembley Stadium. Officially, the Atlanta Falcons will be the host team.

Other games will be the Dallas Cowboys vs the Jacksonville Jaguars, and the Miami Dolphins vs the Oakland Raiders.

This will mark the first time that the Detroit Lions have played in London.

According to the NFL, the international games help increase global interest in the NFL, which has resulted in higher ratings for the Super Bowl.

The exact date of the game has not been announced.