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Jaguars' Khan Wants Long-Term Extension For London Games Through '30 Season

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 09 / 02 / 15

Jaguars Owner Shahid Khan is "hopeful to extend" the team's contract to play a regular-season game in London "for well over a decade, securing the franchise’s long-term future in Jacksonville," according to O'Halloran & Carlyon of the FLORIDA TIMES-UNION. The London home game accounts for ...

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