Interesting development in that a team is committing to three years. This will give them enough time to develop a fan base in the UK and possibly open doors to a full time UK team.
The Rams are owned by Stan Kroenke who is a majority shareholder in Arsenal
The Rams are rebuilding from the early naughties when they were known as the "Greatest Show on Turf", they finished last year with 2 wins and 14 defeats.
For those not familiar with American sports its not uncommon for teams to move cities so not infeasible for a team like the Rams to be thinking of moving to the UK if the fanbase was big enough.
The Rams were originally in Cleveland from 36-45, moved to LA in 46 and then moved to St. Louis in 95.
I'll be going as they are playing the Patriots. (I've been to two games in the past - Pats V Bucs and last years Bears V Bucs).
In an unprecedented step that begins the next chapter of the NFLâ€™s continued momentum of growing the international fan base, the St. Louis Rams have committed to becoming the first NFL team to play regular-season games abroad on an annual basis, the league announced today.