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Falcons DT Babineaux in London to promote game

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BabineauxInLondonAtlanta defensive tackle Jonathan Babineaux recently went to London to promote next season’s game against the Detroit Lions, which is set for Oct. 26.

The NFL will play three regular-season games over a span of six weeks in Wembley Stadium.

Babineaux, who re-signed with the Falcons this offseason, and Minnesota Vikings center John Sullivan met with British NFL fans on the trip.

Here’s what Babineaux told SkySports.com during his visit:

“It’s my first time over to London and I love what I’ve seen,” Babineaux said. “I love the history and culture over here and the people have been very welcoming.

“I’m already looking forward to coming back over in October to display my talent along with my team-mates. We’re going to come out here, have a good time and put on a show for the UK.

“I’ve been getting an insight from John Sullivan about what to expect and he says the atmosphere is like playing in the Super Bowl. I’ve not played in a Super Bowl, so this is the next best thing.”

TICKET INFO: The Falcons recently announced travel packages are now available for fans interested in making the trip to London.

Falcons executive members and season ticket holders will receive a discount on these travel packages. Fans may choose from four packages through NFL On Location, the League’s official source for event experiences and hospitality.

Packages include tickets to the game, optional roundtrip airfare, hotel accommodations, VIP game day hospitality, access to Club Wembley, and transfers to and from the airport and the stadium on game day. In addition, NFL On Location Signature Services staff will be in London to provide onsite assistance to travelers.

Exclusive options to purchase single-game tickets for the game will be available to Executive Members beginning on April 9 at 10 a.m. and for Season Ticket Holders beginning on April 10 at 10 a.m.

Account holders will receive details via email regarding the discounted travel packages and single-game ticket purchase option. Click here to review all travel packages and pricing.

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–VIDEO: Clemson WR Sammy Watkins on his Pro Day

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