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The NFL is back in London this weekend, as the Cincinnati Bengals and Washington Redskins face each other at Wembley Stadium.

Both teams are very offensive minded and we should be in for a real treat. 

With the NFL gaining in popularity so much in the United Kingdom over the past few years, we thought we would give a helping hand to new fans about who they should be supporting. So, here's which NFL team is most like the Premier League side you follow.

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AFC Bournemouth - New York Giants
With several young players that look like they can come good in the future in Callum Wilson and Sterling Shepard, standout players in the form of Jack Wilshere and Odell Beckham Jr who both have a flair for the spectacular, and head coaches under the age of 40, the Giants and Bournemouth could be good for a long time if all their key parts stick together.

Arsenal - Cincinnati Bengals
The most stable teams in each of their respective, not much changes in either North London and Cincinnati. Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis is the second-longest tenured head coach in the NFL but is under pressure for failing to deliver when it really counts.

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The Bengals always start really well and convince everyone they might be Super Bowl contenders before falling away. Lewis has a playoffs record of zero wins and seven losses.

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Burnley - Detroit Lions
This is probably one of the easiest comparisons to make. Two teams who come from incredibly hard-working, blue-collar towns that fight and claw for everything they can. Fans that take no nonsense and expect 100%, which is what they get week in, week out on the field.

Chelsea - New England Patriots
The dominating force. This was very close to being Manchester United but the Blues pip the Red Devils to taking New England. The most-hated team in the States, Chelsea's rise from the early 2000s matches that of Tom Brady and the Patriots.

With owners in Robert Kraft and Roman Abrahmovic that are equally ambitious and perfectionists, the Patriots and Chelsea are a match made in heaven.

Cincinnati Bengals v New England Patriots

Crystal Palace - Oakland Raiders
Arguably the two most intimidating fan bases in their respective leagues, the Raiders and Palace are so alike in the atmosphere and intimidation you get at their old-school home stadiums. Oakland are looking to make some big moves with a talented young roster and Palace, under Alan Pardew, could do the same.

Everton - Green Bay Packers
Teams that are deeply ingrained in the local community, Everton and the Packers always make moves that are for the best of the team and the fans. Doing things the right way is a big part of the two team's identity.

Chicago Bears v Green Bay Packers

Hull City - Jacksonville Jaguars
It's not looking good for fans of either team right now. Hull find themselves in the relegation zone after a difficult period following promotion while fans of the Jaguars are getting increasingly restless at poor performances on the gridiron.

Leicester City - Carolina Panthers
No one expected Leicester City to win the Premier League last season just like no-one expected the Panthers to come from nowhere to go 15-1 and reaching the Super Bowl. The Panthers, unfortunately, lost that to the Denver Broncos and both sides have struggled to recreate their form from last year.

Carolina Panthers v New Orleans Saints

Liverpool - Atlanta Falcons
Attacking is the name of the game. Under Jurgen Klopp, Liverpool are a ferocious attacking side that can put three or four goals on any team if things click. However, the defence is very suspect and errors abound. That is the perfect descriptor for the Falcons, who also go for the "you might score three, but we'll get four" mantra. Julio Jones and Phillipe Coutinho are two real superstars that are nearly impossible to contain and limit.

Manchester City - Seattle Seahawks
Billionaire owner? Check. Big stadium? Check. The potential to create a dynasty? Check. Manchester City and the Seahawks are all set up to be there or thereabouts for a long time to come. Led by star quality in Russell Wilson and Sergio Aguero, both teams have quality throughout their roster and play-making stars that conjure something out of nothing.

Seattle Seahawks v Arizona Cardinals

Manchester United - Dallas Cowboys
This one was obvious. The Cowboys are called 'America's Team' for a reason and, just like United, they have more fans than any other team. However, success has been hard to come by in recent years, but a mixture of quality veterans - Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Dez Bryant & Tony Romo - as well as wunderkinds in Ezekiel Elliott and Marcus Rashford, both United and the Cowboys could make a serious run for silverware in 2016/17.

Dallas Cowboys v Green Bay Packers

Middlesbrough - Buffalo Bills
It's going to be cold, it's going to be a battle and it's a pot-luck of which set of fans is going to come out of the game at full-time disappointed.

Southampton - Miami Dolphins
Southampton had Matt Le Tissier. The Dolphins had Dan Marino. Team legends that never moved and never won anything. Both fans probably wish they could go back to those days.

Buffalo Bills v Miami Dolphins

Stoke City - Kansas City Chiefs
The Chiefs are always trying to prove that they have the best fans in the league with record-breaking crowd noise. Stoke City have made their name with a faithful home backing that make the Brittania Stadium the loudest in the Premier League. Both sides have unfortunately had to put up with mid-table obscurity in recent years.

Sunderland - Chicago Bears
It really isn't looking good for you. Sunderland have made the worst start to a season in Premier League history, while the Bears have rotated through quarterbacks and injury troubles as they stumble to a 1-6 record. The Black Cats wish they had one win. Jermain Defoe and Alshon Jeffery are two top quality players that deserve to be on better teams.

Swansea City - San Francisco 49ers
Lovely football is being played, but it isn't really translating into points or wins on the board. The two sides have very likeable players, but being well liked and respected isn't enough to cut it anymore.

Tottenham Hotspur - Denver Broncos
The Broncos have a feared defense and, while having not as strong a start as people expected, will still be well up there when we reach the end of the season. Spurs have an intimidating defense of their own, with Jan Vertonghen, Toby Alderweireld, and the rest holding their opponents to just five goals all season.

Carolina Panthers v Denver Broncos

Watford - Los Angeles Rams
You're just sort of there. Never really challenging for the European spots or Playoffs, or bad enough to consider relegation or the number one draft pick a true threat.

West Bromwich Albion - San Diego Chargers
Both Albion and the Chargers will be wishing they were "just sort of there." After a few years in the middling ground, things aren't looking good for either side. The Chargers do still have Philip Rivers, though, so there is always hope.

West Ham United - New York Jets
Both United and the Jets had their glory days decades ago, back in the 70s. The Jets and Hammers both have their talismanic playmakers in Brandon Marshall and Dimitri Payet, respectively.

Baltimore Ravens v New York Jets


Bonus Round:

Newcastle United - Washington Redskins.
Great fans and facilities who have had to put up with a horrible owner. Dan Snyder and Mike Ashley would get on like a house on fire.

Sheffield Wednesday & United - Pittsburgh Steelers
Real gritty people from a town that is famed for its steelworks. The Steelers are a hard-working team that also have a flair side to them, which is actually both like Wednesday in the Championship and United in League One.

Coventry City - Cleveland Browns
Nothing good ever happens for your team. Zero joy. The factory of sadness that encompasses both teams is enough to drive any man to drink - much like Johnny Manziel on every night of the week. Coventry haven't finished in the top six of a league in over 40 years. Man, that's depressing.

Baltimore Ravens v Cleveland Browns

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