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NFL Europe Week 2 Preview


Hoping to top a stellar performance that won him NFL Europe co-Special Teams Player of the Week honors in Week 1, Packers wide receiver Shockmain Davis and the Rhein Fire will look to extend their perfect 1-0 record against the Scottish Claymores (0-1) Saturday.

Fans will have two chances to see Davis -- who won the award following a 93-yard kickoff return for a touchdown vs. Cologne, Sunday -- as DirecTV will broadcast the game live at noon CT., and NFL Network will re-air the game Sunday at 7 p.m. CT.

Davis' Packers teammate and Fire starting running back Walter Williams, who suffered a broken hand in Week 1, will miss the next 4-6 weeks.

Four Packers will be on display when offensive tackle Jason Jimenez and the Frankfurt Galaxy (1-0) travel to Cologne (0-1) Saturday to face Centurions defensive end Cullen Jenkins, defensive end Eric Powell and cornerback Erwin Swiney. NFL Network will broadcast the game live at noon CT. The game will be replayed on NFL Network at 7 p.m. CT.

Packers tight end Tony Donald -- who last week had 5 catches for 65 yards including the only touchdown of the day in a losing effort for Amsterdam -- will host, along with Packers teammates cornerback Derek Combs and linebacker Steve Josue, the Berlin Thunder (1-0) Saturday at noon CT (not televised).

Week 2 TV Information --

*Saturday, April 10, Frankfurt Galaxy (1-0) at Cologne Centurions (0-1) - noon CT (NFL Network); Delay 7 p.m. CT (NFL Network)

*Saturday, April 10, Scottish Claymores (0-1) at Rhein Fire (1-0) - noon CT (DirecTV); Delay Sunday, April 11, 7 p.m. CT (NFL Network).

Week 1 Results --

Frankfurt 34, Amsterdam 11 (Attendance: 21,269)

Rhein 26, Cologne 25 (Attendance: 22,736)

Berlin 20, Scotland 14 (Attendance: 14,257)

Packers In NFL-E Last Week --

Derek Combs, CB (Amsterdam Admirals) - 1 tackle (1 solo)

Shockmain Davis, WR (Rhein Fire) - 2 catches, 39 yards (19.5 avg.), 1 KO return, 93 yards, 1 TD

Tony Donald, TE (Amsterdam Admirals) - 5 catches, 65 yards (13.0 avg.), 1 TD (19 yd.)

Steve Josue, LB (Amsterdam Admirals) - 4 tackles (4 solo), 1 sack

Eric Powell, DE (Cologne Centurions) - 3 tackles (2 solo, 1 assist), 1 fumble recovery

Erwin Swiney, CB (Cologne Centurions) - 2 tackles (2 solo), 1 fumble recovery

Walter Williams, RB (Rhein Fire) - 3 carrries, 1 yard (0.3 avg.) ... out 4-6 weeks (broken hand, 4/4)

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