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NFL Europe: Week 2 Recap


Craig Nall led them early, and he led them late, but in between the Scottish Claymores (1-1) couldn't find the end zone and lost to the Frankfurt Galaxy (2-0) 17-13 in Week 2 of NFL Europe action over the weekend.

For the game, Nall completed 18-of-34 passes (52 percent) for 233 yards and two touchdowns. He was sacked twice and threw one interception.

Nall started things off leading the Claymores on a nine-play, 85-yard scoring drive, culminating in a 22-yard touchdown pass to Anthony Bright (Houston Texans) at 11:25 in the first quarter. But Scotland wouldn't score again until 1:03 remained in the fourth quarter, when Nall found tight end Rashod Kent (Houston Texans) for a three-yard touchdown.

Packers safety Bobby Jackson made a game-high eight tackles in the losing effort, while linebackers Isaac Keys and Jermaine Petty combined for three tackles for the Claymores.

With the Galaxy on the victorious side were Packers safety Jeremy Unertl and punter Tim Morgan.

Unertl made three tackles and broke up a Nall pass intended for John Minardi (Houston Texans) in the third quarter.

Morgan boomed seven punts for 295 yards (42.1 avg.), including a long of 58 yards. Two of his punts reached the end zone, none were downed inside the opponents' 20-yard-line.

In other NFLE action, Packers wide receiver Travis Williams earned his first two receptions of the season, but his Amsterdam Admirals (1-1) fell 10-7 to the Barcelona Dragons (1-1).

Williams' first grab was an 18-yarder from quarterback David Rivers (Atlanta Falcons) on third-and-7 in the second quarter.

His second came midway through the third quarter on the Admirals' only scoring drive, when Shaun Hill (Minnesota Vikings) hit Williams for a 9-yard gain across the middle on second-and-7.

A third NFLE game over the weekend didn't feature Packers players, as the Rhein Fire (1-1) defeated the Berlin Thunder (0-2) by the score of 21-10.

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