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NFL Europe Week 5 Preview


After suffering their first loss of the season in Week 4, the Frankfurt Galaxy (3-1) will look to return to their winning ways this weekend against the Rhein Fire (2-2) in NFL Europe.

Saturday's contest will be televised to United States audiences at noon CT on FOX Sports Net, giving Packers fans a chance to watch punter Tim Morgan and safety Jeremy Unertl, both with the Galaxy.

Morgan, who was the NFLE special teams player of the week in Week 2, leads the league in punting average at 41.6 yards. Unertl, who has been playing cornerback due to injuries in Frankfurt's secondary, is tied for the league lead with two interceptions.

The Scottish Claymores (2-2) can earn themselves a winning record this weekend with a victory over the Barcelona Dragons (3-1).

The Claymores are quarterbacked by Green Bay's Craig Nall, who is coming off a three-touchdown performance last weekend.

Safety Bobby Jackson is second on the team in tackles with 21. Linebackers Isaac Keys and Jermaine Petty are also contributing for the Claymores.

The Claymores-Dragons contest will be televised at 9 a.m. CT Sunday on DirecTV (check local listings).

Finally, the Amsterdam Admirals (2-2) take on the winless Berlin Thunder (0-4).

Packers wide receiver Travis Williams is a starter with the Admirals, with five catches on the season

Amsterdam-Berlin will be televised via DirecTV at 9 a.m. Sunday.

Week 5 TV Information -

Saturday, May 3, Frankfurt Galaxy (3-1) at Rhein Fire (2-2) - Noon CT (FOX Sports Net)

Sunday, May 4, Barcelona Dragons (3-1) at Scottish Claymores (2-2) - 9 a.m. CT (DirecTV)

Sunday, May 4, Amsterdam Admirals (2-2) at Berlin Thunder (0-4) - 9 a.m. CT (DirecTV)

Week 4 Results -

Amsterdam 20, Frankfurt 16

Barcelona 11, Rhein 3

Scotland 34, Berlin 17

Packers In NFLE --

Bobby Jackson, S (Scottish Claymores) - Second on the team with 21 tackles (17 solo, 4 assist) ... 1 pass defensed ... 2 special teams tackles ... Last week: 7 tackles vs. Berlin.

Isaac Keys, LB (Scottish Claymores) - 6 tackles (4 solo, 2 assist) ... Last week: 1 tackle vs. Berlin.

Tim Morgan, P (Frankfurt Galaxy) - Leads the league in punting average at 41.6, with 17 punts for 707 yards ... long of 58 yards ... 3 inside the 20 ... Last week: 2 punts for 98 yards (49.9 avg.), including long of 50 yards, 1 punt downed inside the 20 vs. Amsterdam.

Craig Nall, QB (Scottish Claymores) - 55-of-99 (55.6 percent) for league-high 803 yards and 6 touchdowns ... 2 interceptions ... Last week: 17-of-30 for 238 yards and 3 touchdowns, with 1 interception vs. Berlin.

Jermaine Petty, LB (Scottish Claymores) - 7 tackles (5 solo, 2 assist), 4 special teams tackle ... Last week: 2 tackles, 2 special teams tackles vs. Berlin.

Jeremy Unertl, CB/S (Frankfurt Galaxy) - Tied for league lead with 2 interceptions ... 10 tackles (9 solo, 1 assist) ... 4 passes defensed ... playing cornerback because of team's injury situation ... Last week: No stats vs. Amsterdam.

Travis Williams, WR (Amsterdam Admirals) - 5 receptions for 67 yards ... Last week: No receptions vs. Frankfurt.

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