Rhys Lloyd, a British kicker who starred at Minnesota, was named Special Teams Player of the Week after converting a league record-tying 56-yard field goal for the Galaxy in its win. The kick, worth four points under NFL Europa rules - tied the mark set by Rhein Fire kicker Danny Kight during a game against the Barcelona Dragons on May 6, 2000. Lloyd added two conversions to end the game with six points.
"The 56-yard attempt is routine," said Lloyd, who leads NFL Europa in scoring with 18 points. "Whether I kick a 30-yarder or one from 60, it's the same. I had a great snap, a great
hold and a great kick. It took 11 guys."
Rhys Lloyd is NFL Europe Player of the Week
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