Nall, Claymores roll to victory in opener

Quarterback Craig Nall and the Scottish Claymores opened their NFL Europe season Sunday by outscoring the Berlin Thunder 34-0 in the second half en route to a 62-31 victory at Hampden Park in Glasgow.<p>

Scotland set a league record for most points by a team, eclipsing the 59 scored by Rhein Fire in 1999, in what was the highest-scoring game in league history (93 points). The Claymores and Thunder also set a league record for most points in a half (59), most points in a second quarter (35) and tied the league mark of 12 touchdowns in a game. Scotland also tied the league record with 8 touchdowns in the contest.

Nall completed 10 of 14 passes for 192 yards and tossed a 34-yard touchdown pass late in the second quarter to give the Claymores a 14-10 lead. Nall, entering his second season with the Packers, did not throw any interceptions, completed passes to eight different receivers, and finished with a quarterback rating of 137.5.

The Claymores finished with 550 total yards of offense, including 282 yards rushing.

Claymores running back Ken Simonton (Buffalo) scored four touchdowns and Maurice Hicks (Chicago) added a 93 yard touchdown run.

Nall, linebackers Isaac Keys and Jermaine Petty, and safety Bobby Jackson were allocated to the NFL developmental league by the Green Bay Packers.

Here is how other players allocated by the Packers performed during Week 1 of NFL Europe:

Punter Tim Morgan averaged 39.8 yards on six punts in the Frankfurt Galaxy's victory over the Barcelona Dragons on Saturday in Frankfurt. Safety Jeremy Unertl did not start but had two tackles. Ralf Kleinmann kicked a 27-yard field goal with 8 seconds to give the Galaxy the win.

Wide receiver Travis Williams started for the Amsterdam Admirals but did not have any catches in the Admirals' 17-15 victory over the Rhein Fire in Gelsenkirchen, Germany on Saturday. Silvio Diliberto kicked a 23-yard field goal with 24 seconds remaining lift the Admirals.


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