Claymores come up short to Galaxy

Quarterback Craig Nall tossed two touchdown passes but the Scottish Claymores fell 17-13 to the Frankfurt Galaxy Sunday at Hampden Park in Glasgow, Scotland.<p>

Nall, allocated to the Claymores by the Green Bay Packers, completed 18 of 34 passes for 233 yards. His two-yard touchdown pass to Rashod Kent with 1 minute, 3 seconds remaining in the came closed the Claymores (1-1) to within four points. But their extra-point attempt was aborted and the Galaxy ran out the clock for the victory. Nall threw to wide receiver Anthony Bright for a 22-yard touchdown to cap a 9-play, 85-yard opening drive as Scotland took an early 7-0 lead.

Nall threw one interception and had a quarterback rating of 82.1. The Claymores lost the ball four times on turnovers. The game was slowed by 27 penalties, including 18 for 128 yards against the Galaxy.

Safety Bobby Jackson, signed this off-season by Green Bay, led the Claymores with eight tackles. Linebacker Isaac Keys had two tackles and linebacker Jermaine Petty one for Scotland.

Former University of Wisconsin punter Kevin Stemke, a Green Bay native, averaged 39.5 yards on four kicks for the Claymores. He has been allocated to NFL-E by the Oakland Raiders.

Two other players allocated by the Packers played for the Galaxy (2-0). Safety Jeremy Unertl had three tackles and one pass defensed while Tim Morgan punted seven times, averaging 42.1 yards per punt.

Here is how other players allocated by the Packers performed over the weekend:

Wide receiver Travis Williams again started for Amsterdam and caught two passes for 27 yards in the Admirals' 10-7 loss to F.C. Barcelona on Saturday.

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