NFL Europe update: Nall shines in shutout

Packer backup QB Craig Nall threw two touchdown passes without an interception for the Scottish Claymores, holding his own in a game which his team's defense made NFLEL history.<P>

The Claymores blasted the Rhein Fire 33-0 at Hampden Park in Glasgow Saturday. The Claymore defense became the first team in NFLEL history to shut out the Fire, which failed to score for the first time in 87 games.

Three Packers are part of the Claymore D: defensive back Bobby Jackson and linebackers Isaac Keys and Jermaine Petty.

Nall completed 10 of 21 passes for 112 yards and the 2 TDs. He was sacked twice.

Nall hit Houston Texans receiver John Minardi with a 23-yard touchdown pass about five minutes into the game.

Nall took advantage of good field position and needed only two plays for his second TD drive. His pass to the left sideline found Chicago Bears-allocated receiver Edell Shepherd for a 29-yard touchdown.

The win put the Claymores at 3-4 and kept them alive in the NFLEL title hunt. The championship will be played on their home field June 14.

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