NFL-E Week 5 Packers roundup

Scott McBrien got his second straight start at quarterback for the Rhein Fire, but the Frankfurt Galaxy came out on top in a nail-biting finish in the Deutschland Derby, winning 23-20, on Saturday in NFL Europe action.

New York Jets-allocated quarterback Kevin Eakin threw a game-winning 11-yard touchdown pass to tight end Brock Edwards on fourth and goal with 16 seconds remaining to lead the Galaxy to a thrilling victory over the Fire (0-5).

Unlike the previous four weeks when he rotated with Philadelphia-allocated QB Andy Hall, McBrien started and played the entire game. He completed 9 of 22 passes for 125 yards and threw a 13-yard touchdown pass in the first quarter that gave Rhein a 7-0 lead. But McBrien was intercepted three times and finished with a season-low passer rating of 35.4. McBrien will be battling for a roster spot against Aaron Rodgers, Craig Nall and J.T. O'Sullivan in the Packers training camp this season.

Here is a roundup of how the players allocated by Green Bay performed over the weekend:
at Franfurt Galaxy 23, at Rhein Fire 20 (April 30)

(Attendance: 27,439)

Packers allocations:

Scott McBrien, QB, Rhein Fire - started at QB

Chris Day, S, Rhein Fire - substitute

Steve Morley, G/T, Rhein Fire, substitute

Doug Sims, DT, Rhein Fire - substitute

Joe Quinn, G, Rhein Fire - on injured reserve

Sam Breeden, WR, Frankfurt Galaxy - started at WR

Jamal Jones, WR, Frankfurt Galaxy - substitute

Seante Williams, DE, Frankfurt Galaxy - started at RDE

Kelvin Kight, WR, Frankfurt Galaxy - not on game day roster

Chonn Lacey, S, Frankfurt Galaxy - not on game day roster due to an injury

Individual results:
McBrien was 9 of 22 for 125 yards, 1 touchdown, and three interceptions. He was sacked four times for a total loss of 21 yards.

Day had three tackles.

Jones had 4 catches for 54 yards, including a 22-yard catch.

at Berlin Thunder 27, Amsterdam Admirals 16 (April 30)

(Attendance: 16,109)

Packers allocations:

John Garrett, LB, Amsterdam Admirals - substitute

Joseph Hayes, G, Berlin Thunder - not on game day roster due to an injury

Individual results:
Garrett had two tackles.

at Hamburg Sea Devils 23, Cologne Centurions 6 (April 30)

(Attendance: 15,228)

Packers allocations:

B.J. Sander, P, Hamburg Sea Devils

Nick McNeil, LB, Hamburg Sea Devils - started at MLB

Shawn Morgan, LB, Hamburg Sea Devils - substitute

Art Smith, CB, Hamburg Sea Devils - on Sea Devils practice squad

Wendell Williams, S, Cologne Centurions - on injured reserve

Individual results:
Sander punted four times for 151(37.8 avg.) with two landing inside the 20. His longest punt of the game was 47 yards.

McNeil had four tackles, one interception, one pass defensed and two special teams tackles.


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