Centurions
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Defense steps up as Cologne edges Rhein in NFL Europa

Apr 28, 2007 - 10:17 PM DUSSELDORF, Germany (Ticker) -- Chris Reis returned an interception 21 yards for a touchdown as part of a strong defensive performance as the Cologne Centurions edged the Rhein Fire, 14-6.

Derrick Ross had a seven-yard touchdown run for the Centurions, who allowed just 169 total yards and 11 first downs.

Cologne (2-1) was clinging to a 7-6 lead when Reis, allocated by the New Orleans Saints, picked off a pass from Cody Pickett intended for Cincinnati Bengals tight end Sean Mulcahy and took it all the way for a 14-6 lead with 11:42 to play.

Pickett completed just 10-of-22 passes for 81 yards.

Ross, allocated by the Kansas City Chiefs, had 66 yards on 17 carries. Defensive end Jason Hall of the Carolina Panthers had two sacks for the Centurions.

Connor Hughes of the Pittsburgh Steelers kicked two field goals for Rhein (1-2). The first was set up by Steelers linebacker Richard Koonce's interception of Erik Meyer, who was 9-of-17 for 71 yards.








  • NFLE
    FINAL 1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH TOTAL
    --- --- --- --- -----
    COLOGNE 0 7 0 7 14
    RHEIN 3 0 3 0 6 FINAL
    SCORING SUMMARY
    1ST QUARTER: RHE - FG, CONNOR HUGHES 29 YD, 1:30. RHEIN
    3-0
    2ND QUARTER: COL - TD, DERRICK ROSS 7 YD RUN (NICK NOVAK
    KICK), 11:29. COLOGNE 7-3
    3RD QUARTER: RHE - FG, CONNOR HUGHES 37 YD, 13:23. COLOGNE
    7-

    Apr 28 4:02 PM
  • 16
    roots
    RUWTbot Added 16 roots

    Centurions vs. FireApr 28 3:42 PM


  • NFLE
    TD COL
    CHRIS REIS 30 YD INTERCEPTION RETURN
    (NICK NOVAK KICK)
    COLOGNE 14
    RHEIN 6 11:42 LEFT, 4TH QTR

    Centurions vs. FireApr 28 3:18 PM


  • NFLE
    END, 3RD QTR 1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH TOTAL
    --- --- --- --- -----
    COLOGNE 0 7 0 7
    RHEIN 3 0 3 6 END, 3RD QTR
    SCORING SUMMARY
    1ST QUARTER: RHE - FG, CONNOR HUGHES 29 YD, 1:30. RHEIN
    3-0
    2ND QUARTER: COL - TD, DERRICK ROSS 7 YD RUN (NICK NOVAK
    KICK), 11:29. COLOGNE 7-3
    3RD QUARTER: RHE - FG, CONNOR HUGHES 37 YD, 13:23. COL

    Apr 28 3:09 PM


  • NFLE
    FG RHE
    CONNOR HUGHES 37 YD
    COLOGNE 7
    RHEIN 6 1:37 LEFT, 3RD QTR

    Centurions vs. FireApr 28 3:05 PM


  • NFLE
    HALFTIME 1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH TOTAL
    --- --- --- --- -----
    COLOGNE 0 7 7
    RHEIN 3 0 3 HALFTIME
    SCORING SUMMARY
    1ST QUARTER: RHE - FG, CONNOR HUGHES 29 YD, 1:30. RHEIN
    3-0
    2ND QUARTER: COL - TD, DERRICK ROSS 7 YD RUN (NICK NOVAK
    KICK), 11:29. COLOGNE 7-3

    Apr 28 2:28 PM


  • NFLE
    TD COL
    DERRICK ROSS 7 YD RUN
    (NICK NOVAK KICK)
    COLOGNE 7
    RHEIN 3 3:31 LEFT, 2ND QTR

    Centurions vs. FireApr 28 2:10 PM


  • NFLE
    END, 1ST QTR 1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH TOTAL
    --- --- --- --- -----
    COLOGNE 0 0
    RHEIN 3 3 END, 1ST QTR
    SCORING SUMMARY
    1ST QUARTER: RHE - FG, CONNOR HUGHES 29 YD, 1:30. RHEIN
    3-0

    Apr 28 1:36 PM


  • NFLE
    FG RHE
    CONNOR HUGHES 29 YD
    COLOGNE 0
    RHEIN 3 11:24 LEFT, 1ST QTR

    Centurions vs. FireApr 28 1:15 PM