2005 Amsterdam Admirals season

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2005 Amsterdam Admirals season
Head coach Bart Andrus
General manager Ronald Buys
Home field Amsterdam ArenA
Results
Record 6–4
Division place 2nd
Playoff finish World Bowl XIII champions

The 2005 Amsterdam Admirals season was the 11th season for the franchise in the NFL Europe League (NFLEL). The team was led by head coach Bart Andrus in his fifth year, and played its home games at Amsterdam ArenA in Amsterdam, Netherlands. They finished the regular season in second place with a record of six wins and four losses. In World Bowl XIII, Amsterdam defeated the Berlin Thunder 27–21. The victory marked the franchise's first World Bowl championship.

Offseason[edit]

Free agent draft[edit]

2005 Amsterdam Admirals NFLEL free agent draft selections
Draft order Player name Position College
Round Choice
1 4 Andy King G Illinois State
2 10 Jeremy Caudill DT Kentucky
3 15 Clint Mitchell DE Florida
4 22 Tyler Lenda G Penn State
5 27 Dewitt Ellerbe CB South Carolina State
6 34 Derrius Monroe DE Virginia Tech
7 39 Phil Archer LB Western Illinois
8 43 Greg Carothers LB Washington

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Personnel[edit]

Staff[edit]

2005 Amsterdam Admirals staff
Front office
  • General Manager – Ronald Buys

Head coaches

Offensive coaches

Defensive coaches

Strength and conditioning

  • Strength and Conditioning – Joseph Benes

Roster[edit]

2005 Amsterdam Admirals roster
Quarterbacks

Running backs

Wide receivers

Tight ends

  • 87 Tony Donald
  • 83 Mike Gomez
Offensive linemen

Defensive linemen

Linebackers
  • 45 Phil Archer MLB
  • 45

Derrick Ballard OLB

  • 52 Josh Buhl OLB
  • 43 Greg Carothers OLB
  • 55 Travis Carroll OLB
  • 57 John Garrett OLB

Defensive backs

Special teams

  •  8 Ryan Dutton P
  •  9 Chris Snyder K
National players
  • 50 Carl-Johan Björk LB Sweden
  • 52 Shurendy Concetion LB Netherlands
  • 35 Amilcar Grot CB Netherlands
  • 18 Noriaki Kinoshita WR Japan
  • 97 Mauricio Lopez DT Mexico
  • 79 Cesar Loredo T Mexico
  • 22 Sandino Octobre RB France
  • 88 Yoan Schnee TE France
  • 86 Satoshi Shimizu WR Japan
  • 44 Kryštof Malinka RB Czech Republic
  • 19 Luter Kizowzki WR Czech Republic


Rookies in italics

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Kickoff [n 1] Opponent Results Game site Attendance
Final score Team record
1 Saturday, April 2 7:00 p.m. Rhein Fire W 24–14 1–0 Amsterdam ArenA 10,234
2 Saturday, April 9 7:00 p.m. at Frankfurt Galaxy L 14–23 1–1 Waldstadion 31,644
3 Saturday, April 16 7:00 p.m. Berlin Thunder W 31–27 2–1 Amsterdam ArenA 10,131
4 Saturday, April 23 6:00 p.m. at Cologne Centurions W 37–24 3–1 RheinEnergieStadion 8,863
5 Saturday, April 30 6:00 p.m. at Berlin Thunder L 16–27 3–2 Olympic Stadium 16,109
6 Sunday, May 8 3:00 p.m. Frankfurt Galaxy W 48–10 4–2 Amsterdam ArenA 13,227
7 Saturday, May 14 7:00 p.m. at Hamburg Sea Devils L 24–30 OT 4–3 AOL Arena 16,415
8 Monday, May 23 8:00 p.m. Cologne Centurions W 30–12 5–3 Amsterdam ArenA 14,423
9 Sunday, May 29 3:00 p.m. Hamburg Sea Devils W 27–10 6–3 Amsterdam ArenA 16,371
10 Saturday, June 4 7:00 p.m. at Rhein Fire L 14–27 6–4 LTU arena 20,203
World Bowl XIII
11 Saturday, June 11 5:00 p.m. Berlin Thunder W 27–21 7–4 LTU arena 35,134

Standings[edit]

NFL Europe League
Team W L T PCT PF PA Home Road STK
Berlin Thunder 7 3 0 .700 241 191 4–1 3–2 L1
Amsterdam Admirals 6 4 0 .600 265 204 5–0 1–4 L1
Cologne Centurions 6 4 0 .600 188 212 3–2 3–2 W1
Hamburg Sea Devils 5 5 0 .500 213 196 4–1 1–4 W1
Frankfurt Galaxy 3 7 0 .300 163 246 2–3 1–4 L2
Rhein Fire 3 7 0 .300 203 224 2–3 1–4 W2

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Game summaries[edit]

Week 1: vs Rhein Fire[edit]

Week One: Rhein Fire at Amsterdam Admirals – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Rhein 0 3 3 8 14
Amsterdam 7 0 3 14 24

at Amsterdam ArenA, Amsterdam, Netherlands

  • Date: Saturday, April 2
  • Game time: 7:07 p.m. CEST
  • Game weather: 55 °F (12.8 °C), roof open, clear skies
  • Game attendance: 10,234
  • Referee: Walt Anderson

Week 2: at Frankfurt Galaxy[edit]

Week Two: Amsterdam Admirals at Frankfurt Galaxy – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Amsterdam 14 0 0 0 14
Frankfurt 0 7 13 3 23

at Waldstadion, Frankfurt, Germany

  • Date: Saturday, April 9
  • Game time: 7:09 p.m. CEST
  • Game weather: 53 °F (11.7 °C), overcast
  • Game attendance: 31,644
  • Referee: Gene Steratore

Week 3: vs Berlin Thunder[edit]

Week Three: Berlin Thunder at Amsterdam Admirals – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Berlin 3 3 7 14 27
Amsterdam 0 3 14 14 31

at Amsterdam ArenA, Amsterdam, Netherlands

  • Date: Saturday, April 16
  • Game time: 7:07 p.m. CEST
  • Game weather: 62 °F (16.7 °C), roof closed
  • Game attendance: 10,131
  • Referee: John Parry

Week 4: at Cologne Centurions[edit]

Week Four: Amsterdam Admirals at Cologne Centurions – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Amsterdam 7 20 7 3 37
Cologne 10 7 0 7 24

at RheinEnergieStadion, Cologne, Germany

  • Date: Saturday, April 23
  • Game time: 6:08 p.m. CEST
  • Game weather: 59 °F (15.0 °C), cloudy
  • Game attendance: 8,863
  • Referee: Alberto Riveron

Week 5: at Berlin Thunder[edit]

Week Five: Amsterdam Admirals at Berlin Thunder – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Amsterdam 3 7 3 3 16
Berlin 7 3 7 10 27

at Olympic Stadium, Berlin, Germany

  • Date: Saturday, April 30
  • Game time: 6:05 p.m. CEST
  • Game weather: 72 °F (22.2 °C), cloudy
  • Game attendance: 16,109
  • Referee: Craig Wrolstad

Week 6: vs Frankfurt Galaxy[edit]

Week Six: Frankfurt Galaxy at Amsterdam Admirals – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Frankfurt 3 0 7 0 10
Amsterdam 7 24 14 3 48

at Amsterdam ArenA, Amsterdam, Netherlands

  • Date: Sunday, May 8
  • Game time: 3:05 p.m. CEST
  • Game attendance: 13,227
  • Referee: Larry Nemmers

Week 7: at Hamburg Sea Devils[edit]

Week Seven: Amsterdam Admirals at Hamburg Sea Devils – Game summary
1 2 3 4 OT Total
Amsterdam 14 3 0 7 0 24
Hamburg 0 13 3 8 6 30

at AOL Arena, Hamburg, Germany

  • Date: Saturday, May 14
  • Game time: 7:05 p.m. CEST
  • Game weather: 61 °F (16.1 °C), cloudy
  • Game attendance: 16,415
  • Referee: Jerome Boger

Week 8: vs Cologne Centurions[edit]

Week Eight: Cologne Centurions at Amsterdam Admirals – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Cologne 6 6 0 0 12
Amsterdam 0 17 7 6 30

at Amsterdam ArenA, Amsterdam, Netherlands

  • Date: Monday, May 23
  • Game time: 8:17 p.m. CEST
  • Game weather: 62 °F (16.8 °C), roof open, sunny
  • Game attendance: 14,423
  • Referee: Gene Steratore

Week 9: vs Hamburg Sea Devils[edit]

Week Nine: Hamburg Sea Devils at Amsterdam Admirals – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Hamburg 0 3 0 7 10
Amsterdam 3 3 14 7 27

at Amsterdam ArenA, Amsterdam, Netherlands

  • Date: Sunday, May 29
  • Game time: 3:05 p.m. CEST
  • Game weather: 72 °F (22.2 °C), roof closed
  • Game attendance: 16,371
  • Referee: Carl Cheffers

Week 10: at Rhein Fire[edit]

Week Ten: Amsterdam Admirals at Rhein Fire – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Amsterdam 0 0 0 14 14
Rhein 0 10 3 14 27

at LTU arena, Düsseldorf, Germany

  • Date: Saturday, June 4
  • Game time: 7:08 p.m. CEST
  • Game weather: 68 °F (20.16 °C), roof closed
  • Game attendance: 20,203
  • Referee: Gene Steratore

World Bowl XIII[edit]

World Bowl XIII: Amsterdam Admirals vs Berlin Thunder – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Amsterdam 7 10 7 3 27
Berlin 0 7 0 14 21

at LTU arena, Düsseldorf, Germany

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ All times are in Central European Summer Time (CEST).

References[edit]

  1. ^ NFL Europe League (February 14, 2005). "NFL allocates record 265 to NFLEL" (Press release). Archived from the original on June 16, 2006. Retrieved October 30, 2013. 
  2. ^ "2005 NFLE Standings". The Football Database. Retrieved October 30, 2013.