2006 Hamburg Sea Devils season

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2006 Hamburg Sea Devils season
Head coach Jack Bicknell
General manager Kathrin Platz
Home field AOL Arena
Results
Record 3–6–1
Division place 5th
Playoff finish did not qualify

The 2006 Hamburg Sea Devils season was the second season for the franchise in the NFL Europe League (NFLEL). The team was led by head coach Jack Bicknell in his second year, and played its home games at AOL Arena in Hamburg, Germany. They finished the regular season in fifth place with a record of three wins, six losses and one tie.

Offseason[edit]

Free agent draft[edit]

2006 Hamburg Sea Devils NFLEL free agent draft selections
Draft order Player name Position College
Round Choice
1 3 Uyi Osunde DE Connecticut
2 9 Rayshun Reed CB Troy
3 16 Jordan Kramer LB Idaho
4 21 Ricky Bryant WR Hofstra
5 28 Scott Genord LB Cal-Fullerton
6 33 Ivory McCoy DE Michigan State
7 40 Davern Williams DT Troy
8 45 Marcel Willis WR Auburn
9 52 Byron Hardmon LB Florida
10 56 Kevin Lewis DT Virginia Tech

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Personnel[edit]

Staff[edit]

2006 Hamburg Sea Devils staff
Front office
  • General Manager – Kathrin Platz

Head coaches

Offensive coaches

Defensive coaches
  • Defensive Coordinator/Defensive Backs – Dan Daniel
  • Defensive Line – Denauld Brown
  • Linebackers – Mike Maslowski
  • Assistant Defensive Backs – Perry Carter

Special teams coaches

  • National Coach/Special Teams Coordinator – Patrick Esume

Strength and conditioning

Roster[edit]

2006 Hamburg Sea Devils roster
Quarterbacks

Running backs

Wide receivers

  • 81 Ricky Bryant
  • 85 Nate Curry
  • 18 Richard Smith
  • 86 Willie Walden
  • 88 Jovan Witherspoon

Tight ends

Offensive linemen

Defensive linemen

Linebackers

Defensive backs

Special teams

  •  6 Adam Anderson P
  •  3 Tyler Jones K
National players


Rookies in italics

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Kickoff [n 1] Opponent Results Game site Attendance
Final score Team record
1 Saturday, March 18 6:00 p.m. Cologne Centurions L 10–14 0–1–0 AOL Arena 15,243
2 Saturday, March 25 7:00 p.m. at Frankfurt Galaxy L 14–31 0–2–0 Commerzbank-Arena 26,713
3 Saturday, April 1 6:00 p.m. Berlin Thunder T 17–17 OT 0–2–1 AOL Arena 15,837
4 Saturday, April 8 7:00 p.m. at Rhein Fire L 21–31 0–3–1 LTU arena 18,224
5 Saturday, April 15 6:00 p.m. Frankfurt Galaxy L 13–17 0–4–1 AOL Arena 12,281
6 Sunday, April 23 4:00 p.m. at Cologne Centurions L 17–20 0–5–1 RheinEnergieStadion 9,238
7 Saturday, April 29 6:00 p.m. Amsterdam Admirals L 17–18 0–6–1 AOL Arena 15,224
8 Sunday, May 7 4:00 p.m. at Berlin Thunder W 38–14 1–6–1 Olympic Stadium 16,762
9 Sunday, May 14 4:00 p.m. Rhein Fire W 13–10 2–6–1 AOL Arena 16,823
10 Saturday, May 20 7:00 p.m. at Amsterdam Admirals W 34–21 3–6–1 Amsterdam ArenA 15,937

[2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10] [11]

Standings[edit]

NFL Europe League
Team W L T PCT PF PA Home Road STK
Amsterdam Admirals 7 3 0 .700 259 234 2–3–0 5–0–0 L1
Frankfurt Galaxy 7 3 0 .700 172 160 4–1–0 3–2–0 W1
Rhein Fire 6 4 0 .600 207 165 4–1–0 2–3–0 W1
Cologne Centurions 4 6 0 .400 151 170 2–3–0 2–3–0 L1
Hamburg Sea Devils 3 6 1 .350 194 193 1–3–1 2–3–0 W3
Berlin Thunder 2 7 1 .250 180 241 1–4–0 1–3–1 L5

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Game summaries[edit]

Week 1: vs Cologne Centurions[edit]

Week One: Cologne Centurions at Hamburg Sea Devils – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Cologne 7 0 7 0 14
Hamburg 10 0 0 0 10

at AOL Arena, Hamburg, Germany

  • Date: Saturday, March 18
  • Game time: 6:08 p.m. CET
  • Game weather: 32 °F (0 °C), cloudy
  • Game attendance: 15,243
  • Referee: Gene Steratore

Week 2: at Frankfurt Galaxy[edit]

Week Two: Hamburg Sea Devils at Frankfurt Galaxy – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Hamburg 0 7 7 0 14
Frankfurt 7 14 3 7 31

at Commerzbank-Arena, Frankfurt, Germany

  • Date: Saturday, March 25
  • Game time: 7:09 p.m. CET
  • Game weather: 40 °F (4.4 °C), partly cloudy
  • Game attendance: 26,713
  • Referee: Carl Cheffers

Week 3: vs Berlin Thunder[edit]

Week Three: Berlin Thunder at Hamburg Sea Devils – Game summary
1 2 3 4 OT Total
Berlin 0 0 7 10 0 17
Hamburg 0 17 0 0 0 17

at AOL Arena, Hamburg, Germany

  • Date: Saturday, April 1
  • Game time: 6:06 p.m. CEST
  • Game weather: 52 °F (11.1 °C), cloudy
  • Game attendance: 15,837
  • Referee: Jerome Boger

Week 4: at Rhein Fire[edit]

Week Four: Hamburg Sea Devils at Rhein Fire – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Hamburg 7 7 0 7 21
Rhein 0 7 7 17 31

at LTU arena, Düsseldorf, Germany

  • Date: Saturday, April 8
  • Game time: 7:05 p.m. CEST
  • Game weather: 51 °F (10.6 °C), roof closed
  • Game attendance: 18,224
  • Referee: Alberto Riveron

Week 9: vs Rhein Fire[edit]

Week Nine: Rhein Fire at Hamburg Sea Devils – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Rhein 0 7 3 0 10
Hamburg 0 3 3 7 13

at AOL Arena, Hamburg, Germany

  • Date: Sunday, May 14
  • Game time: 4:05 p.m. CEST
  • Game weather: 59 °F (15.0 °C), partly cloudy
  • Game attendance: 16,823
  • Referee: Alberto Riveron


Honors[edit]

After the completion of the regular season, the All-NFL Europe League team was selected by the NFLEL coaching staffs, members of a media panel and fans voting online at NFLEurope.com.[13] Overall, Hamburg had three players selected. The selections were:

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ All times are in Central European Time (CET), or Central European Summer Time (CEST) after March 25.

References[edit]

  1. ^ NFL Europe League (January 27, 2006). "Familiar faces return in NFLEL free agent draft" (Press release). Archived from the original on June 4, 2011. Retrieved August 23, 2013. 
  2. ^ NFL Europe League (March 13, 2006). "World Bowl rematch kicks off 14th season" (Press release). Retrieved January 28, 2012. 
  3. ^ NFL Europe League (March 21, 2006). "Week one winners clash in Berlin" (Press release). Retrieved January 28, 2012. 
  4. ^ NFL Europe League (March 28, 2006). "Race looks to be crowded" (Press release). Retrieved January 28, 2012. 
  5. ^ NFL Europe League (April 4, 2006). "Pace-setting Fire host Sea Devils" (Press release). Retrieved January 28, 2012. 
  6. ^ NFL Europe League (April 11, 2006). "Top two in fight for first as season reaches halfway mark" (Press release). Retrieved January 28, 2012. 
  7. ^ NFL Europe League (April 18, 2006). "League leaders meet for second week in a row" (Press release). Retrieved January 28, 2012. 
  8. ^ NFL Europe League (April 25, 2006). "League-leading Admirals aim to maintain World Bowl charge" (Press release). Retrieved January 28, 2012. 
  9. ^ NFL Europe League (May 2, 2006). "Admirals within touching distance of World Bowl" (Press release). Retrieved January 28, 2012. 
  10. ^ NFL Europe League (May 9, 2006). "Winner takes all in Admirals-Galaxy clash" (Press release). Retrieved January 28, 2012. 
  11. ^ NFL Europe League (May 16, 2006). "Admirals clinch World Bowl berth" (Press release). Retrieved January 28, 2012. 
  12. ^ "2006 NFLE Standings". The Football Database. Retrieved June 28, 2011. 
  13. ^ NFL Europe League (May 25, 2006). "NFLEL names All-League team, MVPs" (Press release). Archived from the original on June 26, 2006. Retrieved June 26, 2013.