Weekly Roundup: Cologne Centurions lose RB Madre London to USFL and more

2021 MVP Madre London has signed a contract with the Pittsburgh Maulers in the USFL and will not return for the 2022 season!

April 3, 2022
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Tim Hanswillemenke
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Former Cologne Centurions RB Madre London. ©Sarah Philipp

The last seven days in the European League of Football were full of news and headlines. The Centurions lose running back Madre London to the Pittsburgh Maulers in the USFL, the Dragons have signed former Division I defensive back Shawn Wilson, and the Kings were able to land William James for the upcoming season.

Most importantly, the European League of Football announced the addition of the Ukraine Braves as a 13th virtual and symbolical team for the 2022 season. Fans are even able to purchase a Ukraine Braves authentic game jersey. As the league announced, the total profit of those jersey sells will be donated humanitarian causes providing the best possible support to civilians affected by the war.

For more information and updates on news around the European League ofFootball, check out the social media outlets.

Let’s have a look at all the latest news.

The Barcelona Dragons announced their defensive coordinator for the 2022 season: Gabriel Sánchez. The Spanish franchise also announced the signing of American defensive back Shawn Wilson.

The European League ofFootball and Spanish franchise announced that all Dragons’ games and the ChampionshipGame will be broadcasted on Esport3.

The Berlin Thunder have signed defensive lineman Tuna Hiller for the 2022 season.

The Centurions will be without the 2021 league MVP Madre London for the 2022 season as the American playmaker has signed a contract with the Pittsburgh Maulers in the USFL. Formore information on the Centurions running back situation and the impact London’s departure will have click here!

The German franchise also signed German offensive lineman Marius Faust.

The Frankfurt Galaxy continued to sign players to their roster this week. Defensive back Falk Reuter, wide receiver Timo Benschuh, wide receiver Max Siemssen, defensive lineman Sven Rieger, and offensive lineman Francesco Runco will play for the reigning champion in 2022!

The Sea Devils have re-signed linebacker Thiago Lessow to their 2022 roster.

The Kings have signed former Panther and CFL defensive back William James to their roster. The German franchise has also signed former Sea Devils wide receiver and long snapper Leon Kusterer.

The Raiders announced a tryout for kickers which will be held on April 8th. For more information, click on the social post!

Rhein Fire head coach Jim Tomsula has landed in Germany on Saturday morning, as the franchise announced on social media. The former NFL head coach will start to work with his team towards the 2022 season. For more information about Jim Tomsula and the Rhein Fire organization, check out the latest Official European League of Show featuring the American coach and fullback Patrick Poetsch.

The Surge have signed another former Frankfurt Galaxy player in linebacker Percious Ogbevoen this week. The German franchise also announced the re-signings of offensive lineman Niko Schüster and defensive lineman Marcel Fürst.

The Vikings have signed offensive lineman Niklas Johansson to their roster for the 2022 season.

The Panthers announced the return of wide receiver Tomasz Dziedzic, running back Adam Skakowski, and kicker Piotr Golacki to their roster for the 2022 season.

The Polish franchise also announced the hiring of former CFL coach David Jackson as their defensive line coach for the 2022 season.

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