Weekly Roundup: Wrocław Panthers sign new quarterback and more
The last seven days in the European League of Football were full of news. Franchises around the league re-signed players, introduced new athletes to their fans, and announced combine events and new staff members.
Let’s have a look at all the latest news.
The Dragons re-signed Spanish linebacker Alex Gonzalez for the upcoming 2022 season, as the team reported on social media.
The Berlin Thunder announced the signing of American quarterback Joe Germinerio. Click here for more information on this signing.
The Thunder also signed Austrian offensive lineman Tobias Rodlauer. Rodlauer spent the last two years at the New Mexico Military Institute and will now lead the way for American running back Jocques Crawford and other fellow teammates.
The Centurions were active in the past week as they re-signed offensive lineman Niklas Meiworm and 2021 defensive captain Marius Kensy. The German franchise also signed Dutch defensive back Ibrahim Eldewieh for the upcoming season.
Düsseldorf Rhein Fire
Centurions neighboring franchise, the Düsseldorf Rhein Fire, announced two players in the past week. Offensive lineman Albert Trovato and defensive back Richard Grooten were both signed by Rhein Fire for their first season in the European League of Football.
Düsseldorf also announced Martin Wagner as a co-founder and Ottogerd Karasch as a part-owner.
Frankfurt completed the registration process for their combine on December 12th, as the franchise reported on social media. Over 100 interested athletes registered for the event.
The Rams were one of the busiest franchises in the last seven days as they announced a total number of five coaches and one player for the 2022 season. Sinan Erişen will work as the offensive line coach, Enes Üzümcü was announced as the running back coach, Batur Kaplan will function as the linebackers coach, Erkin Palaz was announced as the wide receiver coach for the upcoming season, and Mert Pala will work as the quarterback coach.
On top of the coaches that were announced, the Rams also introduced Swedish defensive back Noah Allsten as one of their European import players.
The Stuttgart Surge announced former NFL player George Streeter as their running back coach. On top of that, the Surge will keep 2021 defensive coordinator Andy Meyer for the upcoming season.
The Raiders confirmed Kevin Herron as their head coach for the 2022 season. Click here for more information about Herron and the Raiders.
The Wroclaw Panthers announced two American players for the 2022 season. Linebacker William Llyod will continue to be a Panther for the upcoming season. On top of re-signing Lloyd, the Panthers signed former Division I quarterback Justice Hansen.