The 2002 Rhein Fire season was the eighth season for the team in the NFL Europe League.


2002 Rhein Fire season
Head Coach Pete Kuharchek
General Manager Alexander Leibkind
Home Field Rheinstadion
Results
Record 7–3
Place 1st
Playoff Finish L World Bowl X
Timeline
Previous season Next season
2001 2003

Offseason[edit | edit source]

Free Agent Draft[edit | edit source]

2002 Rhein Fire NFLEL Free Agent Draft selections
Draft order Player name Position College
Round Choice
1 4 Corey Callens DE Oklahoma
2 10 Damonte McKenzie DE Clemson
3 15 Ben Nichols G Colorado
4 22 Trey Merkens LB Texas-El Paso
5 27 Aaron Humphrey DE Texas
6 34 John Raveche T Princeton
7 39 Daniel Greer DT Arizona
8 45 Adam Newman TE Boston College

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Personnel[edit | edit source]

Staff[edit | edit source]

2002 {{{team}}} staff
Front office
  • General Manager – Alexander Leibkind

Head coaches

Offensive coaches

  • Offensive Coordinator – Mike Jones
  • Wide Receivers – Tom Everest
  • Offensive Line – Whitey Jordan
  • Offensive Line – Guy McIntyre
Defensive coaches
  • Defensive Line/Special Teams – Ed O'Neil
  • National Coach/Linebackers – Jörn Maier
  • Defensive Backs – Adrian White


Strength and conditioning

  • Strength – Brian Ferguson

Roster[edit | edit source]

2002 Rhein Fire roster
Quarterbacks

Running Backs

Wide Receivers

  • 81 Corey Alston
  • 80 Scott Cloman
  • 86 Onome Ojo

Tight Ends

  • 88 Mark Thomas
Offensive Linemen
  • 77 Ben Adams G
  • 75 Dustin Keith C
  • 76 Dustin Kroeker T

Defensive Linemen

  • 92 Corey Callens DE
  • 91 Devoney Claybrooks DT
Linebackers

Defensive Backs

Special Teams

National Players


Rookies in italics

Standings[edit | edit source]

NFL Europe League
Team W L T PCT PF PA
Rhein Fire 7 3 0 .700 166 156
Berlin Thunder 6 4 0 .600 231 188
Frankfurt Galaxy 6 4 0 .600 189 174
Scottish Claymores 5 5 0 .500 197 172
Amsterdam Admirals 4 6 0 .400 218 202
Barcelona Dragons 2 8 0 .200 202 311

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World Bowl X[edit | edit source]

Berlin Thunder 26, Rhein Fire 20
1 2 3 4 Total
Berlin 13 7 3 3

26

Rhein 0 0 7 13

20

at Rheinstadion, Düsseldorf, Germany

References[edit | edit source]

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