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2004 Frankfurt Galaxy season
Head Coach Mike Jones
General Manager Tilman Engel
Home Field Waldstadion
Results
Record 7–3
Place 2nd
Playoff Finish Lost World Bowl XII
Timeline
Previous season Next season
2003 2005

The 2004 Frankfurt Galaxy season was the 12th season for the franchise in the NFL Europe League (NFLEL). The team was led by head coach Mike Jones in his first year, and played its home games at Waldstadion in Frankfurt, Germany. They finished the regular season in second place with a record of seven wins and three losses. In World Bowl XII, Frankfurt lost to the Berlin Thunder 30–24.

OffseasonEdit

Free agent draftEdit

2004 Frankfurt Galaxy NFLEL free agent draft selections
Draft order Player name Position College
Round Choice
1 6 Chris Edmonds TE West Virginia
2 12 Bary Holleyman DE Oklahoma
3 13 Sean O'Connor G Syracuse
4 24 Chad Hayes TE Maine
5 25 Drew Haddad WR Buffalo
6 36 Corey McIntyre FB West Virginia
7 37 Dustin Cohen LB Miami (Ohio)
8 48 John Schlecht DT Minnesota
9 49 Tim Stuber G Colorado State
10 60 Ralph Parent S Boston College
11 61 Josh McKibben DT Central Florida
12 72 Brian Mance CB Clemson
13 73 Al Jackson G Louisiana State

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PersonnelEdit

StaffEdit

2004 Frankfurt Galaxy staff
Front office
  • General Manager – Tilman Engel

Head coaches

Offensive coaches

Defensive coaches


Strength and conditioning

  • Strength and Conditioning – George Bardis

RosterEdit

2004 Frankfurt Galaxy roster
Quarterbacks

Running Backs

Wide Receivers

Tight Ends

Offensive Linemen

Defensive Linemen

Linebackers

Defensive Backs

Special Teams

National Players


Rookies in italics

ScheduleEdit

Week Date Kickoff [n 1] Opponent Results Game site Attendance
Final score Team record
1 Saturday, April 3 7:00 p.m. Amsterdam Admirals W 34–11 1–0 Waldstadion 21,269
2 Saturday, April 10 7:00 p.m. at Cologne Centurions W 20–10 2–0 RheinEnergieStadion 9,134
3 Saturday, April 17 7:00 p.m. Rhein Fire W 28–10 3–0 Waldstadion 27,213
4 Sunday, April 25 3:00 p.m. at Amsterdam Admirals L 17–21 OT 3–1 Amsterdam ArenA 10,684
5 Saturday, May 1 7:00 p.m. Cologne Centurions W 24–17 4–1 Waldstadion 24,117
6 Sunday, May 9 2:00 p.m. at Scottish Claymores W 15–13 5–1 Hampden Park 9,017
7 Sunday, May 16 4:00 p.m Scottish Claymores W 27–24 6–1 Waldstadion 26,879
8 Saturday, May 22 7:00 p.m. Berlin Thunder L 27–31 6–2 Waldstadion 30,812
9 Saturday, May 29 7:00 p.m. at Rhein Fire W 20–14 OT 7–2 Arena AufSchalke 26,417
10 Sunday, June 6 4:00 p.m. at Berlin Thunder L 0–41 7–3 Olympic Stadium 19,175
World Bowl XII
11 Saturday, June 12 6:00 p.m. Berlin Thunder L 24–30 7–4 Arena AufSchalke 35,413

[2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10] [11] [12]

StandingsEdit

NFL Europe League
Team W L T PCT PF PA
Berlin Thunder 9 1 0 .900 289 195
Frankfurt Galaxy 7 3 0 .700 212 192
Amsterdam Admirals 5 5 0 .500 173 191
Cologne Centurions 4 6 0 .400 191 201
Rhein Fire 3 7 0 .300 161 178
Scottish Claymores 2 8 0 .200 128 197

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Game summariesEdit

Week 1: vs Amsterdam AdmiralsEdit

Week One: Amsterdam Admirals at Frankfurt Galaxy – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Amsterdam 3 0 0 8

11

Frankfurt 0 17 7 10

34

at Waldstadion, Frankfurt, Germany

  • Date: Saturday, April 3
  • Game time: 7:10 p.m. CEST
  • Game attendance: 21,269
  • Referee: Gerald Austin

Week 2: at Cologne CenturionsEdit

Week Two: Frankfurt Galaxy at Cologne Centurions – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Frankfurt 7 0 0 13

20

Cologne 3 0 0 7

10

at RheinEnergieStadion, Cologne, Germany

  • Date: Saturday, April 10
  • Game time: 7:04 p.m. CEST
  • Game attendance: 9,134
  • Referee: Gerald Austin

Week 3: vs Rhein FireEdit

Week Three: Rhein Fire at Frankfurt Galaxy – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Rhein 7 3 0 0

10

Frankfurt 7 14 7 0

28

at Waldstadion, Frankfurt, Germany

  • Date: Saturday, April 17
  • Game time: 7:08 p.m. CEST
  • Game attendance: 27,213
  • Referee: Walt Anderson

Week 4: at Amsterdam AdmiralsEdit

Week Four: Frankfurt Galaxy at Amsterdam Admirals – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Frankfurt 7 3 7 0

17

Amsterdam 0 7 3 7

21

at Amsterdam ArenA, Amsterdam, Netherlands

  • Date: Sunday, April 25
  • Game time: 3:00 p.m. CEST
  • Game attendance: 10,684
  • Referee: Bill Vinovich

Week 5: vs Cologne CenturionsEdit

Week Five: Cologne Centurions at Frankfurt Galaxy – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Cologne 3 0 7 7

17

Frankfurt 3 14 0 7

24

at Waldstadion, Frankfurt, Germany

  • Date: Saturday, May 1
  • Game time: 7:08 p.m. CEST
  • Game attendance: 24,117
  • Referee: Ed Hochuli

Week 6: at Scottish ClaymoresEdit

Week Six: Frankfurt Galaxy at Scottish Claymores – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Frankfurt 0 9 3 3

15

Scotland 3 3 0 7

13

at Hampden Park, Glasgow, Scotland

  • Date: Sunday, May 9
  • Game time: 2:05 p.m. BST
  • Game attendance: 9,017
  • Referee: Alberto Riveron

Week 7: vs Scottish ClaymoresEdit

Week Seven: Scottish Claymores at Frankfurt Galaxy – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Scotland 3 7 7 7

24

Frankfurt 14 7 6 0

27

at Waldstadion, Frankfurt, Germany

  • Date: Sunday, May 16
  • Game time: 4:10 p.m. CEST
  • Game attendance: 26,879
  • Referee: Gene Steratore

Week 8: vs Berlin ThunderEdit

Week Eight: Berlin Thunder at Frankfurt Galaxy – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Berlin 10 7 7 7

31

Frankfurt 0 20 7 0

27

at Waldstadion, Frankfurt, Germany

  • Date: Saturday, May 22
  • Game time: 7:08 p.m. CEST
  • Game attendance: 30,812
  • Referee: Gerald Austin

Week 9: at Rhein FireEdit

Week Nine: Frankfurt Galaxy at Rhein Fire – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Frankfurt 0 7 0 7

20

Rhein 7 0 7 0

14

at Arena AufSchalke, Gelsenkirchen, Germany

  • Date: Saturday, May 29
  • Game time: 7:06 p.m. CEST
  • Game attendance: 26,417
  • Referee: Walt Coleman

Week 10: at Berlin ThunderEdit

Week Ten: Frankfurt Galaxy at Berlin Thunder – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Frankfurt 0 0 0 0

0

Berlin 3 17 7 14

41

at Olympic Stadium, Berlin, Germany

  • Date: Sunday, June 6
  • Game time: 4:15 p.m. CEST
  • Game attendance: 19,175
  • Referee: Bill Vinovich

World Bowl XIIEdit

World Bowl XII: Frankfurt Galaxy vs Berlin Thunder – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Frankfurt 3 7 0 14

24

Berlin 7 3 13 7

30

at Arena AufSchalke, Gelsenkirchen, Germany

  • Date: Saturday, June 12
  • Game time: 6:06 p.m. CEST
  • Game weather: 60 °F (15.6 °C), roof closed
  • Game attendance: 35,413
  • Referee: Bill Vinovich
  • TV announcers (FOX): Curt Menefee and Brian Baldinger

NotesEdit

  1. NFL Europe League (February 8, 2004). "Thornton first selection in Free Agent Draft" (Press release). http://www.oursportscentral.com/services/releases/?id=3000873. Retrieved February 8, 2013.
  2. NFL Europe League (March 29, 2004). "Champs kick off 12th season" (Press release). http://www.oursportscentral.com/services/releases/?id=3016194. Retrieved March 29, 2013.
  3. NFL Europe League (April 7, 2004). "NFLEL season rolls on as Week 1 winners face teams looking for first victory of new campaign" (Press release). http://www.oursportscentral.com/services/releases/?id=3019617. Retrieved April 7, 2013.
  4. NFL Europe League (April 13, 2004). "Unbeaten rivals clash in Week 3" (Press release). http://www.oursportscentral.com/services/releases/?id=3022288. Retrieved April 13, 2013.
  5. NFL Europe League (April 20, 2004). "Thunder and Galaxy look to break free from pack" (Press release). http://www.oursportscentral.com/services/releases/?id=3024827. Retrieved April 20, 2013.
  6. NFL Europe League (April 27, 2004). "Undefeated Thunder on top as season approaches halfway point" (Press release). http://www.oursportscentral.com/services/releases/?id=3027673. Retrieved April 27, 2013.
  7. NFL Europe League (May 4, 2004). "Galaxy, Thunder clear of chasing pack as season's second half kicks off" (Press release). http://www.oursportscentral.com/services/releases/?id=3030480. Retrieved May 4, 2013.
  8. NFL Europe League (May 11, 2004). "Thunder one victory away from World Bowl berth" (Press release). http://www.oursportscentral.com/services/releases/?id=3033324. Retrieved May 11, 2013.
  9. NFL Europe League (May 18, 2004). "Thunder clinches World Bowl berth" (Press release). http://www.oursportscentral.com/services/releases/?id=3036160. Retrieved May 18, 2013.
  10. NFL Europe League (May 25, 2004). "Galaxy reaches World Bowl for sixth time" (Press release). http://www.oursportscentral.com/services/releases/?id=3039204. Retrieved May 25, 2013.
  11. NFL Europe League (June 1, 2004). "World Bowl foes meet in regular season finale" (Press release). http://www.oursportscentral.com/services/releases/?id=3042164. Retrieved June 1, 2013.
  12. NFL Europe League (June 7, 2004). "Thunder, Galaxy bid to make NFLEL history on 'Night of the Last Fight'" (Press release). http://www.oursportscentral.com/services/releases/?id=3044728. Retrieved June 7, 2013.
  13. "2004 NFLE Standings". The Football Database. http://www.footballdb.com/standings.html?lg=NFLE&yr=2004. Retrieved February 8, 2013.

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