From Rhein to Roster: Two Europeans Making it in the NFL

20.07.16
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Moritz Boehringer and Anthony Dable are two of the most eye-catching and intriguing rookies in this year’s NFL

Both wide receivers with impressive measurables, Moritz is a German with dazzling pace who was drafted by the Minnesota Vikings, Anthony a serial championship winner in Europe who’s been snapped up by the New York Giants.

They’ve made it this far: now they need to battle it through training camp to try and make the roster.

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Moritz: record-breaking German phenomenon

Moritz has already made his mark on NFL history. He became the first European player ever to be drafted in the NFL without playing college football after taking the Florida Pro Day by storm - stunning everyone by running a scorching 40yds even at 6’4” and 240lbs. An unknown quantity when he arrived, he was propelled into the spotlight. Find out how Moritz made it this far.

Moritz

Anthony: serial European champion heading for the Giants

Anthony, meanwhile, is already a serial championship winner with real pedigree in Europe. Playing in the German National League, he won two national titles and a European championship with the Braunschweig New Yorker Lions last year. He got picked up by the New Yorker Lions and is trying to become the first French NFL player in a quarter of a century. Find out more here.

Anthony

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