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Last Updated: Thursday, 15 June 2006, 13:24 GMT 14:24 UK
British players get NFL call-ups
Two British players are among eight Europeans called up to NFL team practice squads this year.

Linebacker Aden Durde of Enfield will join up with the Cincinnati Bengals after playing for the Hamburg Sea Devils in NFL Europe this season.

Wide receiver Marvin Allen, from Dorking, has got his dream call up as he will join the team he supports - Super Bowl champions Pittsburgh.

Allen split his time between Frankfurt, Amsterdam and Rhein Fire this season.

The son of NFL Europe's director of international player and football development Tony Allen, he played for Amsterdam in the World Bowl where they lost 22-7 to Frankfurt.



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