London experiment was learning experience for all involved

Although it wasn't the prettiest of games, the Dolphins-Giants clash in London was a good starting point for the league's ambitious plan to sell its product overseas.

Updated: October 28, 2007, 8:55 PM ET
By Mark Woods | Special to ESPN.com

WEMBLEY, England -- American Football 101, London style.

Let's start with an easy one. Points for a touchdown? Sarah Stockton, who had made the long jaunt to London from the far northern outpost of Aberdeen, hesitated, blushed, then looked forlornly for help from her crew.

"I don't remember," she sighed. "Is it three?" Nope. "OK, seven?" Close, but no cigar.

In fairness, the New York Giants' 13-10 victory over the Miami Dolphins was the first NFL game ...

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