Monthly Archives: June 2009

Saints Release Houser; Sign Kyle

In somewhat of an unexpected move, the Saints released nine-year veteran snapper Kevin Houser yesterday and signed fourteen-year veteran Jason Kyle to replace him.  Kyle spent the last eight seasons with the Panthers. Advertisements

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Panthers Waive MacDonald

The Carolina Panthers reduced their logjam at snapper by waiving Pat MacDonald.  MacDonald was in camp with the Saints last year and was one of three snappers attempting to win the Panthers’ snapping job left vacant after they did not … Continue reading

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Chiefs Waive Gafford

The Kansas City Chiefs waived Thomas Gafford, leaving rookie Tanner Purdum as the only snapper on the roster.  Gafford filled-in for the injured JP Darche last year to finish the season for the Chiefs.  The Bengals also waived rookie snapper … Continue reading

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Cain Claimed off Waivers by Jags

Longsnapper Jeremy Cain, waived last week by the Redskins, has been claimed off waivers by the Jaguars.  Cain, who can also play linebacker, is expected to compete with Joe Zelenka for the Jags snapping job.

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New Snapping Moves

With training camps approaching and teams starting to sign draft picks, the 80 man roster limitation has caused some movement at the snapping position.  Client Mark Estermyer was let go by the Steelers this morning and Jeremy Cain, who was … Continue reading

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NFL Long Snappers Chart Updated

The NFL Long Snappers chart has been updated due to recent snapping transactions and also includes a new column with training camp competition snappers. The link to the chart is attached. http://blog.longsnap.com/?page_id=17

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Jennings Signs Extension with 49ers

Brian Jennings has just signed a five-year contract extension with the 49ers. Jennings, who first made headlines with the contract he signed  in 2004 that included a 1.1 million dollar signing bonus, is now signed through 2014.

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