Monthly Archives: March 2010

NFL Rule Changes Protect Snappers

The NFL approved a number of rule changes today, one of which will help snappers on field goals and extra points.  Specifically, the new rule states that a defensive player who is within one yard of the line of scrimmage at … Continue reading

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Free Agent Snapper Signings

With free agency underway, there have been two re-signings of unrestricted free agent snappers.  The Atlanta Falcons re-signed Joe Zelenka, while the Super Bowl Champion New Orleans Saints have re-signed Jason Kyle.  Both contracts were for two years.  In addition, the … Continue reading

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Coach Zauner’s College Senior Specialists Combine

Just prior to the start of this year’s NFL Combine, 16 snapping specialists eligible for the 2010 NFL Draft attended former NFL special teams coach Gary Zauner’s inaugural College Senior Specialists Combine in Arizona.  Zauner’s Combine, which also included punters … Continue reading

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Free Agency and the Snapping Position

At midnight, NFL free agency begins and without the benefit of the salary cap.  There have been a number of developments on the eve of the free agency period at the snapping spot.  Ken Amato of the Titans, a potential … Continue reading

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