Monthly Archives: September 2010

Chargers Sign Fourth Snapper

The bad luck streak continues for the Chargers as they have placed their third snapper, Ryan Neill, on injured reserve and signed a new snapper, veteran Ethan Albright.  Albright snapped for the Redskins last season and is in his 16th … Continue reading

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Week Three in Review

Week Three is complete and did not have any significant snapping issues.  Pat Mannelly of the Bears set a team record last night by playing in his 192nd game.  Mannelly has missed just three games in his career.  Jason Kyle … Continue reading

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Week Two in Review

Week Two is complete and without any major snapping issues.  Chargers snapper Ryan Neill returned to the NFL after the club lost David Binn and his replacement James Dearth to injury.  Four snappers, Clark Harris (Bengals), Ken Amato (Titans), Andrew Economos … Continue reading

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Chargers IR Dearth; Neill Signed

The normally stable snapping situation in San Diego, in which David Binn has handled all of the snaps for many years, continues to change.  The team’s replacement for the injured Binn, James Dearth, has himself suffered a season-ending injury.  The … Continue reading

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Interesting Typical NFL Season Numbers

A recent issue of ESPN The Magazine had an interesting graphic showing the number of things that occur in a typical NFL season.  Some revealing special teams numbers were that there are 27 game-winning field goals, 13 punt return touchdowns, 15 kick … Continue reading

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Binn Placed on IR; Dearth Signed

A reported hamstring injury to veteran snapper David Binn has forced the Chargers to place him on injured reserve, ending his season after one game.  The Chargers have signed former Jets snapper James Dearth to replace Binn, who had just … Continue reading

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Week One in Review

The first week of the NFL season is now complete.  Six different snappers recorded tackles, including two solo tackles by Andrew Economos of the Bucs, who also had a forced fumble.  Jon Condo of the Raiders also had two solo … Continue reading

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