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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UFL Snappers and Special Teams Coaches

The United Football League will begin its second season later this month with five teams.  Teams have just reached the 52 man roster limit. Below are the current snappers and special teams coaches for each UFL club. Florida Tuskers Ryan … Continue reading

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Snappers for the 2010 Regular Season

Prior to tomorrow evening’s 53 man roster deadline, the Steelers released Matt Stewart and, with that move, all of the snappers for the 2010 NFL regular season have been determined.  Two rookies, Morgan Cox (Ravens) and Clint Gresham (Seahawks), made … Continue reading

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Long Snappers and Madden NFL

Since Longsnap.com started in 2000, the visibility of the otherwise anonymous long snapper has been raised significantly.  For example, snappers are selected to the Pro Bowl, chosen in the NFL Draft, invited to the college all-star games and NFL Combine among … Continue reading

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