Monthly Archives: October 2010

The Importance of Special Teams

Once again this season, special teams have played a key role in the outcome of games.  Poor special teams efforts have plagued the Chargers and Dolphins in recent weeks and other teams, such as the Saints and Raiders, lost early … Continue reading

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Week Seven NFL Long Snappers Chart

Here is the Week Seven NFL Long Snappers Chart. Week Seven NFL Long Snappers Chart

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Week Seven in Review

Week Seven is now complete and the snapping position remains stable, even in San Diego.  Jake Ingram of the Patriots had some snapping problems against the Chargers, while Cardinals cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie had three penalties for being offside trying to … Continue reading

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Jags ST Coach Talks About Importance of the Snapper

Veteran NFL special teams coach Russ Purnell is featured in the latest issue of ESPN The Magazine.  Purnell was interviewed as part of the “6 Things You Should Know About” column.  In talking about the various components of the special teams units, … Continue reading

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Phil Steele’s 2010 Midseason All-American Team Snappers

In perhaps another example of how far long snappers have come, noted football magazine publisher Phil Steele has included four snappers in his 2010 Midseason All-American Team.  Steele picks four teams of offensive, defensive and special teams units and the … Continue reading

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Week Six in Review

Week Six is now complete and marked the debut of rookie Mike Windt, the Chargers fifth snapper this season.  Windt appeared to perform well in his first regular season contest.  The normally reliable Lonie Paxton of the Broncos had a … Continue reading

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Division One College Long Snapper List

When Longsnap.com began in 2000, one of the unique features in the weekly News and Notes newsletter was a listing of each Division One college snapper by conference.  Compiling snapper information back then was hard, as many teams did not publish … Continue reading

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