Monthly Archives: December 2010

Houser to Snap for Ravens

The Ravens have selected veteran snapper Kevin Houser to replace injured rookie Morgan Cox.  Houser, who snapped for the Seahawks part of last season, entered the NFL in 2000 after being drafted by the Saints in Round Seven.  Houser was with … Continue reading

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Week Sixteen in Review

Week Sixteen is now complete, a day later than usual due to the postponement of the Eagles-Vikings game to Tuesday.  Morgan Cox of the Ravens was placed on injured reserve yesterday due to his knee injury suffered Sunday and the … Continue reading

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Cox Likely Out for Season

Rookie snapper Morgan Cox of the Ravens may have suffered a season-ending knee injury in yesterday’s win against the Browns.  Cox was injured early in the game but was able to finish.  With the postponement of the Eagles-Vikings game from … Continue reading

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Week Fifteen in Review

The end of the NFL regular season is approaching and Week Fifteen is now complete.  Zak DeOssie of the Giants had a tough game, as a high punt snap may have contributed to the game-winning punt return in the loss … Continue reading

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Post-Season for NFL Snapping Prospects

With college bowl season underway, some NFL long snapping prospects for the 2011 NFL Draft have at least one more game, while others will play in college all-star games.  Among the snapping prospects playing in a bowl game include Andrew Schulze … Continue reading

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Phil Steele’s Postseason All-America Team

Football writer Phil Steele has just announced his Postseason All-America Team and has a snapper on each of his four squads.  Corey Adams of Kansas State is the 1st Team snapper, while James Winchester (Oklahoma), Brandon Long (Rice) and Christian … Continue reading

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Week Fourteen in Review

Week Fourteen included some rare snapping problems.  Ken Amato of the Titans sailed a punt snap over the head of his punter in Thursday’s loss to the Colts, while Redskins snapper Nick Sundberg had some issues on short snaps Sunday.  On … Continue reading

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Kickers Deemed “Football’s Loneliest Position”

Yesterday’s edition of The Washington Post had an excellent feature story on kickers by Michael Leahy.  Leahy’s piece, called “Kicked Around:Inside Football’s Loneliest Position”, describes the trials and tribulations of place kickers, including the up and down career of current … Continue reading

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Week Thirteen in Review

Week Thirteen is now complete.  The snapping position remains stable with no significant performance or injury issues. Earlier this week, the Chiefs announced a two-year contract extension for Thomas Gafford, who is now under contract through 2012.  Pat Mannelly of … Continue reading

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