Monthly Archives: January 2012

Special Teams Rankings

Objectively ranking long snappers is an admittedly difficult task, but there are some well-respected ways to measure special teams units as a whole.  Two of the better sources are the annual rankings done by Rick Gosselin of The Dallas Morning … Continue reading

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Super Bowl and Pro Bowl Snappers

The snappers for the Super Bowl and Pro Bowl are now set.  Rookie Danny Aiken will snap for the Patriots, while Zak DeOssie will handle snaps for the Giants in the Super Bowl. In the Pro Bowl, Jon Condo of … Continue reading

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College All-Star Game Snappers

A number of college snappers have been selected to play one more game to gain additional exposure to pro scouts.  In addition to the Senior Bowl snappers, Josh Harris (Auburn) and Kyle Wojta (Wisconsin), other snappers that earned post-season invitations … Continue reading

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Championship Round Game Brings Snapper Back in Spotlight

Sunday’s NFC Championship game between the Giants and 49ers has thrust snapper Trey Junkin back in the headlines.  Nine years ago, the Giants brought the veteran snapper out of retirement to snap in the Wild Card game between the same … Continue reading

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Binn to Replace Paxton for Broncos

Lonie Paxton has officially been ruled out of tomorrow’s playoff game against the Patriots and the Broncos have added veteran snapper David Binn.  Paxton has been dealing with a personal family matter.  Binn spent 17 seasons with the Chargers before … Continue reading

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Playoff Snapping Update

As the Divisional round of the NFL playoffs approaches this weekend, there is one big question mark at the snapping position.  Lonie Paxton of the Broncos has been absent from the last two practices due to personal reasons and his … Continue reading

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Week Seventeen in Review

The NFL regular season is now complete and Zak DeOssie of the Giants finished at the top among all long snappers with 10 total tackles, eight solo.’s compilation of snapper tackles are derived from review of the official NFL Game … Continue reading

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