Monthly Archives: February 2012

Niners Add Pontbriand

Just prior to the start of the NFL Combine, the 49ers announced they had signed veteran snapper Ryan Pontbriand to a contract for the 2012 season.  Pontbriand, who was released by the Browns after having some snapping issues this past season, … Continue reading

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NFL Draft Update for Snappers

The NFL Combine begins this week and turns the focus of the NFL on the upcoming Draft class.  Josh Harris of Auburn is the only snapper that was selected to the Combine and he is also the top-ranked snapper according … Continue reading

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Long Snapping in the NBA! attempts to cover the latest developments in long snapping wherever that may occur.  Recently, it happened in a very unlikely place…the NBA! Specifically, at the opening tip of the Celtics game against the Lakers in Boston on February 9th, the … Continue reading

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Long Snappers in Free Agency

Next month, free agency will commence in the NFL and some snappers will be able to offer their services to other teams. Unrestricted free agent snappers, who can sign with any club, are Ken Amato (Titans), Matt Katula (Vikings), Mike … Continue reading

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Special Teams Coaches in New Places

Every year there are a handful of special teams coaching changes at the end of the NFL season. This year has been no different.  In many cases, a special teams coach simply moves from one team to another.  To date, there … Continue reading

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