Monthly Archives: April 2012

Undrafted Free Agent Snappers

Once again this year, no long snapper was selected in the Draft.  Titan snapper Jake Ingram was the last snapper taken when he was drafted by the Patriots in the Sixth Round in 2009.  However, a number of the top … Continue reading

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Giants Extend DeOssie

Last week, the Giants quietly extended the contract of long snapper Zak DeOssie.  DeOssie is now under contract until 2015.  Picked in the Fourth Round of the 2007 NFL Draft as a linebacker out of Brown, DeOssie has made snapping … Continue reading

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Getting NFL Attention as a Long Snapper

Since began in 2000, the most popular question I get from experienced aspiring long snappers is how to get exposure to NFL teams.  I thought a detailed blog post would be a good way to finally capture the best advice I can offer … Continue reading

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Colts Add Overton

The Indianapolis Colts have added long snapper Matt Overton to the roster.  Overton was originally signed by the Seahawks in 2007 as a rookie free agent but was released.  He signed with the Seahawks again in 2010 and recently spent … Continue reading

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Avezzano Passes Away

Former NFL special teams coach Joe Avezzano died today while in Italy where he was serving as the head coach of an Italian Football League team.  Avezzano served as special teams coach for the Cowboys and Raiders and won three … Continue reading

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