Monthly Archives: March 2014

Rule Changes for Kicks

This week, NFL team owners voted on two rule changes that will implicate the kicking game.  Although no permanent changes were made to extra points as had been discussed, there will be a temporary change during the first two full weeks … Continue reading

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Tampa Bay and New England Add Snappers

The Buccaneers have signed veteran snapper Jeremy Cain, while the Patriots have added Charley Hughlett in the past few days.  Cain has prior experience with Bucs coach Lovie Smith from his time with the Bears.  Cain has also snapped in the regular … Continue reading

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Warren Re-Signs with Steelers

Veteran free agency began in the NFL Tuesday and another snapper quickly re-signed with his club.  Greg Warren signed a one-year deal to stay in Pittsburgh and leaves Patrick Mannelly (Bears) and Andrew Economos (Buccaneers) as the only remaining free agents.

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Aiken Signs One Year Deal with Patriots

The only restricted free agent long snapper this year, Danny Aiken of the Patriots, has signed a one year contract to remain with the Patriots.  With Aiken’s signing, there are just three snapping free agents remaining. Patrick Mannelly (Bears), Greg Warren … Continue reading

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NFL May Try Longer Extra Points

After the NFL indicated in January that it was considering the elimination of the extra point, the NFL Competition Committee is now apparently mulling a longer kicker as an alternative.  Reports surfaced yesterday that the NFL may experiment with an extra point attempt from … Continue reading

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Muhlbach Returns to Lions

As veteran free agency rapidly approaches in the NFL, Don Muhlbach of the Lions has signed a one-year deal to return to Detroit.  With Muhlbach’s signing, there are just three unrestricted free agent snappers remaining.  Pat Mannelly of the Bears is expected to return … Continue reading

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