Monthly Archives: December 2014

Chris Rubio Award Finalists Announced

Three high school long snappers are finalists for the 2104 Chris Rubio Award given to the top high school snapper.  I am honored to be on the selection committee again this year.  The winner will be announced on January 16th … Continue reading

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Week Seventeen in Review

The NFL regular season is complete and, for the fourth consecutive year, Zak DeOssie of the Giants recorded the most tackles in punt coverage by a long snapper.  DeOssie recorded eight total tackles, including five solo, according to my weekly compilation from … Continue reading

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Hughlett Added to Browns Roster

The Browns have claimed snapper Charley Hughlett off the Chiefs practice squad and signed him to a three-year contract.  Hughlett is not expected to be on the active game roster tomorrow, but was likely signed to provide competition for Christian Yount next … Continue reading

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The Journey of Patrick Scales to the NFL

I have been an NFL agent for about 20 years and focusing largely on the long snapping position for almost as long.  During those years, I have learned many lessons about what it takes to represent professional football players and … Continue reading

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Week Sixteen in Review

Week Sixteen of the NFL season is complete and just one week remains before the playoffs.  The normally reliable Cullen Loeffler of the Vikings bounced a punt snap late in the game against the Dolphins that led to a game-winning safety.  … Continue reading

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Longsnap.com Creator Profiled in Albany Times-Union Story

I was honored to be profiled in an Albany Times-Union story this week written by Jason Franchuk.  Jason attended a recent presentation I gave to undergrad students at the University at Albany about my career path.  I graduated from UAlbany in 1989. … Continue reading

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Ravens Sign Scales; Chiefs Add Hughlett to Practice Squad

After many weeks of stability at the snapping position, there will be another change this Sunday with the Ravens.  Kevin McDermott, who replaced Morgan Cox in October, was placed on injured reserve today with an elbow injury and the Ravens have … Continue reading

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