Monthly Archives: December 2015

Week Sixteen in Review

Week Sixteen featured the second rookie snapper this season, as Rick Lovato had a smooth debut with the Packers.  Lovato replaced injured Brett Goode and joins Joe Cardona of the Patriots as the only snappers to snap in a regular season game from the 2015 … Continue reading

Posted in NFL, NFL Draft, Snapping in the Media, Tackles, Transactions

Packers Place Goode on IR; Sign Lovato

Week Sixteen of the NFL will bring a fourth change at the snapping position.  Client Brett Goode of the Packers tore his ACL in Sunday’s win against the Raiders and will miss the remainder of the season.  The Packers quickly … Continue reading

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Week Fifteen in Review

Just two weeks remain in the NFL’s regular season.  In Week Fifteen, Thomas Gafford debuted as a Raider, marking the third snapping change in the last three weeks.  Two snappers from this year’s Draft class, Rick Lovato and Sam Rodgers, … Continue reading

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Ravens Punter Koch Changing the Punting Game

A recent story on punter Sam Koch of the Ravens brought to light how Koch has, somewhat anonymously, changed punting in the NFL.  Kevin Seifert wrote an extensive profile, including pictures, describing how Koch began experimenting last year with various strategies to execute unpredictable … Continue reading

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Raiders Add Gafford

With Jon Condo out for the season, the Raiders quickly added veteran snapper Thomas Gafford.  Gafford, who began the season with the Bears before being replaced by Patrick Scales after Week Twelve, spent most of his NFL career with the … Continue reading

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Week Fourteen in Review

Week Fourteen brought another change at the snapping position, as Danny Aiken debuted for the Giants last night, replacing injured Zak DeOssie.  Two snappers recovered fumbled punts this weekend, as Mike Windt of the Chargers and Jon Condo of the Raiders each … Continue reading

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College All-Star Game Snappers Chosen

Three long snappers will conclude their college careers in all-star games next month hoping to impress NFL scouts. Jeff Overbaugh of San Diego State has been selected to both the Senior Bowl and NFLPA Collegiate Bowl.  Jimmy Landes of Baylor is … Continue reading

Posted in College, NFL Draft

Giants Place DeOssie on IR: Sign Aiken

After a rare start to the NFL season with no snapping changes, the trend is changing.  Yesterday, the Giants placed veteran and captain Zak DeOssie on injured reserve due to a wrist injury.  DeOssie, who played in 140 consecutive games since … Continue reading

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Week Thirteen in Review

Patrick Scales replacing Thomas Gafford in Chicago at snapper was not the only change implicating special teams this week.  The Chargers made a rare in-season special teams coaching change before this week’s game.  Kevin Spencer was let go and replaced by Craig … Continue reading

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Week Twelve in Review

Week Twelve was the first week that brought a potential change and an actual change at the snapping position.   JJ Jansen of the Panthers was in doubt as to whether he could snap in the Thanksgiving game against the Cowboys.  … Continue reading

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