Monthly Archives: July 2016

Dorenbos and His Magic

Followers of the Longsnap twitter account (@longsnapcom) will be familiar with the magic of Eagles long snapper Jon Dorenbos.  For the last few weeks, Dorenbos has been creating a stir with his magic tricks performed on the NBC show America’s Got … Continue reading

Posted in NFL, Snapping in the Media

New Snapping Transactions

With training camps opening this week, there have been two snapping transactions.  Veteran Christian Yount was released by the Patriots and rookie Nathan Theus waived by the Broncos. Yount was originally signed after there was some concern about Joe Cardona’s … Continue reading

Posted in NFL, Transactions

NFL to Consider Narrowing Goal Posts

The NFL continues to tinker with the kicking game and this preseason will be no different.  The NFL will experiment with computer chips in kicking balls this preseason to determine how far inside the uprights successful field goals and extra points are. The … Continue reading

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The MMQB Special Series on Kickers

Any snapper can relate to the desire to be perfect.  The MMQB recently published a three-part series by Dylan Howlett on the quest for NFL kickers to be perfect at something that cannot be perfected. Howlett profiles a number of … Continue reading

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Phil Steele’s All-American Long Snapper Selections

Once again this year, noted football writer Phil Steele has provided rankings of the top long snappers in college.  Phil Steele’s 2016 College Football Preview hit stores this week and, as he has done in the past, Steele includes long … Continue reading

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