Monthly Archives: January 2017

Best Special Teamers According to Pro Football Focus

Pro Football Focus tracks every player on every play in the NFL and special teams are not immune.  PFF recently published the results from its tracking of every special teams player on every special teams play in an article titled “The … Continue reading

Posted in NFL, Snapping in the Media

Fletcher Wins Chris Rubio Award

High school senior Thomas Fletcher won the Chris Rubio Award in Las Vegas last night as the best high school long snapper.  Fletcher will attend Alabama next season and beat out two other senior snappers, Kyle Gibbs who will attend … Continue reading

Posted in High School

Book Review-Upside Down Football: An Inside Look at Long Snapping in the NFL

Author Ted Kluck has just written a book that is easily one of my favorites.  The title, Upside Down Football: An Inside Look at Long Snapping in the NFL may instantly reveal why it is so special.  Admittedly, I am credited, at … Continue reading

Posted in NFL, Snapping in the Media

Reserve/Future Signings and Veteran Free Agency

With the NFL regular season complete and playoffs about to start, it is a good time to look at some early long snapper signings for next season and the current NFL snappers that are about to become free agents. With respect to contracts … Continue reading

Posted in NFL, Transactions

Seahawks Add Ott for Playoffs

With Nolan Frese injured and on injured reserve, the Seahawks added Tyler Ott to the roster to snap in the playoffs.  Ott was most recently with the Bengals while Clark Harris recovered from an injury. Ott also spent time on … Continue reading

Posted in NFL, Transactions

Week Seventeen in Review

The 2016 NFL regular season is now complete.  There were two notable snapping situations in the final week.  Nolan Frese of the Seahawks sprained his ankle early in the game against the 49ers.  Later, Frese sailed a punt snap over … Continue reading

Posted in NFL, Tackles, Transactions

NFL ST Coach Bruce DeHaven Passes Away

As we celebrate a new year and final week of the NFL regular season, this week also brought sadness, as long-time NFL special teams coach Bruce DeHaven died Tuesday after a brave battle with cancer. DeHaven, who was 68, coached … Continue reading

Posted in Coaching, NFL