Week Seventeen in Review

Week Seventeen and the NFL regular season of 256 games is now complete.  Thomas Hennessy (Jets) and Rick Lovato (Eagles) each had four tackles in punt coverage this season, including three solo, to lead all snappers.

The 2019 season was one of stability at the snapping position, as just two teams had changes.  The Giants put veteran Zak DeOssie on IR after Week 12 and Colin Holba snapped the rest of the season.  The Niners used Holba, Jon Condo and Garrison Sanborn until Kyle Nelson returned from suspension.

With the regular season complete, future contracts, free agency, special teams coaching changes and all-star games and the NFL Combine for senior draft prospects will be the biggest developments for snappers.

Three snappers have already signed reserve/future contracts for next season.  So far, James Fisher (Lions), Wes Farnsworth (Broncos) and Drew Scott (Giants) have signed deals for next year.

With respect to free agency, a number of snappers will become free agents in March if not re-signed.  Unrestricted free agents that can sign with any club are client Patrick Scales (Bears), LP Ladouceur (Cowboys), client Casey Kreiter (Broncos), Don Muhlbach (Lions), Jon Weeks (Texans) and Zak DeOssie (Giants).  Two restricted free agents, in which another team can match any offer if the player is tendered a contract by their current team, are Kameron Canaday (Steelers) and Zach Wood (Saints).

Stay tuned for all of the special teams coaching changes over the next few weeks and the snappers that will be participating in all-star games and the NFL Combine.

In the meantime, the final edition of the NFL Long Snappers Chart is below.

2019 Final

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