Super Bowl Matchup Set for Two (Maybe Three) Snappers

The Bengals will face the Rams in the Super Bowl in two weeks and the game will include veteran snapper Clark Harris for the Bengals and Matt Orzech for the Rams. However, it is likely Carson Tinker will be on the Rams practice squad once again and just in case of emergency.

Tinker is near the end of an unusual season for a long snapper. After spending training camp with the Giants, Tinker spent about half of the season filling in for an injured Zach Triner in Tampa Bay before spending one game with the Raiders. The Rams have since signed Tinker at least five times to its practice squad before releasing him and brining him back just in case Orzech cannot snap.

James Winchester of the Chiefs had an assisted tackle yesterday, the only tackle recorded by a snapper since Wild Card weekend.

The Steelers, who made the only future signing of a snapper when they added Rex Sunahara, also signed Christian Kuntz to a one-year deal. Kuntz would have been a free agent had the Steelers not re-signed him by March.

Stay tuned for all of the special teams coaching changes in the NFL, as there will be the typical annual movement as new coaching staffs are finalized. At least one change has already happened as the Bears lost special teams coach Chris Tabor to the Panthers.

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