Author Archives: longsnap

Bears Add Carew

Week Two of the NFL Preseason starts tonight and the Bears have added a snapper.  Tanner Carew, a rookie from Oregon, was added to the Bears roster that already has client Patrick Scales.  Carew was with Seattle until he was … Continue reading

Posted in NFL, Transactions

Another Playing Option for Snappers

For snappers not on an NFL roster looking to play professionally, the options have traditionally been very limited.  The Canadian Football League uses Canadian snappers and the many leagues that have tried to either compete with, or supplement, the NFL … Continue reading

Posted in AAF, Transactions

Protection of Snappers Given Emphasis This NFL Season

Over the past few years, the NFL has passed various rules changes to help protect snappers.  While there are no rule changes this year, the NFL Officiating Department announced that they will be placing a particular emphasis on defenders that … Continue reading

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Five Teams Have Two Snappers on Roster

The Jaguars recently waived Andrew East, leaving just five teams with two snappers on the roster heading into the first full week of NFL preseason games.  The Ravens, Cowboys, Packers, Dolphins and Raiders are the clubs with two snappers as … Continue reading

Posted in NFL, Transactions

Seahawks Waive Carew

NFL training camps are underway for all 32 teams and the first transaction at the snapping position happened this weekend.  The Seahawks waived rookie Tanner Carew from Oregon, leaving only Tyler Ott on the roster. With Carew waived, only the … Continue reading

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2018 Phil Steele All-American Long Snappers

Phil Steele’s 2018 College Football Preview is out and remains the premier source for college football information.  To his credit, Steele always includes four long snappers on his Preseason All-American Team. This year’s team features Dan Godsil of Indiana as … Continue reading

Posted in College, Snapping in the Media

Snapping Transactions As Off-Season Workouts End

NFL teams are now in a break period before returning for training camp in late July.  Yesterday brought a flurry of moves involving snappers that may be the last transactions until training camp. Andrew East was signed by the Jaguars … Continue reading

Posted in NFL, Transactions