Author Archives: longsnap

Latest Snapper Signings in Free Agency

As free agency enters a second week there have been some more long snapper signings.  Veteran Jon Condo has resigned with the Raiders, while Garrison Sanborn did not remain unemployed long. The Bucs signed the veteran snapper who had been … Continue reading

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Excellent Feature Story on Former Bears Snapper Patrick Mannelly

Patrick Mannelly remains of the best long snappers in NFL history and Windy City Gridiron recently published an excellent and comprehensive interview with Mannelly. Entitled “The Life of the Long Snapper” the story by Jack M. Silverstein does an excellent … Continue reading

Posted in NFL, Snapping in the Media

Latest Snapper Signings in Free Agency

There have been a few more long snapper signings this past week as veteran free agency is nearly a week old.  As usual, snappers tend to stay with their clubs.  So, it is no surprise that unrestricted free agents Mike … Continue reading

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Updated Look at Snappers in Free Agency

Veteran free agency officially starts tomorrow in the NFL. However, there have been some moves in advance of that date.  The Lions have brought back veteran Don Muhlbach on a one-year deal, while the Bills released Garrison Sanborn. There are … Continue reading

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Off Season Look at NFL Long Snapping Situations

It has already been an active off season for snappers in the NFL.  To date, an unprecedented 10 snappers have signed contracts for next season.  Further, a few veteran snappers have signed contract extensions, including Greg Warren (Steelers), Charley Hughlett … Continue reading

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Eagles Top Gosselin Special Teams Rankings

Rick Gosselin of The Dallas Morning News recently published his annual rankings of NFL special teams units.  The rankings, based on 22 different kicking game categories, assigns points for each category, with the best team finishing with the lowest amount of … Continue reading

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Dolphins Sign Winston Chapman

A tenth snapper has been signed to a future contract for next season.  Winston Chapman, who snapped at Mississippi State, has signed his first NFL contract with the Miami Dolphins.  Veteran snapper John Denney will become a free agent next … Continue reading

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