Author Archives: longsnap

Week Seven in Review

Week Seven of the NFL season is compete and was a quiet one at the snapping position. Since returning from the COVID reserve list, Titans snapper Beau Brinkley has struggled but there were no other major snapping issues around the … Continue reading

Posted in NFL, Tackles

Week Six in Review

Week Six of the NFL season is complete and, while COVID has impacted team practice schedules and the precise order of the weekly game schedule, all games were played this week without any issues. Heading into this week’s action, I … Continue reading

Posted in NFL, Snapping in the Media, Tackles, Transactions

Week Five in Review

Week Five, except for one game, is now complete. Tonight will be a rare Tuesday game between the Bills and Titans that was delayed by a COVID outbreak with the Titans. The Titans should have Beau Brinkley back to snap … Continue reading

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Veterans Snappers Have an Advantage This Season

This is an NFL season unlike any other due to the global pandemic. COVID impacted the NFL Draft immediately and, for snappers, limited the opportunities for rookies and younger players. One snapper was drafted and just a few others signed … Continue reading

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Week Four in Review

Week Four of the NFL season saw the first snapping change, as the Niners released Kyle Nelson following a rough Week Three performance. Taylor Pepper, who snapped for the Dolphins last season, won a tryout battle for the job that … Continue reading

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Week Three in Review

Week Three of the NFL season saw more special teams issues, including those impacting the normally reliable snapper Kyle Nelson of the 49ers.  Nelson had multiple poor field goal and extra point snaps and was benched at the end of … Continue reading

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All FBS Conferences to Resume Play

The craziness of 2020 continues.  While some FBS teams are entering the fourth week of games today, a number of other conferences that planned to sit out the Fall have since changed course.  Now, all 10 FBS conferences will play, … Continue reading

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Week Two in Review

Week Two included more crazy special teams play.  After a historic Week One, in which kickers missed a total of 19 kicks, kickers were a bit better this week and the Chiefs and Cowboys both won games with long field … Continue reading

Posted in NFL, Snapping in the Media, Tackles, Transactions

Week One in Review

For a large part of 2020, I was not sure  there would be a Week One in Review for the NFL season.  However, the NFL and its players have done well to limit the impact of COVID and the season … Continue reading

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A Note about FBS College Long Snappers (and Kickers)

As of today, it appears just 76 FBS football teams will play in this Fall.  Longsnap.com’s exclusive compilation of the long snappers for each FBS squad will be published in early October, after each team has played at least one … Continue reading

Posted in College, NFL Draft