Author Archives: longsnap

Stats Perform FCS Pre Season All-America Snappers

Although only 15 of the 127 FCS football teams will be playing in the Fall, Stats Perform did issue its Preseason All-America Team. As usual, the list included a long snapper for each of its three teams. The First Team … Continue reading

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NFL Long Snapping Outlook Ahead of Final Cuts

NFL rosters must be cut to 53 on Saturday and there has been some movement at the snapping position in advance of that date.  It looks like rookie Jacob Bobenmoyer will win the Broncos snapping job, as Wes Farnsworth was … Continue reading

Posted in NFL, Transactions

Latest Snapper Workouts and Signings

NFL teams must trim their rosters on Saturday, September 5th but, in advance of that date, a few teams continue to look at and, in some cases, sign an additional snapper. The Texans brought back Anthony Kukwa, who was cut … Continue reading

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NFL Snapping Update with Rosters at 80

Most NFL teams start padded practices today and each will have no more than 80 players on the roster. To date, three snappers have been impacted by COVID, as Blake Ferguson (Miami), Hunter Bradley (Green Bay) and Zach Wood (New … Continue reading

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COVID Impacts on the Long Snapping Position

The COVID pandemic has impacted football’s return and the long snapping position has been altered as well.   Two snappers, rookie Blake Ferguson (Dolphins) and Hunter Bradley (Packers), were placed on the COVID reserve list, although Ferguson is now cleared … Continue reading

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2020 Patrick Mannelly Award Watch List Announced

The second annual Patrick Mannelly Award will be given this December to the top FBS senior long snapper. Today, 20 seniors were announced as part of the initial Pre-Season Watch List and a few others under strong consideration will be … Continue reading

Posted in Coaching, NFL Draft, Patrick Mannelly Award

NFL Camps Open Under Unusual Circumstances

All NFL teams have now started training camps in the time of COVID.  This year will be unlike any other and some recent adjustments, such as the mandate of 80 player rosters, has already cost one snapper his shot.  Anthony … Continue reading

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Phil Steele’s 2020 Preseason All-American Team Long Snappers

While it is unclear what the college football season will look like at the FBS level this year, one encouraging sign is the release last week of Phil Steele’s excellent annual College Football Preview.  As usual, Steele’s publication is the only … Continue reading

Posted in College, NFL Draft, Patrick Mannelly Award, Snapping in the Media

One Snapping Move and One Coaching Change

Since the Draft, there has not been much snapping news to report, largely due to the pandemic.  In what may the last snapping move for some time, the Cowboys recently added Joe Fortunato.  Fortunato has been persistent in trying to … Continue reading

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Additional Snapping Moves After the Draft

While the Dolphins, Raiders, Jaguars and Lions added rookie snappers after the Draft, some other snappers were let go as a result of those additions.  The Dolphins waived Taybor Pepper and the Lions did the same with James Fisher. The … Continue reading

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