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NFL Snapping Update after First Mandated Roster Cuts

The first week of the NFL preseason is complete and the first mandatory roster reduction from 90 to 85 players happened yesterday. A few snappers were waived at the deadline, including client Liam McCullough (Raiders) and rookie Turner Bernard (Vikings). … Continue reading

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2021 Patrick Mannelly Award Preseason Watch List

The college football season is right around the corner and the Watch List of 31 long snappers in early consideration for the 2021 Patrick Mannelly Award was revealed this afternoon. The Award, named after former Chicago Bears long snapping great … Continue reading

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The CFL is Back!

After missing last season due to COVID, the CFL season is underway. The CFL uses only Canadian players to snap and many of the same names from the 2019 season are back, although some are in different places. Here are … Continue reading

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Evening Snapping Update

My post this morning provided an updated look at the snapping situation around the NFL with the start of training camps. Had I waited until today’s transaction deadline, I would have included the Chiefs signing Drew Scott after placing James … Continue reading

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NFL Training Camps and the Snapping Outlook

Every NFL training camp will be underway by tomorrow, so this is a good time to look at the snapping situation across the League. Ten teams have two snappers in camp after the Dolphins waived Rex Sunahara a few days … Continue reading

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Phil Steele’s 2021 Preseason All-American Team Long Snappers

College football season will be here soon as evidenced by the release of Phil Steele’s 2021 College Football Preview magazine. Volume 27 is, once again, a must-have for any college football fan and especially one that follows long snappers. Like … Continue reading

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One Snapper Added and One Waived as OTAs Conclude

With off-season workouts concluded and training camps scheduled for late next month in the NFL, one snapper was signed and one was waived. Mitchell Fraboni signed with the Texans. He is from the 2019 NFL Draft class and, while he … Continue reading

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Latest Snapping News and Moves

This time of year tends to be a slow period for NFL news, but there have been a few developments that impact the snapping position and long snappers. The Bills signed Reid Ferguson to a three-year contract extension that will … Continue reading

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Some Additional Long Snapper Transactions

Last week brought a few new long snapping transactions in the NFL. The Ravens waived Brian Khoury, who they signed earlier this year, leaving just Nick Moore on the roster. The Patriots signed first-year snapper Wes Farnsworth, who has prior … Continue reading

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Snapping Situation After Rookie Mini-Camps

Rookie mini-camps are complete and it does not appear either of the two snappers who received tryouts were signed. If that remains accurate, only four snappers from this year’s Draft class earned contracts, as two snappers were drafted and two … Continue reading

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