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CFL snapping news

Veteran Chevrier Returns to CFL

Every once in a while there is a great snapping story from up north.  Recently, former NFL snapper and CFL veteran Randy Chevrier made his return to the CFL as a 40-year old.  Chevrier, who was originally drafted by a CFL club … Continue reading

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CFL Snappers for the 2016 Season

The CFL season opened last night and with veteran Randy Chevrier currently out of the league, there are no CFL snappers with NFL regular season experience. Only Jorgen Hus has recent NFL training camp experience and Pierre Luc-Caron, who is replacing Chevrier, is the … Continue reading

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CFL Snappers for the 2015 Season

Although NFL training camps are a month away, the CFL season is underway.  This year, three snappers have prior NFL experience, including veteran Randy Chevrier who returns in Calgary.  Jorgen Hus and Chad Rempel have more recent NFL training camp experience and will … Continue reading

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CFL Snapper Matechuk to Snap with Four Fingers on Right Hand

No one should ever question the toughness of those who fill the snapper position in football.  The latest evidence comes from the CFL, where veteran snapper Jordan Matechuk of the BC Lions will have the ring finger on his right hand removed this … Continue reading

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Two Snappers Released

With the first roster cut down to 75 players approaching next week, two teams have made snapping moves in advance of that deadline.  The Patriots waived rookie Travis Ott, while the Bears dropped CFL veteran, but NFL rookie, Chad Rempel. … Continue reading

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CFL Snappers for 2014 Season

The 2014 CFL season is now underway which makes this a good time to take a quick look at the long snappers for each team. Former NFL snapper Randy Chevrier is back for another season in Calgary, while former CFL snapper Chad Rempel … Continue reading

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Mannelly Retires after 16 NFL Seasons

After 16 seasons in the NFL following his selection in the Sixth Round of the 1998 NFL Draft, Pat Mannelly of the Bears is retiring today.  Mannelly is 39 and, although he had hoped to return for a 17th season, a hip … Continue reading

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