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CFL snapping news

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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Bears Sign CFL Veteran Rempel

With veteran snapper Patrick Mannelly still recovering from hip surgery, the Bears added a CFL veteran to the roster.  Chad Rempel, who has snapped for four CFL clubs over a 10 year career, signed a contract with the Bears and will compete with … Continue reading

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CFL Snappers for the 2013 Season

The CFL regular season got underway this weekend and featured the same eight snappers that started the season last year.  Of this group, only veteran Randy Chevrier has spent time in the NFL.  Below are the snappers for each club. … Continue reading

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