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NFL Special Teams coaching news

Eagles Top Gosselin Special Teams Rankings

Rick Gosselin of The Dallas Morning News recently published his annual rankings of NFL special teams units.  The rankings, based on 22 different kicking game categories, assigns points for each category, with the best team finishing with the lowest amount of … Continue reading

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Latest Snapping and Coaching Moves

There were a few developments this past week involving snappers and special teams coaches.  The Steelers have re-signed veteran Greg Warren for another season, while the Jets added Josh Latham, who previously snapped at Sacramento State.  Latham is the second … Continue reading

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NFL Special Teams Coaching Update

There will be at least five teams with new special teams coaches next season in the NFL.  To date, Joe DeCamillis has moved from the Broncos to the Jaguars, while former Kansas City assistant special teams coach Brock Olivo takes … Continue reading

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NFL ST Coach Bruce DeHaven Passes Away

As we celebrate a new year and final week of the NFL regular season, this week also brought sadness, as long-time NFL special teams coach Bruce DeHaven died Tuesday after a brave battle with cancer. DeHaven, who was 68, coached … Continue reading

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The Leaping the Snapper Controversy Continues

The Patriots successful leap over Ravens snapper Morgan Cox to block a field goal attempt Monday night has brought the controversial play back into focus.  Earlier this season, the Broncos and Seahawks successfully executed similar leaps to block kicks. Adam Kilgore of … Continue reading

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Week Fourteen in Review

Week Fourteen was an active one for special teams and snappers in particular.  The Eagles rare use of three snappers warranted its own blog post. Kickers continued to struggle with missed kicks and, last night, the Patriots executed another successful … Continue reading

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Week Thirteen in Review

Week Thirteen was a fairly uneventful one for snappers.  Nick Sundberg returned to action for the Redskins after missing two weeks with a back injury.  Rick Lovato, who replaced Sundberg, was waived. Tyler Ott and Thomas Gafford each snapped a … Continue reading

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