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NFL Special Teams coaching news

NFL Free Agency and Special Teams Coaching Update

Veteran free agency begins this week and three snappers have signed new deals before it starts. Morgan Cox will return to the Titans for another year. Prior to Cox’s deal, Jon Weeks signed a one-year contract to return to the … Continue reading

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Orzech (and Tinker) Win a Super Bowl Ring!

Congratulations to Matt Orzech and practice squad snapper Carson Tinker of the Rams who both won a Super Bowl ring yesterday. Tinker spent the last few weeks on and off the Rams practice squad in case of emergency, but was … Continue reading

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Super Bowl Matchup Set for Two (Maybe Three) Snappers

The Bengals will face the Rams in the Super Bowl in two weeks and the game will include veteran snapper Clark Harris for the Bengals and Matt Orzech for the Rams. However, it is likely Carson Tinker will be on … Continue reading

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2021 NFL Special Teams Rankings

The end of the NFL season produces various rankings of NFL special teams units based on performance during the regular season. The so-called “third phase” of football is equally important, if not more so, in the playoffs, demonstrated by the … Continue reading

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Week Eighteen in Review

The very first Week Eighteen of the NFL regular season is complete and featured three overtime games that impacted the playoffs. Raiders snapper Trent Sieg made national news after the final game when he allegedly is seen telling Austin Ekeler … Continue reading

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Week Eight in Review

Week Eight of the NFL regular season is complete and without any significant injuries or performance concerns at the snapping position. The only snapping change so far was in Tampa Bay after Zack Triner was placed on injured reserve following … Continue reading

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Week Six in Review

Week Six brought more stability to the kicking position after 14 missed field goals and 13 missed extra points last week. Rich Bisaccia made his debut as the interim Head Coach of the Raiders and won his first game. Bisaccia … Continue reading

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Week Five in Review

Week Five was a crazy one for kickers and missed kicks. Heading into Sunday Night Football, kickers missed 12 extra points and 12 field goals. That included an NFL record five missed field goals in the Packers win over the … Continue reading

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Week Two in Review

Week Two brought the first change at snapper, with veteran Carson Tinker replacing the injured Zach Triner in Tampa Bay. Tinker had not snapped in a regular season game in about three years, although he was on the Giants practice … 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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