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Roster Cutdown Day Impacts Long Snappers

It has been a busy week at the snapping position and final roster cuts to 53 players brought some closure to a few training camp battles.  Before final cuts, the Raiders released Andrew DePaola in favor of Trent Sieg and … Continue reading

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Snapping Moves After Preseason Week One

With the first week of NFL preseason games complete, there have been a handful of transactions at the snapping position.  Most recently, veteran Kevin McDermott was released by the Vikings, leaving drafted rookie Austin Cutting as the Minnesota snapper. Andrew … Continue reading

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College and NFL Snapping Odds and Ends

With NFL training camps opening today, the college season is not far behind.  Things are already heating up for snappers and will continue August 1st, when The Patrick Mannelly Award, for which I am honored to be one of the … Continue reading

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Summary of NFL Draft Snapping Transactions

NFL rookie mini-camps ended Sunday and below is a summary of the recent activity at the snapping position regarding those drafted, signed or offered tryouts since the NFL Draft.  Only certain mini-camp tryouts are made public and some are reported … Continue reading

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Experienced Snappers Earn Mini-Camp Tryouts

While many NFL team either sign or invite rookie long snappers into mini-camp, some teams use the opportunity to invite an experienced snapper.  At least three snappers with prior mini-camp experience have earned tryouts again this season. The three that … Continue reading

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Cutting Drafted by Vikings; Other Snapper Signings and Tryouts

At least one snapper has been drafted each of the last five NFL Drafts, as Austin Cutting from Air Force kept the streak going when he was selected by the Vikings in the Seventh Round today.  Cutting is reportedly working … Continue reading

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Snapping Update Before the NFL Draft

With the NFL Draft at the end of this month, it is a good time for an update on recent developments at the snapping position.  Three unrestricted free agent snappers have signed one-year deals to rejoin their teams. They are … Continue reading

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Godsil Invited to NFL Combine

The NFL Combine starts at the end of the month in Indianapolis and just one long snapper, Dan Godsil of Indiana, has been invited.  Godsil also played in the Senior Bowl last month.

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Lots of Snapping News Coming in January

Welcome to 2019!  The end of the NFL regular season usually brings a lot of snapping news, most of it happening off the field. For example, there will be a couple of snappers signed to contracts for the 2019 season. … Continue reading

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Bobenmoyer to Replace Perez in Shrine Game

Caleb Perez of UCF, who originally planned to snap in the Shrine Game on January 19, 2019, is unable to participate and will be replaced by Jacob Bobenmoyer of Northern Colorado. The Shrine Game will be played on the same … Continue reading

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