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Week Twelve in Review

Week Twelve included a rare blocked extra point last night that was returned for a two-point conversion by the Seahawks against Washington. It was only the second blocked extra point this season and first to be returned for a score. … Continue reading

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Week Eleven in Review

Week Eleven was generally an uneventful one for snappers, although kicking operation issues continued in Green Bay and, at least this week, in Arizona. After Sunday’s game, the Cardinals waived Beau Brinkley. With a bye this week, it is unclear … Continue reading

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Week Ten in Review

Week Ten brought another snapping change after Aaron Brewer of the Cardinals left the game last week due to injury. Brewer broke his hand, so the team conducted a tryout of three veterans. Kyle Nelson was signed to the practice … Continue reading

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Week Nine in Review

Week Nine brought the second change at the snapping position this season and first due to performance. Steven Wirtel replaced Hunter Bradley in Green Bay. Wirtel had a tough NFL debut, as the kicking operation in Green Bay remained off … 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 Seven in Review

Week Seven was another quiet one at the snapping position. There were no major issues or injuries. After last week’s game action, three teams had tryouts that included snappers, with Chicago working out Mitchell Fraboni and John Wirtel, Cleveland had … 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 Four in Review

Week Four was a stable one at the snapping position, with no major issues, injuries or changes. Two teams conducted snapper tryouts this past week, with the Giants bringing in Kameron Canaday, Kyle Nelson and Drew Scott, while the Patriots … Continue reading

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Week Three in Review

Week Three in the NFL underscored the importance of special teams and kickers in particular. There were four game-winning kicks and none bigger than Justin Tucker of the Ravens. Tucker set an NFL record with a 66-yard kick as time … Continue reading

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