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NFL snapping news

NFL Pro Bowl Long Snappers Now Chosen by Fan Vote

Since 2004, the NFL Pro Bowl has included a long snapper on each team. Until last year, the two snappers were selected by each coaching staff, with the limitation that they who could not select their own team’s snapper. Things … Continue reading

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Week Ten in Review

Week Ten of the NFL season is complete and was an uneventful one for snappers until last night. Vikings snapper Austin Cutting, who has struggled at times the past few weeks and even spent time on the COVID reserve list … Continue reading

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Week Nine in Review

Week Nine of the NFL season is complete and saw the Titans move on from veteran snapper Beau Brinkley. Brinkley, who had been the highest-paid long snapper by most metrics, suffered from COVID earlier in the season and struggled with … Continue reading

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Week Eight in Review

Week Eight of the NFL season is complete and while the pandemic continues to impact teams, all games were played. Beau Brinkley of the Titans continues to struggle on short snaps as did the usually reliable Luke Rhodes of the … Continue reading

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Week Seven in Review

Week Seven of the NFL season is compete and was a quiet one at the snapping position. Since returning from the COVID reserve list, Titans snapper Beau Brinkley has struggled but there were no other major snapping issues around the … Continue reading

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Week Six in Review

Week Six of the NFL season is complete and, while COVID has impacted team practice schedules and the precise order of the weekly game schedule, all games were played this week without any issues. Heading into this week’s action, I … Continue reading

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Week Five in Review

Week Five, except for one game, is now complete. Tonight will be a rare Tuesday game between the Bills and Titans that was delayed by a COVID outbreak with the Titans. The Titans should have Beau Brinkley back to snap … Continue reading

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Veterans Snappers Have an Advantage This Season

This is an NFL season unlike any other due to the global pandemic. COVID impacted the NFL Draft immediately and, for snappers, limited the opportunities for rookies and younger players. One snapper was drafted and just a few others signed … Continue reading

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Week Four in Review

Week Four of the NFL season saw the first snapping change, as the Niners released Kyle Nelson following a rough Week Three performance. Taylor Pepper, who snapped for the Dolphins last season, won a tryout battle for the job that … Continue reading

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Week Three in Review

Week Three of the NFL season saw more special teams issues, including those impacting the normally reliable snapper Kyle Nelson of the 49ers.  Nelson had multiple poor field goal and extra point snaps and was benched at the end of … Continue reading

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