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NFL snapping news

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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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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Week One In Review

The 2021 NFL Regular Season commenced without significant issues at the snapping position, although there will be a change next week due to injury. Camaron Cheeseman (Washington) was the only rookie snapper to debut this week, while two first year … Continue reading

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Wirtel Added to Packers Practice Squad

After final roster cuts last week, just one team, the Green Bay Packers, added a long snapper to its practice squad. After a tryout that included Brian Khoury, the Packers signed Steven Wirtel, who has been in training camp with … Continue reading

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“Final” 53 Man Rosters Set and Snapping Battles Resolved

Today is the final cutdown day in the NFL and all rosters must be at 53 players. Practice squads can be formed tomorrow afternoon with up to 16 players. Thus, rosters and the snapping role for each team is set, … Continue reading

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Long Snapping Update at the 80 Man Roster Deadline

One NFL preseason game remains and one roster cut to get to 53 next week. Before that, each team had to get to 80 players by 4PM Eastern time today. Today’s deadline impacted the snapping position, with veteran Carson Tinker … Continue reading

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NFL Snapping Update after First Mandated Roster Cuts

The first week of the NFL preseason is complete and the first mandatory roster reduction from 90 to 85 players happened yesterday. A few snappers were waived at the deadline, including client Liam McCullough (Raiders) and rookie Turner Bernard (Vikings). … Continue reading

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Evening Snapping Update

My post this morning provided an updated look at the snapping situation around the NFL with the start of training camps. Had I waited until today’s transaction deadline, I would have included the Chiefs signing Drew Scott after placing James … Continue reading

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NFL Training Camps and the Snapping Outlook

Every NFL training camp will be underway by tomorrow, so this is a good time to look at the snapping situation across the League. Ten teams have two snappers in camp after the Dolphins waived Rex Sunahara a few days … Continue reading

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One Snapper Added and One Waived as OTAs Conclude

With off-season workouts concluded and training camps scheduled for late next month in the NFL, one snapper was signed and one was waived. Mitchell Fraboni signed with the Texans. He is from the 2019 NFL Draft class and, while he … Continue reading

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