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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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Snapping Update after Wild Card Weekend

Wild Card Weekend concluded Monday night and featured the only tackle by a snapper during the first six playoff games. Aaron Brewer of the Cardinals recorded an assisted tackle in the loss against the Rams. No team currently has a … Continue reading

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Luke Rhodes Selected as 2021 AP All-Pro Long Snapper

The Associated Press announced its All-Pro team today and the voting recently added long snappers. Luke Rhodes of the Colts was the clear winner this year, followed by Josh Harris of the Falcons. Both are headed to the Pro Bowl. … 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 Seventeen in Review

Week Seventeen, which usually marks the end of the NFL regular season, is complete and just one week of the regular season remains. However, COVID continues to impact many teams and snappers are no exception. The Chargers added Beau Brinkley … Continue reading

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Week Sixteen in Review

Week Sixteen is complete and all games were played as scheduled. There were no major snapping issues, but a holder became front and center in the Saturday evening game between the Colts and Cardinals. The Cardinals missed a field goal … Continue reading

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Week Fifteen in Review

Week Fifteen is not quite complete as there will be two games tonight due to COVID issues. COVID moved the Raiders game against the Browns from Saturday to Monday Night and special teams coach Mike Priefer served as Head Coach … Continue reading

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Week Fourteen in Review

Week Fourteen brought a number of changes at the snapping position. Charley Hughlett (Browns), Trent Sieg (Raiders) and Zach Triner (Bucs) each snapped this week after prior COVID issues and Aaron Brewer (Cardinals) returned last night from injury. Because of … Continue reading

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Week Thirteen In Review

Week Thirteen of the NFL season is complete and was generally an uneventful one for snappers. Kickers continue to miss extra points, but snaps have rarely played a role in the misses. Special recognition goes out to Joe Cardona (Patriots) … Continue reading

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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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