Category Archives: Snapping in the Media

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 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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2021 Patrick Mannelly Award Preseason Watch List

The college football season is right around the corner and the Watch List of 31 long snappers in early consideration for the 2021 Patrick Mannelly Award was revealed this afternoon. The Award, named after former Chicago Bears long snapping great … Continue reading

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Phil Steele’s 2021 Preseason All-American Team Long Snappers

College football season will be here soon as evidenced by the release of Phil Steele’s 2021 College Football Preview magazine. Volume 27 is, once again, a must-have for any college football fan and especially one that follows long snappers. Like … Continue reading

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Two Snappers Drafted; At Least Two Sign Undrafted Free Agent Deals

Long snapping was in the spotlight today for a great reason, as two long snappers were selected in the Sixth Round of the NFL Draft. Alabama’s Thomas Fletcher was taken by the Panthers as the 38th pick (222 overall) and … Continue reading

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Post-Super Bowl Snapping Update; More Future Contracts and Veteran Free Agency

The NFL season finished yesterday with the Buccaneers Super Bowl win over the Chiefs. Congratulations to Tampa Bay snapper Zach Triner who, like many snappers, had an usual and indirect path to the NFL. Triner played lacrosse at Siena before … Continue reading

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Divisional Round Long Snapping Update

The NFL playoffs continue this weekend with the Divisional Round, so it is a good time to provide the latest updates on the snapping position around the NFL. Teams that remain in the playoffs that have a snapper ready on … 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 Two in Review

Week Two included more crazy special teams play.  After a historic Week One, in which kickers missed a total of 19 kicks, kickers were a bit better this week and the Chiefs and Cowboys both won games with long field … Continue reading

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Phil Steele’s 2020 Preseason All-American Team Long Snappers

While it is unclear what the college football season will look like at the FBS level this year, one encouraging sign is the release last week of Phil Steele’s excellent annual College Football Preview.  As usual, Steele’s publication is the only … Continue reading

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