Category Archives: Snapping in the Media

Derek Hart’s Path to the NFL

I often say that every long snapper has an interesting story. One of the more fascinating stories of a snapper’s path to the NFL involves client, Derek Hart. As explained in more detail in this new Packer Report and Bill … Continue reading

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Steelers Release Warren

Last week, the Steelers released veteran snapper Greg Warren with a failed physical designation, ending his 12 season tenure with the team.  Warren apparently experienced some issues with a prior injury and felt playing the 2017 season would pose a … Continue reading

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Holba Drafted by Steelers; Post-Draft Snapper Developments

For the second consecutive season, a long snapper was drafted in the Sixth Round of the NFL Draft.  Colin Holba of Louisville was drafted by the Steelers and will compete with veteran Greg Warren.  Last year, client Jimmy Landes was … Continue reading

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NFL Bans the Leaping the Snapper Play

As expected, the NFL approved a new rule that prohibits a player from crossing the line of scrimmage in an attempt to block an extra point or field goal attempt.  Under the amended rule, a player can run forward and … Continue reading

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NFL Considers Two New Rules to Protect Long Snappers

This week, the NFL will consider a number of proposed playing rule changes, two of which implicate long snappers.  The first proposal would provide additional protection for the snapper on kick plays.  Specifically, the rule would prevent a defensive player … Continue reading

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Excellent Feature Story on Former Bears Snapper Patrick Mannelly

Patrick Mannelly remains of the best long snappers in NFL history and Windy City Gridiron recently published an excellent and comprehensive interview with Mannelly. Entitled “The Life of the Long Snapper” the story by Jack M. Silverstein does an excellent … Continue reading

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Cox and McQuaide Named Pro Bowl Snappers

The AFC and NFC Pro Bowl teams will each have dedicated snappers again this year.  Morgan Cox of the Ravens will make his second straight Pro Bowl appearance for the AFC squad, while Jake McQuaide of the Rams will snap … Continue reading

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