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Snapping transaction news

Adomitis Only Snapper Cut as Initial NFL Rosters Set

Today is normally an eventful one for long snappers, but this year continues to be highly unusual for snappers. Rookie Cal Adomitis was waived by the Bengals, as veteran Clark Harris beat another challenger. It looks like Jack Coco will … Continue reading

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One Long Snapping Battle Left After Cuts to 85

NFL teams were required to move from 90 active players to 85 today and that deadline forced the Texans to waive recently signed snapper Harrison Elliott. That leaves the battle between veteran Clark Harris and rookie Cal Adomitis in Cincinnati … Continue reading

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Snapper Signings and Tryouts as Preseason Gets Underway

The NFL slate of preseason games is starting and a few teams made moves and continued their evaluations in case of emergency at the snapping position. In the past week, the Panthers waived last year’s Sixth Round pick Thomas Fletcher … Continue reading

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More Snappers Let Go as Training Camps Open

With some NFL training camps already underway, two long snappers were waived before camps opened. Antonio Ortiz (Bears) and Ross Reiter (Patriots) were both waived after being signed as undrafted rookie free agents. With these moves, just three clubs have … Continue reading

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Snapping Update After Mini-Camps

With NFL teams on break until training camps open in late July, there were a few additional snapping transactions. The Packers signed a mini-camp tryout rookie snapper, Jack Coco, to the active roster. Coco was used as Georgia Tech’s short … Continue reading

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Rookie Mini-Camp Long Snappers

This weekend, 24 NFL teams conducted rookie mini-camps and most had a long snapper invited on a tryout basis. A total of 18 teams had at least one snapper on a tryout during mini-camp, either this past weekend or the … Continue reading

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Oritz Signed by Bears after Rookie Mini-Camp Tryout

Antonio Ortiz, a rookie snapper from TCU, was signed by the Bears after a tryout this weekend. Ortiz, who was also scheduled to tryout for the Cowboys next weekend, was one of six tryout players signed by Chicago. Eight teams … Continue reading

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NFL Draft Snapping Update

For the first time since 2014, no long snapper was selected in the NFL Draft this weekend. In addition, just one snapper, Cal Adomitis from Pitt, signed a free agent contract after the Draft. Adomitis signed with the Bengals, where … Continue reading

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USFL Season Underway

The USFL season got underway this weekend and, following a weather delay, the final game of the first week was completed last night. Each team is using the long snapper they selected in the initial or supplemental draft except for … Continue reading

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Latest NFL Snapper Signings

In what will likely be the final two signings of the NFL veteran free agency period, the Bucs recently signed Zach Triner to a new two-year deal and the Falcons added veteran Beau Brinkley. The only remaining unsigned veteran snapper … Continue reading

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