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Dolphins Sign Winston Chapman

A tenth snapper has been signed to a future contract for next season.  Winston Chapman, who snapped at Mississippi State, has signed his first NFL contract with the Miami Dolphins.  Veteran snapper John Denney will become a free agent next … Continue reading

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Long Snapper the Secret to Alabama’s Success?

Alabama has been one of the most successful college football programs in the country and perhaps their recent tradition of scholarship long snappers may be a key element to their success.  Sam Borden of The New York Times suggests as … Continue reading

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Week Seven in Review

Week Seven of the NFL was a welcome one for this blog.  While some weeks are quiet for snappers, once in awhile there are weeks like this one in which snappers were involved in a number of key plays. For … Continue reading

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Snapping Picture Around the NFL

Today is the day for “final” cuts in the NFL.  It is not uncommon for additional moves to happen after today’s roster deadline and that would appear to be the case in Green Bay. The Packers waived Rick Lovato today, … Continue reading

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Packers Sign Schmitt; Schmitt Breaks Hand

The Packers signed Jesse Schmitt, a street free agent snapper from Purdue, who was previously  in mini-camp with Green Bay on a tryout basis.  Schmitt was signed to compete with Rick Lovato and participated in practice last night where he … Continue reading

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Unique Insight into the Cardinals Search for a New Snapper

As most aspiring professional long snappers know, it is very rare to have an open job in the NFL and even more unusual to have two rookies compete for it.  However, that is the exact scenario facing the Arizona Cardinals following … Continue reading

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CFL Snappers for the 2016 Season

The CFL season opened last night and with veteran Randy Chevrier currently out of the league, there are no CFL snappers with NFL regular season experience. Only Jorgen Hus has recent NFL training camp experience and Pierre Luc-Caron, who is replacing Chevrier, is the … Continue reading

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