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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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Week One In Review

The 2021 NFL Regular Season commenced without significant issues at the snapping position, although there will be a change next week due to injury. Camaron Cheeseman (Washington) was the only rookie snapper to debut this week, while two first year … Continue reading

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Another Challenging NFL Draft Likely for Snappers

After last year’s NFL Draft that consisted of just a few Pro Days and no rookie mini-camps or tryouts, I wrote about the particular challenges for long snappers. With this year’s Draft starting Thursday, it could be another difficult time … Continue reading

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Week Twelve in Review

Week Twelve is largely complete, as the Ravens and Steelers game has been moved to tomorrow. Due to COVID issues, it is expected that the Ravens will have Nick Moore snap in place of Morgan Cox. The Ravens are one … Continue reading

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Week Eleven in Review

Week Eleven of the NFL is done and there were more changes at the snapping position. Andrew DePaola returned to the NFL and snapped well for the Vikings. Austin Cutting had been having issues and the team signed DePaola to … Continue reading

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Additional Snapping Moves After the Draft

While the Dolphins, Raiders, Jaguars and Lions added rookie snappers after the Draft, some other snappers were let go as a result of those additions.  The Dolphins waived Taybor Pepper and the Lions did the same with James Fisher. The … Continue reading

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Week Nine in Review

Week Nine of the NFL season was a quiet one for snappers, although there were still many missed field goals and extra points.  It appeared Giants veteran Zak DeOssie may have had some issues with his short snaps last night … Continue reading

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Snapping Update for NFL Draft Week

The NFL Draft is just days away.  Saturday will be the big day for snappers, either during the Draft or right after it ends when teams can sign undrafted snappers to contracts or invite them to tryouts. One team has … Continue reading

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Free Agency Update for Long Snappers

NFL veteran free agency has just begun and below is the latest with respect to the long snappers in each free agent category. EXCLUSIVE RIGHTS:  Luke Rhodes (Colts), Trent Sieg (Raiders) and Tyler Ott (Seahawks) were each tendered and will … Continue reading

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The Importance of the Long Snapper According to Joe Judge of the Patriots

Amid all the Super Bowl hype was an excellent story by Andrew Callahan on Masslive.com  regarding the assistant coaches for the Patriots and what it takes to play for them.  Of note was special teams coach Joe Judge’s comments on the … Continue reading

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