Cullen Loeffler was hoping he would be named to the Pro Bowl, but NFC Pro Bowl coach Mike McCarthy picked Don Muhlbach as his long snapper. Loeffler still will go to Hawaii, courtesy of kicker Pro Bowl kicker Blair Walsh.
Cullen Loeffler was just a rookie when the Vikings beat the Packers in their only other playoff matchup. From the week of buildup to the game itself to Moss’ moon in response to Packers fans, plenty of memories were created in that one-week window.
Big honors for the Vikings long snapper.
Atlanta wide receiver Kerry Meier has been fined $20,000 by the NFL for his illegal blindside block to the head area of Minnesota long snapper Cullen Loeffler last Sunday. Loeffler broke a bone in his lower back on the hit in the second quarter and is out for the season. Source: Associated Press Attached Thumbnails
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The Minnesota Vikings have signed long snapper Matt Katula to replace the injured Cullen Loeffler.
The Vikings signed Katula on Tuesday, two days after Loeffler was lost for two to six weeks with a broken bone in his lower back. Loeffler was injured after a hit while covering a punt in the loss at Atlanta on Sunday.
Katula spent five seasons with the Baltimore Ravens and played...
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November 29, 2011
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Minnesota Vikings long snapper Cullen Loeffler will miss two to six weeks with a back injury.
Loeffler broke a bone in his lower back during Sunday's loss to the Atlanta Falcons.
Defensive end Jared Allen is the backup long snapper but the team does not want to use him in that role fulltime.
Coach Leslie Frazier said safety Tyrell Johnson has a right hamstring injury and wide...
Chris Kluwe is not a happy man today. It’s not just because the Vikings lost (again), it’s because one of his best buds on the team was, in his estimation, cheap-shotted by an Atlanta Falcons special teamer. The play that has Kluwe’s underwear in a bunch happened early in the second quarter on a punt. Long-snapper Cullen Loeffler appeared to be well away from the ball carrier...
Vikings LS Cullen Loeffler was injured during a second-quarter kickoff and taken to the locker room. Loeffler had a rotator cuff injury two weeks ago. If he can't play, the Vikings backup snapper is DE Jared Allen who came out of college as a long snapper. Source: CBS Sports Attached Thumbnails