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Minnesota Vikings hosting a competition at long snapper

It might not be the most intriguing training camp battle, but the Minnesota Vikings will host a competition at long snapper this summer.  The Vikings signed third-year pro Kevin McDermott in free agency to challenge veteran Cullen Loeffler for the job. This, after Loeffler was Pro Football Focus' lowest graded long snapper in 2014 with only 79.9 percent of his attempts deemed ...
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July 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Ravens must play the Bengals with a new long-snapper…

Kevin McDermott is Ravens new long-snap center. Long Snap center— a position you only really notice as a fan when an exchange is screwed up or, as in Morgan Cox’ case on Sunday for the Ravens, he gets hurt. Cox is out for the season with a torn ACL. He ripped up his knee runing downfield on a punt coverage against the Falcons last Sunday. This is a bigger deal than most fans...
Via Ravens Football Machine
October 21, 2014  |  Discuss

49ers rookie McDermott impresses as long snapper

(Eds: With AP Photos.) By JANIE McCAULEY AP Sports Writer Kevin McDermott became a long snapper almost by default. As one of 15 players on his middle school team in Nashville, Tenn., the coach asked everybody to line up and give long snapping a try. McDermott enjoyed it, and showed some natural talent, too. A high school coach told McDermott's father he might have a college career...
Via Associated Press
November 21, 2013  |  Discuss

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