I already wrote that the Ravens lost two of their linebackers from last season. However, they’re also keeping a few free agents.
The team announced that they have re-signed restricted free agents Morgan Cox and David Reed. Cox, the team’s long snapper, is key to the success of kicker Justin Tucker and punter Sam Koch.
Reed, a wide receiver, came back in the middle of last season...
They make a living looking upside down between their legs.
The only time they get noticed is when they mess up.
Such is life for a long snapper.
In Sunday's Super Bowl, Brian Jennings of the 49ers and Morgan Cox of the Ravens will be the guys doing the snapping for punts, field goals and extra points. They have the same goal: stay completely anonymous.
Jennings has managed...
Via AP on Fox
January 30, 2013
The Baltimore Ravens announced on Monday that they have signed long snapper Patrick Scales, according to Jeff Zrebiec of The Baltimore Sun. Last season, Scales was brought in during training camp to provide some competition for Morgan Cox. However, Cox, 26, beat out Scales for the long-snapping duties and Scales was given the pink slip [...]
The Baltimore Ravens elected long snapper Morgan Cox as the winner of the Ed Block Courage Award winner. Last December, despite tearing his anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) against the Cleveland Browns, Cox finished the game playing through significant pain while not having the ability to run or block normally. Playing through the excruciating pain, Cox [...]
Long snappers are the ultimate unsung heroes of the sport of football. Their job is simple, snap the ball to the punter/kicker and let him do the magic. If your name is not well known, than your doing your job well. Ravens LS Morgan Cox stakes an unnusual step into the spotlight as the recipient of the Ed Block Courage Award. … [visit site to read more]Morgan Cox Wins Ed Block...
Long snapper Morgan Cox is active in several Baltimore-area charity effortsRavens long snapper Morgan Cox has been named the team's 2011 Ed Block Courage Award recipient.