It’s typically the most overlooked position on the field, but teams can’t afford any issues with their long snappers.
Surprisingly, it looks like the Dolphins will have a competition at that spot this offseason. Miami announced today that it signed 24-year-old long snapper Winston Chapman, who had a strong career at Mississippi State before tearing his ACL in 2015. This is his first NFL contract.
The interesting part of this pickup is that it threatens the longest-tenured player on the team, John Denney. Denney, a 38-year-old unrestricted free agent, has been with the Dolphins since 2005 and survived five coaching changes.
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