13 Dec 2005
While a lot of people were blaming kicker Lawrence Tynes for missing a last second field goal against the Cowboys, maybe the real culprit should be long snapper, Ed Perry, whose snap was low and inside on the kick in question. Perry was signed a few weeks ago after starter Kendall Gammon broke his leg. Gammon has been in the league for 14 years and very succinctly describes what he does for a living: "(Our) job description ... is to snap the ball and get the crap knocked out of you. Only in America." And no one notices until something goes wrong. (free registration/bugmenot required)
17 comments, Last at 14 Dec 2005, 10:44pm by DGL
Possibly the closest Super Bowl matchup in history also poses the question: how much does it mean when certain aspects of an NFL team improve dramatically in the second half of the season?