The Green Bay Packers went looking for long snapper help and signed former Purdue Boilermaker Jesse Schmitt on Tuesday. Mike McCarthy said the Packers were trying to add some competition to the position, where Rick Lovato started Training Camp as the teams only long snapper.
Schmitt had been waiting to find a job in the NFL since he graduated from Purdue in 2014. But Schmitt’s chance in Green Bay would appear to be over just as fast as it started. During practice on Tuesday night, Schmitt suffered a broken hand.
If the Packers weren’t totally satisfied with Lovato once, one would expect them to look for more competition again. [Read more…]