Prior to his release in 2011, running back Willis McGahee had another role with the Ravens. He backed up Morgan Cox as the team’s long snapper.
Since then, however, the identity of the latest backup has been shrouded in mystery. Coach John Harbaugh deferred to special teams coordinator Jerry Rosburg, who in turn declined to disclose the reserve’s identity.
But the value of a backup long snapper has been heightened after what happened to a pair of long snappers on the first weekend of the regular season.
The Washington Redskins’ Nick Sundberg (a former training camp hopeful with the Ravens) broke his left arm during the team’s win against the New...