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Navy long snapper Joe Cardona to visit Eagles, sources say
Navy long snapper Joe Cardona to visit Eagles, sources say

Navy long snapper Joe Cardona is scheduled to visit the Philadelphia Eagles next week, according to a league source. His snaps have been clocked at 41 mph, reaching the punter's hands in less than a second. A four-year starter, Cardona was the only long snapper invited to the NFL scouting combine. At 6-foot-2, 242 pounds, Cardona bench pressed 225 pounds 30 times and had a 33-inch vertical leap and a 4.91 in the 40-yard dash. Cardona has a pending service commitment. He is required to serve five years in the Navy as an officer and will be commissioned in May. There have been exceptions granted in the past, though, including special clearance given to former Navy...

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