Jon Dorenbos

Pair of trades involving long snappers showcases value of Ravens’ Morgan Cox

Pair of trades involving long snappers showcases value of Ravens’ Morgan Cox

Two Aug. 28 trades involving long snappers might not have created much of a stir in the greater NFL landscape. But the moves that sent Jon Dorenbos from the Philadelphia Eagles to the New Orleans Saints and rookie Thomas Hennessy from the Indianapolis Colts to the New York Jets qualified as significant news to the Ravens’ Morgan Cox.

“It made waves in the long-snapping world,” Cox said Wednesday. “At Longsnap.com, they were talking about it on there. It was a crazy day. Normally in our profession, long snappers don’t want to be talked about, and then in one day, two guys were traded. I think the last time there was a trade was...