Jon Dorenbos

Ravens long snapper Morgan Cox's reliability magnified by Eagles' problems at position

Ravens long snapper Morgan Cox's reliability magnified by Eagles' problems at position

Few positions on the Ravens’ depth chart lack a backup, but long snapper is one of those spots, and the identity of Morgan Cox’s backup is a closely guarded secret.

Special teams coordinator Jerry Rosburg declined to name the emergency long snapper (“We hope not to see him,” Rosburg would only say), and Cox followed suit.

“I don’t know that I’m privileged to say that,” he said with a smile. “You probably have to ask Jerry. If he’ll answer it, then I’ll support his decision. But I’d rather not say.”

As silly as it might sound, grooming backup long snappers is an important development that was enhanced by what the Ravens’ opponent...

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