Packers Brett Goode: 2012 Player Evaluation and Report Card All Green Bay Packers All the Time

1) Introduction: If there’s one thing to be said about long snappers it’s that you only notice them when something goes horribly wrong.  No one ever noticed Brett Goode, which makes him a fine long snapper indeed, to the point that general manager Ted Thompson thought it wise to resign Goode mid-season to the tune of a 3-year deal $2.715 million, something that typically only happens to the player that the Packers want to keep the most.  Goode again showed his worth by not botching up a snap the entire season (nor has he ever in his entire career) and continues to be perhaps the most consistent player on special teams.

2) Profile:

Brett Jackson Goode

  • Age: 28
  • Born: 11/02/1984, in Fort Smith, AR
  • Height: 6’1″
  • Weight: 255
  • College: Arkansas
  • Rookie Year: 2007
  • NFL Experience: 5 years

Career Stats and more:

3) Expectations coming into the season: Goode hasn’t botched a snap in his entire career and it nothing less than perfection was expected from him.

4) Player’s highlights/low-lights: With long snappers living in relative anonymity, Goode’s highlight of the season was probably being a part of the Aaron Rodgers’ cream pie-in face prank that’s probably the biggest prank pulled on Rodger’s to date.  Other than that it was a relatively quiet year for Goode, no in game highlights nor lowlights to mention

5) Player’s contribution to the overall team success: Again, people only notice long snappers when they botch a snap, so overall, while Goode certainly didn’t win the Packers any games, he more importantly didn’t lose any.

6) Player’s contributions in the playoffs: Goode was again flawless in long snapping and did not make a costly mistake.


Season Report Card:

(A) Level of expectations met during the season

(A) Contributions to team’s overall success.

(A) Contributions to team during the playoffs

Overall Grade: A


Thomas Hobbes is a staff writer for Jersey Al’s


One thought on “Packers Brett Goode: 2012 Player Evaluation and Report Card

  1. Thanks for the grades, Thomas, a good way to wrap up the season.
    I just wish you were able to add a category for “Contributions to team’s Super Bowl victory”.

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