NFL Snap Counts Breakdown: Week 13
Justin Vreeland analyzes Week 13 snap counts for position battles across the NFL, and breaks down what should be expected going forward.
Tracking snap counts is a good way to get an indication of how much a player is on the field, and what their future usage outlook could look like. Next to each player’s name you will see a number inside of parenthesis, for example John Smith (2), that 2 would represent how many snaps he played this week. We are going to dive into some of the more interesting situations around the league regarding snap count numbers.
Tarik Cohen (42) matched his season high snap total in this one and was on the field for eight more snaps than Howard. He wasn’t able to get much going on the ground as he finished with eight carries for 30 yards, but he exploded in the passing game with 12 receptions for 156 yards on 14 targets. He also threw a one yard touchdown on a trick play. Cohen is just a better fit in this offense, especially when Chase Daniel is quarterbacking. Trubisky is expected to return this week though, so keep your Cohen expectations in check.
DeAndre Carter (44) set...