Week 17 Snap Count Analysis: Buccane vs. Falcons – NFL Sports

Each week, we’ll take a closer look at Bucs’ attack and defense snap count distributions to assess what we can learn from who played the most and who didn’t play the most on Sunday.

This is the team’s 44-27 victory over division rival Atlanta Falcons in the 17th week, with the Buccaneers playing the most and the least.

When top receiver Mike Evans suffered a knee injury in just 11 plays, Antonio Brown stepped into the biggest workload of the year, playing the season’s best 56 snaps and 11 catches at 138 yards. Recorded two touchdowns. He and Chris Godwin fixed the top two receiver spots, and Scott Miller split the opportunity for Tyler Johnson and WR3. Miller finished with one catch at 13 yards and made a drop turn passcut. Johnson reeled in one pass at 16 yards with two targets.

Bucks removed Rob Gronkowski from the game as much as possible as Cameron Brate recorded the best snap count of the season with 34 rep. Tanner Hudson was inactive and Antony Oakler grabbed no. With 10 snaps, he played a 3 tight end role, and an additional tackle, Joe Haeg, played only 2 snaps. This is the lowest score since the 12th week.

Leonard Fournette got off to a Bucks start, but Ronald Jones played 6 snaps more than his teammates, rushing 12 times at 78 yards and scoring a score compared to 5 carry at Fornet’s 13 yards. did. Ke’Shawn Vaughn played just three snaps after an impressive 16th week performance and received neither a target nor a carry.

Despite Kevin Minter’s struggles with pass coverage, defense coordinator Todd Bowles refused to take him off the field even in situations where the pass was obvious, as veteran linebacker played all the snaps on Sunday. did. Chapel Russell also saw the season’s first defensive snap and played a three-snap match in Atlanta near the goal line.

In all inactive states for Bucs defense, many players saw much more fields than usual. Undrafted free agent Benning Potoae, who played in his first NFL game, recorded 17 rep, and Karil Davis, a draft topic in the sixth round, played 14 times. Goldston stayed where he was doing weekly snap counts. Ndamukong Suh paved the way for the interior defense line and got the sixth sack in total, the highest since 2015.

Mike Edwards played modestly in the game Bucks should have actually used him, but he’s probably still suffering from a lower back injury. Andrew Adams scored several rep near the goal line and Cam Gil went out on the field with 9 snaps on Sunday to almost get his first sack, but Sue was 2 seconds in the fourth quarter. Arrived at Matt Ryan before.

– NFL Sports

Week 17 Snap Count Analysis: Buccane vs. Falcons Week 17 Snap Count Analysis: Buccane vs. Falcons

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