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Snap count observations: Robinson sits, Demps rises to occasion

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10/10/2013 8:35 AM

05/16/2014 10:26 AM

Here are some observations based on the snap-count data from the Chiefs’ 26-17 win over the Tennessee Titans on Sunday. Stats provided by the NFL.

*Cornerback Dunta Robinson didn’t log a single snap after playing 49 against the Giants a week ago. Considering Robinson wasn’t listed on the injury report, one can only assume Marcus Cooper has leapfrogged him on the depth chart.

Cooper, by the way, played 81 percent of the Chiefs’ defensive snaps against the Titans, a slight decline from the 89 percent he logged the week before. He remains a large contributor on special teams, where he logged 17 snaps (52 percent) on Sunday.

*Lots of work this week for safety Quintin Demps, who logged 50 defensive snaps (72 percent) and picked off a pass for the second straight week.

Demps was part of a six-DB package that included Eric Berry, Brandon Flowers, Sean Smith, Kendrick Lewis and Cooper. This likely affected the workload of linebacker Akeem Jordan, who only logged 13 defensive snaps after getting 21 against the Giants.

Lewis, who has been dealing with a nagging ankle injury, only logged 84 percent of the defensive snaps after logging 100 percent against the Giants.

*I

wrote about this

today, but receier A.J. Jenkins took the majority of snaps when Donnie Avery went down with a shoulder injury. His 29 offensive snaps were both a season and career high.

*Meanwhile, receiver Junior Hemingway went from playing 18 offensive snaps vs. the Giants to six vs. the Titans, while receiver Chad Hall (16 snaps) played more on Sunday than he had in his four previous games combined (six snaps).

*No surprise here, but Donald Stephenson got all the work at right tackle while injured rookie Eric Fisher sat.

*Center Eric Kush didn’t log any special teams snaps after logging five last week. The same can be said for linebacker Nico Johnson, who also didn’t play after he appeared on the kick coverage unit vs. the Giants two times.

*Defensive end Anthony Toribio played eight snaps after logging zero against the Giants. I suspect this is because the Chiefs were in a few goalline situations Sunday.

Pos., Name Off. Snaps Snap % ST Snaps Snap %
LT Branden Albert 70 100% 6 18%
vs. New York 75 100% 6 21%
C Rodney Hudson 70 100% 6 18%
vs. New York 75 100% 6 21%
RT D. Stephenson 70 100% 6 18%
vs. New York 38 51% 6 21%
QB Alex Smith 70 100%
vs. New York 73 97%
RG Jon Asamoah 69 99% 6 18%
vs. New York 75 100% 6 21%
LG Jeff Allen 68 97% 6 18%
vs. New York
WR Dwayne Bowe 65 93%
vs. New York 62 83%
RB Jamaal Charles 63 90%
vs. New York 68 91%
TE Sean McGrath 62 89%
vs. New York 63 84%
WR Dexter McCluster 46 66% 6 18%
vs. New York 42 56% 8 28%
WR A.J. Jenkins 29 41%
vs. New York 4 5%
WR Donnie Avery 25 36%
vs. New York 59 79%
FB Anthony Sherman 17 24% 23 70%
vs. New York 28 37% 19 66%
WR Chad Hall 16 23% 3 9%
vs. New York 9 31%
TE Kevin Brock 13 19%
vs. New York 25 33%
WR Junior Hemingway 6 9% 19 58%
vs. New York 18 24% 19 66%
RB Knile Davis 5 7%
vs. New York 5 7%
OG Geoff Schwartz 3 4% 6 18%
vs. New York 75 100% 6 21%
RB Cyrus Gray 2 3% 22 67%
vs. New York 1 1% 21 72%
OG Rishaw Johnson 1 1%
vs. New York
Pos., Name Def. Snaps Snap % ST Snaps Snap %
OLB Tamba Hali 69 100% 5 15%
vs. New York 63 100% 2 7%
ILB Derrick Johnson 69 100% 5 15%
vs. New York 63 100% 2 7%
OLB Justin Houston 69 100% 5 15%
vs. New York 63 100% 2 7%
S Eric Berry 69 100% 2 6%
vs. New York 65 100%
CB Brandon Flowers 69 100% 2 6%
vs. New York
CB Sean Smith 64 93% 2 6%
vs. New York 63 100%
NT Dontari Poe 62 90% 4 12%
vs. New York 57 90% 2 7%
S Kendrick Lewis 48 84% 1 3%
vs. New York 63 100%
CB Marcus Cooper 56 81% 17 52%
vs. New York 56 89% 9 31%
S Quintin Demps 50 72% 20 61%
vs. New York 34 54% 18 62%
DE Mike DeVito 38 55% 4 12%
vs. New York 32 51% 2 7%
DE Tyson Jackson 29 42% 4 12%
vs. New York 22 35% 2 7%
DE Allen Bailey 25 36% 7 21%
vs. New York 26 41% 6 21%
ILB Akeem Jordan 13 19% 19 58%
vs. New York 21 33% 17 59%
DE Anthony Toribio 8 12%
vs. New York
DE Mike Catapano 7 10% 5 15%
vs. New York 9 14% 2 7%
S Husain Abdullah 4 6% 25 76%
vs. New York 9 14% 23 79%
CB Ron Parker 24 73%
vs. New York 21 72%
LB J. Johnson 22 67%
vs. New York 21 72%
LB Frank Zombo 22 67%
vs. New York 21 72%
LB Dezman Moses 22 67%
vs. New York 21 72%
K Ryan Succop 13 39%
vs. New York 12 41%
P Dustin Colquitt 12 36%
vs. New York 11 38%
LS Thomas Gafford 12 36%
vs. New York 11 38%

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