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Falcons Snap Counts for Week 6 Against the Bears

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We're taking a look at the overall snap count from every side of the ball in Week 6. The defense saw a few notable changes from Week 5.

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Offense

Gabe Carimi - 56
Jake Matthews - 56
Jon Asamoah - 56
Justin Blalock - 56
Matt Ryan - 56
Peter Konz - 56
Levine Toilolo - 55
Roddy White - 54
Julio Jones - 51
Devin Hester - 29
Steven Jackson - 20
Jacquizz Rodgers - 17
Eric Weems - 15
Patrick DiMarco - 12
Antone Smith - 11
Devonta Freeman - 10
Ryan Schraeder - 5
Bear Pascoe - 1

For the second week in a row, Smith played 11 snaps. He was actually in for 20 percent of the plays in Week 6, which was a slight uptick from 15 percent in Week 5. Jackson has played exactly 36 percent of the offensive snaps for two straight weeks. Freeman played less, DiMarco played more. Hester managed to get in for over 50 percent on the snaps.

The Falcons ran the third-fewest plays on offense out of all NFL teams in Week 6.

Defense

Desmond Trufant - 73 (100%)
Kemal Ishamel - 73
Paul Worrilow - 73
Dwight Lowery - 73
Robert Alford - 72
Joplo Bartu - 56
Jonathan Babineaux - 52
Josh Wilson - 51
Jonathan Massaquoi - 43
Kroy Biermann - 42
Paul Soliai - 39
Tyson Jackson - 35
Corey Peters - 34
Malliciah Goodman - 27
Osi Umenyiora - 20
Ra'Shede Hageman - 18
Dezmen Southward - 17
Robert McClain - 5

Biermann's snaps dropped 10 percent from last week. Massaquoi's jumped 19 percent. Umenyiora is still playing under 30 percent of the time, with a two percent drop from the Giants game. Goodman played half the game on defense in Week 5, but his snap count fell to 37 percent in Week 6. Bartu got the start over Prince Shembo and played 72 percent of the snaps against the Bears.

Special teams

Eric Weems - 21 (75%)
Antone Smith - 21
Sean Baker - 19
Nate Stupar - 19
Dezmen Southward - 16
Patrick DiMarco - 16
Robert McClain - 14
Josh Wilson - 14
Matt Bosher - 13
Prince Shembo - 12
Devin Hester - 11
Jacquizz Rodgers - 11
Robert Alford - 9
Ryan Schraeder - 9
Stansly Maponga - 9
Josh Harris - 9

At least Smith is getting meaningful special teams reps! That's something!

What are your thoughts on the snap counts from Week 6?