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Falcons vs. Jaguars: Snap Counts and Sweet Notes of Victory for Week 15

Pop a bottle, it's victory week. Here's your weekly snap count and analysis.

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Chris Chester: 74 (100%)
Andy Levitre: 74
Ryan Schraeder: 74
Jake Matthews: 74
Mike Person: 74
Matt Ryan: 74
Roddy White: 68
Julio Jones: 66
Devonta Freeman: 57
Jacob Tamme: 45
Justin Hardy: 41
Patrick DiMarco: 32
Levine Toilolo: 30
Tony Moeaki: 18
Tevin Coleman: 8
Nick Williams: 3
Eric Weems: 2

Things took a turn for the better this week, as Atlanta's offense looked sharper than it has in months (but that's not saying much). For a majority of the first half, the offense found success when passing, and the line was performing admirably when attacking the outside. Matt was getting solid protection and Devonta Freeman stayed a constant treat in the passing game as well.

The problems began in the second half, where the offensive line more or less stayed in the locker room and forced Ryan into constant fleeing and falling. If Atlanta is going to have a chance next week against Carolina, this unit must play at level similar to weeks one through four.

One thing to note includes Roddy seeing more snaps than Julio once again this week. Jones has been nursing a knee injury this week, so this should come to no surprise. Justin Hardy continues to see a hefty chunk of offensive snaps, but can't seem to deliver on those numbers. The rookie had 3 catches for 33 yards on Sunday, but more reps should only benefit him going into the future.


Ricardo Allen: 62 (100%)
Desmond Trufant: 61
Robert Alford: 61
Nate Stupar: 59
Justin Durant: 59
Philip Adams: 36
Jonathan Babineaux: 36
Adrian Clayborn: 35
Vic Beasley: 35
Grady Jarrett: 29
Paul Soliai: 27
Kemal Ishmael: 26
Tyson Jackson: 26
Ra'Shede Hageman: 26
Kroy Biermann: 25
Robenson Therezie: 24
Brooks Reed: 21
O'Brien Schofield: 16
Charles Godfrey: 12
Philip Wheeler: 6

The defense proves to me every week that Dan Quinn is a miracle worker. No one could have predicted that a group starting guys like Tyson Jackson, Kroy Biermann, and Philip Adams would have been considered one of the better units in the league. Despite a second half resurgence, the defense denied Jacksonville early and often -- holding the Jaguars to a mere 3 points in the first 30 minutes of play.

By the looks of it, the Jalen Collins developmental project seems to be put on halt for the moment, but guys like Vic Beasley, Grady Jarrett, and Adrian Clayborn saw substantial bumps in snap counts. Nate Stupar has filled in nicely for Worrilow, and should be considered for a starting gig going forward. No complaints towards these guys this week.

Special Teams

Kemal Ishmael: 24
Kroy Biermann: 23
Levine Toilolo: 20
Eric Weems: 17
Patrick DiMarco: 16
Matt Bosher: 16
Jalen Collins: 16
Tyler Starr: 16
Robenson Therezie: 15
Nick Williams: 11
Philip Adams: 10
Tony Moeaki: 10
Devin Hester: 10
Josh Harris: 10
Nate Stupar: 9
O'Brien Schofield: 9
Ricardo Allen: 9
Tyson Jackson: 8
Robert Alford: 8
Desmond Trufant: 8
Charles Godfrey: 6
Shane Graham: 5
Paul Soliai: 5
Justin Hardy: 5
Jake Matthews: 5
Ryan Schraeder: 5
Andy Levitre: 5
Chris Chester: 5
Grady Jarrett: 4
Philip Wheeler: 3
Adrian Clayborn: 3
Ra'Shede Hageman: 3

The third phase played excellent all game, leaving Atlanta in great field position almost every drive and containing Jacksonville to inside their own 20 on multiple occasions. Keith Armstrong, my man, you know how to keep 'em in shape.

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