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Falcons vs. Eagles 2016: Snap counts and butterfingers

A disappointing loss and some sad numbers to go along with it.

James Lang-USA TODAY Sports

The Falcons played bad and we're all angry. The end.

Let's check out the snap counts from last week's loss.


Chris Chester G: 50 (100%)
Andy Levitre G: 50 
Ryan Schraeder T: 50 
Jake Matthews T: 50 
Alex Mack C: 50 
Matt Ryan QB: 50 
Mohamed Sanu WR: 46 
Devonta Freeman RB: 43 
Julio Jones WR: 41 
Austin Hooper TE: 36 
Taylor Gabriel WR: 34 
Levine Toilolo TE: 14 
Patrick DiMarco FB: 12 
Aldrick Robinson WR: 12 
Terron Ward RB: 7 
Joshua Perkins TE: 4 
Justin Hardy WR: 1

In a season where the Falcons' offense has looked nearly unstoppable, Matt Ryan and the league's best offense failed to muster up much of an attack last Sunday. The offensive line had one of its worst games of the year and dropped balls were rampant. It wasn't pretty, but this week shouldn't cause a major panic.

With Coleman still sidelined with a hamstring injury, Devonta continues to rack up the bulk of the workload. Though, Freeman only saw 12 carries with the offense taking a more airborne approach as a result of playing behind. He finished with a respectable 4.08 ypc, but it's clear that the running back position is more explosive with Coleman in the mix.

Hooper didn't do much in terms of yardage with his snaps, but that's to be expected with a 3rd round rookie. Gabriel caught the only touchdown of the day and looks comfortable with his role in the offense as the slot receiver.


Keanu Neal S: 79 (100%)
Ricardo Allen S: 79
Jalen Collins CB: 78
Robert Alford CB: 78
Deion Jones LB: 59
De'Vondre Campbell LB: 52
Grady Jarrett DT: 49
Brian Poole CB: 46
Adrian Clayborn DE: 46
Vic Beasley LB: 45
Brooks Reed DE: 39
Tyson Jackson DE: 37
Ra'Shede Hageman DT: 33
Paul Worrilow LB: 26
Jonathan Babineaux DT: 25
Philip Wheeler LB: 23
Courtney Upshaw DT: 23
LaRoy Reynolds LB: 20
Dwight Freeney DE: 20
Kemal Ishmael S: 10
Ben Garland C: 1
Julio Jones WR: 1

The scoreboard doesn't show it, but the reoccurring theme of this unit playing absolutely awful didn't shy away this week. The front seven failed to stop any running back with a green jersey on, as the Eagles cruised to 208 yards on the ground. For a team that is fairly strong against that phase of the game, it was painful to watch.

Beasley had another brilliant game, posting two sacks against the rookie quarterback Carson Wentz, who still finished with 25 of 36 and 231 yards. Linebackers as a whole struggled against Darren Sproles, who hauled in 57 of his scrimmage yards through the air.

Paul Worrilow and LaRoy Reynolds saw extended action for no apparent reason other than that Quinn felt more comfortable with them on the field in certain situations. It didn't seem to help much, as the Eagles had their way regardless of the change.

Special Teams

Brooks Reed: 23 (82%)
Paul Worrilow: 23
LaRoy Reynolds: 17
Kemal Ishmael: 17
Eric Weems: 17
Brian Poole: 14
Joshua Perkins: 13
Robensen Therezie: 12
Matt Bosher: 12
Tom Compton: 11
Ben Garland: 11
Patrick DiMarco: 10
Josh Harris: 9
Terron Ward: 7
Matt Bryant: 7
Ra'Shede Hageman: 6
Tyson Jackson: 6
Grady Jarrett: 6
Austin Hooper: 6
Chris Chester: 5
Andy Levitre: 5
Ryan Schraeder: 5
Jake Matthews: 5
Jalen Collins: 5
Robert Alford: 5
De'Vondre Campbell: 5
Jonathan Babineaux: 5
Philip Wheeler: 5
Justin Hardy: 2

Special teams played its worst game of the season, and an injury to Matt Bosher capped off the horrible day. Kickoff coverage was weak, and Matt Bryant missed an extra point that could've made it a one-score game late in the fourth quarter.

Thoughts on the counts?