Detroit Lions' Week 11 Snap Counts: Kerryon Johnson Given Opportunity

A review of the Detroit Lions' snap counts against the Carolina Panthers
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Let's review the Detroit Lions' Week 11 snap counts against the Carolina Panthers.

Offense

Quarterbacks

  • M. Stafford (56) 100% 

Running backs

  • K. Johnson (39) 70% 
  • A. Peterson (17) 30%
  • J. Cabinda (5) 9% - 16 special teams snaps (73%) 
  • J. Williams (0) - Five special teams snaps (23%) 

Wide receivers

  • M. Jones (50) 89%  
  • M. Hall (38) 60% 
  • J. Agnew (28) 45% - Ten special teams snaps (45%)
  • Q. Cephus (17) 30% - Five special teams snaps (23%) 
  • M. Sanu (15) 27%

Tight ends

  • T. Hockenson (37) 66% 
  • J. James (29) 52% - Six special teams snaps (27%) 
  • I. Nauta (4) 7% - Five special teams snaps (23%)

Offensive linemen

  • F. Ragnow (56) 100% - One special teams snap (5%) 
  • T. Crosby (56) 100% - One special teams snap (5%) 
  • J. Jackson (56) 100% - One special teams snap (5%) 
  • T. Decker (56) 100%
  • O. Aboushi (32) 57% - One special teams snap (5%)
  • H. Vaitai (24) 43% - One special teams snap (5%)
  • M. Nelson (1) 2% - One special teams snap (5%) 

Observations:

  • In the absence of D'Andre Swift, Kerryon Johnson saw the bulk of the snaps and played 70% of offensive snaps. Adrian Peterson only saw 17 snaps for Detroit's offense.
  • In his first game with Detroit, wideout Mohamed Sanu saw 15 snaps offensively. 
  • Jamal Agnew was given an opportunity this week, as he was out on the field for 45% of Detroit's offensive snaps
  • Offensive lineman Oday Aboushi saw a decline in his snap count from the previous week.

Defense

Defensive linemen

  • D. Shelton (52) 73% - Five special teams snaps (23%)
  • N. Williams (48) 68% - Five special teams snaps (23%)
  • J. Penisini (46) 65% 
  • R. Okwara (47) 66% - Ten special teams snaps (45%)
  • E. Griffen (26) 37%
  • F. Herron DE (26) 37% - Five special teams snap (23%)

Linebackers

  • J. Collins (66) 93% 
  • J. Tavai LB (38) 54% - 15 special teams snaps (68%) 
  • R. Ragland (30) 42% 
  • C. Jones (34) 48% - 11 special teams snaps (50%) 
  • J. Davis (22) 31% - Ten special teams snaps (45%)
  • J. Reeves-Maybin (1) 1% - 21 special teams snaps (95%) 

Defensive backs

  • D. Harmon (70) 99% - Six special teams snaps (27%) 
  • D. Trufant (67) 94% 
  • A. Oruwariye (49) 69% - Five special teams snaps (23%) 
  • J. Kearse (49) 69% - One special teams snaps (5%) 
  • T Walker FS (37) 52% - Nine special teams snaps (41%) 
  • J. Coleman (35) 49% - Nine special teams snaps (41%) 
  • J. Okudah (24) 34% 
  • W. Harris (14) 20% - 13 special teams snaps (59%) 
  • M. Ford (0) - 11 special teams snaps (50%) 
  • M. Killebrew (0) - 21 special teams snaps (95%)  
  • C. Moore (0) - 16 special teams snaps (73%) 

Observations:

  • Reggie Ragland only played 42% of Detroit's defensive snaps
  • Jahlani Tavai saw an increase in defensive snaps, as he played 54% of the plays on defense
  • Justin Coleman only played 49% of the defensive snaps on Sunday

Special teams

  • J. Fox (8) 36%
  • D. Muhlbach (7) 32%
  • M. Prater (1) 5%

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