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Eagles-Jaguars Week 1 Snap Counts: Marcus Smith II active but did not play

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Here's a look at how often each player saw the field in the Eagles victory over the Jaguars.

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These are the player snap counts from the Philadelphia Eagles 34-17 victory (recap) over the Jacksonville Jaguars.

The following players were inactive: Josh Huff, Jaylen Watkins, Matt Tobin, Chris Polk, Dennis Kelly, Taylor Hart, Matt Barkley.

The following players were active but did not play: Mark Sanchez, Marcus Smith II.

Smith II is obviously the team's first round draft pick from the 2014 NFL Draft. Eagles defensive coordinator Bill Davis wasn't joking around when he said the team expected Smith II to have a "limited role" in Week 1.

OFFENSE

Position Player Snaps Snap%
OG Todd Herremans 87 100%
C Jason Kelce 87 100%
QB Nick Foles 87 100%
OT Jason Peters 87 100%
WR Jeremy Maclin 80 92%
WR Riley Cooper 78 90%
OT Andrew Gardner 59 68%
TE Brent Celek 59 68%
RB LeSean McCoy 58 67%
WR Jordan Matthews 57 66%
C David Molk 55 63%
TE Zach Ertz 52 60%
RB Darren Sproles 33 38%
OT Allen Barbre 33 38%
OG Evan Mathis 28 32%
WR Jeff Maehl 10 11%
TE James Casey 5 6%
WR Brad Smith 2 2%

The offensive line snap counts fluctuated due to the injuries of Evan Mathis and Allen Barbre.

Second rookie draft pick Jordan Matthews played a healthy dose of snaps.

LeSean McCoy's workload was decreased due to the presence of Darren Sproles.

Tight ends Brent Celek and Zach Ertz were both used over 60%.

DEFENSE

Position Player Snaps Snap%
S Malcolm Jenkins 73 100%
CB Cary Williams 73 100%
ILB Mychal Kendricks 73 100%
ILB DeMeco Ryans 71 97%
OLB Connor Barwin 65 89%
S Nate Allen 64 88%
CB Bradley Fletcher 62 85%
OLB Trent Cole 56 77%
DE Fletcher Cox 52 71%
NT Bennie Logan 43 59%
DE Cedric Thornton 40 55%
DE Vinny Curry 26 36%
OLB Brandon Graham 25 34%
CB Brandon Boykin 23 32%
NT Beau Allen 19 26%
DE Brandon Bair 16 22%
CB Nolan Carroll II 13 18%
S Earl Wolff 9 12%

It looks like the Eagles didn't make much of an effort to get DeMeco Ryans off the field.

Earl Wolff filled in for Nate Allen during a very brief rotation. The same could be said for Nolan Carroll II filling in for Bradley Fletcher at one point. Neither were visibly injury related. It seemed like something Davis planned.

Brandon Graham and Vinny Curry earned a decent chunk of playing time despite not starting.

SPECIAL TEAMS

Position Player Snaps Snap%
TE James Casey 31 86%
S Chris Maragos 30 83%
OLB Bryan Braman 29 81%
WR Brad Smith 25 69%
CB Nolan Carroll II 25 69%
S Earl Wolff 25 69%
ILB Casey Matthews 23 64%
S Malcolm Jenkins 20 56%
CB Brandon Boykin 14 39%
K Cody Parkey 13 36%
TE Trey Burton 12 33%
LS Jon Dorenbos 12 33%
P Donnie Jones 12 33%
OLB Brandon Graham 11 31%
TE Zach Ertz 10 28%
CB Cary Williams 10 28%
NT Bennie Logan 10 28%
ILB Najee Goode 9 25%
RB Darren Sproles 8 22%
NT Beau Allen 7 19%
OG Todd Herremans 6 17%
C Jason Kelce 6 17%
OT Andrew Gardner 6 17%
C David Molk 6 17%
ILB DeMeco Ryans 5 14%
OLB Connor Barwin 5 14%
CB Bradley Fletcher 5 14%
OLB Trent Cole 5 14%
DE Cedric Thornton 5 14%
DE Brandon Bair 5 14%
S Nate Allen 4 11%

It's easy to see why players like Chris Maragos and Bryan Braman were signed in free agency and why veterans like Brad Smith and James Casey remain on the team. They play a lot of special teams snaps.