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Eagles Snap Counts: Rookies played a lot against the Buccaneers

Who played the most and the least for the Eagles?

Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports

The snap counts are in from the Philadelphia Eagles' 17-9 preseason victory over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

The following ten players were ruled inactive prior to the game: Jason Peters, Malcolm Jenkins, Jordan Matthews, Mychal Kendricks, Wendell Smallwood, Marcus Smith, Mike Martin, JaCorey Shepherd, Marcus Johnson, Hunter Sharp.

The following players were active but did not play: Darren Sproles, Jon Dorenbos.


The Eagles' offensive starters only played about three snaps. The defense, meanwhile, was in for about 14 snaps or so.

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Carson Wentz - 39 offense

Isaac Seumalo - 36 offense, 1 special teams

Wendell Smallwood - Inactive

Halapoulivaati Vaitai - 37 offense, 2 special teams

Blake Countess - 26 defense, 13 special teams

Jalen Mills - 23 defense, 16 special teams

Alex McCalister - 36 defense, 5 special teams

Joe Walker - 38 defense, 17 special teams


Sam Bradford - 3

Chase Daniel - 30

Carson Wentz - 39

Players who played a lot

(49% of the snaps or more)


Paul Turner, Josh Andrews, Carson Wentz, Halapoulivaati Vaitai, Darrell Greene, Dillon Gordon, Zach Ertz


Steven Means, Jaylen Watkins, Ed Reynolds, Denzel Rice, Najee Goode, Joe Walker

Players who played but did not play a lot


The starting offense (3), Chris Givens (5), Trey Burton (6)

Interesting to see the Eagles wanted to keep Givens and Burton on the shelf. The Eagles didn't want them to get hurt.


Chris Maragos (7), Nolan Carroll (9), Quentin Gause (10), Ron Brooks (10)

Played, left early, did not return (Injury)

Brandon Brooks (3)

Josh Andrews (42)


(Note that Marcus Johnson did not play, so the bottom line is incorrect.)