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Offensive snaps: Spiller plays 40 percent

11/18/2013

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. -- A look at snaps played by Buffalo Bills' skill-position players in Sunday's win against the New York Jets, while analyzing how the totals reflect the way players were utilized (totals provided by the NFL):

QB EJ Manuel -- 67 of 67

WR T.J. Graham -- 63 of 67

WR Marquise Goodwin -- 57 of 67

TE Lee Smith -- 50 of 67

TE Scott Chandler -- 42 of 67

RB Fred Jackson -- 36 of 67

RB C.J. Spiller -- 27 of 67

FB Frank Summers -- 25 of 67

WR Chris Hogan -- 19 of 67

TE Chris Gragg -- 9 of 67

RB Tashard Choice -- 4 of 67

WR Marcus Easley -- 3 of 67

ANALYSIS: This is the second consecutive week the Bills played 67 snaps. In the first three quarters Sunday, they scored 34 points. A week earlier, they managed just three points through three quarters. ... Smith saw more action than Chandler for the first time this season, a reflection of an overall "heavier" look on offense that saw Summers, a blocking fullback, play 37 percent of snaps. ... Spiller played 40 percent of offensive snaps, the most playing time he's seen since Weeks 1 and 2, when he played in 59 percent. While his workload still isn't where most expected it to be, his production -- 13 carries for six yards -- likely played into his reduced role Sunday. ... Hogan stepped into a role as the slot receiver in Stevie Johnson's absence, but his playing time was still relatively limited. The Bills leaned mostly on Graham (94 percent) and Goodwin (85 percent), who each scored on long touchdowns.