Week 3 playing time breakdown

September, 24, 2013
9/24/13
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A look at the snap counts from the Green Bay Packers’ 34-30 loss at the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday:

Offense (81 total snaps)

Quarterback: Aaron Rodgers 81.

Offensive line: David Bakhtiari 81, Josh Sitton 81, Evan Dietrich-Smith 81, T.J. Lang 81, Don Barclay 81.

Receivers: James Jones 81, Jordy Nelson 80, Randall Cobb 79, Jeremy Ross 4, Jarrett Boykin 3.

Running backs: Johnathan Franklin 43, James Starks 32

Tight ends: Andrew Quarless 43, Ryan Taylor 34, Jermichael Finley 6.

Analysis: Taylor played a career-high 34 snaps on offense, all of which came after Finley sustained a concussion on the Packers’ sixth play from scrimmage. Quarless has played 76 snaps the past two weeks combined after playing only eight in Week 1. … Franklin had not played a snap on offense before Sunday. … Cobb, Jones and Nelson have combined to play 95.8 percent of the snaps this season. Jones has been on the field for 212 of the 215 snaps, Nelson for 210 and Cobb for 196. ... Ross, who also played nine snaps on special teams, was released on Monday after fumbling a kickoff against the Bengals.

Defense (56 total snaps)

Defensive line: B.J. Raji 32, Ryan Pickett 25, Mike Daniels 22, Johnny Jolly 18, C.J. Wilson 11, Datone Jones 10.

Linebackers: Brad Jones 56, Nick Perry 48, A.J. Hawk 48, Mike Neal 35, Clay Matthews 26, Andy Mulumba 6.

Defensive backs: Tramon Williams 56, Chris Banjo 54, Sam Shields 53, M.D. Jennings 52, Davon House 35, Micah Hyde 15, Jerron McMillian 14.

Analysis: Jolly’s playing time has decreased each week. He played 45 percent of the snaps in Week 1, 38 percent in Week 2 and 32 percent in Week 3. … Datone Jones, the first-round draft pick, has played just 24.7 percent of the defensive snaps so far this season. … Most of Neal’s snaps came at outside linebacker after Matthews left with a hamstring injury late in the second quarter.

Top special teams contributors (30 snaps): Robert Francois 23, Hyde 21, Jamari Lattimore 20, Sam Barrington 17, Boykin 17, Taylor 17, Tim Masthay 15, Greg Van Roten 12, Banjo 12, Daniels 12.

Rob Demovsky

ESPN Green Bay Packers reporter

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