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Playing-time breakdown: Jets Week 13

12/2/2013

An analysis of the snap counts from Sunday's 23-3 loss to the Miami Dolphins:

OFFENSE (Based on 55 snaps)

Quarterback -- Matt Simms 37, Geno Smith 18.

Running back -- Bilal Powell 31, Chris Ivory 24, Tommy Bohanon 14.

Wide receiver -- Stephen Hill 51, David Nelson 50, Greg Salas 30, Santonio Holmes 2, Josh Cribbs 1.

Tight end -- Jeff Cumberland 48, Kellen Winslow 17, Zach Sudfeld 7.

Offensive line -- D'Brickashaw Ferguson 55, Brian Winters 55, Nick Mangold 55, Willie Colon 55, Austin Howard 55.

Offensive analysis: The mystery here is Holmes, who was cleared to played despite a nagging hamstring injury. He played two snaps early in the game and was done. Afterward, he indicated he was on a pitch count. That could be the shortest starting appearance in history. ... Winslow seemed perplexed by his lack of playing time (31 percent). In fact, he ended up playing almost the same as last week (33 percent). His frustration apparently has been building for weeks. ... Obviously, it was a season-high snap count for Simms, who played only 29 in his first two mop-up outings. ... With Holmes down, Hill became an every-down player -- again.

DEFENSE (Based on 81 snaps)

Line -- Muhammad Wilkerson 76, Sheldon Richardson 73, Damon Harrison 42, Leger Douzable 19, Kenrick Ellis 12.

Linebacker -- David Harris 81, DeMario Davis 77, Calvin Pace 73, Quinton Coples 71, Jermaine Cunningham 6.

Secondary -- Antonio Cromartie 77, Dawan Landry 74, Ed Reed 73, Dee Milliner 61, Kyle Wilson 32, Ellis Lankster 15, Antonio Allen 9, Jaiquawn Jarrett 8, Josh Bush 8, Darrin Walls 3.

Defensive analysis: Milliner was benched again, the third time he didn't finish a game. At first, Walls got the call, but he was replaced by Lankster, who played a season-high 15 snaps. You know things are bad when he's at cornerback; he played only 14 snaps in the first 11 games. ... It was a gutty, if not effective performance by Cromartie, who played nearly the entire game with an injured hip. ... Cunningham was involved in a sub-defense package. ... Rex Ryan emptied the bench late in the game, resulting in lower-than-usual snap counts for several starters.