Playing-time breakdown: New York Jets

October, 21, 2013
10/21/13
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A breakdown of the snaps from the New York Jets' win over the New England Patriots:

OFFENSE (Based on 91 snaps)

Quarterback -- Geno Smith 91.

Running back -- Tommy Bohanon 54, Chris Ivory 52, Bilal Powell 22, Alex Green 7.

Wide receiver -- Jeremy Kerley 85, Stephen Hill 80, David Nelson 65, Michael Campbell 8, Josh Cribbs 4.

Tight end -- Jeff Cumberland 75, Konrad Reuland 2, Zach Sudfeld 1.

Line -- D'Brickashaw Ferguson 91, Brian Winters 91, Nick Mangold 91, Willie Colon 91, Austin Howard 91.

Offensive analysis: The big story was Ivory. In the first six games, he played a combined total of 69 snaps. Rex Ryan said Ivory was the "hot hand," so they wanted to ride him over Powell, whose playing time was curiously low. ... Without Kellen Winslow (four-game suspension), Marty Mornhinweg has been operating a one-tight end offense. Backups Reuland and Sudfeld combined for only three snaps. ... Because of injuries at receiver, Kerley, Hill and Nelson put in a full day's work. This was by far Nelson's most active game since signing three weeks ago.

DEFENSE (Based on 76 snaps)

Line -- Muhammad Wilkerson 75, Sheldon Richardson 72, Damon Harrison 15, Leger Douzable 5, Kenrick Ellis 1.

Linebacker -- David Harris 76, Quinton Coples 75, DeMario Davis 71, Calvin Pace 49, Garrett McIntyre 5, Ricky Sapp 2.

Secondary -- Dawan Landry 76, Antonio Cromartie 76, Antonio Allen 71, Dee Milliner 67, Kyle Wilson 60, Jaiquawn Jarrett 31, Darrin Walls 9.

Defensive analysis: Ryan wasn't kidding last week when he told his players to stay off their feet and skip household chores. Basically, he stuck with 12 defensive players throughout the game, resulting in a lot of high snap counts. ... Harrison, Ellis and McIntyre had unusually low numbers because the defense spent a good chunk of the game in nickel. They're generally base players. ... This was Pace's lowest percentage of the season (64). His playing time has gradually decreased in recent weeks. That's interesting because, a year ago, he was an every-down player. ... This was Allen's highest mark (93 percent), and he had to deal with TE Rob Gronkowski for most of the day.

Rich Cimini

ESPN New York Jets reporter

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