SAN DIEGO -- An examination of the snap counts from Sunday's 20-16 loss to the Miami Dolphins:
OFFENSE (Based on 65 snaps)
Quarterback -- Philip Rivers 65.
Offensive analysis -- Ajirotutu played a season-high 16 snaps, finishing with two catches for 38 yards -- all on San Diego's final drive. San Diego's special teams standout may have earned some more playing time on offense with that performance. ... The Dolphins did a good job on Woodhead. He was targeted a season-low two times on 14 routes. ... All three Rivers' sacks given up by San Diego's offensive line occurred in the fourth quarter. ... Mathews rushed five times for 7 yards in the fourth quarter -- 99 of his 127 rushing yards came on first down.
DEFENSE (Based on 63 snaps)
Defensive analysis: San Diego's defense held Miami to 2 of 10 on third down. ... Te'o has yet to record a sack, forced fumble, fumble recovery or interception in seven games played. ... Liuget leads all San Diego defenders with five accepted penalties for 36 yards. ... Cox played in the most snaps he's seen in a month. He missed a chance at an interception, and hasn't had a pass breakup during San Diego's three-game losing streak.