NFL Snap Counts Breakdown: Week 11
Justin Vreeland analyzes Week 11 snap counts for position battles across the NFL, and breaks down what should be expected going forward.
Tracking snap counts is a good way to get an indication of how much a player is on the field, and what their future usage outlook could look like. Next to each player’s name you will see a number inside of parenthesis, for example John Smith (2), that 2 would represent how many snaps he played this week. We are going to dive into some of the more interesting situations around the league regarding snap count numbers.
Finally, the Packers did the obvious thing this week and let Aaron Jones (44) dominate the backfield. He finished with 11 carries for 40 yards and a touchdown while also hauling in five passes for 63 yards and another touchdown. One of the reasons that Jones was seeing limited playing time was because the team did not feel he was a capable receiver, but he showed that he is. Jamaal Williams (4) played single digit snaps for the first time this season and he finished with one carry for five yards. It is time to play Jones on a weekly basis, regardless...