NFL Snap Counts 2018

NFL Snap counts are an important part of gauging where a player’s role stands within a team, and how often the player is on the field. Snap counts show the total number of offensive or defensive plays a player was on the field in a singular week. Quarterbacks are generally straight forward, but other skill positions can get a bit muddled, especially in split backfields. Higher snap counts go hand-in-hand with opportunity on the field, whether that is for fantasy purposes or general interest. Snap counts are broken down on a week-to-week basis for easy viewing, and is broken up by position. You can also view prior years’ snap counts if you want to dig into the past. Keep tabs on your favorite players, fantasy players, or teams by searching through our sortable table. Figuring out who is getting the most snaps can give you an edge on your competition.

NAME POS RTG TEAM DEPTH Wk 1 Wk 2 Wk 3 Wk 4 Wk 5 Wk 6 Wk 7 Wk 8 Wk 9 Wk 10 Wk 11 Wk 12 Wk 13 Wk 14 Wk 15 Wk 16 Wk 17 Total Avg TM SNAP % TD
Carson Wentz QB N/A PHI 1 82 78 59 71 67 62 62 51 65 75 52 724 65 79.8
Zach Ertz TE
92
PHI 1 70 74 81 76 57 71 65 57 62 47 52 59 44 59 73 53 1,002 62 95.2 8
Nelson Agholor WR
83
PHI 1 68 72 80 72 52 64 59 57 55 44 47 65 49 63 74 64 986 61 89.6 4
Drew Brees QB
90
NO 1 64 66 79 70 63 71 53 71 63 65 57 52 64 74 66 978 65 97.3 4
Jared Goff QB
85
LAR 1 63 72 77 55 66 74 51 78 60 65 80 69 63 76 60 55 1,064 66 98.7 2
Derek Carr QB
82
OAK 1 74 65 76 92 52 60 50 47 63 68 56 76 67 59 62 66 1,033 64 98.3 1
Patrick Mahomes QB
78
KC 1 56 58 76 78 70 54 70 58 64 59 72 71 86 60 61 41 1,035 64 100 2
Cooper Kupp WR
78
LAR 3 61 72 75 53 36 28 60 54 448 56 58.5 6
Michael Thomas WR
89
NO 1 61 58 75 66 51 66 51 65 46 57 52 51 58 69 61 41 934 58 87.3 9
Brandin Cooks WR
88
LAR 1 61 72 74 52 28 68 50 75 59 63 70 66 62 76 59 54 992 62 89.5 6
Matthew Stafford QB
86
DET 1 63 77 74 54 62 64 59 70 78 65 66 72 60 57 60 73 1,054 65 99.1
Mitch Trubisky QB
73
CHI 1 70 66 74 59 70 82 66 48 57 74 71 60 64 68 929 66 91.4 3
Ryan Fitzpatrick QB
74
TB 2 66 58 74 28 25 67 69 41 428 53 54.2 2
Robert Woods WR
84
LAR 1 61 70 74 55 66 72 50 76 58 64 79 66 63 76 60 51 1,048 65 96.5 7
Joe Flacco QB
81
BAL 1 54 85 72 77 87 75 68 61 61 640 71 77.9
James Hurst TE
75
BAL 5 55 85 72 74 87 75 71 56 45 56 725 72 54.5
Travis Kelce TE
97
KC 1 56 57 71 73 66 51 60 55 61 58 72 69 85 60 60 40 994 62 95.1 10
Antonio Callaway WR
68
CLE 1 15 50 69 57 55 72 51 59 39 39 38 41 38 49 47 47 796 49 69 5
Allen Robinson WR
85
CHI 1 67 63 69 53 59 60 54 67 51 70 61 46 44 771 59 74.5 4
Aaron Rodgers QB
97
GB 1 46 77 69 76 81 71 52 74 57 49 53 76 64 68 91 9 1,014 63 98.1 2
Russell Wilson QB
90
SEA 1 57 66 69 66 60 64 63 81 68 70 62 58 75 80 63 1,068 66 100
Tyreek Hill WR
89
KC 1 40 51 69 70 64 53 52 48 62 54 69 63 65 53 58 36 959 59 88.4 14
Case Keenum QB
80
DEN 1 74 66 68 60 77 65 59 73 66 56 57 59 74 73 67 79 1,073 67 99.9 2
Davante Adams WR
89
GB 1 59 75 68 76 71 63 40 71 53 46 53 72 56 64 87 955 63 93.9 13
DeAndre Hopkins WR
92
HOU 1 73 67 68 86 80 61 64 59 61 63 64 75 72 51 65 75 1,088 68 99.4 11
Deshaun Watson QB
83
HOU 1 74 67 68 86 80 61 64 60 62 63 65 76 72 53 65 77 1,093 68 99.9 5
Matt Ryan QB
90
ATL 1 70 62 68 70 64 67 65 68 75 56 70 53 71 64 48 77 1,048 65 98.8 4
Sammy Watkins WR
85
KC 1 51 48 68 12 60 54 60 55 49 5 462 46 64.6 3
Will Fuller WR N/A HOU 1 55 68 27 77 52 52 44 375 53 54.7 4
Alvin Kamara RB
90
NO 1 52 51 67 59 31 39 38 41 34 44 37 35 41 47 40 699 46 66.4 18
Christian McCaffrey RB
88
CAR 1 57 63 67 69 60 59 64 61 54 58 59 70 74 58 82 10 966 60 97 13
Cam Newton QB
90
CAR 1 67 67 67 70 60 59 62 62 54 57 59 69 73 58 884 63 98.8 4
Josh Allen QB
73
BUF 1 32 62 67 58 65 38 58 72 76 68 61 62 719 59 52.8 8
Jimmy Garoppolo QB
82
SF 1 66 64 67 197 65 27
Marvin Jones WR
89
DET 1 62 77 67 50 58 56 57 63 48 539 59 72.8 5
Adam Thielen WR
90
MIN 1 68 70 66 73 60 69 66 69 45 67 68 61 63 57 53 1,017 63 96.8 9
Ben Roethlisberger QB
90
PIT 1 84 82 66 63 60 73 70 80 50 65 78 68 41 64 75 68 1,088 68 98.6 3
Jarvis Landry WR
85
CLE 1 81 59 66 73 80 73 67 52 73 36 39 46 42 57 58 56 964 60 88.7 5
Kirk Cousins QB
83
MIN 1 71 73 66 74 62 71 69 73 49 67 70 61 69 61 57 1,051 65 100 1
Andy Dalton QB
79
CIN 1 55 76 65 73 60 61 50 65 37 55 30 627 57 91.4
Kenny Golladay WR
76
DET 1 65 71 65 53 49 49 54 68 74 61 65 70 50 52 58 906 60 91.2 5
Randall Cobb WR
81
GB 1 52 71 65 24 56 61 44 47 46 485 53 37.3 2
Jimmy Graham TE
88
GB 1 59 58 64 54 66 56 46 59 39 21 22 54 47 47 64 39 795 49 75.7 2
Kyle Rudolph TE
87
MIN 1 59 63 64 60 54 60 56 63 46 61 64 60 51 58 49 997 62 87.2 4
Todd Gurley RB
93
LAR 1 59 49 64 53 66 58 36 70 54 58 68 65 62 63 825 58 84.6 21
Sam Darnold QB
77
NYJ 1 60 65 63 55 62 71 71 54 66 51 75 60 56 809 62 82.5 1
Trey Burton TE
83
CHI 1 61 57 63 45 51 70 48 40 43 59 55 67 57 46 50 47 870 54 81.2 6
Antonio Brown WR
99
PIT 1 83 77 62 60 57 63 70 81 51 64 72 67 59 61 72 1,004 66 94.6 15
David Njoku TE
82
CLE 1 78 46 62 69 72 60 57 54 55 35 43 46 43 56 40 57 873 54 80.1 4
Eli Manning QB
78
NYG 1 71 68 62 62 56 65 64 70 59 53 62 72 46 65 65 71 1,011 63 100 1

NFL Snap counts are an important part of gauging where a player’s role stands within a team, and how often the player is on the field. Snap counts show the total number of offensive or defensive plays a player was on the field in a singular week. Quarterbacks are generally straight forward, but other skill positions can get a bit muddled, especially in split backfields. Higher snap counts go hand-in-hand with opportunity on the field, whether that is for fantasy purposes or general interest. Snap counts are broken down on a week-to-week basis for easy viewing, and is broken up by position. You can also view prior years’ snap counts if you want to dig into the past. Keep tabs on your favorite players, fantasy players, or teams by searching through our sortable table. Figuring out who is getting the most snaps can give you an edge on your competition.

2018 Snap Count Analysis

Much like any other volume stat, injuries can derail snaps. A starting running back goes down, then the backup is going to jump into a massive amount of snaps. We have seen that a few times of late, with guys like David Johnson or Le’Veon Bell going down or missing games. Teams will sometimes use a committee, which is going to easy to identify here. You can also view prior years’ snap counts if you want to dig into the past. Keep tabs on your favorite players, fantasy players, or teams by searching through our sortable table. Figuring out who is getting the most snaps can give you an edge on your competition. If you want to transfer snaps to a CSV, click and copy button is right above the grid.

Skill positions snaps are very important, especially for production. You have your bell-cow backs like Ezekiel Elliot and Todd Gurley, who are already logging a hefty workload this season. With the holdout situation for Le’Veon Bell, James Conner has stepped up right into his workload. Conner should continue to see this workload until or if Bell returns. Alvin Kamara is in a similar boat with Mark Ingram suspended the first few games of the season, and it is going to be looking close to 2017 year numbers when Ingram returns. Other interesting split workloads so far in 2018 go to Green Bay and San Francisco. Aaron Jones and Jamal Williams isn’t really that close in terms of talent level, but snaps continue to be. Jones should overtake snaps at some point throughout midyear. In San Francisco the Jerrick McKinnon injury set them back a bit, causing them to sign Alfred Morris. However, Matt Breida has been used more, but this is still a pretty split workload.

Cleveland had three viable starting running backs heading into the season, with Duke Johnson, Carlos Hyde, and Nick Chubb. Hyde has taken a pretty good role with over 55% of the team snaps so far to start the year. New England was in a similar situation after drafting Sony Michell, and having a few running backs they were going to be using heading into the year. Sony Michell and James White are your one-two punch in New England, and while the backfield can be tough to trust at times, these are going to be the main options. Former New England running back, Dion Lewis, signed a deal with Tennessee, which halted Derrick Henry from a full workload. So far, Lewis has seen over 60% of the snaps, which has Henry right back to where he has been all of his career. This can be unfortunate, but also committees are just a new way of operating in the NFL.

Wide receiver snaps can be a little wonky at times, but you do get a true sense for who is lining up out there. There have been some major jumps for wideouts that were not quite cracking the offense last season. Kenny Golladay is one of them, who has been targeted often, but overall is registering starter’s snaps. Geronimo Allison won the WR3 role in Green Bay, and has been receiving very strong snaps and usage within the offense. We want to keep an eye on these receiver jumps, even though they do not always translate to production. It can show a move within the depth chart, or what a new player’s role looks like within a team. For instance, Taylor Gabriel has over an 80% snap count in Chicago, but had never seen that in his time with Atlanta. Second and third year players can see a big tick up in snaps after seeing limited snaps within their rookie years. Courtland Sutton is one now in Denver, seeing over a 75% snap count within the team.