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Snap Counts: 2016-17 Carolina Panthers’ Defense

Snap count totals for the 2016-17 Carolina Panthers — out of a possible 1,070 plays.

DEFENSIVE ENDS

 

Kony Ealy — 623

Charles Johnson — 543

Mario Addison — 434

Wes Horton — 332

Ryan Delaire — 139

Lavar Edwards — 114

Larry Webster — 19

 

Ealy led DEs in playing time for the second straight year, but finished with fewer than half (10) the QB pressures Johnson (25) and Addison (23) totaled. ... Addison, who finally saw an increase in playing time during the second half of the season, averaged 31.0 snaps per game. Last year he averaged 26.4.


DEFENSIVE TACKLES

 

Kawann Short — 780

Star Lotulelei — 703

Vernon Butler — 225

Kyle Love — 224

Paul Soliai — 152

 

How much did the high-ankle sprain stunt Butler's development? The first-round pick played just one more snap than Love, who was cut and then resigned before playing 10 games.


LINEBACKERS

 

Thomas Davis — 1,009

Luke Kuechly — 657

Shaq Thompson — 534

A.J. Klein — 350

David Mayo — 31

 

Davis has averaged an impressive 981.3 snaps in his past four regular seasons. ... Thompson's playing time percentage went from 39.2 percent as a rookie to 56.9. ... Jeremy Cash, Jared Norris and Ben Jacobs were all limited to special teams.


CORNERBACKS

 

Daryl Worley — 1,243

James Bradberry — 799

Leonard Johnson — 437

Robert McClain — 313

Bené Benwikere — 198

Zack Sanchez — 88

Teddy Williams — 51

Lou Young — 11

 

Of the combined 3,140 snaps played by this group, only 18 percent came from guys who were around in 2015.


SAFETIES

 

Kurt Coleman — 996

Tre Boston — 841

Michael Griffin — 285

Colin Jones — 13

Dean Marlowe — 3

 

Coleman's averaged 1,007 snaps in his two regular seasons in Carolina. ... Marlowe, who was limited to one game this year because of a troublesome hamstring, has played just 12 snaps in his first two seasons.

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