March 22, 2018

Texans vs. Dolphins: Week 2 Snap Counts

Here on the State of the Texans we are going to release the snaps counts of the Texans players on offense and defense for the next few weeks. We wanted to see the snaps that the Texans players accumulated over the season, and also give us a better insight on the personnel packages they used on offense and defense.

We looked at snaps, carries, targets, hurries and anything else we could have thought of. Here are the reports from week 2.



Offensive Notes: Offensive Snaps vs. Dolphins

The Texans offense ran 68 total snaps, we did not include victory kill.

Arian Foster was pulled after 19 plays. Ben Tate took over for the game.

In the 4th quarter, Ben Tate touched the ball 15 of the 17 plays, finishing with 12 straight carries to finish the game.

Andre Johnson played all 68 snaps.

Kevin Walter: Injured

The Texans used 20 3-wide receiver sets against the Dolphins.


Passing Offensive Targets: (Catches/Targets)

Andre Johnson: 5/7

Arian Foster: 2/2

Ben Tate: 4/4

Jacoby Jones: 3/4

Bryant Johnson: 1/1

Owen Daniels: 2/3

Joel Dreessen: 0/2


Defensive Notes:Defensive Snaps vs. Dolphins

The Texans accounted for 17 hits on Chad Henne. 2 sacks, 15 quarterback hits or hurries.

Antonio Smith accounted for 4 quarterback hits, 1 pass deflection and 1 quarterback sack.




Defensive Targets: Thrown At (Catches/Targets)

Johnathan Joseph: 3/7 with an interception

Kareem Jackson: 2/4 with pass interference and forced fumble

Jason Allen: 4/6 TD given up

Brice McCain:  0/2 with quarterback hit

Glover Quin: 0/1

Brian Cushing: 1/1

Danieal Manning: 1/1

Troy Nolan: 1/1

Connor Barwin: 1/1


Defensive Snap Counts: 62 Total

Shaun Cody: 27

Earl Mitchell: 13

J.J. Watt: 50

Antonio Smith: 48

Tim Jamison: 16

Tim Bulman: 10

Mario Williams: 58

Connor Barwin: 57

Brooks Reed: 5

Brian Cushing: 59

DeMeco Ryans: 43

Darryl Sharpton: 2

Tim Dobbins: 2

Johnathan Joseph: 34

Kareem Jackson: 54

Jason Allen: 28

Brice McCain: 20

Daneial Manning: 62

Glover Quin: 62

Troy Nolan: 17


Defensive Packages:

Base 3-4: 41

Nickle: 4


Short Yardage: 0


Is there anything else you would like to see added to the analysis? We are trying to fine tune it before the 2012 season starts so we can cover everything the fans want. Please let us know!


You can follow Patrick on Twitter.  He is the Editor of State of the Texans and is a draft analyst on Sideline Scouting.

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