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Snap Counts: De’Anthony Thomas Plays a Season-High 36 Snaps vs. Steelers

Posted Oct 16, 2017

A look at the playtime percentages for the Chiefs against the Steelers

Offensive Notes

Tight end Travis Kelce played 52 offensive snaps (96 percent), the most of any skill position player. Kelce had four catches for 37 yards in the contest.

Wide receiver Demarcus Robinson led all wide outs with 49 offensive snaps (91 percent), hauling in one catch for 16 yards. Robinson had played just 32 snaps on offense all season before Sunday’s game.

Running back Kareem Hunt was on the field for 42 snaps (78 percent), amassing 110 yards of total offense. The rookie tailback is the first player in NFL history to tally 100-plus yards from scrimmage in each of his first six NFL games.

Wide receiver De’Anthony Thomas recorded 36 offensive snaps (67 percent), one more than he had in his previous five games combined (35). Thomas caught three passes for 61 yards, including a 57-yard touchdown.

Defensive Notes

Safety Ron Parker played all 64 defensive snaps on Sunday, tallying four tackles (3.0 solo). The seventh-year defensive back is the only Chief to play every snap on defense this season.  

Linebackers Justin Houston and Derrick Johnson also played each of Kansas City’s 64 defensive snaps. Houston recorded four tackles (2.0 solo) while Johnson had six (3.0 solo).

Cornerback Marcus Peters notched 62 snaps on defense (97 percent), picking off his second pass of the season. The interception was Peters’ league-leading 16th since 2015.

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