Chiefs Notebook: WR Tyreek Hill Plays Nearly Every Offensive Snap in Huge Game

Here’s a look at the playtime percentages from Sunday’s loss

The Kansas City Chiefs fell to the New England Patriots, 43-40, on Sunday night for their first loss of the season.

Here's a look at the players on offense, defense and special teams that saw the most action on Sunday.


PlayerPositionOffensive SnapsPercentage of Total Offensive Snaps
Jordan DeveyOffensive Guard / Center54100%
Cameron ErvingOffensive Guard54100%
Eric FisherOffensive Tackle54100%
Patrick MahomesQuarterback54100%
Mitchell SchwartzOffensive Tackle54100%
Sammy WatkinsWide Receiver54100%
Tyreek HillWide Receiver5398%
Travis KelceTight End5194%
Chris ConleyWide Receiver3870%
Andrew WylieOffensive Guard3259%


-Wide receiver Tyreek Hill played all but one offensive snap (53), catching seven passes for 142 yards and a career-high three touchdowns.

-Guard Andrew Wylie played 32 offensive snaps (59 percent) after starting center Mitch Morse suffered a concussion in the first half. Fellow guard Jordan Devey, who made his first start of the season on Sunday, took over at center following Morse's departure while Wylie slid in for Devey at guard.

-Wide receiver Sammy Watkins played every offensive snap on Sunday (54), hauling in two catches for 18 yards.


PlayerPositionDefensive SnapsPercentage of Total Defensive Snaps
Anthony HitchensLinebacker78100%
Jordan LucasDefensive Back78100%
Steve NelsonCornerback78100%
Ron ParkerSafety78100%
Breeland SpeaksLinebacker7697%
Kendall FullerCornerback7495%
Dee FordLinebacker7292%
Allen BaileyDefensive End5874%
Chris JonesDefensive End5672%
Reggie RaglandLinebacker4963%


-Safety Jordan Lucas, who made the first start of his career on Sunday, played all 78 of Kansas City's defensive snaps. Lucas recorded 10 tackles (4 solo) and a pass defensed in the game.

-Cornerback Steve Nelson (4 tackles), safety Ron Parker (9 tackles) and linebacker Anthony Hitchens (14 tackles) also played every defensive snap for Kansas City.

-Rookie linebacker Breeland Speaks played a career-high 97 percent of the Chiefs' defensive snaps (76), tallying six tackles (2.0 solo), a sack and a forced fumble.

-Defensive back Josh Shaw, who signed with the Chiefs on Oct. 2, played 22 defensive snaps (28 percent) in his first game-action with Kansas City.

Special Teams:

PlayerPositionSpecial Teams SnapsPercentage of Total Special Teams Snaps
Terrance SmithLinebacker2878%
Charvarius WardCornerback2878%
Demetrius HarrisTight End2775%
Anthony ShermanFullback2775%
Marcus KempWide Receicer1953%
Dorian O'DanielLinebacker1953%
Ben NiemannLinebacker1953%
Frank ZomboLinebacker1953%


-Linebacker Terrance Smith and rookie cornerback Charvarius Ward each played a team-high 28 special teams snaps on the night.

-Rookie defensive back Tremon Smith played 18 snaps on special teams (50 percent), returning four kickoffs for 180 yards on the night - including a 97-yard return that set up a Kansas City touchdown.

-Linebacker Frank Zombo, who signed with Kansas City last week, played 19 snaps on special teams (53 percent). Zombo also chipped in eight snaps on defense (10 percent).

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