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Snap Reactions: Notes on the Seahawks’ snap counts from Week 13

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In their worst game of the season and one of the worst games of Russell Wilson’s career, the Seahawks fell to the Giants 17-12. Seattle’s loss featured a rotating door at right tackle and unconvincing protection across the line.

That and more in the team’s snap counts, below.

  • In his second game back from a foot injury, Chris Carson returned to leading the backfield, out-snapping Carlos Hyde 58% to 25% of the offense’s snaps, with DeeJay Dallas seeing 17%. Pete Carroll did say after the game, however, that Carson was still not fully healthy.
  • In the team’s second game without Greg Olsen, it was an even split between Will Dissly and Jacob Hollister, with both playing 54% of snaps on offense.
  • With the Seahawks playing predominantly base defense on Sunday against Colt McCoy, Jordyn Brooks saw a huge uptick in snaps, playing 77% on defense. Ugo Amadi, meanwhile, came in at just 23%, reflective of the small number of snaps in nickel the defense played.
  • Jarran Reed continues to play far too much, finishing at 79% on Sunday. Reed is just too important to the pass rush to have him playing 80% of snaps regularly and he has to be rotated out more often on early downs, despite how skilled of a run defender he is.
  • Finally Carlos Dunlap, who came into the game questionable with a foot injury, was largely restricted to a situational role and played just 41% of snaps on defense. Benson Mayowa, who started in his place, played 57%.