Eagles Snap Counts: McCoy Gets Full Workload

Here’s a look at Eagles snap counts from Sunday’s loss to the Redskins. We’ll go position-by-position.

Overall Snaps
Snap %
LeSean McCoy6484%
Bryce Brown1013%
Dion Lewis34%
Emil Igwenagu1216%

So much for easing LeSean McCoy back in. The Eagles running back had not played since Nov. 18 (concussion), but he had an even higher percentage of snaps than usual (84 percent). Bryce Brown got just four carries for 18 yards and played 10 snaps.

Emil Igwenagu filled in for Stanley Havili at fullback, but played just 12 snaps.

Overall Snaps
Snap %
Jeremy Maclin7599%
Riley Cooper7396%
Jason Avant5978%
Damaris Johnson1621%
Marvin McNutt34%
Brent Celek6079%
Evan Moore57%

Jeremy Maclin had eight catches for 116 yards on 14 targets. Riley Cooper played 96 percent of the snaps, but had just one catch for 18 yards on two targets. Jason Avant had eight catches for 70 yards on 12 targets.

Evan Moore just signed with the team last week. He played five snaps. Yet, with the game on the line and the Eagles facing a 1st-and-goal from the 5, he was the first read for Nick Foles on a slant. Moore dropped the pass, and the game ended on the next play. Doesn’t sound like putting players in the best position to succeed, if you ask me.

Overall Snaps
Snap %
Trent Cole4279%
Brandon Graham3974%
Cullen Jenkins3362%
Derek Landri2547%
Fletcher Cox2547%
Cedric Thornton2343%
Phillip Hunt1426%
Vinny Curry1121%

Once again, the Eagles went with a tightened rotation. Trent Cole and Brandon Graham played 79 and 74 percent of the snaps, respectively. Darryl Tapp was inactive. Phillip Hunt and Vinny Curry played 14 and 11 snaps, respectively. Looks like we’ll have to wait until next season to see what Curry’s potential is.

Fletcher Cox left the game with a concussion. Derek Landri and Cedric Thornton filled in.

Overall Snaps
Snap %
DeMeco Ryans53100%
Mychal Kendricks5196%
Jamar Chaney3362%
Akeem Jordan24%
Overall Snaps
Snap %
Nnamdi Asomugha53100%
Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie5298%
Brandon Boykin2038%
Curtis Marsh12%
Kurt Coleman53100%
Colt Anderson53100%

Not much to report with the linebackers and defensive backs. Andy Reid indicated that Nate Allen might mix in with Colt Anderson and Kurt Coleman, but that did not happen. Allen played only on special teams.

The Eagles were in nickel with Brandon Boykin on 38 percent of their defensive snaps.

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  • 1972

    Great games by shady and maclin.. stay healthy guys. Reids trying to run guys into the ground on his way out the door lol

  • Sean Bealer

    I cannot believe Brown was not used more. The offense looked best when Shady and Brown were being switched up. Just one of the many reasons Reid needs to go. Ridiculous misuse of talent.

    • xlGmanlx

      Reid must go, but it is Marty that is the idiot. The buck stops with Reid, but MM can’t be fired fast enough.

      • Sean Bealer

        He should have been fired years ago. I wish I could be Reid’s buddy so I have a job.

  • UncleCarm

    I would have liked to see some formations where Brown and McCoy were in at the same time. It would make it difficult for the defense to key on one of them.

  • Septhinox

    How was Darryl Tapp inactive, yet played 13 snaps?

    • Pomo


  • Zachary Kahn

    I might be way off base here, but with the game on the line and on the goal line, where maclin and cooper are being accounted for, is it not a good idea to throw a slant to a tight end whos getting off coverage? I don’t care that he was just signed, theres absolutely no excuse there to not hang on to the football. I actually thought it was a good call by the coaches to go where the defense wouldn’t expect it. NFL tight ends have to make that catch.

  • joru

    I don’t know why Moore instead of Celek was the first read on that TD throw. One of the many reasons I’ll be glad for major changes with the coaching staff and players on this team.