49ers vs. Chiefs snap count: How much did the starters and backups play?

Peter Aiken

The San Francisco 49ers had an intriguing rotation at quarterback in Week 2 of the preseason, getting three of the four snaps with the first team offensive line. We take a look at all the comings and goings from the 49ers 15-13 win over the Kansas City Chiefs. Here is a rundown of the snap count for the offense, defense and special teams.

The San Francisco 49ers second preseason game is a wrap, and the 49ers substitution pattern remains a bit different than what we frequently see across the league. I've posted the snap count below so you can get a better of who got the bulk of the snaps.

The running back position brought us some interesting numbers. Jewel Hampton led the team's entire offense with 52 snaps, finishing the game with 19 carries for 33 yards. These are the first game carries for Hampton in a 49ers uniform, who spent last season and most of the regular season on the Non-Football Injury list. He was unable to play last week due to an undisclosed injury.

Anthony Dixon once again got a lot of snaps, but it appears his snaps were almost exclusively in a blocking role. He was the team's leading rusher last week, while this week he did not have a single touch in 24 carries snaps. A week after getting 15 snaps, D.J. Harper only had four snaps.

The most intriguing point to be made about the wide receiver was pointed out by Matt Maiocco earlier this morning. A week after getting eight snaps with the first team offense, Marlon Moore had only four this week. The 49ers rotated in a lot of different players with their first string offense, but Moore joined Colin Kaepernick, Frank Gore and Vernon Davis with only one series of play.

The 49ers sat Kyle Williams once again, although this tweet makes it sound like he expects to play next week. I can't seem to draw any conclusion about Moore other than the team expects him to be a regular in the wide receiver rotation when the season starts. This strikes me as starter treatment, but what happens when Kyle Williams gets back? Are we looking at a Boldin, Williams, Moore starting trio at this point?

Player Pos. Offense Defense ST
Jewel Hampton RB 52 5
Patrick Omameh OG 51 3
Joe Looney OG 50 2
Garrett Celek TE 44 5
Wayne Tribue OG 44 2
Chad Hall WR 38 2
A.J. Jenkins WR 38
Kenny Wiggins OT 35 2
Daniel Kilgore C 27 4
Adam Snyder OL 25 2
Anthony Dixon RB 24 9
Ricardo Lockette WR 24 3
B.J. Daniels QB 24
Colt McCoy QB 23
Austin Collie WR 21
Anthony Davis OT 20 2
Carter Bykowski OL 20 2
Chuck Jacobs WR 20
MarQueis Gray TE 19 4
Mike Iupati OG 19 2
Alex Boone OG 19 2
Jonathan Goodwin C 19
Scott Tolzien QB 19
Kassim Osgood WR 16 10
Lavelle Hawkins WR 13 5
LaMichael James RB 12 6
Al Netter OT 11 2
Joe Staley OT 10 1
Jason Schepler FB 6 3
Bruce Miller FB 5 4
D.J. Harper RB 4 7
Colin Kaepernick QB 4
Vernon Davis TE 4
Anquan Boldin WR 4
Marlon Moore WR 4
Frank Gore RB 2
Perrish Cox CB 44 9
Nate Stupar LB 43 15
Nick Moody LB 43 13
Eric Reid S 41 5
Corey Lemonier OLB 37 20
Tony Jerod-Eddie DE 36 2
Michael Wilhoite ILB 34 9
Tramaine Brock CB 32 8
Cam Johnson OLB 30 15
Dan Skuta OLB 30 11
Trenton Robinson S 30 10
Will Tukuafu DT 28 3
Nnamdi Asomugha CB 27 1
C.J. Spillman SS 26 11
Marcus Cooper CB 26 8
Demarcus Dobbs TE 20 18
Glenn Dorsey DE 19 3
Michael Thomas DB 18 12
Lamar Divens DT 18
Parys Haralson LB 17 7
Craig Dahl SS 14 10
Ian Williams NT 9 3
Tarell Brown CB 8 1
Aldon Smith LB 7
NaVorro Bowman LB 7
Ahmad Brooks LB 7
Ray McDonald DT 7
Carlos Rogers CB 7
Donte Whitner SS 7
Justin Smith DT 7
Darcel McBath FS 6 15
Mike Purcell NT 5
Lawrence Ooye DE 4
Darryl Morris CB 1 9
Travis Johnson LB 1 5
Colton Schmidt P 7
Phil Dawson K 7
Brian Jennings LS 6
Kevin McDermott LS 6
Andy Lee P 2
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