49ers snap count vs. Vikings: Plenty of work for the first team

Kelley L Cox-USA TODAY Sports

We break down the snap count for the 49ers third preseason game of the 2013 schedule. Who got more snaps this week?

There were a lot of question marks about the backup QB position heading into last night's preseason game, and the 49ers used it to showcase Colt McCoy in some form or fashion. The snap count is out for the game, and McCoy was tied for second most snaps. His 37 snaps more than doubled that of the next QB on the list, Colin Kaepernick. Kap had 17 snaps, B.J. Daniels had 15 snaps and Seneca Wallace had 3.

The 49ers got far and away their most extensive playing time on both sides of the ball. Kaepernick got three full series of play, but much of the starting offensive line went well into the second quarter with Colt McCoy. While there have been comments about Kap getting enough snaps, there is certainly no concern about the offensive line not getting enough snaps.

Jewel Hampton continued to get extensive work, and took a nice step forward against the Vikings after making his 49ers debut against the Chiefs. He remains a long-shot for a roster spot, but if the 49ers can get him through waivers, he would make a great practice squad option.

Matt Barrows made a good point about the likely pecking order at wide receiver. Austin Collie had 13 snaps and Chad Hall had 20 snaps, while Jon Baldwin got 23 snaps and Quinton Patton got 29 snaps in their respective 49ers preseason debuts. Hall seems to still be in the hunt for a roster spot, but what to make of Austin Collie? Even if the team was trying to protect him by limiting his snaps, you'd think they would get him into the game a bit earlier. Instead, he is continually coming in later in the game. Will we see him on the roster?

Parys Haralson had only 12 snaps on the night, as the team moved Dan Skuta ahead of him on the depth chart for the evening. In light of the Haralson trade rumors, are they trying to see what Skuta can do in short work after Corey Lemonier?

Player Pos. Offense Defense ST
Joe Looney OG 38 2
Daniel Kilgore C 37 6
Colt McCoy QB 37
Vance McDonald TE 35 7
Patrick Omameh OG 35 2
Alex Boone OT 34 5
Anthony Davis OT 34 5
Mike Iupati OG 34 5
Joe Staley OT 34 5
Carter Bykowski OT 31 2
Quinton Patton WR 29 6
Marlon Moore WR 29
Anthony Dixon RB 25 10
Garrett Celek TE 23 7
Jewel Hampton RB 23 3
Jon Baldwin WR 23
LaMichael James RB 22 3
Adam Snyder OT 20 7
Chad Hall WR 20 1
Al Netter OT 18 2
Wayne Tribue OG 18 2
MarQueis Gray TE 18
Colin Kaepernick QB 17
Vernon Davis TE 17
Jonathan Goodwin C 17
Kenny Wiggins OT 15 2
B.J. Daniels QB 15
Anquan Boldin WR 13
Austin Collie WR 13
Chuck Jacobs WR 12
Kendall Hunter RB 12
Bruce Miller FB 8 2
Jason Schepler FB 8 2
D.J. Harper RB 6 4
Lavelle Hawkins WR 6 1
Frank Gore RB 6
Kassim Osgood WR 5 12
Seneca Wallace QB 3
Michael Wilhoite ILB 44 5
Nick Moody ILB 38 11
Perrish Cox CB 30 9
Eric Reid S 30 2
Trenton Robinson S 28 7
Tramaine Brock CB 27 7
Corey Lemonier OLB 26 11
Glenn Dorsey DT 26 1
Dan Skuta OLB 25 12
C.J. Spillman S 22 10
Ray McDonald DT 22 1
Tarell Brown CB 22 1
Ahmad Brooks OLB 22 1
Aldon Smith OLB 22 1
Donte Whitner S 22
Carlos Rogers CB 22
NaVorro Bowman ILB 22
Will Tukuafu DT 21 2
Ian Williams DT 19 2
Michael Thomas DB 18 5
Tony Jerod-Eddie DT 18 2
Justin Smith DT 17
Demarcus Dobbs DT 16 7
Travis Johnson ILB 16 5
Nnamdi Asomugha CB 15 2
Cam Johnson OLB 13 2
Parys Haralson OLB 12 4
Marcus Cooper CB 11 2
Darryl Morris CB 10 4
Mike Purcell DT 10 1
Lawrence Okoye DT 8
Craig Dahl S 6 10
Phil Dawson K 12
Raymond Ventrone S 10
Andy Lee P 9
Kevin McDermott LS 7
Joe Holland LB 3
Brian Jennings LS 2
Colton Schmidt P 2
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