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Saints snap counts: Youth predominant on defense in Wild Card win over Panthers

Like most of the season, youth powers the Saints on defense in the Wild Card round.

NFL: NFC Wild Card-Carolina Panthers at New Orleans Saints
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The New Orleans Saints were able to deliver in their first postseason appearance since 2013, defeating the Carolina Panthers 31-26 at home. It was the team’s first home playoff game since 2011, and the atmosphere was electrifying throughout the duration of the matchup. Here’s a look at the team’s snap counts and playing time percentages from Wild Card Weekend. (Note: All data is provided by the NFL)

Offense

  • Max Unger, Larry Warford, Ryan Ramczyk, Terron Armstead, Drew Brees, 58 (100%)
  • Michael Thomas, 49 (84%)
  • Senio Kelemete, 47 (81%)
  • Josh Hill, 43 (74%)
  • Alvin Kamara, 37 (64%)
  • Ted Ginn Jr., 34 (59%)
  • Brandon Coleman, 29 (50%)
  • Michael Hoomanawanui, 28 (48%)
  • Mark Ingram, 27 (47%)
  • Willie Snead, 20 (34%)
  • Zach Line, 13 (22%)
  • Andrus Peat, 12 (21%)
  • Josh LeRibeus, 7 (12%)
  • Tommylee Lewis, 2 (3%)

Defense

  • Vonn Bell, Marshon Lattimore, 74 (100%)
  • Marcus Williams, Ken Crawley, 71 (96%)
  • Cameron Jordan, 70 (95%)
  • Craig Robertson, 66 (89%)
  • Manti Te’o, Sheldon Rankins, 57 (77%)
  • P.J. Williams, 51 (69%)
  • David Onyemata, 50 (68%)
  • George Johnson, 42 (57%)
  • Tyeler Davison, 39 (53%)
  • Rafael Bush, 32 (43%)
  • Trey Hendrickson, 25 (34%)
  • Jonathan Freeny, 20 (27%)
  • Tony McDaniel, 12 (16%)
  • Sterling Moore, 3 (4%)

Special Teams (Top Reps)

  • Michael Mauti, 26
  • George Johnson, 24
  • Chris Banjo, Trey Edmunds, 19
  • Arthur Maulet, Justin Hardee, Gerald Hodges, 18