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Which of the recently signed free agents played vs the 49ers?

NFL: Denver Broncos at San Francisco 49ers Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports

Game Day Inactives

CB 22 T.Brock

CB 25 C.Harris Jr.

ILB 46 J.Holland

OLB 48 S.Barrett

ILB 54 B.Marshall

DE 57 D.Walker

C 74 N.Falah

Six of the Denver Broncos seven game-day inactives were defensive players, with Jeff Holland and DeMarcus Walker being “healthy scratches.”

Offensive snap%

Player Game 9 Game 10 Game 11 Game 12 Game 13
Connor McGovern 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
Matt Paradis 39%
Jared Veldheer 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
Garett Bolles 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
Case Keenum 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
Emmanuel Sanders 92% 89% 77% 68%
Jeff Heuerman 71% 86% 75%
Courtland Sutton 85% 89% 74% 69% 69%
Royce Freeman 23% 26% 36% 12%
Phillip Lindsay 58% 57% 63% 42% 65%
Devontae Booker 39% 20% 11% 22% 23%
DaeSean Hamilton 0% 25% 51% 80% 97%
Andy Janovich 23% 16% 37% 39% 18%
Tim Patrick 73% 48% 14% 36% 86%
Billy Turner 5% 100% 100% 100% 100%
Matt LaCosse 38% 34% 47% 80% 81%
Brian Parker 6% 9% 16% 17% 20%
Max Garcia 100%
Elijah Wilkinson 61% 100% 100% 100% 100%
River Cracraft 11% 4% 5% 2% 3%
Cyrus Kouandjio 4% 10%
Andre Holmes 26%

Andre Holmes was signed after Emmanuel Sanders tore his Achilles’ tendon. Holmes appeared in 26% of the offensive snaps and was not targeted by Case Keenum. That makes it really easy for defenders since you can almost forget about him in coverage. That was 19 ostensibly wasted offensive snaps, because Holmes can’t really even act as a decoy. DaeSean Hamilton played AND was targeted this week. His 97% offensive snaps were a career high. Courtland Sutton’s injury forced Holmes to play and forced Hamilton to play almost every offensive snap. Royce Freeman only got 12% of the offensive snaps and Andy Janovich’s snaps were way down relative to the last two games. Brian Parker played a career high 20% of the offensive snaps and we did not use 6 offensive lineman on any play against the 49ers.

Defensive snap %

Player Game 9 Game 10 Game 11 Game 12 Game 13
Justin Simmons 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
Chris Harris 98% 97% 97% 16%
Darian Stewart 100% 100% 100% 100%
Bradley Roby 81% 88% 100% 100%
Bradley Chubb 76% 77% 77% 82% 83%
Von Miller 82% 77% 69% 91% 85%
Brandon Marshall
Derek Wolfe 68% 69% 62% 26% 69%
Adam Jones 37% 6%
Todd Davis 84% 88% 82% 99% 96%
Domata Peko 53% 51% 33% 50% 49%
Will Parks 100% 43% 54% 54% 42%
Adam Gotsis 44% 39% 45% 59% 60%
Shane Ray 21% 32% 31% 40% 43%
Shelby Harris 40% 36% 46% 51% 35%
Zach Kerr 39% 32% 38% 47% 46%
Josey Jewell 77% 53% 41% 12% 72%
Shaquil Barrett 31% 30% 28%
Tramaine Brock 85% 65% 41%
Isaac Yiadom 1% 29% 85% 79%
Shamarko Thomas
Dymonte Thomas 8%
DeMarcus Walker 15%
Su'a Cravens 44% 21% 31% 50% 22%
Keishawn Bierria 6% 1% 6% 1%
Joseph Jones 35% 1%
Jamar Taylor 10%

There were some really interesting things to note on the defense. Todd Davis hardly came off the field (96%), while Bradley Roby, Darian Stewart and Justin Simmons played every defensive snap. Shane Ray again played a very significant percentage of the defensive snaps with little in the way of stats to show for it (43%) — one solo tackle. Shelby Harris only played 35% and yet stuffed the stat sheet — 2 passes defended, 4 total tackles (3 solo), 1 tackle for loss. Su’a Cravens only played 22% of the defensive snaps and Joseph Jones was only on the field for one defensive snap after playing in one out of three the previous week. Dymonte Thomas was used on 8% of the defensive snaps meaning that he might have been playing the hybrid S/LB role Cravens was supposed to play this season — since Simmons and Stewart played every defensive snap. Despite being on the team less than a week, Jamar Taylor played 10% of the defensive snaps (7 snaps) while Brendan Langley was active for the third-straight game and got zero defensive snaps again. Isaac Yiadom played fairly well (the DPI on him was BS) against some underwhelming WR talent on the 49ers in his 79% of the defensive snaps.