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2017 Regular Season Snap Counts: Special Teams

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Check out how many special teams snap counts Washington Redskins players appeared on during the 2017 regular season.

While Washington Redskins cornerback Fabian Moreau spent the majority of his rookie season watching from the sidelines whenever the defense took the field, he was a key contributor for the special teams unit in 2017.

Check out the Redskins top 10 players in 2017 for special teams snap counts.

Leading the Redskins in special teams plays with 349, Moreau used his 4.35 speed to help slow opposing punt returners and allowing just one score on the year. 

Chris Carter, meanwhile, was almost exclusively a special teamer for the Redskins before his season was cut short in early December due to a fractured fibula. In 13 games he appeared on 330 special teams plays and recorded six tackles.

Below is the complete list of defensive snap counts from the season along with some nuggets of info:

  • Fabian Moreau 349
  • Chris Carter 330
  • Deshazor Everett 235
  • Joshua Holsey 227
  • Quinton Dunbar 223
  • Niles Paul 219
  • Martrell Spaight 206
  • Josh Harvey-Clemons 206
  • Jonathan Allen 161
  • Tress Way 155
  • Nick Sundberg 154
  • Matt Ioannidis 149
  • Ryan Anderson 146
  • Stefan McClure 128
  • Jeremy Sprinkle 125
  • Will Compton 125
  • Pete Robertson 95
  • Ryan Kerrigan 89
  • D.J. Swearinger 86
  • Brian Quick 84
  • Bashaud Breeland 82
  • Samaje Perine 80

Preston Smith 79 * Jamison Crowder 76 * Dustin Hopkins 76 * Ziggy Hood 75 * Chase Roullier 74 * Zach Vigil 72 * Anthony Lanier II 70 * Nick Rose 69 * Morgan Moses 60 * Otha Peters 58 * Montae Nicholson 58 * Brandon Scherff 57 * Ryan Grant 54 * Terrell McClain 48 * Mack Brown 47 * Chris Thompson 41 * Shawn Lauvao 41 * Mason Foster 38 * Maurice Harris 36 * Ty Nsekhe 35 * Byron Marshall 34 * Tony Bergstrom 32 * Stacy McGee 32 * Zach Brown 32 * Josh Norman 31 * A.J. Francis 29 * Arie Kouandjio 28 * Spencer Long 28 * Fish Smithson 28 * T.J. Clemmings 26 * Jonathan Allen 26 * LeShun Daniels 22 * Rob Kelley 13 * Dare Ogunbowale 10 * Kapri Bibbs 9 * Tyler Catalina 9 * DeAngelo Hall 7 * Brandon Banks 6 * Robert Davis 3 * Vernon Davis 3 * Arthur Jones 3 * Trent Williams 2 * Demetrius Rhaney 2 * Orlando Franklin 1


--In total, 66 different Redskins appeared on at least one special teams play during the 2017 season.

--Deshazor Everett led the unit in both total special team tackles (10) and solo special teams tackles (seven) according to coaches’ film.

--Quinton Dunbar, meanwhile, downed the most punts inside the 20-yard line with three. This does not include fair catches and punts that went out of bounds.

--As for punter Tress Way, the Oklahoma product averaged nearly 46 yards on his 83 punts this season. The 83 punts was a career-high for Way, surpassing his 77 punts in 2014.

--At the kicker position, Dustin Hopkins went 14-of-17 this season while Nick Rose, who was signed while Hopkins missed time with a hip injury, made 9-of-10 tries including a 55 yarder the Vikings.

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