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Dolphins vs Bills: Miami defensive snap counts from Week 2 defeat

Every week we will take a look back at the snap counts for the Miami Dolphins from their most recent game. This week, it's from the team's 29-10 loss to the Buffalo Bills.

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The Miami Dolphins suffered their first defeat of the 2014 NFL season, dropping at the hands of the Buffalo Bills with a 29-10 final score. The Miami defense struggled to slow the Bills attack outside of the redzone. Whenever Buffalo reach the Dolphins' 20-yard line, however, the defense suddenly kicked it up a notch and shut down the drive, leading to five field goal attempts from former Dolphins and current Bills kicker Dan Carpenter, who hit four of them. We take a look at the snap count for the Dolphins' 59 defensive plays for all 17 defensive players.

We also update our running total for the season in the graphic at the end.

On the defensive snap counts, we also include the special teams snap counts for the defensive players who only played on special teams, as well as the three specialists.

The offensive snap counts were posted yesterday.

Week 2
at Bills
29-10 Dolphins loss

Player Position Snaps Percent Special Teams Snaps
Jason Trusnik Linebacker 59 100% 16
Cortland Finnegan Cornerback 59 100% 10
Jimmy Wilson Safety 59 100% 9
Brent Grimes Cornerback 59 100%
Jelani Jenkins Linebacker 57 97% 6
Jared Odrick Defensive tackle 54 92% 8
Olivier Vernon Defensive end 52 88% 8
Louis Delmas Safety 48 81%
Cameron Wake Defensive end 42 71%
Earl Mitchell Defensive tackle 34 58% 8
Randy Starks Defensive tackle 34 58% 8
Derrick Shelby Defensive end 33 56% 10
Philip Wheeler Linebacker 23 39%
Will Davis Cornerback 14 24% 2
Michael Thomas Safety 11 19% 29
Jonathan Freeny Linebacker 7 12% 29
Jamar Taylor Cornerback 4 7% 19
Walt Aikens Defensive back 21
Kevlin Sheppard Linebacker 13
Chris McCain Linebacker 12
Sammy Seamster Defensive back 11
Anthony Johnson Defensive tackle 8
Brandon Fields Punter 8
John Denney Long snapper 8
Caleb Sturgis Kicker 5

Dolphins season snap counts - Defense