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Tank Carradine knocks the ball from Ravens running back Bernard Pierce on Thursday. Carradine logged 60 snaps, the most of any defensive lineman.

Carradine, 49ers defensive lineman log big minutes in Baltimore

Published: Friday, Aug. 8, 2014 - 7:39 am
Last Modified: Friday, Aug. 8, 2014 - 9:35 am

Tank Carradine figured he'd play perhaps 20 snaps in his NFL debut on Thursday. The defensive linemen ended up playing triple that as the 49ers, already thin on defensive linemen, lost two more in the game. Sixty snaps would be considered a fairly busy game in the regular season.

Both injuries, to ends Demarcus Dobbs and Lawrence Okoye, were ankle sprains. Okoye's certainly seems more serious than Dobbs'. The numbers were so low that former defensive lineman Will Tukuafu, who has been practicing exclusively at fullback, took four defensive snaps

Here's the snap allotment from Thursday. The Ravens ran 77 offensive plays; the 49ers only had 46. The second number listed is special teams snaps.


OLB Corey Lemonier: 70/14

DE Tank Carradine: 60/4

DE/NT Quinton Dial: 56/5

ILB Nick Moody: 52/8

NT Mike Purcell: 50/5

OLB Chase Thomas: 47/12

ILB Chris Borland: 40/7

ILB Shayne Skov: 40/7

S L.J. McCray: 39/7

CB Dontae Johnson: 38/6

S/NCB Jimmie Ward: 32/8

S Craig Dahl: 30/8

OLB Dan Skuta: 30/7

S C.J. Spillman: 30/7

CB Chris Cook: 28/5

CB Perrish Cox: 25

S Bubba Ventrone: 24/9

CB Darryl Morris: 24/8

LB Michael Wilhoite: 23/5

CB Chris Culliver: 23

CB Kenneth Acker: 22/4

DE Lawrence Okoye: 21/3

DE/NT Tony Jerod-Eddie: 20/1

OLB Ahmad Brooks: 12/1

S Antoine Bethea: 11

S Eric Reid: 10/1

DE Demarcus Dobbs: 9/3

ILB Blake Costanzo: 5/10

S D.J. Campbell: 5/3

OLB Aaron Lynch: 9 (special teams only)


T/G Ryan Seymour: 35

TE Derek Carrier: 30/9

WR David Reed: 28

RB Jewel Hampton: 25/5

T Carter Bykowski: 25

G Michael Philipp: 25

C Dillon Farrell: 25

G Al Netter: 25

G Joe Looney: 24/3

T Jonathan Martin: 24/1

C Daniel Kilgore: 24/1

WR Chuck Jacobs: 21/1

QB Blaine Gabbert: 17

QB Josh Johnson: 17

WR Bruce Ellington: 16/4

WR Quinton Patton: 16/2

T Joe Staley: 14/1

G Mike Iupati: 14/1

RB Alfonso Smith: 12/6

TE Vance McDonald: 12/3

RB Carlos Hyde: 12

WR Stevie Johnson: 12

WR Kassim Osgood: 10/7

WR Devon Wylie: 10/3

G Adam Snyder: 10/1

TE Asante Cleveland: 9

FB Will Tukuafu RB 8/4/5

QB McLeod Bethel-Thompson: 8

QB Colin Kaepernick: 7

WR Anquan Boldin: 7

TE Kevin Greene: 7

TE Vernon Davis: 5

FB Bruce Miller: 4/5

TE Kyle Nelson: 1/3

Did not play: Tramaine Brock, Michael Crabtree, Anthony Davis, Glenn Dorsey, Frank Gore, LaMichael James, Brandon Lloyd, Marcus Martin, Aldon Smith, Justin Smith, Ray McDonald, L'Damian Washington, Glenn Winston

-- Matt Barrows

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Matt was born in Blacksburg, Va., and attended the University of Virginia. He graduated in 1995, went to Northwestern for a journalism degree a year later, and got his first job at a South Carolina daily in 1997. He joined The Bee as a Metro reporter in 1999 and started covering the 49ers in 2003. His favorite player of all time is Darrell Green.

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