The Ravens came into this season with an array of weapons on offense, and week one showed that each of them will get a chance to shine. the offense features three deep threats in veteran addition Mike Wallace, second year speedster Breshad Perriman and rookie Chris Moore, two reliable possession receivers in Steve Smith Sr. and Kamar Aiken, not to mention quality depth at both tight end and running back.
With many options at his disposal offensive coordinator Marc Trestman spread the snaps out in week 1 against the Bills and their quality secondary:
Note Ravens WR snaps Week 1: Steve Smith 45-of-72, Mike Wallace 44, Kamar Aiken 36, Perriman 21, Chris Moore 14. https://t.co/sPUvahk1AE— Adam Levitan (@adamlevitan) September 14, 2016
No Ravens receiver topped 63% of the 72 snaps against the Bills, with Smith Sr, and Wallace both playing over 60% and Aiken just hitting 50%. The two young receivers, Moore and Perriman split the other snaps, totaling 35% of the snaps combined,
With Perriman now nursing a calf injury following week 1, there will be more snaps to go around, and more opportunities for the other players, especially Moore who had 1 reception on 2 targets in his first NFL game. Hopefully the recovery is quick for Breshad, but if not the Ravens have plenty of depth and will be just fine in the interim.