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Ravens Week 18 Snap Counts: Key Staters rested in preparation for the Playoffs

NFL: Pittsburgh Steelers at Baltimore Ravens Mitch Stringer-USA TODAY Sports

After securing the AFC’s top playoff seed in Week 17, Baltimore opted to rest several key starters in Week 18. Lamar Jackson, Odell Beckham Jr., Zay Flowers, Kyle Hamilton, Marlon Humphrey and Roquan Smith watched the Ravens lose 17-10 to their arch rival Steelers from the sideline. With their season on the line, Pittsburgh outgained Baltimore by 65 net yards are 0.8 yards per play to finish three games behind the AFC North champion Ravens.

Quarterbacks

Tyler Huntley: 57 (100%)

Josh Johnson: Did Not Play

Lamar Jackson: Inactive

Huntley battled the rainy conditions and Pittsburgh’s pass rush to pass for 146 yards and a touchdown, while adding 40 rushing yards to the effort.

Running Backs

Justice Hill: 31 (54%) — 5 Special Teams Snaps (19%)

Gus Edwards: 19 (33%)

Melvin Gordon - 8 (14%)

Hill did not receive a carry but was targeted 10 times, his 19-yard reception was the Ravens third longest play from scrimmage. Gus ripped off a 29-yard run for their longest play of the game but fumbled for the second time in two weeks. Gordon also lost a fumble and gained just 18 yards on seven carries.

Tight Ends

Charlie Kolar: 40 (70%) — 19 (70%)

Isaiah Likely: 19 (33%)

Patrick Ricard: 12 (21%) — 4 (15%)

Ben Mason: 1 (2%) — 19 (70%)

Likely’s 27-yard score was Baltimore’s lone touchdown. Kolar reeled in three of four targets for 23 yards. Despite a precious practice squad elevation, Mason received just one offensive snap.

Wide Receivers

Nelson Agholor: 57 (100%)

Laquon Treadwell: 43 (75%) — 18 (67%)

Rashod Bateman: 27 (47%)

Tylan Wallace: 24 (42%) — 8 (30%)

Malik Cunningham: 4 (7%)

Odell Beckham Jr.: Inactive

Zay Flowers: Inactive

Agholor led the offensive with five receptions and 39 receiving yards. Treadwell caught one of three targets for a 16-yard gain.

Offensive Line

Ben Cleveland: 57 (100%) — 2 (7%)

John Simpson: 54 (95%) — 2 (7%)

Patrick Mekari: 42 (74%) — 2 (7%)

Sam Mustipher: 32 (56%) — 2 (7%)

Morgan Moses: 29 (51%)

Daniel Faalele: 28 (49%) — 2 (7%)

Tyler Linderbaum: 22 (39%)

Ronnie Stanley: 21 (37%)

Malaesala Aumavae-Laulu: Did Not Play

Kevin Zeitler: Inactive

Filling in for Zeitler for the second consecutive week, Cleveland excelled as a zone-concept run blocker. Moses, Faalele and Mustipher each allowed two pressures apiece. Overall, Pittsburgh’s front recorded four sacks and six tackles for loss.

Defensive Line

Travis Jones: 40 Defensive Snaps (65%) — 9 (33%)

Michael Pierce: 35 (56%)

Brent Urban: 31 (50%) — 6 (22%)

Broderick Washington: 29 (47%) — 7 (26%)

Justin Madubuike: 25 (40%) — 7 (26%)

The recently re-signed Pierce made three solo tackles, including one behind the line of scrimmage. Madubuike generated two pressures and a quarterback hit, and Washington recovered a fumble. A concussion knocked Urban from the contest.

Inside Linebackers

Patrick Queen: 51 (82%) — 2 (7%)

Del’Shawn Phillips: 47 (76%) — 18 (67%)

Trenton Simpson: 26 (42%) — 21 (78%)

Roquan Smith: Did Not Play

Replacing Roquan, Phillips filled up the stat sheet with eight solo tackles, a tackle for loss and a forced fumble before exiting with a shoulder injury. Queen contributed six solo tackles and Simpson took advantage of his most extensive opportunity on defense during his rookie season to notch a sack and two tackles for loss.

Outside Linebackers

Tavius Robinson: 36 (58%) — 15 (56%)

Kyle Van Noy: 30 (48%)

Jeremiah Moon: 25 (40%) — 19 (70%)

Jadeveon Clowney: 25 (40%)

Odafe Oweh: 6 (10%)

Malik Harrison: Inactive

Veterans Clowney and Van Noy combined for five pressures, two sacks and a pair of forced fumbles. Moon also posted a tackle for loss and forced fumble. However, Oweh suffered a hopefully minor ankle injury.

Cornerbacks

Brandon Stephens: 62 (100%) — 2 (7%)

Rock Ya-Sin: 60 (97%) — 13 (48%)

Arthur Maulet: 30 (48%) — 13 (48%)

Damarion Williams : 0 — 19 (70%)

Ronald Darby: Did Not Play

Marlon Humphrey: Inactive

Stephens surprisingly played every defensive snap and did not allow a single catch into his coverage. Ya-Sin allowed a 71-yard touchdown to Diontae Johnson. Maulet made five solo tackles and recovered a fumble.

Safeties

Marcus Williams: 62 (100%)

Geno Stone: 47 (76%) — 13 (48%)

Andrew Adams: 15 (24%) — 25 (93%)

Kyle Hamilton: Inactive

Williams was forced to play the entire game and recorded a pass defensed. Stone suffered a second half knee injury and did not return.

Specialists

Jordan Stout: 11 (41%)

Tyler Ott: 10 (37%)

Justin Tucker: 4 (15%)

Stout averaged 53.9 average yards on seven punts. And Tucker converted his only field goal attempt, a 36-yarder.