Eagles snap count vs. Texans: Breakdown, observations from Week 9

The Eagles are 8-0 for the first time in franchise history and still the NFL’s only undefeated team after a 29-17 win over a tough Houston Texans squad.

Philadelphia allowed 139 yards rushing to rookie running back Dameon Pierce, but the Eagles defense was able to hold Houston to two early touchdowns before pulling away.

The postgame snap count has been released, and we’ve got your Week 9 usage rates.

QB

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Jalen Hurts 65 snaps

RB

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Miles Sanders 42 snaps
Kenneth Gainwell 18 snaps
Boston Scott 5 snaps

Sanders had another outstanding performance, carrying the ball 17 times for 93 yards and a touchdown, while Kenneth Gainwell had four carries for 22 yards and his own rushing touchdown.

WR

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DeVonta Smith 58 snaps
A.J. Brown 56 snaps
Quez Watkins 35 snaps
Zach Pascal 20 snaps
Britain Covey 1 snap

Brown led Eagles receivers with eight catches for 59 yards and another touchdown, while Quez Watkins had two catches on the night.

TE

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Dallas Goedert 59 snaps
Jack Stoll 23 snaps
Grant Calcaterra 7 snaps

Goedert had a monster game, logging eight catches for 100 yards and one touchdown.

OL

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Jordan Mailata 65 snaps
Landon Dickerson 65 snaps
Jason Kelce 65 snaps
Isaac Seumalo 65 snaps
Lane Johnson 65 snaps
Cam Jurgens 1 snap

Texans pass rusher Jerry Hughes dominated the Eagles with five tackles, two sacks, two tackles for loss, and two quarterback hits.

Landon Dickerson was dominant on Thursday night, as he allowed just one pressure across 33 pass-blocking snaps, while Kelce led the group with an 80.0-plus overall grade after allowing zero pressures in the game per PFF.

Story originally appeared on Eagles Wire