Snaps: Blount hits a high with 27

BALTIMORE -- A look at snaps played by New England Patriots skill-position players in Sunday's win over the Baltimore Ravens, while analyzing what it means (small margin for error, as charted in press box):

QB Tom Brady -- 69 of 69

WR Julian Edelman -- 68 of 69

TE Michael Hoomanawanui -- 66 of 69

WR Aaron Dobson -- 54 of 69

WR Danny Amendola-- 32 of 69

TE Matthew Mulligan -- 30 of 69

RB LeGarrette Blount -- 27 of 69

FB James Develin -- 24 of 69

RB Stevan Ridley -- 21 of 69

RB Brandon Bolden -- 14 of 69

RB Shane Vereen -- 7 of 69

WR Austin Collie -- 1 of 69

WR Matthew Slater -- 1 of 69

(Penalties included.)

Analysis: Blount's 27 snaps were a season high. His previous top mark was 23, from the opener against the Bills. Blount and Ridley split carries as the team's "big back," mostly on a series-by-series basis, and Ridley's 21 snaps were his most since returning to the 46-man game-day roster Dec. 8 vs. Cleveland after he was a healthy scratch Dec. 1. ... Vereen's low total was a result of him leaving the game in the first half with a groin injury and not returning. ... The combination of Dobson's return after missing three games and positional groupings trending heavier toward 2-TE packages or 1 TE/1 FB packages led to snaps for No. 3 receiver Amendola being down. Amendola played in some two-receiver groupings but his 32 overall snaps were his low mark of the season for games in which he was active. ... The only snap in which Edelman wasn't on the field was Blount's 1-yard touchdown run, when the team went with a 1 WR power package (Slater came on at receiver for his lone snap). ... Collie's lone snap came the play after a long bomb to Dobson was incomplete and Dobson got the next play off.