Anthony Dixon, Bryce Brown split carries in Fred Jackson's absence

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. -- Taking a closer look at offensive snaps played by the Buffalo Bills in Thursday's 22-9 loss to the Miami Dolphins:


Kyle Orton -- 62 of 62

EJ Manuel -- 0 of 62

Running backs:

Anthony Dixon -- 33 of 62

Bryce Brown -- 28 of 32

Phillip Tanner -- 0 of 62 (inactive)

Fred Jackson -- 0 of 62 (injured/inactive)

Quick-hit thoughts: While Brown started, it was Dixon who received more touches. The same was the case back in Week 8 when Jackson was also out. But like that game in the Meadowlands, both backs were ineffective. Getting Jackson back healthy for when the Bills host the Jets this Sunday will be critical to getting the running game back on track.


Frank Summers -- 1 of 62

Quick-hit thoughts: With the Bills playing from behind for much of the game, it wasn't a night for the fullback in South Florida.

Wide receivers:

Sammy Watkins -- 61 of 62

Robert Woods -- 53 of 62

Chris Hogan -- 49 of 62

Mike Williams -- 4 of 62

Marcus Easley -- 0 of 62 (special teams only)

Marquise Goodwin -- 0 of 62 (injured/inactive)

Quick-hit thoughts: Given his playing time, the Bills didn't get much production out of Woods, who caught just two of five targets for 15 yards. On the whole, he has been solid but not spectacular this season, which is partly a product of his quarterback play. Meanwhile, the Bills tried to work Williams into the mix but he saw very limited action. At least one of his snaps came in the red zone.

Tight ends:

Scott Chandler -- 53 of 62

Lee Smith -- 14 of 62

Chris Gragg -- 12 of 62

Quick-hit thoughts: The Bills opened in their three-receiver package, which generally includes Chandler on the wing. It wasn't his night, however. He dropped one of his three targets from Orton and was held without a catch. With the Bills leaning more on their passing game, Smith and Gragg -- who generally see the field together in two-tight end packages -- saw less action.

Offensive linemen:

LT Cordy Glenn -- 62 of 62

LG Kraig Urbik -- 62 of 62

C Eric Wood -- 62 of 62

RG Erik Pears -- 62 of 62

RT Seantrel Henderson -- 62 of 62

Chris Hairston -- 0 of 62 (special teams only)

Cyril Richardson -- 0 of 62 (special teams only)

Cyrus Kouandjio -- 0 of 62 (inactive)

Quick-hit thoughts: Only change here was Richardson back on the 46-man game day roster after Kouandjio held that spot against the Chiefs. That's a sign that Richardson -- who was away from the team due to a death in the family during the bye week -- is still ahead of Kouandjio on the depth chart.