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A look at Bengals snap counts vs. Cards

CINCINNATI -- In what had been billed as their "dress rehearsal" preseason game, the Cincinnati Bengals' starters saw their most extended game action in Sunday's 19-13 win at Arizona.

Both the first-team offense and defense -- units that did have some backup players rotated in during certain early-game situations -- played until halftime. It was the deepest either of those units had gone in a preseason game. With Thursday's finale against the Colts more of a tune-up for the final 25 or so players who are battling for back-end roster spots, it's unlikely the first-teamers will see much action in the Week 4 game.

After quarterback Andy Dalton took eight snaps against the Chiefs during the preseason opener at Kansas City, and after he saw 17 plays in Week 2 versus the Jets, he lined up for a team-high 38 offensive snaps. Others on the unit, like offensive linemen Andrew Whitworth, Marshall Newhouse, Clint Boling, Kevin Zeitler and Russell Bodine, and receivers A.J. Green and Brandon Tate, also played 38 offensive snaps.

Two Bengals who weren't listed on the pregame "expected not to dress" list, defensive tackles Larry Black and LaKendrick Ross, didn't play a single snap. Others, like running back James Wilder Jr., linebackers Brandon Joiner and James Davidson, and defensive backs Onterio McCalebb and Isaiah Lewis, only received special teams snaps.

Also of note, defensive tackle Geno Atkins was part of 13 plays in his first action since tearing his ACL last October.

Here's a snapshot of Cincinnati's snap counts from Week 3:

OFFENSE (65 plays)

WR Brandon Tate (38), OG Clint Boling (38), OG Kevin Zeitler (38), OT Andrew Whitworth (38), OT Marshall Newhouse (38), C Russell Bodine (38), WR A.J. Green (38), QB Andy Dalton (38), WR Mohamed Sanu (37), TE Jermaine Gresham (35), OT Will Svitek (32), OT Tanner Hawkinson (32), QB Jason Campbell (32), RB Jeremy Hill (30), RB Giovani Bernard (28), OL T.J. Johnson (26), OL Mike Pollak (24), TE Kevin Brock (22), WR Cobi Hamilton (18), WR James Wright (17), C Trevor Robinson (17), WR Ryan Whalen (15), OG Trey Hopkins (15), WR Colin Lockett (14), OT Dan France (14), RB Cedric Peerman (13), TE Alex Smith (12), H-back Ryan Hewitt (12), FB Nikita Whitlock (9), H-back Orson Charles (8), WR Jasper Collins (4).

DEFENSE (59 plays)

CB Dre Kirkpatrick (37), S Danieal Manning (31), CB Chris Lewis-Harris (31), S Taylor Mays (30), LB Emmanuel Lamur (30), S George Iloka (30), CB Leon Hall (30), S Reggie Nelson (28), DE Carlos Dunlap (27), CB Terence Newman (27), DE Margus Hunt (26), LB Vincent Rey (25), LB Rey Maualuga (25), S Shawn Williams (24), DT Christo Bilukidi (23), DE David King (22), DE Wallace Gilberry (22), DE Dontay Moch (21), DT Domata Peko (20), DT Brandon Thompson (20), DE Will Clarke (20), LB Marquis Flowers (19), CB Adam Jones (19), DE Sam Montgomery (18), LB Sean Porter (17), CB R.J. Stanford (16), DE Robert Geathers (13), DT Geno Atkins (13), CB Victor Hampton (11), LB Jayson DiManche (8), LB Vontaze Burfict (6), DT Devon Still (4),

SPECIAL TEAMS (30 plays)

Tate (4), Boling (3), Zeitler (3), Whitworth (3), Newhouse (3), Gresham (3), Svitek (5), Hawkinson (2), Hill (4), Johnson (2),Brock (2), Hamilton (9), Wright (11), Robinson (2), Whalen (8), Lockett (4), France (2), Peerman (13), Smith (8), Hewitt (8), Whitlock (11), Charles (12), Collins (1), Kirkpatrick (13), Manning (9), Lewis-Harris (9), Mays (14), Lamur (6), Iloka (30), Hall (2), Nelson (5), Dunlap (2), Newman (1), Hunt (4), Rey (12), Maualuga (2), Williams (15), Bilukidi (2), King (4), Gilberry (1), Moch (12), Peko (5), Thompson (2), Clarke (1), Flowers (14), Jones (8), Montgomery (1), Porter (12), Stanford (5), Geathers (1), DiManche (15), LS Clarke Harris (12), P Kevin Huber (12), CB Onterio McCalebb (10), K Quinn Sharp (6), K Mike Nugent (6), RB James Wilder Jr. (5), LB James Davidson (4), LB Brandon Joiner (3), S Isaiah Lewis (2).