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Eric Berry gets eight snaps in his return to Chiefs

Play counts for the Kansas City Chiefs in Saturday night’s 34-19 preseason win over the Arizona Cardinals, with analysis at the end of each position:

Quarterback: Chase Daniel 29, Aaron Murray 23, Alex Smith 16. Did not play: Tyler Bray. Daniel made his playing time count, completing 17-of-21 passes for 189 yards and three touchdowns. Murray was sacked for a safety, though it wasn’t his fault, and otherwise did a lot of handing off. He threw just one pass, an incompletion.

Running back: Charcandrick West 29, Spencer Ware 27, Darrin Reaves 14, Knile Davis 11, Anthony Sherman 5, Jamaal Charles 2. The Chiefs didn’t give or pass the ball to Charles, and Davis left early with what the Chiefs called a sprained knee. West made the most of his snaps by leading the Chiefs with 49 rushing yards on six carries and also catching three passes for 43 yards.

Wide receiver: Da'Ron Brown 32, Fred Williams 28, Frankie Hammond Jr. 21, Kenny Cook 19, Albert Wilson 15, Jeremy Maclin 15, Adam Drake 13, Donatella Luckett 8, Jason Avant 6, L'Damian Washington 5, De'Anthony Thomas 4. Did not play: Chris Conley, Junior Hemingway, Jeret Smith. Williams is pushing for a roster spot. He caught a team-leading six passes for 82 yards. He also caught the Chiefs’ first touchdown.

Tight end: James O'Shaughnessy 30, Richard Gordon 15, Travis Kelce 14, Ryan Taylor 14, Adam Schiltz 11. Did not play: Demetrius Harris. The Chiefs wanted a good look at O’Shaughnessy, a rookie, and they got it. Otherwise, playing time was distributed fairly evenly.

Offensive line: Derek Sherrod 59, Jarrod Pughsley 34, Laurent Duvernay-Tardif 33, Paul Fanaika 33, Eric Kush 33, Donald Stephenson 23, Daniel Munyer 20, Marcus Reed 19, Tavon Rooks 19, Anthony Dima 19, Eric Fisher 16, Mitch Morse 16, Zach Fulton 16, Ben Grubbs 16, Jeff Allen 5. Did not play: Garrett Frye. With Allen leaving early in the game with what the Chiefs called a sprained knee, Stephenson moved into the starting lineup and the Chiefs now might need a backup tackle. That’s why Sherrod played so much.

Defensive line: Vaughn Martin 42, Nick Williams 39, Hebron Fangupo 26, David Irving 18, Rakeem Nunez-Roches 15, Allen Bailey 10, Mike DeVito 10, Jaye Howard 7, Charles Tuaau 7. Did not play: Mike Catapano, Dontari Poe. Catapano was one of the players the Chiefs were most eager to see in their lineup, but he didn’t play because of a groin injury.

Linebacker: Dezman Moses 48, Justin March 41, Ramik Wilson 36, Josh Martin 32, Frank Zombo 29, Dee Ford 25, Tamba Hali 10, Derrick Johnson 10, Justin Houston 10. Did not play: D.J. Alexander, James-Michael Johnson, Josh Mauga. The Chiefs had to be encouraged by the play of some of their young linebackers, particularly Moses, March and Wilson.

Defensive back: Kelcie McCray 45, Daniel Sorensen 31, Aaron Hester 31, Sanders Commings 29, Steven Nelson 26, Marcus Cooper 23, Deji Olatoye 19, Kenneth Penny 15, Kevin Short 15, Tyvon Branch 14, Sean Smith 14, Jamell Fleming 13, Marcus Peters 10, Ron Parker 10, Husain Abdullah 10, Phillip Gaines 9, Eric Berry 8. Berry played eight snaps in his return to the Chiefs. Smith will be a starter when he returns from his three-game NFL suspension, but it’s surprising the Chiefs didn’t give him a little more work considering these preseason games have to last him awhile.