Quarterback: Alex Smith 39, Chase Daniel 20, Aaron Murray 14. Did not play: Tyler Bray. Smith got more plays than is typical for a starting quarterback in the second quarter, but still played just the first half. He will probably play into the third quarter in next week’s game but might not get as many snaps.
Running back: Knile Davis 40, Charcandrick West 21, Spencer Ware 18, Anthony Sherman 8, Jamaal Charles 8, Darrin Reaves 2. Davis played more snaps than any Chiefs player, offense or defense. He didn’t get much work in last week’s game after leaving early with a sore knee.
Wide receiver: Chris Conley 33, Jason Avant 31, Fred Williams 28, Frankie Hammond Jr. 26, Albert Wilson 23, Jeremy Maclin 23, Kenny Cook 8, Da’Ron Brown 4, L’Damian Washington 1. Did not play: Junior Hemingway, Donatella Luckett, Jeret Smith, De’Anthony Thomas. The Chiefs were eager to get Conley playing time after he missed last week’s game because of a sore knee. He played some with the starters as well as the backups.
Tight end: James O’Shaughnessy 37, Ryan Taylor 21, Travis Kelce 18, Adam Schiltz 9, Richard Gordon 6. Did not play: Demetrius Harris. O’Shaughnessy caught a touchdown pass and Kelce had a 23-yard gain but otherwise it wasn’t a great night for the tight ends. O’Shaughnessy and Taylor lost big gains with dropped passes.
Offensive line: Paul Fanaika 39, Ben Grubbs 39, Donald Stephenson 39, Laurent Duvernay-Tardif 39, Mitch Morse 39, Daniel Munyer 34, Jarrod Pughsley 34, Derek Sherrod 34, Eric Kush 34, Zach Fulton 34. Did not play: Jeff Allen, Anthony Dima, Eric Fisher, Garrett Frye, Marcus Reed, Tavon Rooks. The Chiefs went with two groups, the starters playing with Alex Smith and the second-team playing with the other two quarterbacks.
Defensive line: Mike Catapano 39, Allen Bailey 28, Nick Williams 28, Mike DeVito 19, Hebron Fangupo 19, Jaye Howard 15, Rakeem Nunez-Roches 1. Did not play: David Irving, Vaughn Martin, Dontari Poe, Charles Tuaau. Catapano played well in his first game in two seasons. He was one of the players the Chiefs were eager to see and they weren’t disappointed. It’s interesting that Irving, a promising rookie, didn’t get into the game except on special teams.
Linebacker: Josh Martin 31, Frank Zombo 28, Derrick Johnson 28, Justin Houston 28, Dee Ford 27, Ramik Wilson 26, Dezman Moses 26, D.J. Alexander 8, James-Michael Johnson 7. Did not play: Ja’Gared Davis, Tamba Hali, Justin March, Josh Mauga. Hali was suited up and seemingly ready to play, but the Chiefs started Ford instead. He played well before breaking a rib late in the first half.
Defensive back: Jamell Fleming 29, Phillip Gaines 28, Ron Parker 28, Husain Abdullah 28, Marcus Peters 28, Steven Nelson 25, Tyvon Branch 23, Eric Berry 21, Daniel Sorensen 19, Marcus Cooper 18, Kelcie McCray 14, Deji Olatoye 14, Sean Smith 13. Did not play: Sanders Commings, Aaron Hester, Kenneth Perry, Kevin Short. Berry played some snaps in the first half in passing situations and one series with the backups in the second half.