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Below are the offensive player play counts and participation chart for the Pittsburgh Steelers week 15 loss to the Dallas Cowboys on the road.
The Steelers used their 11 personnel grouping featuring 3 wide receivers 34 times in this game out of 61 non-penalty plays. Emmanuel Sanders left the game early which resulted in Jerricho Cotchery receiving extra snaps. Will Johnson has seen his snaps decrease this week and on only 4 of his snaps did he line up as a fullback.
Jonathan Dwyer and Isaac Redman pretty much shared near even snaps at the running back position.
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