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Chiefs' Eric Berry, Dontari Poe get plenty of work in opener against Texans

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If you didn't think Eric Berry would be playing much in Sunday's game against the Houston Texans then think again. Berry ended up playing in 48 of the 77 defensive snaps in the game, which is higher than I expected it to be. Berry is listed on the second team but in today's NFL with so much passing there are plenty of opportunities to play with more than two safeties on the field.

Meanwhile, Dontari Poe played 32 snaps in the game. This was his first game back after a July 15 surgery for a herniated disc. That's impressive he was able to play that much.

As for the Achilles gang, Derrick Johnson played every snap, which is incredible. Mike DeVito played 26 snaps.

Eric Fisher did get one snap in the game after Donald Stephenson left briefly with a finger injury. Andy Reid said Stephenson is fine.

Check out all the snap counts from the game:

Offensive line

G Ben Grubbs: 70

G Laurent Duvernay-Tardif: 70

C Mitch Morse: 70

RT Jah Reid: 70

LT Donald Stephenson: 70

LT Eric Fisher: 1

Quarterback

QB Alex Smith: 70

Wide receiver

WR Jeremy Maclin: 65

WR Albert Wilson: 57

WR De'Anthony Thomas: 18

WR Jason Avant: 11

WR Chris Conley: 5

Running back

RB Jamaal Charles: 52

FB Anthony Sherman: 25

RB Knile Davis: 18

Tight ends

TE Travis Kelce: 56

TE Demetrius Harris: 30

TE James O'Shaughnessy: 13

Cornerback

CB Phillip Gaines: 77

CB Marcus Peters: 66

CB Jamell Fleming: 61

Safety

S Ron Parker: 69

S Husain Abdullah: 66

S Eric Berry: 48

S Tyvon Branch: 7

Linebacker

LB Derrick Johnson: 77

LB Justin Houston: 74

LB Tamba Hali: 64

LB Josh Mauga: 50

LB Dee Ford: 16

Defensive line

DE Allen Bailey: 68

DE Jaye Howard: 41

NT Dontari Poe: 32

DE Mike DeVito: 26

DE Nick Williams: 5