Sam Darnold

Sam Darnold Fantasy

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Height / Weight
6'3" / 225 lbs.
Date of Birth (Age)
June 5, 1997 (23)
Experience
3rd Season
Drafted
2018 / Rd. 1 / Pk. 3 (NYJ)
College
USC

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Sam Darnold News

Sam Darnold Throwing With Saquon Barkley

New York Jets quarterback Sam Darnold was seen on social media throwing passes to New York Giants running back Saquon Barkley. Players have had to get creative this offseason with no in-person organized team activities or minicamps thanks to the coronavirus, so it's not a surprise to see Darnold throwing with a player from another team. The 23-year-old signal-caller is trying to take the next step in his third NFL season after a disappointing 2019 campaign in which he was derailed by mononucleosis midway through the year. That will be easier to accomplish with an improved offensive line, but there remain questions about Darnold's offensive weapons through the air. Until we have evidence that Darnold is the real deal, fantasy owners will treat him as a low-end QB2 with some upside.

Jun. 17th • 4:02 PM
Sam Darnold Holding Workouts With Teammates

New York Jets quarterback Sam Darnold will gather with around two dozen teammates for an informal three-day passing camp this weekend in the Miami area. Running backs Le'Veon Bell and Frank Gore, wide receivers Breshad Perriman, Jamison Crowder and rookie Denzel Mims and tight end Chris Herndon are all expected to attend. It will be the first time Darnold has worked with Perriman and Mims. The former USC signal-caller was expected to take a step forward in his second season, but that didn't really happen thanks to a bout with mono and New York's terrible offensive line. But he did make strides to finish the year, and the team's O-line should be better. However, Gang Green's receiving room still leaves a lot to be desired, making Darnold a low-end QB2 with room to grow.

Jun. 9th • 2:24 PM
Jets Give Sam Darnold A New Backup

With the 125th overall pick in the fourth round, the New York Jets selected Florida International quarterback James Morgan. Morgan is a leader with a gunslinger mentality at 6-foot-4, 229 pounds. He gets rid of the ball quickly and has a strong arm that should translate to the next level. His touchdown-to-interception ratio improved drastically in his last two college seasons. Morgan gets in trouble because he has a tendency to force throws, and he has just average pocket mobility. However, he's probably an upgrade over David Fales as Sam Darnold's backup.

Apr. 25th • 1:30 PM

Depth Chart

  • Offense
  • Defense
QB Sam Darnold
Joe Flacco
RB Le'Veon Bell
Frank Gore
LWR Breshad Perriman
Quincy Enunwa
RWR Jamison Crowder
Josh Doctson
SWR Denzel Mims
Vyncint Smith
TE Chris Herndon
Ryan Griffin
LT Mekhi Becton
George Fant
LG Alex Lewis
Cameron Clark
C Connor McGovern
Jonotthan Harrison
RG Brian Winters
Ben Braden
RT Chuma Edoga
Greg Van Roten
LDE Quinnen Williams
Kyle Phillips
NT Steve McLendon
Folorunso Fatukasi
RDE Henry Anderson
Nathan Shepherd
LOLB Harvey Langi
Frankie Luvu
LILB C.J. Mosley
James Burgess
RILB Blake Cashman
Avery Williamson
ROLB Jordan Jenkins
Tarell Basham
LCB Pierre Desir
Nate Hairston
SS Jamal Adams
Matthias Farley
FS Marcus Maye
Ashtyn Davis
RCB Arthur Maulet
Quincy Wilson
NB Brian Poole
Shyheim Carter
K Sam Ficken
Brett Maher