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  • QB
  • Sam Darnold

  • Carolina Panthers
  • Age24
  • CollegeSouthern California
  • DraftedRD 1, PK 3 (2018)
Height6-4
Weight225

Preseason

Player Rankings
Overall Rank #164
High Overall Rank #128
Low Overall Rank #256
QB Rank #24
High QB Rank #13
Low QB Rank #29

The Panthers elected to trade quarterback Teddy Bridgewater to Denver and decided against targeting a rookie quarterback in the 2021 NFL Draft. Instead, they set their sights on a player who is still young (23) and has the tools to be successful in the Panthers' offense, or at least they hope so. In his defense, Darnold was mired in a challenging situation with the Jets and the coaching style of Adam Gase. Carolina and owner David Tepper are investing in Darnold hoping he will provide a good return on their investment. Darnold enters an offense that supported three top 30 fantasy wide receivers last year, and he'll benefit from the return of the top running back in the league in Christian McCaffrey. If Darnold cannot rise to the occasion with this strong group of weapons, perhaps he isn't long to be a starting quarterback in the league.

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Sam Darnold's percentile rank in each category, among s with more than 50 fantasy points.

Week Matchup
1 vs New York Jets
2 vs New Orleans Saints
3 @ Houston Texans
4 @ Dallas Cowboys
5 vs Philadelphia Eagles
6 vs Minnesota Vikings
7 @ New York Giants
8 @ Atlanta Falcons
9 vs New England Patriots
10 @ Arizona Cardinals
11 vs Washington Football Team
12 @ Miami Dolphins
13 Bye Week
14 vs Atlanta Falcons
15 @ Buffalo Bills
16 vs Tampa Bay Buccaneers
17 @ New Orleans Saints
18 @ Tampa Bay Buccaneers
YR TM G CMP ATT PCT PassYD YPA PassTD INT RSH RushYD RushTD Rank VBD ADP
2018 NYJ 13 239 414 57.7 2865 6.92 17 15 44 138 1 25 33
2019 NYJ 13 273 441 61.9 3024 6.86 19 13 33 62 2 28 24
2020 NYJ 12 217 364 59.6 2208 6.07 9 11 37 217 2 30 30
2021 CAR 1 24 35 68.6 279 7.97 1 0 5 -1 1 17 28
Total 39 753 1254 247.8 8376 6.68 46 39 119 416 6 0
YR WK OPP oSNAP CMP ATT YD TD INT RSH YD TD
2021 1 NYJ 64 24 35 279 1 0 5 -1 1
2021 NYJ 64 24 35 279 1 0 5 -1 1
2020 1 BUF 56 21 35 215 1 1 1 6 0
2020 2 SF 65 21 32 179 1 0 2 7 0
2020 3 IND 64 17 29 168 1 3 5 20 0
2020 4 DEN 73 23 42 230 0 0 6 84 1
2020 5 ARI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2020 6 MIA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2020 7 BUF 57 12 23 120 0 2 0 0 0
2020 8 KC 57 18 30 133 0 0 4 21 0
2020 9 NE 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2020 11 LAC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2020 12 MIA 55 16 27 197 0 2 2 9 0
2020 13 LV 62 14 23 186 2 1 3 26 1
2020 14 SEA 53 14 26 132 0 0 1 3 0
2020 15 LAR 65 22 31 207 1 0 5 18 0
2020 16 CLE 69 16 32 175 2 0 7 20 0
2020 17 NE 63 23 34 266 1 2 1 3 0
2020 NE 739 217 364 2208 9 11 37 217 2
2019 1 BUF 72 28 41 175 1 0 1 0 0
2019 6 DAL 62 23 32 338 2 1 5 1 0
2019 7 NE 61 11 32 86 0 4 2 -1 0
2019 8 JAX 61 21 30 218 2 3 1 -1 0
2019 9 MIA 70 27 39 260 1 1 2 1 0
2019 10 NYG 65 19 30 230 1 0 3 25 1
2019 11 WAS 71 19 30 293 4 1 2 -3 0
2019 12 OAK 59 20 29 315 2 0 4 16 1
2019 13 CIN 74 28 48 239 0 0 2 9 0
2019 14 MIA 71 20 36 270 2 1 3 3 0
2019 15 BAL 59 18 32 218 2 1 1 11 0
2019 16 PIT 61 16 26 183 1 0 4 3 0
2019 17 BUF 67 23 36 199 1 1 3 -2 0
2019 BUF 853 273 441 3024 19 13 33 62 2
2018 1 DET 60 16 21 198 2 1 6 -1 0
2018 2 MIA 65 25 41 334 1 2 2 1 0
2018 3 CLE 63 15 31 169 0 2 0 0 0
2018 4 JAX 55 17 34 167 1 0 2 8 0
2018 5 DEN 62 10 22 198 3 1 3 5 0
2018 6 IND 71 24 30 280 2 1 6 8 0
2018 7 MIN 71 17 42 206 1 3 6 18 1
2018 8 CHI 54 14 29 153 1 0 5 22 0
2018 9 MIA 66 21 39 229 0 4 0 0 0
2018 14 BUF 51 16 24 170 1 1 4 10 0
2018 15 HOU 75 24 38 253 2 0 6 35 0
2018 16 GB 60 24 35 341 3 0 3 4 0
2018 17 NE 56 16 28 167 0 0 1 28 0
2018 NE 809 239 414 2865 17 15 44 138 1
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