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Sam Darnold

DOB Jun 4, 1997 Age 25.4
College USC
Drafted 2018 1.03 Exp 4
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40-time
Vertical

4.85s
26.50"

Broad Jump
Shuttle
Cone

105.0"
4.40s
6.96s

Who Is Sam Darnold?

Samuel Richard Darnold is an American football quarterback for the Carolina Panthers of the National Football League. He played college football at USC, where he became the first freshman to win the Archie Griffin Award, and was selected third overall by the New York Jets in the 2018 NFL Draft.

Sam Darnold Stats

SeasonTeamGSnpSnp%PaCmpPaAttPaYdPaTDPaINTSackedRuAttRuYdRuTDFL
2018NYJ1381099.623941428651715304413812
2019NYJ1385399.5273441302419134336223
2020NYJ1273999.52173642208911353721722
2021CAR1170092.62143642307712344020353
2022CAR166100.011191641003310
WeekOppResultSnpSnp%PaCmpPaAttPaYdPaTDPaINTSackedRuAttRuYdRuTDFL
1DETW48-1760100.016211982126-100
2MIAL12-2065100.025413341232100
3CLEL17-2163100.015311690220000
4JACL12-3156100.017341671032800
5DENW34-1662100.010221983113500
6INDW42-3471100.024302802126800
7MINL17-3771100.0174220613361811
8CHIL10-2454100.0142915310152200
9MIAL6-1366100.021392290440000
14BUFW27-235194.4162417011041000
15HOUL22-2975100.0243825320363500
16GBL38-4460100.024353413023400
17NEL3-3856100.0162816700412801
1BUFL16-1772100.028411751041000
6DALW24-2262100.023323382105100
7NEL0-3361100.01132860402-101
8JACL15-2961100.021302182301-100
9MIAL18-2670100.027392601102100
10NYGW34-2765100.0193023010032510
11WASW34-1771100.019302934102-300
12OAKW34-35993.7202931520041610
13CINL6-2274100.028482390002900
14MIAW22-2171100.020362702103300
15BALL21-4259100.0183221821011101
16PITW16-1061100.016261831004301
17BUFW13-667100.023361991103-200
1BUFL17-2756100.021352151131600
2SFL13-3165100.021321791012700
3INDL7-3664100.0172916813252000
4DENL28-377394.8234223000668410
7BUFL10-1857100.012231200260000
8KCL9-3557100.0183013300142100
12MIAL3-2055100.016271970232900
13LVL28-3162100.0142318621332612
14SEAL3-4053100.014261320031300
15LARW23-2065100.0223120710251800
16CLEW23-1669100.0163217520272000
17NEL14-2863100.023342661231300
1NYJW19-1464100.024352791015-111
2NOW26-776100.026383052121700
3HOUW24-973100.0233430400381120
4DALL28-3670100.0263930122563520
5PHIL18-2171100.0213717713321000
6MINL28-3474100.0174120711544801
7NYGL3-254570.316251110130000
8ATLW19-136486.5132412900086600
9NEL6-2459100.016331720313900
16TBL6-324462.9153219000411100
17NOL10-186098.417261320172701
18TBL17-417198.6294221921281901
12DENW23-1066100.011191641003310

Sam Darnold Articles

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Sam Darnold News

  • Sam Darnold will start · Nov 23, 2022

    Carolina quarterback Sam Darnold will start on Sunday against Denver.

    The Panthers have clearly seen enough of Baker Mayfield and PJ Walker this season, so Darnold will get his chance at the helm yet again. It's been an awful season for Carolina, who still doesn't seem to have an answer in a post-Cam Newton era. Darnold would need to end the season on a tear to have any chance of returning as the starter next year, a situation that seems highly unlikely. Even as a starter, he's still off the dynasty radar at the moment.

  • Sam Darnold exits on cart · Aug 27, 2022

    Panthers backup quarterback Sam Darnold exited the team's final preseason game on a cart

    The only good news for Darnold is that it appears he only suffered a high ankle sprain and will not be lost for the season. An MRI is scheduled for today. With Mayfield clearly the starter for 2022, Darnold now returns to limbo and his best hope for a return to starter-status, however remote it may seem at this juncture, remains with a new team in 2023. He could be considered among the top available backup quarterbacks and, as such, may have one more shot at competing for a starting role in 2023. Sam Darnold is listed as DLF's QB39 and is about to fall from the dynasty radar altogether.

  • Sam Darnold splitting reps · Jul 29, 2022

    Quarterbacks Sam Darnold and Baker Mayfield are splitting first-team reps in training camp as the Panthers hold a true competition for the starting role

    The pair are alternating reps with the first team by day and it's a competition Mayfield was acquired to win. That said, Darnold will put up a fight and was actually a fair starter when the offensive line afforded him protection early in the season. Whether the line improves in 2022 will be a critical factor for whichever quarterback is under-center in week one though it will be a disappointment if Mayfield, DLF's QB26, doesn't win the job. Darnold, DLF's QB37 is only 25 years-of-age and could still be rostered in deep roster dynasty leagues as the team's QB2 should he not win the job outright.

  • Sam Darnold likely back to the bench · Jul 6, 2022

    Sam Darnold could be the odd man out after the Panthers traded for quarterback Baker Mayfield.

    The Panthers acquired Mayfield today, likely moving Darnold to the bench. Carolina famously traded a second, fourth and sixth round pick just last season in the hopes Darnold could be their long-term answer. Unfortunately, he faceplanted in 12 games, throwing for 2,527 yards, nine touchdowns and 13 interceptions. His QBR of 33.2 tells you just about everything you need to know about his season. To make matters worse, Darnold was even briefly replaced by Cam Newton after floundering. He should compete with Mayfield this off-season, but it's highly unlikely he beats him out. Darnold's dynasty value is on life support and his ranking of WB37 will likely drop even further now.

  • Sam Darnold had a solid spring · Jun 21, 2022

    Panthers head coach Matt Rhule said that the year-over-year difference of Sam Darnold was "night and day."

    Darnold has reportedly been working on his footwork and mechanics and fully understands his situation. To be fair, the Panthers were not a good football team early in 2021 and quarterback protection was a significant issue causing pocket chaos and, according to Rhule, leading to "catastrophic" plays. That's all well and fine but clean pocket or not, Darnold is still clearly on the hot-seat and it's probably 50-50 whether it will be him or Baker Mayfield (CLE) under-center come week one. Darnold is sparsely ranked as DLF's QB37 showing that there's little confidence the 25-year-old will remain a starter.

  • Sam Darnold in tenuous position · Jun 14, 2022

    According to a recent report, the Panthers are expressing a degree of "urgency" to get a deal done for Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield.

    The sticking point continues to be Mayfield's guaranteed salary. The Browns want an acquiring team to foot the bill for his salary while interested teams are looking for a "friendlier" figure, meaning Cleveland picking up some of the contract. It's a game of chicken and the feeling remains that the Browns don't hold enough leverage and will ultimately release Mayfield, thus eating his entire contract. Obviously, the acquisition of a quarterback by the Panthers would spell the end of Darnold's time under-center and it's not out of the question he's moved as part of a trade. Regardless, it still appears as though the Panthers are uncomfortable with Darnold as their starting quarterback and need a one-year stop-gap solution while Matt Corral acclimates to the NFL game. The 25-year-old Darnold is listed as DLF's QB37.

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  • Sam Darnold Dynasty Value

    Sam Darnold ADP History

    Trades Involving Sam Darnold

    Whisker Biscuits traded:
    2023 R4 draft pick, 2023 R5 draft pick, QB Sam Darnold, CAR
    QB Mike White, NYJ

    Camel Toe Jockeys traded:
    2023 R3 draft pick, 2023 R3 draft pick

    FANTASY FREAKS DYNASTY: 33 1/3 The Final Insult, 2022-11-29

    DaveP traded:
    QB Sam Darnold, CAR
    QB Trevor Lawrence, JAC
    2024 R1 draft pick

    JG Machine traded:
    WR Ja'Marr Chase, CIN
    QB Zach Wilson, NYJ

    Going Deep, 2022-11-25

    Northern Exposure traded:
    QB Matt Corral, CAR
    2023 R3 draft pick

    Only Fants traded:
    QB Sam Darnold, CAR

    DLF Dynasty Champion Series 008 - North, 2022-11-24

    Michael Scott Paper Company traded:
    QB Cooper Rush, DAL
    RB Saquon Barkley, NYG

    TDs and Beer traded:
    QB Sam Darnold, CAR
    WR Stefon Diggs, BUF

    SafeLeagues Dynasty 015 - Quick Snap (SF), 2022-11-24

    Twisters traded:
    2023 R7 draft pick

    Break Tables traded:
    QB Sam Darnold, CAR

    Dynasty of Xtraordinary Traders (DXT), 2022-11-23

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