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Darnell Mooney

DOB Oct 29, 1997 Age 25.1
College Tulane
Drafted 2020 5.28 Exp 2
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ADP

86.00 10 trending_up

Overall

80.67

40-time
Bench
Vertical

4.38s
9 reps
37.00"

Broad Jump

124.0"

Who Is Darnell Mooney?

Darnell Mooney is an American football wide receiver for the Chicago Bears of the National Football League. He played college football at Tulane.

Darnell Mooney Stats

SeasonTeamGSnpSnp%RuAttRuYdRuTDTgtRecReYdReTDFL
2020CHI1678172.94200986163140
2021CHI1691287.763211246992940
2022CHI1161287.4120614049320
WeekOppResultSnpSnp%RuAttRuYdRuTDTgtRecReYdReTDFL
1DETW27-232132.3000333800
2NYGW17-133960.0000333610
3ATLW30-265162.2000521900
4INDL11-194674.21-30955200
5TBW20-194165.1000521500
6CARW23-164466.7000533600
7LARL10-245181.0000734000
8NOL23-266592.9000656910
9TENL17-246787.00001154300
10MINL13-194692.000022300
12GBL25-415885.3000933400
13DETL30-345681.2000644300
14HOUW36-74575.0150222210
15MINW33-275382.81160544910
16JACW41-175373.6120743900
17GBL16-354560.000013119300
1LARL14-3469100.0000752600
2CINW20-175889.2000866600
3CLEL6-264497.800041900
4DETW24-144170.711007512500
5LVW20-94976.6000533500
6GBL14-245793.4000854510
7TBL3-385786.4000523900
8SFL22-335477.1000966400
9PITL27-295080.61151634110
11BALL13-165491.500016512110
12DETW16-146187.11208512300
13ARIL22-337294.7000752700
14GBL30-455791.9000511900
15MINL9-177095.9130756300
16SEAW25-246385.1220955700
17NYGW29-35684.80001376910
18MINL17-317490.2000161212600
1SFW19-105289.700031800
2GBL10-273790.200021-400
3HOUW23-205993.7000622300
4NYGL12-205385.5000549400
5MINL22-294794.0000525200
6WASL7-126691.70001276800
7NEW33-145780.3000635300
8DALL29-496886.1000557000
9MIAL32-356486.5120874310
10DETL30-315386.9000445700
11ATLL24-275681.2000542910

Darnell Mooney Articles

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After six weeks, keep your chin up.

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After five weeks, some things aren't just big.

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Oct 8, 2022 · John DiBari

We examine some dynasty breakouts and busts early in the season.

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Oct 6, 2022 · Hutchinson Brown

We examine the surprising starts for these two dynasty assets.

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We don't have a gas crisis, but there's still a lot to worry about.

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Tyler Justin Karp answers questions from the Weekly Ask DLF show.

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Mike Havens picks out some potential 2022 late-round gems.

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Apr 29, 2022 · Ryan McDowell

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Tyler Justin Karp picks out three receiver targets who he will wait a little longer to acquire.

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Jan 24, 2022 · Ryan McDowell

Another Monday morning mock draft, this time featuring players from the 2020 and 2021 rookie classes.

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Jan 10, 2022 · Tyler Justin Karp

We close out the regular season Monday Hangover series by reflecting on some week 18 performances.

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Dec 31, 2021 · Jeff Haverlack

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Dec 6, 2021 · Tyler Justin Karp

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Darnell Mooney News

  • Darnell Mooney leaves early · Nov 27, 2022

    Darnell Mooney left the game versus the Jets due to an ankle injury.

    Darnell Mooney had to be helped off the field and could not put any weight on his ankle. This does not look good for his availability against the Packers in Week 12. Currently ranked as the WR40 at DLF, the Tulane grad has been a bit of a disappointment in 2022. Other plans should be made for the next couple of weeks if you have options.

  • Darnell Mooney invisible · Sep 19, 2022

    Darnell Mooney had one catch for -4 yards in Chicago's loss to Green Bay Sunday night.

    A year after posting a 81/1,055/4 line, Mooney now has just two catches for four yards through two games, making him one of the bigger disappointments in fantasy football thus far. Mooney has unquestioned talent, but Justin Fields is struggling and the Bears are giving him next to no time to throw the football, killing the value of Mooney in the process. The lack of production could open a buy window for Mooney, but there's simply no guarantee this gets better any time soon. At this point, Mooney's ranking of WR38 seems a bit lofty.

  • Darnell Mooney plenty to prove · Jul 23, 2022

    Bears receiver Darnell Mooney has plenty to prove as the Bears unquestioned WR1

    Mooney has been zooming up ADP lists as it remains clear he'll be the top target for sophomore quarterback Justin Fields. How the Bears thought it made sense to not address the receiver position this off-season is anyone's guess, but there's no guessing Mooney's role and potential. That said, he has never been a WR1 and will now have to navigate double-teams in his intermediate and deep routes. Further making for a complex prediction model is that quarterback Justin Fields, while making strides to close out 2021, remains a developing prospect while the offense around him is expected to be among the league's worst. It's not a desirable combination for positive development or production in any of the skill position players. As for Mooney, he eclipsed 1,000 yards in 2021, his second season, and is an odds-on bet to do so again in 2022. The setup is in for the 24-year-old to have a career year but offensive consistency and performance will play large roles in ultimate production. Mooney is listed as DLF's WR36.

  • Darnell Mooney bulks up · Jul 15, 2022

    Bears receiver Darnell Mooney has reportedly bulked up to 183 lbs.

    In a good piece displaying the focus and commitment Mooney has to his craft, a focus on his diet and regimen has elevated his weight to 183, roughly ten pounds higher than his playing weight over his first two seasons. Now in his third year and fresh off his first 1,000-yard campaign, Mooney is clearly the WR1 on an offense devoid of noteworthy wide receivers, the last thing sophomore quarterback Justin Fields needs for his continued development. The targets should be impressive for Mooney once again in 2022 though defenses will be keying on him until Fields is able to establish another receiver. Now ten pounds heavier and in his age-25 season, DLF's WR36 continues to rise.

  • Darnell Mooney not satisfied · Jun 6, 2022

    Speaking from his youth football camp, Bears receiver Darnell Mooney says he's not satisfied and "I have a lot more in the tank that has been hidden."

    The third-year player has vaulted into the limelight following his first 1,000-yard campaign in 2021 and is now the team's top wideout. Mooney produced 1,055 yards and four touchdowns on 81 receptions in the midst of poor quarterback play but things are looking up in 2022, at least in the chemistry department with second-year quarterback Justin Fields. Plenty of questions remain about the Bears' poor receiver depth chart but Mooney's all-depth receiving skills should provide ample runway for continued production. Now in his age-25 season, DLF's WR38 is a borderline WR3 with tremendous upside.

  • Darnell Mooney likely to miss rest of season with injury
    Nov 28, 2022 · Bears.com (Team Site)
  • 6 Takeaways following the Bears' loss to the Jets
    Nov 28, 2022 · USA Today (National News)
  • Notes: Pre-game QB confusion doesn’t help Bears in loss to Jets
    Nov 28, 2022 · Windy City Gridiron (Blog)
  • Bear Necessities: Injuries ravage Chicago in Week 12 loss vs. Jets
    Nov 28, 2022 · USA Today (National News)
  • The Bear’s Den, November 28, 2022
    Nov 28, 2022 · Windy City Gridiron (Blog)
  • NFL Week 12 Injury Recap & Analysis: Travis Etienne, Darnell Mooney and more
    Nov 28, 2022 · Pro Football Focus (Fantasy Analysis)
  • Darnell Mooney to likely undergo season-ending surgery
    Nov 27, 2022 · FantasyPros (Fantasy News)
  • Injuries continue to mount in loss to Jets
    Nov 27, 2022 · Bears.com (Team Site)
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    Nov 27, 2022 · USA Today (National News)
  • Final Score: Jets 31, Bears 10
    Nov 27, 2022 · Gang Green Nation (Blog)
  • Bears WR Darnell Mooney doubtful to return with ankle injury
    Nov 27, 2022 · USA Today (National News)
  • Darnell Mooney leaves Week 12 game with leg injury
    Nov 27, 2022 · FantasyPros (Fantasy News)
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    Nov 26, 2022 · Gang Green Nation (Blog)
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    Nov 25, 2022 · Windy City Gridiron (Blog)
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    Nov 21, 2022 · FalcOholic (Blog)
  • Notes: Bears fall short of Falcons in yet another loss
    Nov 21, 2022 · Windy City Gridiron (Blog)
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    Nov 20, 2022 · FantasyPros (Fantasy News)
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    Nov 20, 2022 · USA Today (National News)
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    Nov 20, 2022 · FalcOholic (Blog)
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    Nov 20, 2022 · Windy City Gridiron (Blog)
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  • Darnell Mooney Dynasty Value

    Darnell Mooney ADP History

    Darnell Mooney Fantasy Rankings

    Rank Ranker Date
    61 Jeff Haverlack 11/28
    76 Pete Lawrence 11/18
    77 Ryan McDowell 11/28
    78 Levi Chappell 11/18
    Average 80.67
    89 Bruce Matson 11/18
    103 Rob Willette 11/22

    Trades Involving Darnell Mooney

    RHODE WARRIORS traded:
    WR Darnell Mooney, CHI
    WR Wan'Dale Robinson, NYG
    2023 R3 draft pick

    West Warwick Dark Side traded:
    WR Keenan Allen, LAC

    Dynasty Football League, 2022-11-27

    Hingle McCringle traded:
    RB James Robinson, NYJ
    WR Romeo Doubs, GB

    Hedgehogs traded:
    WR Darnell Mooney, CHI

    Armchair Fantasy Dynasty League, 2022-11-27

    Bareass Ballers traded:
    WR DeAndre Hopkins, ARI
    TE TJ Hockenson, MIN
    2023 R4 draft pick, 2024 R2 draft pick

    The Swift Chase traded:
    RB Jeff Wilson Jr, MIA
    WR Darnell Mooney, CHI
    2024 R1 draft pick

    WW II Dynasty League, 2022-11-26

    Zekey Blinders traded:
    WR Terrace Marshall, CAR
    WR Darnell Mooney, CHI
    TE Juwan Johnson, NO
    2023 R4 draft pick, 2024 R3 draft pick, QB Matt Ryan, IND

    Prevent Defense traded:
    QB Lamar Jackson, BAL
    WR Rashod Bateman, BAL
    2024 R2 draft pick

    Biohazard Backlash League, 2022-11-26

    Seattle SEAWOLVES traded:
    2023 R1 draft pick, WR Darnell Mooney, CHI
    WR Josh Palmer, LAC

    Boston SPARTANS traded:
    WR Drake London, ATL

    Road to the SuperBowl, 2022-11-26

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