Sam Darnold

San Francisco 49ers
Quarterback #14
San Francisco 49ers
Quarterback #14


Age 25
Birthdate June 5, 1997
Height 6'3"
Weight 221 lb


College Southern Cal
Year 2018
Pick Round: 1, Overall: 3
Team NYJ

Fantasy Value

Sam Darnold's fantasy value is measured by the players he could be traded for. Our trade analzyer estimates his value at 0 points.

Sam Darnold is projected for 1.7 fantasy points in PPR scoring this week as he faces the Buffalo Bills.

Week 1 Projections
Passing Yards Touchdowns Interceptions
21.39 0.1 0.07

You can see where those projections compare to other QBs in our Quarterback Rankings.

Player News RotoWire

Sam Darnold: Getting a real shot in San Fran?

Coach Kyle Shanahan said Thursday that Darnold, Brock Purdy (elbow) and Trey Lance are "all capable of being franchise-like quarterbacks", David Lombardi of The Athletic reports.

Analysis: Shanahan mentioned Purdy's eight starts last year as an example of "franchise-like" play, also noting that Lance is the "best we've had him right now" (after some injury struggles) while Darnold "hasn't been in the best situations" prior to San Francisco. Comments from both Shanahan and John Lynch hint at Purdy being the favorite to start once he's healthy, but his ongoing rehab from UCL surgery leaves Lance and Darnold to compete for first-team reps this spring/summer, giving both opportunities to make an impression in one of the league's more fluid QB rooms. Darnold turns 26 in June and is signed to a one-year, $4.5 million contract that includes $3.5 million guaranteed.

May. 12, 2023 5:30 AM EST

Player Stats

YEAR TM GM Passing Rushing
2018 NYJ 16 239 414 57.7 2,865 12.0 17 15 30 44 138 3.1 1 2
2019 NYJ 16 273 441 61.9 3,024 11.1 19 13 33 33 62 1.9 2 3
2020 NYJ 16 217 364 59.6 2,208 10.2 9 11 35 37 217 5.9 2 2

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