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Sam Darnold
ADP: 26.4
Bye: 13
Experience: 6
Age: 26.8
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 225
40 Time: 4.85
SPARQx (Rank): 82.90 (25%)
Burst Score (Rank): 98.90 (6%)
Agility Score (Rank): 11.36 (65%)

Sam Darnold's Weekly Outlook

Week 1 Projections
Yds TDs INT Rush Yds Fantasy Pts
248.8 1.42 0.9 13 16
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Rest Of Way Outlook

Yds TDs INT Rush Yds Fantasy Pts
225.7 1.5 0.8 15.8 15.6

Sam Darnold's 2024 Projections & Outlook

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#34 Quarterback

97.6 Projected Points

ADP Comp/Att P Yds P TD INT Att R Yds Fum
26.4 132/213 1492.8 8.52 5.4 21 78 1.8

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Justin Jefferson, WR MIN

10:05am EDT 3/15/24

Vikings planning to move up for a QB?

The Vikings acquired the 23rd overall pick of this year's draft -- plus pick No. 232 -- from the Texans in exchange for picks 42, 188, and a 2025 second-rounder. Minnesota now holds the 11th and 23rd overall picks in the draft. The obvious conclusion here is that the Vikings are stockpiling ammo to make a move up for a QB. They'd likely need to trade into the top three to land Caleb Williams, Jayden Daniels, or Drake Maye. Or they could make a smaller move up for J.J. McCarthy. Any of those guys would be good news for the short and long-term fantasy outlooks of WR Justin Jefferson, WR Jordan Addison, and TE T.J. Hockenson. QB Sam Darnold currently tops Minnesota's depth chart.

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The Vikings and QB Sam Darnold agreed to a one-year deal worth "up to" $10 million, NFL Network reports. That's more than "backup money" but doesn't necessarily guarantee Darnold the 2024 starting job. Nick Mullens and Jaren Hall are the other QBs currently on the roster, but Minnesota could certainly add a rookie in April's draft. It's been a popular landing spot for Michigan's J.J. McCarthy in mock drafts. Darnold attempted 46 passes for the 49ers last year, with 26 of them coming in a meaningless regular-season finale. He started 17 games for the Panthers across the 2021 and 2022 seasons, completing 59.5% of his passes at 6.7 yards per attempt -- right around his career averages. Darnold would be a significant downgrade from QB Kirk Cousins for Minnesota's pass catchers.

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49ers QB Sam Darnold will start Sunday's regular-season finale vs. the Rams, HC Kyle Shanahan announced Wednesday. QB Brock Purdy will join RB Christian McCaffrey on the sidelines for that one after San Francisco locked up the NFC's No. 1 seed. WR Deebo Samuel, WR Brandon Aiyuk, and TE George Kittle are unlikely to play much, if at all, against the Rams.

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