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Sam
Darnold (#14)

QB - Carolina Panthers

Age 24
Exp 4th Season
HT/WT 6'3" / 225 LBS
Bye 13
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2021 Week 7 Projections
Updated: Sunday, October 24, 2021 12:03 PM
2021 Season Projections
Updated: Tuesday, October 19, 2021 3:48 PM
2021 Keeper/Dynasty Rankings
Updated: Wednesday, October 20, 2021 4:56 PM
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2021 Stats
GAME PASSING RUSHING FUMBLES
Week OPP RATING CMP ATT PCT YDS Y/A TD INT SACKS ATT YDS Y/A LG TD TOT LOST
1 NYJ 102.0 24 35 68.6 279.0 8.0 1 0 1 5 -1 -0.2 5 1 1 1
2 NO 99.1 26 38 68.4 305.0 8.0 2 1 2 1 7 7.0 7 0 1 0
3 @HOU 95.7 23 34 67.6 304.0 8.9 0 0 3 8 11 1.4 5 2 2 0
4 @DAL 85.5 26 39 66.7 301.0 7.7 2 2 5 6 35 5.8 14 2 0 0
5 PHI 44.5 21 37 56.8 177.0 4.8 1 3 3 2 10 5.0 5 0 0 0
6 MIN 55.6 17 41 41.5 207.0 5.0 1 1 4 4 48 12.0 30 0 1 1
7 @NYG 57.3 16 25 64.0 111.0 4.4 0 1 3 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Career Stats
SEASON PASSING RUSHING FUMBLES
YEAR GP RATING CMP ATT PCT YDS Y/A TD INT SACKS ATT YDS Y/A LG TD TOT LOST
2018 13 77.6 239 414 57.7 2,865.0 6.9 17 15 30 44 138 3.1 28 1 5 2
2019 13 84.3 273 441 61.9 3,024.0 6.9 19 13 33 33 62 1.9 24 2 11 3
2020 12 72.7 217 364 59.6 2,208.0 6.1 9 11 35 37 217 5.9 46 2 4 2
2021 7 77.5 153 249 61.4 1,684.0 6.8 7 8 21 26 110 4.2 30 5 5 2
Preseason player profiles are written in July and do not reflect in-season updates.
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Sam Darnold - Still starter despite benching

Darnold completed 16 of 25 passes for 111 yards, no touchdowns and one interception in Sunday's 25-3 loss to the Giants.

Sam Darnold - Struggles in losing effort

Darnold completed 17 of 41 pass attempts for 207 yards, a touchdown and an interception while adding 48 yards on four rush attempts in Sunday's 34-28 loss to the Vikings.

Sam Darnold - Throws three INTs in loss

Darnold completed 21 of 37 passes for 177 yards, one touchdown and three interceptions in Sunday's 21-18 loss to the Eagles.

Sam Darnold - Four total touchdowns

Darnold competed 26 of 39 pass attempts for 301 yards, two touchdowns and two interceptions in Sunday's Week 4 loss to the Cowboys. He added six rushes for 35 yards and an additional two scores.

Sam Darnold - Scores twice on ground

Darnold completed 23 of 34 passes for 304 yards in Thursday night's 24-9 win over the Texans. He also rushed eight times for 11 yards and two touchdowns.

Sam Darnold - Sharp in win over Saints

Darnold completed 26 of 38 passes for 305 yards and two touchdowns with one interception in Sunday's 26-7 win over the Saints.

Sam Darnold - Hot start in Panthers debut

Darnold completed 24 of 35 passes for 279 yards and a touchdown in Sunday's 19-14 win over the Jets. He added a rushing touchdown but finished with minus-1 rushing yard on five attempts and a lost fumble.

Sam Darnold - Engineers three scoring drives

Darnold completed 19 of his 25 pass attempts for 162 yards, two touchdowns and no interceptions in Friday's preseason game against the Steelers.

Sam Darnold - In line to play Friday

Darnold is expected to play a half, or perhaps less if things are going well, in Friday's preseason finale against the Steelers, David Newton of ESPN.com reports.

Sam Darnold - Brief showing Saturday

Darnold completed 1-of-2 passes for 16 yards in Saturday's preseason game against Baltimore.

Sam Darnold - Likely playing against Ravens

Coach Matt Rhule said Thursday that he's "leaning towards" giving Darnold a small amount of playing time in Saturday's preseason game against Baltimore, Alaina Getzenberg of The Charlotte Observer reports.

Sam Darnold - Debut with Carolina delayed

Coach Matt Rhule said Darnold won't suit up for Sunday's preseason game at Indianapolis, Alaina Getzenberg of The Charlotte Observer reports.

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