Sam Darnold
Ht: 6' 3" Wt: 225 Age: 26 Exp: 6 years College: Southern California Drafted: 2018 R1 3
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Posted: 3/13/2024 8:48 pm GMT
Updating a previous report, free-agent QB Sam Darnold (49ers) officially agreed to terms on a one-year contract with the Minnesota Vikings Wednesday, March 13. Financial terms were not disclosed, but an earlier report stated the deal is worth as much as $10 million.
Posted: 3/12/2024 5:53 am GMT
Impending free-agent QB Sam Darnold (49ers) agreed to a one-year deal with the Minnesota Vikings on Tuesday, March 12, and the contract is worth up to $10 million.
Huddle Up: Darnold will get an opportunity to win the starting job in the Twin Cities, and working with players like Justin Jefferson, T.J. Hockenson and Jordan Addison might make him a deep sleeper in deeper fantasy leagues and those which require two starting signal callers.
Posted: 3/12/2024 1:47 am GMT
Impending free-agent QB Sam Darnold (49ers) has received contract offers from the Minnesota Vikings and Denver Broncos.
Huddle Up: Both the Vikings and Broncos are looking for possible starting options, so Darnold seems to be on track to makes some starts in 2024. Fantasy players can monitor the situation, but he probably will be avoided in most leagues.
Posted: 3/11/2024 7:09 pm GMT
Impending free agent QB Sam Darnold (49ers) is generating interest from the Minnesota Vikings, according to sources Monday, March 11.
Huddle Up: It remains to be seen if Darnold would be the starter or whether he would compete with a rookie. But he could have mid-QB2 value with the Vikings.
Posted: 1/08/2024 1:50 am GMT
San Francisco 49ers QB Sam Darnold completed 16-of-26 passes for 189 yards, one touchdown and no interception in Week 18 against the Los Angeles Rams, while running seven times for 19 yards and a score.
Posted: 1/03/2024 8:22 pm GMT
San Francisco 49ers QB Brock Purdy will not play in the Week 18 game, and QB Sam Darnold will be the starting quarterback for the game, according to head coach Kyle Shanahan.
Huddle Up: Purdy will have an extended break since the 49ers will have a bye for the first week of the playoffs. Darnold should have some success this week but is probably only an option in two-quarterback leagues.
Posted: 12/26/2023 5:14 am GMT
San Francisco 49ers QB Sam Darnold completed 8-of-14 passes for 81 yards, one touchdown and one interception in Week 16 against the Baltimore Ravens in relief of QB Brock Purdy (stinger).
Posted: 10/09/2023 3:03 am GMT
San Francisco 49ers QB Brock Purdy completed 17-of-24 passes for 252 yards, four touchdowns and no interceptions in Week 5 against the Dallas Cowboys before getting pulled early in the fourth quarter with the game well out of hand. Backup QB Sam Darnold will steer the ship home the rest of the way.
Posted: 8/24/2023 2:27 pm GMT
San Francisco 49ers QB Sam Darnold was named backup quarterback Thursday, Aug. 24.
Posted: 8/23/2023 6:56 pm GMT
San Francisco 49ers QB Sam Darnold is set to be named the team's No. 2 quarterback and the Niners will explore their options with QB Trey Lance, per sources on Wednesday, Aug. 23.
Huddle Up: While Darnold has played fairly well during training camp and the preseason, this remains a stunning turn of events in San Fran and comes just a few years after the Niners traded the farm to move up for Lance, who has just eight games and four starts under his belt in the NFL. Darnold is now just an injury to Brock Purdy away from getting another chance but even then he'd have to prove he's vastly improved before being a candidate for lineups. As for Lance, the Niners will certainly explore trading him but don't figure to get much of a return after he just lost out on the backup job to Darnold. Lance's value is, at best, hanging by a thread in dynasty formats.
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