Sam Darnold
Ht: 6' 3" Wt: 225 Age: 25 Exp: 6 years College: Southern California Drafted: 2018 R1 3
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Posted: 3/28/2023 5:59 pm GMT
San Francisco 49ers QB Trey Lance is expected to share first-team reps with Sam Darnold this offseason while Brock Purdy recovers from elbow surgery, according to head coach Kyle Shanahan. Per Shanahan, Lance has "a chance" to regain the starting job, but it will be harder for him to do so than it was at the start of last season. "I think it's going to be harder for him to (win the starting QB job). Brock played eight games. Trey had that job going into last season and if he would've played eight games like that, no one else would've been able to come in and beat him out. But with Brock being hurt, it does open him up. It does give him a chance. .. I don't know how Brock's going to come back. I don't know exactly when he's going to come back. So, I don't have an exact answer for that. But right now, because he is hurt, it's nice to focus on Trey, it's nice to focus on Sam and see how they do at OTAs and - most likely - see how they're playing leading into training camp because I think it will take some time for Brock," Shanahan told reporters at the league's annual meeting.
Huddle Up: With all due respect to Purdy, Lance was a player that Shanahan and general manager John Lynch thought enough of in 2021 to give up a future first- and third-round pick in addition to their 12th overall pick to move up nine spots. Lance has not enjoyed the best injury luck since entering the league, but he possesses enough dual-threat talent to make Shanahan's offense a juggernaut if he can avoid another setback. If Lance balls out this preseason, he stands a very good chance of getting his job back.
Posted: 3/17/2023 9:26 pm GMT
Free-agent QB Sam Darnold (Panthers) officially signed with the San Francisco 49ers Thursday, March 16.
Posted: 3/14/2023 5:11 pm GMT
Updating a previous report, impending free-agent QB Sam Darnold (Panthers) plans to sign a one-year contract with the San Francisco 49ers worth $4.5 million, a source told NFL Network's Tom Pelissero. The deal includes $3.5 million in guaranteed money.
Posted: 3/13/2023 9:12 pm GMT
Impending free-agent QB Sam Darnold (Panthers) reportedly agreed to terms on a one-year contract with the San Francisco 49ers on Monday, March 13.
Posted: 1/08/2023 8:54 pm GMT
Carolina Panthers QB Sam Darnold went 5-for-15 for 43 yards, zero touchdowns and two interceptions against the New Orleans Saints in Week 18. He also rushed for 32 yards on six carries during the game.
Posted: 1/03/2023 1:44 am GMT
Carolina Panthers QB Sam Darnold will be the starting quarterback for the Week 18 game.
Huddle Up: Darnold is coming off a terrific Week 17 game and has five touchdowns in the last three games. He could be a starting option in two-quarterback leagues but should be avoided in standard leagues.
Posted: 1/01/2023 10:39 pm GMT
Carolina Panthers QB Sam Darnold went 23-for-37 for 341 yards, three touchdowns and one interception against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Week 17. He also rushed for 20 yards on five carries during the game.
Posted: 12/24/2022 10:19 pm GMT
Carolina Panthers QB Sam Darnold went 15-for-22 for 250 yards and one touchdown against the Detroit Lions in Week 16. He also rushed for 19 yards and one touchdown on six carries during the game.
Posted: 12/19/2022 6:49 pm GMT
Carolina Panthers QB Sam Darnold "made some good throws" in Week 15 against the Pittsburgh Steelers and will make another start in Week 16 versus the Detroit Lions, according to interim head coach Steve Wilks.
Posted: 12/18/2022 9:28 pm GMT
Carolina Panthers QB Sam Darnold went 14-for-23 for 225 yards and one touchdown against the Pittsburgh Steelers in Week 15.
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