Gardner Minshew
Gardner Minshew
23-Year-Old QuarterbackQB
Jacksonville Jaguars
2019 Fantasy Outlook
Minshew transferred to Washington State for his final collegiate season and proceeded to finish top-two in the country in passing yards, completions, attempts and completion percentage. The 23-year-old totaled 4,779 yards with 38 touchdowns and nine interceptions. A sixth-round pick in April's draft, Minshew somehow finds himself in the position to potentially earn the backup job in his rookie season in Jacksonville. Last year's quarterbacks Blake Bortles and Cody Kessler have been jettisoned, leaving 2018 sixth-round pick Tanner Lee and Minshew to battle for backup duties behind new starter Nick Foles. Lee made his way to the active roster for the season finale and should have a small leg up on the newcomer, but Minshew should have every opportunity in training camp to prove he's the better No. 2 option. Read Past Outlooks
$Signed a four-year, $2.71 million contract with the Jaguars in May of 2019.
Primed for competition with Foles
QBJacksonville Jaguars
February 25, 2020
Coach Doug Marrone said Minshew, Nick Foles and Joshua Dobbs will compete for the Jaguars' starting quarterback job this offseason, John Reid of The Florida Times-Union reports.
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A report from early January suggested Foles would enter the offseason program as the top QB, though it's common sense that Minshew will at least have a shot at the job after his unexpectedly competent rookie season. Dobbs, on the other hand, isn't likely to see many first-team reps. The battle between Foles and Minshew will dominate headlines in Jacksonville throughout the spring and into the summer.
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Advanced NFL Stats
How do Gardner Minshew's 2019 advanced stats compare to other quarterbacks?
This section compares his advanced stats with players at the same position. The bar represents the player's percentile rank. For example, if the bar is halfway across, then the player falls into the 50th percentile for that metric and it would be considered average. The longer the bar, the better it is for the player.
  • Bad Pass %
    The percentage of passes that were considered to be poorly thrown.
  • Avg Target Depth
    The average number of yards thrown per pass by the quarterback – including incomplete passes.
  • Sack Rate
    The percentage of dropbacks where the quartback was sacked. The longer the bar below, the more often they are sacked relative to other QBs.
  • Avg Receiver YAC
    The average number of yards after the catch that receivers gained on passes thrown by this quarterback.
  • Receiver Drop %
    The percentage of passes dropped by receivers on passes thrown by this quarterback. The longer the bar, the more sure-handed his receivers have been.
Bad Pass %
20.0%
 
Avg Target Depth
7.9 Yds
 
Sack Rate
6.5%
 
Avg Receiver YAC
5.5 Yds
 
Receiver Drop %
4.9%
 
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2019 Gardner Minshew Split Stats
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Measurables Review View College Player Page
How do Gardner Minshew's measurables compare to other quarterbacks?
This section compares his draft workout metrics with players at the same position. The bar represents the player's percentile rank. For example, if the bar is halfway across, then the player falls into the 50th percentile for that metric and it would be considered average.
Height
6' 1"
 
Weight
225 lbs
 
40-Yard Dash
4.97 sec
 
Shuttle Time
4.45 sec
 
Cone Drill
7.14 sec
 
Vertical Jump
33.5 in
 
Broad Jump
116 in
 
Bench Press
0 reps
 
Hand Length
10.13 in
 
Arm Length
31.75 in
 
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More Fantasy News
Not listed as starter
QBJacksonville Jaguars
January 4, 2020
Minshew won't enter the 2020 offseason as the Jaguars' starting quarterback, John Reid of The Florida Times-Union reports.
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Minshew Mania ends on high note
QBJacksonville Jaguars
December 29, 2019
Minshew (shoulder) completed 27 of 39 pass attempts for 295 yards, three touchdowns and an interception in Sunday's 38-20 win over the Colts.
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Ready for season finale
QBJacksonville Jaguars
December 29, 2019
Minshew (shoulder) is officially active for Sunday's season finale against the Colts.
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Deemed questionable for Week 17
QBJacksonville Jaguars
Shoulder
December 27, 2019
The Jaguars list Minshew (shoulder) as questionable for Sunday's game against the Colts.
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Limited in practice again
QBJacksonville Jaguars
Shoulder
December 26, 2019
Minshew (shoulder) was a limited participant in Thursday's practice.
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