Ryan Finley
Ryan Finley
25-Year-Old QuarterbackQB
Cincinnati Bengals
2019 Fantasy Outlook
Finley was the only quarterback that the Bengals brought in for pre-draft workouts, so it's not a surprise that they selected him with the second pick of the fourth round. But he isn't an obvious heir apparent for Andy Dalton, who has two years remaining on his deal with the Bengals. Jeff Driskel remains on the team and could even be the primary backup over Finley to begin the season. Finley threw for 3,928 yards in his senior season at North Carolina State, averaging 8.1 yards per attempt. His arm strength is considered average and he doesn't offer much mobility. Read Past Outlooks
$Signed a four-year, $3.31 million contract with the Bengals in May of 2019.
Struggles in rookie season
QBCincinnati Bengals
January 24, 2020
Finley started three regular-season games with the Bengals in 2019, in which he completed 41 of 87 pass attempts for 474 yards, two touchdowns and two interceptions.
ANALYSIS
Finley's three starts all resulted in losses for Cincinnati, prompting the team to bring back Andy Dalton as the starter for Week 12. The rookie also carried the ball 10 times for 77 yards, providing a slight boost to his fantasy value, but his average of 158 passing yards per game and 2:2 TD:INT ratio were pedestrian figures at best. The Bengals possess the No. 1 overall pick for the 2020 NFL Draft, and the team seems likely to consider upgrading at the quarterback position in the offseason.
Read More News
NFL Stats
Loading NFL Stats...
Fantasy/Red Zone Stats
See red zone opportunities inside the 20, 10 and 5-yard lines along with the percentage of time they converted the opportunity into a touchdown.
Loading Fantasy/Red Zone Stats...
Advanced NFL Stats
How do Ryan Finley'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 %
36.8%
 
Avg Target Depth
8.4 Yds
 
Sack Rate
11.2%
 
Avg Receiver YAC
5.3 Yds
 
Receiver Drop %
5.7%
 
Loading Advanced NFL Stats...
2019
2019 NFL Game Log
Calculate Stats Over Time
Just click on any two dates.
Scoring
Standard
PPR
Half PPR
FanDuel
DraftKings
Yahoo DFS
Loading Game Log...
Snap Distribution / Depth Chart
Cincinnati BengalsBengals 2019 QB Snap Distribution See more data like this
R.Ryan Finley
% of Team Snaps

927
0
196
0
Loading Weekly Snap Counts...
2019 Ryan Finley Split Stats
Loading NFL Split Stats...
Measurables Review View College Player Page
How do Ryan Finley'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' 4"
 
Weight
207 lbs
 
40-Yard Dash
4.73 sec
 
Shuttle Time
4.20 sec
 
Cone Drill
7.20 sec
 
Vertical Jump
30.5 in
 
Broad Jump
116 in
 
Bench Press
0 reps
 
Hand Length
9.50 in
 
Arm Length
32.88 in
 
Recent RotoWire Articles Featuring Ryan Finley
Coaches and Coordinators: Tracking NFL Decision Makers
6 days ago
Jason Garrett drew ridicule as the head coach of the Cowboys, but his background as a quarterbacks coach could be beneficial for Daniel Jones with the Giants.
Dynasty Watch: Early Risers and Fallers
19 days ago
Jerry Donabedian looks at various developments that have impacted player valuations since the end of the regular season, including Baker Mayfield getting the Freddie Kitchens monkey off his back.
Weekly Rankings: Week 16 Value Meter
71 days ago
That's right - a Bengal could lead you to the championship! Joe Mixon is on fire and has a great matchup against Miami. He ranks second among RBs this week.
NFL Game Previews: Week 14 Matchups
83 days ago
Erik Siegrist previews the Monday night matchup as Eli Manning returns for the Giants in an NFC East battle against the Eagles.
Hidden Stat Line: NFL Week 13 Recap
85 days ago
Jerry Donabedian breaks down all the NFL action from Week 13, including Buffalo's continued success utilizing a no-huddle offense.
More Fantasy News
Bumped from starting job
QBCincinnati Bengals
November 25, 2019
Coach Zac Taylor said Andy Dalton will be the Bengals starting quarterback moving forward, pushing Finley back to a reserve role, Geoff Hobson of the team's official site reports.
ANALYSIS
Subscribe now to instantly reveal our take on this news.
Struggles with efficiency
QBCincinnati Bengals
November 24, 2019
Finley completed 12 of 26 pass attempts for 192 yards and a touchdown during Sunday's 16-10 loss to the Steelers.
ANALYSIS
Subscribe now to instantly reveal our take on this news.
Struggles in loss to Raiders
QBCincinnati Bengals
November 17, 2019
Finley completed 13 of 31 pass attempts for 115 yards and an interception Sunday against the Raiders. He also carried three times for 47 yards in the 17-10 loss.
ANALYSIS
Subscribe now to instantly reveal our take on this news.
Turns it over twice in debut
QBCincinnati Bengals
November 10, 2019
Finley completed 16 of 30 passes for 167 yards with a touchdown and an interception during Sunday's 49-13 loss to Baltimore. He added 22 yards on five carries and lost a fumble.
ANALYSIS
Subscribe now to instantly reveal our take on this news.
Officially named starting QB
QBCincinnati Bengals
October 29, 2019
Finley was named the Bengals' starting quarterback Tuesday, Geoff Hobson of the team's official site reports.
ANALYSIS
Subscribe now to instantly reveal our take on this news.