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  Jimmy GaroppoloJ. Garoppolo
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Sam DarnoldS. Darnold
QB - NYJ
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  Jimmy GaroppoloJ. Garoppolo
QB - SF
Jimmy Garoppolo
Sam DarnoldS. Darnold
QB - NYJ
Sam Darnold
2019 Schedule 
Week 1 at TB vs. BUF
Week 2 at CIN vs. CLE
Week 3 vs. PIT at NE
Week 4BYE WEEKBYE WEEK
Week 5 vs. CLE at PHI
Week 6 at LAR vs. DAL
Week 7 at WAS vs. NE
Week 8 vs. CAR at JAC
Week 9 at ARI at MIA
Week 10 vs. SEA vs. NYG
Week 11 vs. ARI at WAS
Week 12 vs. GB vs. OAK
Week 13 at BAL at CIN
Week 14 at NO vs. MIA
Week 15 vs. ATL at BAL
Week 16 vs. LAR vs. PIT
Week 17 at SEA at BUF
  Jimmy GaroppoloJ. Garoppolo
QB - SF
Jimmy Garoppolo
Sam DarnoldS. Darnold
QB - NYJ
Sam Darnold
Passing
   
Pass Att520.1531.8
Pass Cmp334.3319.5
Pass Yards4,092.63,646.7
Pass TDs25.222.5
Ints14.316.2
   
Rushing
   
Rush Attempts37.448.0
Rush Yards102.6188.3
Rush TDs1.31.6
   
Misc
   
Fumbles2.12.1
   
Points
   
Fantasy Points249.7227.6
   
  Jimmy GaroppoloJ. Garoppolo
QB - SF
Jimmy Garoppolo
Sam DarnoldS. Darnold
QB - NYJ
Sam Darnold
2018 Points 
Week 19.013.8
Week 216.613.5
Week 322.32.8
Week 411.5
Week 518.4
Week 618.0
Week 712.0
Week 812.3
Week 91.2
Week 10
Week 11
Week 12
Week 13
Week 149.8
Week 1521.6
Week 1626.0
Week 177.5
  Jimmy GaroppoloJ. Garoppolo
QB - SF
Jimmy Garoppolo
Sam DarnoldS. Darnold
QB - NYJ
Sam Darnold
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Kevin Roberts
Breaking Football
Jimmy G is unproven, but Kyle Shanahan's system sure is worth trusting. As long as this kid stays healthy, he'll be a steal.I'm a fan of Darnold this year. He doesn't look great in my rankings, but I like his upside and the low risk of snagging him late in drafts
Derek Lofland
FantasyPros
 Darnold has looked crisper and more confident in his second year and he has a chance to do big things in Adam Gase's offense. He is a low-end QB2 with a lot of upside in his second season.
Michael Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy
 Was #4 in True Throw Value (TTV)(BRotofantasy.com statistic) and #1 in QBR the last 4 weeks of last season. Recent sophomore QB's Patrick Mahomes, Jared Goff, Carson Wentz, Deshaun Watson and Mitch Trubisky all took big steps up in their second year. Gase made Tannehill very efficient last season according to TTV and Darnold has Bell and Crowder at his disposal now, as well. Easy QB2 with QB1 upside.
Jason Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy
 Darnold was dynamite the last four games of his rookie season - Ending top 5 in QBR and True Throw Value. The second year is where young QBs take giant leaps and it's reasonable to expect one from Darnold. Adam Gase brings in a very efficient offense - Tannehill was 6th in True Throw Value last season - that may have been slow in the past due to Tannehill (and not Gase). With Bell around to make plays, Anderson stretching the field, and Crowder, Enunwa, and Herndon making plays all over the field, this Jets offense can look dynamic behind the arm of Sam Darnold.
Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
Did you guys watch Nick Mullens and C.J. Beathard produce half-decent fantasy numbers last year? Between them two, they posted 198.5 fantasy points over the 13 games that Garoppolo didn't play. Over the course of a full season, that would have amounted to the No. 16 quarterback. That was with Marquise Goodwin missing in action much of the time, with Pierre Garcon out for the year, and with Dante Pettis not getting on the field in a full-time role until the end of the season. Not only will Pettis be a full-time receiver, but the 49ers also drafted Deebo Samuel and Jalen Hurd inside the top three rounds. The running backs on the roster are all better pass-catchers than they are ball-carriers, which again favors GaroppoloIf there's one thing Darnold has going for him in 2019, it's that he's not going to be benched. Duh, right? Well, that's important for those playing in 2QB leagues, as there are other quarterbacks in his territory who have a chance of getting benched. He was hot and cold throughout his rookie season, though it helps they brought in Le'Veon Bell and Jamison Crowder as pass-catching options. The downside, however, is that Adam Gase is his head coach, who traditionally runs minimal plays for his offense
Nick Zylak
Fantasy Football Advice
Last season Jimmy G was the 11th QB off the board, being taken in the 9th round. This season he's the 24th QB off the board, being taken in the 15th round. So what changed you ask? Well the team upgraded their ground game, and added weapons in the receiving game. Oh and now we've confirmed that Kyle Shanahan is an elite head coach. Jimmy G is a better pick this season than he was last year...and now he's virtually free. This is why we don't draft QB's early. Guys like Garoppolo and Lamar Jackson are being taken at the end of drafts, just becasue there are too many elite optionsThe Jets offense is going to surprise people this season, and it's not going to be because of their ground game (28th rated o-line). Sam Darnold is a good NFL QB, and I expect him to take a step forward this season. He was PFF's 2nd rated QB from week 11 on last season, as he was able to increase his completion percentage, and throw just one interception after returning from his ankle injury. Sam now has Anderson/Enunwa/Crowder as his receivers, with Bell in the backfield and sophomore breakout candidate Chris Herndon at TE (once he returns from suspension). That's a dangerous group, and makes Darnold a realistic option in superflex leagues. I probably wouldn't want him to be my only QB in a 12 team single QB league...but he doesn't have to be with how late he's going. Watch him over the first few weeks, and keep his name in mind as a streaming option at points this season.
Bobby Sylvester
FantasyPros
Jimmy G was exceptional in his first five games with the 49ers, not knowing the playbook, but still passing for what would have been 4,900 yards if you pro-rated those games to a full season. Last year, however, he was only mortal (3,829 yards, 27 TDs, 16 INT pace) before his injury. Let's not pretend that recovering from a torn ACL is especially easy either. You can dream on him all you want, but there are a dozen and a half more reliable options.At times last year, Darnold flashed that upside that we all knew he had. Perhaps this will be another case of a mediocre rookie blossoming quickly like Jared Goff did under a new regime, but more likely, Adam Gase will limit the Jets' play count and thus fantasy production. The Jets have few competent options in the receiving game so more than likely, Darnold will be a fringe QB2/QB3 again this year.