QB Gardner Minshew - Jacksonville Jaguars

6-1, 225Born: 5-16-1996College: Washington StateDrafted: Round 6, pick 178 (2019)

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Summary

Nick Foles was brought in last season to be the new face of the franchise and in his first game with the Jaguars he suffered an injury that held him out until Week 11. Filling in for Foles was 6th round rookie quarterback Gardner Minshew who quickly became a fan favorite and put up steady numbers in 14 games for the Jaguars. Now in 2020, Foles is out of the picture and the Jaguars are looking to go forward with Minshew as their starting quarterback after his 14 game rookie season which lead him to a 3,271 passing yard season with 21 touchdowns and 344 rushing yards. He looked confident filling in for Foles right from the start as he stepped in Week 1 mid-game against the Chiefs posting 275 passing yards and a pair of touchdowns right out of the gate. Now with a complete offseason under his belt and game experience with success, Minshew will be the leader of this Jaguars offense in 2020. (April 30)

FBG Staff Rankings

QB Redraft - 23, 15, 17, 19, 20, 21, 21, 22, 22, 23, 23, 26, 26, 26, 28
QB Dynasty - 29, 24, 27, 27, 31, 32, 34

Stats and Projections

YEARGCMPATTYDTDINTRSHYDTDFumL
2019 JAX 14 285 470 3271 21 6 67 344 0 7
2020 PROJ-Dodds 15.1 323.0 514.0 * * * 49.0 * * *
2020 PROJ-Henry 15.0 323.0 520.0 * * * 64.0 * * *
2020 PROJ-Wood 16.0 332.0 545.0 * * * 45.0 * * *
2020 PROJ-Tremblay 15.0 335.0 545.0 * * * 64.0 * * *
2020 PROJ-Consensus 15.2 326.2 525.4 * * * 55.9 * * *

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Weekly Performance vs QB 1, QB 12, QB 24

Percentile ranks

Gardner Minshew's percentile rank in each category, among QB with more than 50 fantasy points.

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Average Draft Position

Overall: 190
QB: 29

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Latest News

Jaguars | Gardner Minshew activated (Tue Aug 4, 09:02 AM) - Jacksonville Jaguars QB Gardner Minshew was activated from the Reserve/COVID-19 list Tuesday, Aug. 4.

Our View: That didn't take long. Minshew was put on the list upon reporting to camp. He's cleared now and ready to see what he can do as the team's unquestioned starter in 2020.
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Jaguars | Gardner Minshew on COVID list (Sun Aug 2, 04:09 PM) - Jacksonville Jaguars QB Gardner Minshew was placed on the Reserve/COVID-19 list Sunday, Aug. 2.

Our View: Minshew is the second starting quarterback (Matthew Stafford) to be put on the COVID/Reserve list. The COVID-19 list is designated for players who test positive for the virus or have been in contact with someone who has the virus. Minshew will quarantine for a couple of weeks and have to pass a test before he can practice. Josh Dobbs and Mike Glennon are the two QBs vying for the backup job in 2020.
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2020 Schedule

1vs Indianapolis Colts
2@ Tennessee Titans
3vs Miami Dolphins
4@ Cincinnati Bengals
5@ Houston Texans
6vs Detroit Lions
7--- BYE WEEK ---
8@ Los Angeles Chargers
9vs Houston Texans
10@ Green Bay Packers
11vs Pittsburgh Steelers
12vs Cleveland Browns
13@ Minnesota Vikings
14vs Tennessee Titans
15@ Baltimore Ravens
16vs Chicago Bears
17@ Indianapolis Colts