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 Stats > Tyrod Taylor  
 
Quarterback, Los Angeles Chargers

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Draft: 2011 Round 6 (15)
College: Virginia Tech
Ht: 6’1”  Wt: 217 DOB: 1989-08-03 Age: 30
QB Rank Tier ADP-12
#29 5 15.08

Season Stats
FF Today Standard Scoring: Review Scoring
  PassingRushing Fantasy
Season Team G Cmp Att Cmp% Yard TD INTAtt Yard Avg TD FPts FPts/G
2011 BAL 3 1 1 100.0 18 0 0 1 2 2.0 0 1.1 0.4
2012 BAL 5 17 29 58.6 179 0 1 14 73 5.2 1 22.3 4.5
2013 BAL 3 1 5 20.0 2 0 1 8 64 8.0 0 6.5 2.2
2014 BAL 1 0 0 - 0 0 0 4 -3 -0.8 0 -0.3 -0.3
2015 BUF 14 242 380 63.7 3,035 20 6 104 568 5.5 4 312.6 22.3
2016 BUF 15 270 437 61.8 3,023 17 6 95 580 6.1 6 313.2 20.9
2017 BUF 15 263 420 62.6 2,799 14 4 84 427 5.1 4 262.7 17.5
2018 CLE 4 42 85 49.4 473 2 2 16 125 7.8 1 50.2 12.5
2019 LAC 8 4 6 66.7 33 1 0 10 7 0.7 0 6.4 0.8
2020 (Projected) LAC   218 346 63.0 2,425 14 7 56 245 4.4 2 213.8  

2020 Outlook
Depth Chart
The last time a quarterback other than Philip Rivers started a regular season game for the Chargers was all the way back in 2005, so there's no question that it's going to look a little weird when Tyrod Taylor leads the team out onto the field in Week 1. Or so we assume, anyway. There's always a possibility that the Chargers choose to roll with rookie Justin Herbert, which is certainly one of the very valid concerns about Taylor's fantasy outlook for 2020.

The upside of Taylor, however, lies primarily in his legs. In Taylor's three seasons as a primary starter in the NFL, he's averaged 525 rushing yards per season. To put that into perspective, only two quarterbacks - Lamar Jackson and Kyler Murray - finished with more rushing yards than that in 2020, and only four total quarterbacks (Jackson, Murray, Josh Allen and Deshaun Watson) finished with even 400 rushing yards. Finding a quarterback who can give you an additional three to five points per week with his legs has long been a strategy for late-round quarterback drafters and there's an outside possibility that Taylor is the next in the line of deep options who ends up surprising almost everyone by finishing as a QB1.

Taylor's never finished with more than 20 touchdown passes in a season, but he does typically take care of the football from a turnover standpoint. This gives him a relatively high floor each week and could make him one of the better values in fantasy this season, provided that he remains the starter. He's never had better pass catching options than he does this season in Los Angeles and there's little reason to believe that he won't easily outperform his current ADP in two-QB and SuperFlex leagues.

Fan. Tm. Player
QB1QB1 Tyrod Taylor
QB2QB2 Justin Herbert
QB3QB3 Easton Stick
Chargers Depth Chart
News From The Past 90 Days
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2019 Gamelog Stats
FF Today Standard Scoring: Review Scoring
  PassingRushing Fantasy
Week Opp Result Cmp Att Cmp% Yard TD INTAtt Yard Avg TD FPts
4 at MIA W 30-10 1 1 100.0 7 0 0 4 -1 -0.3 0 0.3
14 at JAC W 45-10 3 5 60.0 26 1 0 4 10 2.5 0 6.3
16 LV L 17-24 0 0 - 0 0 0 2 -2 -1.0 0 -0.2

2018 Gamelog Stats
FF Today Standard Scoring: Review Scoring
  PassingRushing Fantasy
Week Opp Result Cmp Att Cmp% Yard TD INTAtt Yard Avg TD FPts
1 PIT T 21-21 15 40 37.5 197 1 1 8 77 9.6 1 27.6
2 at NO L 18-21 22 30 73.3 246 1 1 4 26 6.5 0 18.9
3 NYJ W 21-17 4 14 28.6 19 0 0 4 22 5.5 0 3.2
9 KC L 21-37 1 1 100.0 11 0 0 0 0 - 0 0.6

2017 Gamelog Stats
FF Today Standard Scoring: Review Scoring
  PassingRushing Fantasy
Week Opp Result Cmp Att Cmp% Yard TD INTAtt Yard Avg TD FPts
1 NYJ W 21-12 16 28 57.1 224 2 1 8 38 4.8 0 23.0
2 at CAR L 3-9 17 25 68.0 125 0 0 8 55 6.9 0 11.8
3 DEN W 26-16 20 26 76.9 213 2 0 8 13 1.6 0 20.0
4 at ATL W 23-17 12 20 60.0 182 1 0 7 12 1.7 0 14.3
5 at CIN L 16-20 20 37 54.1 166 1 1 1 3 3.0 0 12.6
7 TB W 30-27 20 33 60.6 268 1 0 6 53 8.8 0 22.7
8 LV W 34-14 20 27 74.1 165 1 0 6 1 0.2 1 18.4
9 at NYJ L 21-34 29 40 72.5 285 2 0 6 35 5.8 1 31.8
10 NO L 10-47 9 18 50.0 56 0 1 3 27 9.0 0 5.5
11 at LAC L 24-54 15 25 60.0 158 1 0 4 38 9.5 1 21.7
12 at KC W 16-10 19 29 65.5 183 1 0 9 27 3.0 0 15.9
13 NE L 3-23 9 18 50.0 65 0 1 3 32 10.7 0 6.5
15 MIA W 24-16 17 29 58.6 224 1 0 6 42 7.0 1 25.4
16 at NE L 16-37 21 38 55.3 281 0 0 3 16 5.3 0 15.7
17 at MIA W 22-16 19 27 70.4 204 1 0 6 35 5.8 0 17.7
WC at JAC L 3-10 17 37 45.9 134 0 1 7 27 3.9 0 9.4
WC = Wild-Card

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