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Paxton Lynch

23-Year-Old Quarterback – Denver Broncos

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2017 Fantasy Football Outlook

Lynch lost the starting job to Trevor Siemian last season as he had trouble picking up the offense. He and Siemian again will battle in training camp, but this year's offense with new coordinator Mike...

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2017 ADP:  223.81

Rank (Overall): Hidden

Rank (QB): Hidden

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Bye Week:  5

STATUS:  Out     INJURY:  Shoulder
HT: 6' 7"   WT: 244   DOB: 2/12/1994
College: Memphis  DRAFTED: 1st Rd   Show ContractHide Contract

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Paxton Lynch Contract Information:

Signed a four-year contract with the Broncos in June of 2016.

October 9, 2017  –  Paxton Lynch News

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Lynch (shoulder) will begin throwing at a distance of 10 yards next week, Troy Renck of Denver 7 News reports.

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Paxton Lynch NFL Stats
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  Passing Pass Distance Big Pass Games Rushing Fumbles
Year Age Team G Comp Att Pct Yards TD INT YPA 20+ 40+ 300+ 350+ 400+ Att Yards Avg TD Tot Lost
2013 19 CFB 12 203 349 58.2% 2056 9 10 5.9 - - - - - 88 127 1.4 2 - -
2014 20 CFB 13 259 413 62.7% 3031 22 9 7.3 - - - - - 113 321 2.8 13 - -
2015 21 CFB 13 296 443 66.8% 3776 28 4 8.5 - - - - - 87 239 2.7 2 - -
2016 22 DEN 3 49 83 59.0% 497 2 1 6.0 3 0 0 0 0 11 25 2.3 0 2 0
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Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Paxton Lynch Fantasy/Red Zone Stats
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  Fantasy Points Per Game Passing Stats Red Zone Passes Red Zone Runs
Year Age Team G Standard PPR 0.5 PPR Rating Yds/G TD% INT% Sacks In20 In10 In5 In20 In10 In5
2013 19 CFB 12 11.9 11.9 11.9 71.8 171 2.6 2.9 - - - - - - -
2014 20 CFB 13 24.6 24.6 24.6 93.6 233 5.3 2.2 - - - - - - -
2015 21 CFB 13 23.0 23.0 23.0 110.6 290 6.3 0.9 - - - - - - -
2016 22 DEN 3 10.1 10.1 10.1 79.2 166 2.4 1.2 9 10 3 2 0 0 0
2017 Proj 23 DEN Subscribe now to see our 2017 projections for Paxton Lynch

Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Paxton Lynch – Playing Time Overview

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Paxton Lynch 2017 Game Log
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Week Opp Off ST Comp Att Pct Yards TD INT YPA 20+ 40+ Att Yards Avg TD Tot Lost In20 In10 In5 In20 In10 In5
1 LAC
2 Dal
3 @Buf
4 Oak
5 BYE Bye Week
6 NYG
7 @LAC
8 @KC
9 @Phi
10 NE
11 Cin
12 @Oak
13 @Mia
14 NYJ
15 @Ind
16 @Was
17 KC

A blank stat line is used above whenever a player was not on the field for any plays in the game that week.

Measurables Overview for Paxton Lynch  (View College Stats & News)
As Compared To Other Quarterbacks
Height:   6' 7"
ABOVE AVERAGE
Weight:   244 lbs
ABOVE AVERAGE
40-Yard Dash:   4.86 sec
WEAK
Shuttle Time:   4.26 sec
GOOD
Cone Drill:   7.14 sec
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Arm Length:   34.25 in
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Hand Length:   10.25 in
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Vertical Jump:   36 in
ELITE
Broad Jump:   118 in
GREAT
Bench Press
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Denver Broncos Team Injury Report
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Jake Butt  NFI
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Chad Kelly  NFI
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Shane Ray  IR
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Billy Winn  IR

Paxton Lynch: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Lynch (shoulder) has no timetable to resume throwing, Troy Renck of Denver 7 News reports.

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Lynch (shoulder) is expected to miss approximately five weeks, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports.

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The Broncos are expected to re-sign Brock Osweiler, all but confirming Lynch (shoulder) will be unavailable to start the regular season, Troy Renck of Denver 7 News reports.

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Lynch sustained a shoulder sprain that will sideline him for a few weeks, but he will not require surgery, Mike Klis of 9News Denver reports.

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Lynch (shoulder) will have an MRI on Sunday, Troy Renck of Denver 7 News reports.

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Lynch (shoulder) has been diagnosed with a bruised throwing shoulder, Lakisha Jackson of NFL.com reports.

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Lynch is questionable to return to Saturday's preseason game against the Packers due to an injury to his throwing shoulder, Nicki Jhabvala of The Denver Post reports.

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Lynch will serve as the Broncos' backup quarterback to open the season after the team named Trevor Siemian its starter on Monday.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

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2016

The third quarterback selected in this year's draft, Lynch in some ways falls into an enviable situation. The Super Bowl champion Broncos are led by their defense, which puts less pressure on the offense to score, and the team's turmoil at the position after watching Peyton Manning retire and Brock Osweiler bolt for Houston as a free agent also makes the rookie seem less like the franchise's savior and more like a savvy fallback plan. A very tall pocket passer with plus athleticism, Lynch has a big arm and uses his mobility to extend plays rather than looking to run at every opportunity, a skill set that likely seems very familiar to general manager John Elway. Despite those assets, though, Lynch is highly unlikely to be ready to face NFL defenses by Week 1. His ability to read defenses isn't up to scratch coming out of a college spread offense, and his mechanics, footwork and accuracy will all need a fair amount of polish. As such, the Broncos will be patient with the rookie and will rely on Mark Sanchez to lead the offense until they feel Lynch is ready, something which may not happen until next season. He'll still have Demaryius Thomas and Emmanuel Sanders to throw to when he does take the reins, giving him a fairly high eventual ceiling, but his 2016 production will likely be limited to garbage time snaps.