Josh Rosen
Josh Rosen
21-Year-Old QuarterbackQB
Arizona Cardinals
2018 Fantasy Outlook
The 10th overall pick in this year's draft, Rosen will compete in training camp with Sam Bradford for the starting job. He likely won't win it, but Rosen is at least in a good situation. Bradford is injury prone and clearly just a placeholder until the rookie is ready. Plus, new offensive coordinator Mike McCoy has a long history of playing to his quarterback's strength, which for Bradford likely means high-percentage throws in lieu of attacking downfield with his average-at-best arm. That should work for Rosen, as well. While scouts praised his footwork, mechanics and ability to quickly process information at the line, they also questioned his arm strength. When the Cardinals do make Rosen the starter, he should jump in without altering the passing game much. Expect a lot of short and intermediate throws that take advantage of Rosen's accuracy and allow the offense's two proven playmakers - David Johnson and Larry Fitzgerald - to gobble up yards after the catch. Getting rid of the ball quickly will also help protect Rosen from an offensive line that allowed 52 sacks last year, though the team made modest upgrades. Read Past Outlooks
$Signed a four-year, $17.6 million contract with the Cardinals in May of 2018.
Throws for 240 yards
QBArizona Cardinals
December 9, 2018
Rosen completed 26 of 41 passes for 240 yards and one interception during Sunday's 17-3 loss to Detroit.
ANALYSIS
Rosen has had better days, and no one was more delighted about his struggles than Lions All-Pro corner Darius Slay, who jumped the rookie for a pick-six late in the third quarter to give Detroit a 10-0 lead. This was certainly a disappointing performance at home, especially after pulling off a victory against Aaron Rodgers last week in Green Bay. Rosen is averaging just 167.6 passing yards and one touchdown over his last five starts and is not a recommended fantasy play in any format.
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Advanced NFL Stats
How do Josh Rosen's 2018 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 %
24.5%
 
Avg Target Depth
8.5 Yds
 
Sack Rate
8.5%
 
Avg Receiver YAC
4.7 Yds
 
Receiver Drop %
8.0%
 
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This Week's Opposing Pass Defense
How does the Falcons pass defense compare to other NFL teams this season?
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Overall QB Rating Against
97.3
 
Cornerbacks
100.5
 
Safeties
81.6
 
Linebackers
102.2
 
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Measurables Review View College Player Page
How do Josh Rosen'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
218 lbs
 
40-Yard Dash
4.92 sec
 
Shuttle Time
4.28 sec
 
Cone Drill
7.09 sec
 
Vertical Jump
31.0 in
 
Broad Jump
111 in
 
Hand Length
9.88 in
 
Arm Length
31.75 in
 
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Another underwhelming outing
QBArizona Cardinals
December 2, 2018
Rosen completed 11 of 26 passes for 149 yards without a touchdown or interception and added 32 yards on two rushing attempts in Sunday's 20-17 win over the Packers.
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Throws for 105 yards
QBArizona Cardinals
November 25, 2018
Rosen completed 12 of 19 pass attempts for 105 yards, one touchdown and one interception during Sunday's 45-10 loss to the Chargers.
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Three touchdowns in loss to Raiders
QBArizona Cardinals
November 18, 2018
Rosen completed nine of 20 attempts, accounting for 136 yards, three touchdowns and two interceptions during Sunday's 23-21 loss to Oakland.
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Picked off twice in loss to Chiefs
QBArizona Cardinals
November 11, 2018
Rosen completed 22 of 39 attempts for 208 yards, one touchdown and two interceptions during Sunday's 26-14 loss to Kansas City.
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Throws two late TDs in win
QBArizona Cardinals
October 28, 2018
Rosen completed 23 of 40 pass attempts for 252 yards, two touchdowns and one interception during Sunday's 18-15 win over the 49ers.
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