John Wolford
25-Year-Old QuarterbackQB
2020 Fantasy Outlook
While unproven and inexperienced at the NFL level, Wolford projects to open the 2020 campaign as Los Angeles' No. 2 quarterback. The Wake Forest product went undrafted in 2018, but he played well in the now-defunct AFF before signing with the Rams in April 2019. A dual threat in college, Wolford passed for 29 touchdowns and ran in another 10 during his senior year and also posted excellent numbers in the AFF (63.1 completion percentage, 7.8 yards per attempt and a 95.9 passer rating). In four preseason appearances last year, the 24-year-old quarterback completed 25 of 44 pass attempts for 249 yards and three touchdowns. He currently has rookies Bryce Perkins and Josh Love to fend off for the backup role. Read Past Outlooks
$Signed a two-year, $1.54 million contract with the Rams in December of 2019.
Favorite for backup job
QBLos Angeles Rams
August 18, 2020
Wolford has impressed offensive coordinator Kevin O'Connell, Jordan Rodrigue of The Athletic reports.
O'Connell noted his optimism about Wolford's ability to lead the offense, "He's prepared. He's incredibly smart. I've been really happy with how he's progressed fundamentally and he's throwing the ball really well." However, it's impossible to overlook the fact Wolford has never thrown a pass in an NFL regular season game. He would also be a significant downgrade from No. 1 quarterback Jared Goff for the Los Angeles offense. Still, it appears Wolford is the clear favorite to secure the backup job over Josh Love and Bryce Perkins.
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Lines up for No. 2 role
QBLos Angeles Rams
May 13, 2020
Wolford is the current favorite for the Rams' No. 2 quarterback job, Jourdan Rodrigue and Rich Hammond of The Athletic report.
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Sticks with Rams
QBLos Angeles Rams
December 31, 2019
Wolford signed a reserve/future contract with the Rams on Tuesday, per the NFL's official transaction log.
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Signing with Rams
QBLos Angeles Rams
April 10, 2019
Wolford signed a contract with the Rams on Wednesday.
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Will work out with Vikings
QBFree Agent
April 6, 2019
Wolford plans to work out with the Vikings on Thursday, Chris Tomasson of the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports.
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Leads AAF with 11 TD passes
QBFree Agent
March 18, 2019
Wolford has tossed a league-high 11 touchdown passes through six weeks for the Arizona Hotshots in the Alliance of American Football, completing 60.1 percent of his throws for 7.3 yards per attempt while also conceding six interceptions.
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