Will Grier
Will Grier
24-Year-Old QuarterbackQB
Carolina Panthers
2019 Fantasy Outlook
Grier was drafted in the third round this year to back up Cam Newton in Carolina. Opportunities will be scarce, unless Newton is injured, but Grier is a work in progress anyway. Although his arm strength is merely average, Grier is an accurate passer (67.0 completion rate last year). He is described by scouts as having a gunslinger mentality even if he doesn't have a gunslinger's arm, which is probably why he gets reckless at times - 20 interceptions in two seasons at West Virginia. Still, he threw for 7,354 years and 71 touchdowns the last two years for the Mountaineers, showing plenty of upside. Carolina's receiving corps is rather pedestrian, though second-year WR D.J. Moore has big-play potential. If nothing else, Grier can always dump it off to Christian McCaffrey and Greg Olsen. Read Past Outlooks
$Signed a four-year, $3.85 million contract with the Panthers in May of 2019.
Tosses touchdown in victory
QBCarolina Panthers
August 8, 2019
Grier completed nine of 16 passes for 77 yards, a touchdown and an interception in Thursday night's 23-13 preseason win over the Bears. He also rushed once for 20 yards.
ANALYSIS
Grier replaced Kyle Allen in the second quarter and was picked off shortly thereafter. However, following that disappointment, Grier responded with a touchdown drive to start the third quarter, finding fellow rookie Elijah Holyfield from seven yards out. In also adding a long run on the night, Grier can be relatively satisfied with his debut and still looks likely to earn the Panthers' backup quarterback job.
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Measurables Review View College Player Page
How do Will Grier'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' 1"
 
Weight
220 lbs
 
40-Yard Dash
4.84 sec
 
Shuttle Time
4.28 sec
 
Cone Drill
7.09 sec
 
Vertical Jump
34.0 in
 
Broad Jump
112 in
 
Bench Press
0 reps
 
Hand Length
9.38 in
 
Arm Length
31.50 in
 
Recent RotoWire Articles Featuring Will Grier
2019 Carolina Panthers
26 days ago
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119 days ago
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Nabbed by Carolina in third round
QBCarolina Panthers
April 26, 2019
The Panthers selected Grier in the third round of the 2019 NFL Draft, 100th overall.
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Injury behind bowl game absence
QBFree Agent
Ankle
January 22, 2019
Grier indicated Tuesday that torn ligaments in his ankle prevented him from playing in West Virginia's bowl game against Syracuse, Daniel Popper of The Athletic reports.
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