Chase Daniel
Chase Daniel
32-Year-Old QuarterbackQB
Chicago Bears
2019 Fantasy Outlook
When Daniel was brought to Chicago last year, it was largely due to the experience he had in coach Matt Nagy's offensive system, and that move paid off when Mitchell Trubisky missed a pair of games with an injury. In those starts, both of which were on the road, he averaged 258 passing yards and threw three touchdowns, showing that he was more than serviceable in his role. Should Trubisky be forced to miss time in 2019, Daniel may be useful to fantasy owners who are required to start two quarterbacks. Read Past Outlooks
$Signed a two-year, $10 million contract with the Bears in March of 2018.
Another efficient performance
QBChicago Bears
August 19, 2019
Daniel completed 12 of 18 passes for 103 yards in the Bears 23-13 preseason loss to the Giants.
For the second week in a row, Daniel completed at least two-thirds of his passes while third-stringer Tyler Bray completed less than half of his attempts. It's looking like there's not much competition, as Daniel is the clear favorite to be Mitchell Trubisky's backup.
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How do Chase Daniel'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 %
Avg Target Depth
8.5 Yds
Sack Rate
Avg Receiver YAC
3.8 Yds
Receiver Drop %
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2018 Chase Daniel Split Stats
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Measurables Review View College Player Page
How do Chase Daniel'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.
6' 0"
225 lbs
40-Yard Dash
4.79 sec
Shuttle Time
4.31 sec
Vertical Jump
33.0 in
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Past Fantasy Outlooks
Joining his fourth team as he enters his ninth season as a reserve with only 78 pass attempts, Daniel's expected to be the clear backup to Mitchell Trubisky. Despite seeing such a small amount of field time, he's spent his career learning some excellent offenses, especially during stints with the Saints and the Chiefs, so he could potentially be an above-average second-stringer. Should he be pressed into a starting role, the new weapons that Chicago has added at wide receiver could give him a chance to perform well enough to serve as a fantasy backup, or a lower-end starter in leagues that start two quarterbacks. However, with such a small body of work, there's no way to know how good he is at this stage.
The veteran quarterback actually started his career in New Orleans, spending four seasons with the Saints after initially making the team as an undrafted free agent in 2009. After stints as a backup in Kansas City and, most recently, Philadelphia, Daniels returned to New Orleans this offseason. The nine-year pro is expected to back up starting quarterback Drew Brees.
Following a three-year stint with the Chiefs as a backup, there was noise heading into the offseason that Daniel could garner interest from teams in free agency as a potential candidate to become a starting quarterback. He elected to sign with the Eagles, who also drafted Carson Wentz with the second overall pick in the 2016 NFL Draft, so Daniel will once again need an injury in front of him if he's going to see the field.
Daniel served as the Chiefs' backup quarterback in 2014, receiving one start due to an Alex Smith injury. He'll likely serve in the same role for the Chiefs in 2015, only receiving meaningful playing time if Alex Smith gets injured.
After serving as the backup to starter Alex Smith in 2013, Daniel enters camp in a competition with fifth-round pick Aaron Murray and 2013 holdover Tyler Bray for the No. 2 quarterback spot. In his only start last season, in Week 17, Daniel completed 21-of-30 passes for 200 yards and a score.
Daniel is unlikely to see the field in 2013, barring an injury to starter Alex Smith.
Daniel is expected to back up Drew Brees at quarterback with the Saints.
Daniel will enter the year as the backup at quarterback to Drew Brees. Daniel has only attempted three career passes so the Saints hope for nothing but health for Brees.
Daniel will compete with Sean Canfield for the Saints backup quarterback position behind Drew Brees. The team is also looking to sign a veteran quarterback before training camp begins to join the competition.
For Daniel to stick to the Washington roster he needs to beat out Colt Brennan or hope Colt Brennan beats out Todd Collins. If Collins wins the 2nd string job, Daniel would need to beat Brennan for the 3rd spot. However, as 14-year veteran, Collins would be too expensive to keep as a 3rd stringer in the event that Brennan wins the 2nd string job, opening the way for the cheaper Daniel to take the 3rd spot. Collins and Brennan already have their feet in the door, however, so Washington might try to sneak the undrafted Daniel to the practice squad.
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Efficient against Panthers
QBChicago Bears
August 9, 2019
Daniel competed 11 of 13 passes for 120 yards in the Bears' 23-13 preseason loss to Carolina on Thursday.
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Favorite for No. 2 job
QBChicago Bears
June 26, 2019
Daniel is viewed as the favorite to win the Bears' No. 2 quarterback job behind returning starter Mitch Trubisky, Adam Jahns of The Athletic reports.
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Likely to return as backup
QBChicago Bears
January 1, 2019
During the 2018 season, Daniel made two starts, throwing for 515 yards, three touchdowns and two interceptions.
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Returns to backup role
QBChicago Bears
December 7, 2018
Daniel will return to the No. 2 quarterback gig Sunday against the Rams with Mitchell Trubisky (shoulder) officially cleared to start, Patrick Finley of the Chicago Sun-Times reports.
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Another strong effort in loss
QBChicago Bears
December 2, 2018
Daniel completed 26 of 39 passes for 285 yards with one touchdown and two interceptions in the Bears' 30-27 overtime loss to the Giants on Sunday. He also rushed four times for four yards and fumbled four times, recovering three.
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