Mike Glennon
Mike Glennon
31-Year-Old QuarterbackQB
New York Giants
2020 Fantasy Outlook
Glennon's path as a journeyman backup continues in 2020 after joining the Jags on a one-year deal in May. The 30-year-old made two garbage-time appearances for the Raiders last season, but was relegated to the No. 3 spot on the depth chart in favor of DeShone Kizer down the stretch. Glennon hasn't received a start since 2017 with the Bears, and that's unlikely to change in Jacksonville this season if Gardner Minshew stays healthy after putting together a solid rookie campaign. Read Past Outlooks
$Signed a contract with the Giants in March of 2021.
Joins G-Men
QBNew York Giants
March 18, 2021
Glennon is signing with the Giants, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports.
ANALYSIS
Glennon joins a QB room with Daniel Jones and 2019 fifth-round pick Clayton Thorson. That makes Glennon the favorite for the backup job, though the Giants still have time to bring in someone better than Thorson as competition. The team might also consider drafting a QB, as Jones has been subpar through two seasons and could be benched if he struggles again in 2021.
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How do Mike Glennon's 2020 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 %
20.7%
 
Avg Target Depth
7.9 Yds
 
Sack Rate
4.8%
 
Avg Receiver YAC
3.8 Yds
 
Receiver Drop %
3.4%
 
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How do Mike Glennon'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' 7"
 
Weight
225 lbs
 
40-Yard Dash
4.94 sec
 
Shuttle Time
4.52 sec
 
Cone Drill
7.49 sec
 
Vertical Jump
26.5 in
 
Broad Jump
102 in
 
Hand Length
9.63 in
 
Arm Length
33.13 in
 
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Past Fantasy Outlooks
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Glennon's offseason transition from Arizona to Oakland is accompanied by a one-year deal worth just shy of $2M as the 29-year-old journeyman is now slated to play for his fourth team in six career seasons. Glennon, who served as Josh Rosen's backup during the latter's rookie campaign in 2018, compiled just 174 passing yards and one touchdown on 15 completions in two games of action with the Cardinals. Nathan Peterman and Landry Jones will make a push for the Raiders' 53-man roster through training camp, but Glennon will likely have a clear upper-hand in terms of the No. 2 job at QB behind starter Derek Carr.
Granted a chance to start for the Bears last season, Glennon nonetheless was looking over his shoulder from the outset due to the presence of 2017 second overall pick Mitchell Trubisky. Glennon's stint lasted a mere four games before the rookie took the reins of the offense, primarily due to a miserable six yards per attempt, four touchdowns versus five interceptions and a 1-3 record. He didn't play the rest of the campaign and is facing a similar scenario with his new employer, the Cardinals. In addition to a more viable veteran in Sam Bradford, Glennon may find himself third on the depth chart after the selection of first-round pick Josh Rosen. Glennon's best chance to see the field this year will be some combination of injuries and horrendous quarterback play.
Jay Cutler left for the broadcast booth and Brian Hoyer left for the 49ers, so the Bears signed the 6-6 Glennon. They also traded a fortune to move up and draft Mitchell Trubisky second overall, but Glennon, and his $18.5 million guaranteed, are expected to start as Trubisky develops after playing in a spread system in college. Just how long Glennon holds off the rookie is uncertain. Glennon has played two games in two years -- attempting 11 passes -- as the backup in Tampa Bay. His first two years with the Bucs, he played 19 games (18 starts, 13 as a rookie) but didn't impress, completing 58.8 percent of his passes with 6.5 YPA. The Bears signed Markus Wheaton and Kendall Wright, but with Alshon Jeffery gone, oft-injured Kevin White is the No. 1 WR. Trubisky's strong preseason performance could turn this into a competition sooner rather than later.
Glennon didn't take a single snap in 2015, after throwing for 4,025 yards, 29 touchdowns, and 15 interceptions over 19 games in the 2013-2014 seasons. A third-round pick in the second and final season of the Greg Schiano regime, the towering 6-foot-6 signal caller has always been serviceable when called upon, but his presence on the roster didn't deter the Bucs from leveraging their spot at the top of the 2015 draft to nab Jameis Winston. The No.1 overall pick was given the reins of the offense from Day 1 and took every snap during the regular season, leaving Glennon on the sidelines for the duration of the campaign. Trade rumors regarding the North Carolina State product were plentiful leading up to the 2016 draft, but he remains with the Bucs as the team enters into the summer. The team's quarterback depth chart currently goes four- deep however, meaning that the young veteran could still be on the move if a team suffers a key injury to the quarterback position during training camp or preseason.
Glennon was 1-5 as a starter last season for the Bucs, completing 57.6 percent of his passes for 1,417 yards, 10 touchdowns and six interceptions. However, the former third-round pick remained unable to prove in two seasons that he could be the QB of the future for a franchise that has lacked a true identity since its Super Bowl victory in 2001. He is expected to sit behind Jameis Winston this season in what should be a rare mentoring role for a 25-year-old signal-caller. As a backup, Glennon offers moderate arm strength and accuracy to go along with a durable frame.
Glennon was surprisingly effective as a rookie third-round pick last year, posting an 83.9 quarterback rating over 13 starts. At 6-foot-6, 232 pounds, Glennon was always known as a guy who can hit the mark in a clean pocket, but he tends to wither badly under pressure. Those issues were apparent last year, as Glennon took a sack once every 10.4 pass attempts, fumbling seven times in 13 starts. He seemed unable to truly carry the offense, moreover, averaging just 5.5 YPA in the six games he attempted more than 30 passes. He's the underdog in the looming competition with free agent addition Josh McCown, though he'd be on the QB2 radar if he does land the starting job.
Glennon will likely battle Dan Orlovsky for the No. 2 QB spot in Tampa Bay.
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Strong numbers in loss
QBJacksonville Jaguars
January 3, 2021
Glennon completed 26 of 42 passes for 261 yards with two touchdowns and no interceptions in the Jaguars' 28-14 loss to the Colts on Sunday. He also gained two yards on his sole rush and lost a fumble.
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Keeps starting job for finale
QBJacksonville Jaguars
December 30, 2020
Head coach Doug Marrone confirmed Glennon would retain the Jaguars' starting quarterback job for Sunday's game against the Colts, Michael DiRocco of ESPN.com reports.
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Starter for finale uncertain
QBJacksonville Jaguars
December 28, 2020
Coach Doug Marrone said Monday that he hasn't decided whether Glennon or Gardner Minshew will start Week 17, Mark Long of the Associated Press reports.
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Pair of TDs in start
QBJacksonville Jaguars
December 27, 2020
Glennon completed 24 of 37 passes for 211 yards with two touchdowns and two interceptions in the Jaguars' 41-17 loss to the Bears on Sunday.
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Returns to starting role
QBJacksonville Jaguars
December 26, 2020
Glennon will start Sunday's game against the Bears, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.
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