David Fales
David Fales
28-Year-Old QuarterbackQB
Detroit Lions
2019 Fantasy Outlook
There was no outlook written for David Fales in 2019. Check out the latest news below for more on his current fantasy value.
$Signed a contract with the Lions in June of 2019.
Inks deal with Detroit
QBDetroit Lions
June 10, 2019
Fales signed a contact with the Lions on Monday, Tim Twentyman of the Lions' official site reports.
ANALYSIS
Fales spent 2018 in Miami as the No. 3 quarterback and did not attempt a pass all season. The 28-year-old will compete with Tom Savage for the backup job behind Matthew Stafford.
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How do David Fales' 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
213 lbs
 
40-Yard Dash
4.99 sec
 
Shuttle Time
4.50 sec
 
Cone Drill
7.55 sec
 
Vertical Jump
28.0 in
 
Broad Jump
103 in
 
Hand Length
9.25 in
 
Arm Length
31.75 in
 
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Fales faces competition from Bryce Petty to be the Dolphins No. 3 quarterback behind Ryan Tannehill and Brock Osweiler. Fales saw the field only once in the 2017 season, due to a slew of injuries in Miami's quarterback room. The 27-year-old is not expected to see nearly as much on-field action in 2018.
The Bears spent a sixth-round draft pick on Fales last April, and were pleased enough by his performance in training camp to keep him around as their third quarterback to open 2014. However, when injuries at other positions compromised the team’s depth, Fales was one of the Bears’ first cuts, and after clearing waivers, he ended up spending most of the season on the practice squad. With a new regime taking over this season, Fales will effectively face an open camp competition with undrafted rookie Shane Carden for No. 3 quarterback duties, should the Bears elect to keep more than one backup.
After an accomplished career at San Jose State, Fales was selected by the Bears in the sixth round of May's draft. While he'll technically be afforded the opportunity to compete with Jordan Palmer and Jimmy Clausen for backup duties behind starting quarterback Jay Cutler, Fales is more likely to stick with the Bears as a developmental No. 3 quarterback or as a practice squad player.
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Not suiting up Sunday
QBMiami Dolphins
Coach's Decision
September 9, 2018
Fales is a healthy inactive for Sunday's season opener against the Titans, Adam H. Beasley of the Miami Herald reports.
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In mix for backup job
QBMiami Dolphins
September 3, 2018
Head coach Adam Gase recently indicated that the competition for the No. 2 quarterback job between Fales and Brock Osweiler is "day-to-day," Adam H. Beasley of the Miami Herald reports.
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Outperforms Osweiler again in loss
QBMiami Dolphins
August 25, 2018
Fales completed five of 10 passes for 63 yards with no touchdowns and one interception in the Dolphins' 27-10 preseason loss to the Ravens on Saturday.
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Outplaying competition for backup role
QBMiami Dolphins
August 9, 2018
Fales has been steadier under center than Brock Osweiler during training camp and coach Adam Gase noted that he's shown enough improvement to warrant the No. 2 quarterback job, the Miami Herald reports.
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Competing for backup job
QBMiami Dolphins
May 14, 2018
Fales is competing for the top backup quarterback spot in Miami, Armando Salguero of The Miami Herald reports.
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