David Fales
David Fales
29-Year-Old QuarterbackQB
New York Jets
2020 Fantasy Outlook
Fales will compete with rookie fourth-rounder James Morgan for the right to back up Sam Darnold. Coach Adam Gas values the 29-year-old's familiarity with his system, but Fales has just 48 passes' worth of regular-season NFL experience under his belt. Even as far as backup quarterbacks go, Fales ranks near the bottom of the list. Read Past Outlooks
$Signed a one-year contract with the Jets in March of 2020.
Signs with Jets
QBNew York Jets
March 31, 2020
Fales has signed a one-year contract with the Jets, Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News reports.
ANALYSIS
Fales' previous experience under Jets coach Adam Gase represents an advantage for the backup QB, given the uncertainly with regard to how the NFL offseason will proceed. Fales slots in behind starting QB Sam Darnold, with Mike White also in reserve.
Read More News
NFL Stats
Loading NFL Stats...
Fantasy/Red Zone Stats
See red zone opportunities inside the 20, 10 and 5-yard lines along with the percentage of time they converted the opportunity into a touchdown.
Loading Fantasy/Red Zone Stats...
Advanced NFL Stats
How do David Fales' 2019 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 %
0.0%
 
Avg Target Depth
0.0 Yds
 
Sack Rate
100.0%
 
Avg Receiver YAC
0.0 Yds
 
Receiver Drop %
0.0%
 
Loading Advanced NFL Stats...
2019
2018
2017
2016
2019 NFL Game Log
Calculate Stats Over Time
Just click on any two dates.
Scoring
Standard
PPR
Half PPR
FanDuel
DraftKings
Yahoo DFS
Loading Game Log...
2018 NFL Game Log
Calculate Stats Over Time
Just click on any two dates.
Scoring
Standard
PPR
Half PPR
FanDuel
DraftKings
Yahoo DFS
Loading Game Log...
2017 NFL Game Log
Calculate Stats Over Time
Just click on any two dates.
Scoring
Standard
PPR
Half PPR
FanDuel
DraftKings
Yahoo DFS
Loading Game Log...
2016 NFL Game Log
Calculate Stats Over Time
Just click on any two dates.
Scoring
Standard
PPR
Half PPR
FanDuel
DraftKings
Yahoo DFS
Loading Game Log...
Snap Distribution / Depth Chart
New York JetsJets 2019 QB Snap Distribution See more data like this
% of Team Snaps

853
0
154
0
20
0
8
0
Loading Weekly Snap Counts...
2019 David Fales Split Stats
Loading NFL Split Stats...
Measurables Review View College Player Page
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
 
Recent RotoWire Articles Featuring David Fales
NFL Draft: Day 3 Fantasy Fallout
105 days ago
Carson Wentz was robbed of his downfield weapons in 2019, but he's looking much better for 2020 after the Eagles added a trio of speedy wideouts during Day 3 of the NFL Draft.
Weekly Rankings: Week 6 Value Meter
305 days ago
DeShaun Watson tops the quarterback ranks this week in a head-to-head matchup with Pat Mahomes.
Weekly Rankings: Week 5 Value Meter
312 days ago
David Johnson has a sweet matchup against the Bengals - will his offensive line give him enough room to operate?
Gameday Injuries: Week 3
321 days ago
With key injuries already littering the fantasy landscape in Week 3, Juan Carlos Blanco guides you through the latest health-related updates for your lineups as of early Sunday morning.
NFL Game Previews: Week 3 Matchups
324 days ago
Erik Siegrist previews the Monday night matchup as Mitch Trubisky and the Bears look to knock off the Redskins in the nation's capital.
Past Fantasy Outlooks
2019
2018
2015
2014
Fales hasn't shown much promise in the preseason, but Tom Savage's most recent concussion puts the backup job behind Matthew Stafford up for grabs. Josh Johnson was brought in to give him some competition, and it so far it seems like Fales is going to lose this battle.
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.
More Fantasy News
Gets promotion ahead of Week 6
QBNew York Jets
October 13, 2019
Fales is set to become the team's backup after the Jets released Luke Falk on Sunday, Andy Vasquez of NorthJersey.com reports.
ANALYSIS
Subscribe now to instantly reveal our take on this news.
Re-signs with Jets
QBNew York Jets
October 4, 2019
Fales signed a contract with the Jets on Friday, Brian Costello of the New York Post reports.
ANALYSIS
Subscribe now to instantly reveal our take on this news.
Cut by Jets
QBFree Agent
September 23, 2019
The Jets released Fales on Monday, Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News reports.
ANALYSIS
Subscribe now to instantly reveal our take on this news.
Reunites with Gase in New York
QBNew York Jets
September 18, 2019
Fales agreed Wednesday to a contract with the Jets and is slated to serve as the team's backup quarterback Sunday against the Patriots, Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News reports.
ANALYSIS
Subscribe now to instantly reveal our take on this news.
Parts ways with Detroit
QBFree Agent
August 27, 2019
The Lions released Fales on Tuesday.
ANALYSIS
Subscribe now to instantly reveal our take on this news.