C.J. Beathard
C.J. Beathard
25-Year-Old QuarterbackQB
San Francisco 49ers
2019 Fantasy Outlook
Beathard received his second opportunity to start after Jimmy Garoppolo went down with a torn ACL in Week 3. The 25-year-old had slightly improved results compared to his trial by fire in 2017, completing 60 percent of his passes for 1,252 passing yards, eight touchdowns and seven interceptions over five starts. Beathard's league-average production did not result in a victory, so rookie Nick Mullens took over and remained the starter for the remainder of the year with more dynamic results statistically and in the win-loss column. Coach Kyle Shanahan stated that the two signal-callers will compete for Garoppolo's backup slot, but Beathard figures to have the bigger hill to climb based on last year's results. Read Past Outlooks
$Signed a four-year, $3.53 million contract with the 49ers in June of 2017.
Not playing Monday
QBSan Francisco 49ers
Coach's Decision
October 7, 2019
Beathard is inactive for Monday's tilt against the Browns.
ANALYSIS
Beathard is a healthy scratch with Jimmy Garoppolo and Nick Mullens both ready to go. Barring an injury to either of those two signal-callers, Beathard lacks a clear path to fantasy relevance this season.
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This Week's Opposing Pass Defense
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Overall QB Rating Against
90.4
 
Cornerbacks
86.4
 
Safeties
69.6
 
Linebackers
116.1
 
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2019 C.J. Beathard Split Stats
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Measurables Review View College Player Page
How do C.J. Beathard'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' 2"
 
Weight
215 lbs
 
Vertical Jump
31.0 in
 
Broad Jump
113 in
 
Hand Length
9.38 in
 
Arm Length
30.63 in
 
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Past Fantasy Outlooks
2018
2017
Beathard was expected to be Kyle Shanahan's project quarterback of the future after he was taken in the third round of the 2017 NFL Draft. The 23-year-old didn't necessarily perform poorly when pressed into action in October - 1,430 yards on 55 percent passing in seven games - but his projection quickly changed to "backup" once the team acquired Jimmy Garoppolo in a trade from New England. The night-and-day difference in San Francisco's offense after Jimmy G took over indicates that there will be no QB controversy heading into the 2018 season.
The 49ers used their top draft picks on improving a shaky defense, opting to go with a project quarterback in Beathard with their third-round pick. The senior out of Iowa didn't put up eye-popping numbers in the Big Ten last season (1,929 yards, 17 TD, 10 INT), but he was limited by a lack of receiving options (55.9 completion percentage compared to 73.5 adjusted completion percentage in 2016) and a porous offensive line (58 sacks in two years as starter). The 23-year-old's transition to the NFL will benefit from his accuracy on short and medium throws combined with his experience playing in a pro-style offense. The 49ers already announced that Beathard will not compete for the starting quarterback job this season, allowing the team to develop the young arm behind the scenes until he is deemed ready.
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Stays on roster as third QB
QBSan Francisco 49ers
September 2, 2019
Beathard survived the final roster cuts Saturday, but he will begin the year as third on the quarterback depth chart behind Jimmy Garoppolo and Nick Mullens, Matt Maiocco of NBC Sports Bay Area reports.
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Healthy scratch Saturday
QBSan Francisco 49ers
August 25, 2019
Beathard was not used in Saturday's dress rehearsal preseason game against the Chiefs.
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Practices Wednesday
QBSan Francisco 49ers
August 14, 2019
Beathard (thumb) participated in Wednesday's practice, Cam Inman of The San Jose Mercury News reports.
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Battling thumb injury
QBSan Francisco 49ers
Thumb
August 13, 2019
Beathard did not practice Tuesday after suffering a thumb injury during Saturday's preseason game against the Cowboys, Matt Maiocco of NBC Sports Bay Area reports.
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Solid line Saturday
QBSan Francisco 49ers
August 11, 2019
Beathard completed 13 of 17 passes for 141 yards, a touchdown and an interception in Saturday's preseason opener against Dallas.
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