Ryan Finley
Ryan Finley
24-Year-Old QuarterbackQB
Cincinnati Bengals
2019 Fantasy Outlook
Finley was the only quarterback that the Bengals brought in for pre-draft workouts, so it's not a surprise that they selected him with the second pick of the fourth round. But he isn't an obvious heir apparent for Andy Dalton, who has two years remaining on his deal with the Bengals. Jeff Driskel remains on the team and could even be the primary backup over Finley to begin the season. Finley threw for 3,928 yards in his senior season at North Carolina State, averaging 8.1 yards per attempt. His arm strength is considered average and he doesn't offer much mobility. Read Past Outlooks
$Signed a four-year, $3.31 million contract with the Bengals in May of 2019.
Likely ahead of Driskel
QBCincinnati Bengals
August 14, 2019
Finley appears to have moved ahead of Jeff Driskel in the battle for the No. 2 role behind starting quarterback Andy Dalton, Paul Dehner Jr. of The Athletic reports.
ANALYSIS
Finley has a number of factors working in his favor. His draft status as a rookie fourth-round pick and his performance in practice and in the first preseason game -- where he connected on 12 passes in a row -- are likely the chief reasons that Finley will emerge from the competition with the backup job. Additionally, the Bengals saw plenty of Driskel last season -- and the mediocre results that came with that -- which may have been a main motivation in selecting Finley in the first place. The fact that Driskel has been getting some reps at wide receiver is also indicative of his declining standing.
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Measurables Review View College Player Page
How do Ryan Finley'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' 4"
 
Weight
213 lbs
 
40-Yard Dash
4.73 sec
 
Shuttle Time
4.20 sec
 
Cone Drill
7.20 sec
 
Vertical Jump
30.5 in
 
Broad Jump
116 in
 
Bench Press
0 reps
 
Hand Length
9.50 in
 
Arm Length
32.88 in
 
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Works with second team
QBCincinnati Bengals
August 5, 2019
Finley saw his first extended action with the Bengals' second-team offense in Monday's practice, frequently scrimmaging against the first-team defense, Geoff Hobson of Bengals.com reports.
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Heads to Cincinnati
QBCincinnati Bengals
April 27, 2019
The Bengals selected Finley in the fourth round of the 2019 NFL Draft, 104th overall.
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