Ryan Finley
Ryan Finley
25-Year-Old QuarterbackQB
Cincinnati Bengals
2020 Fantasy Outlook
Finley got the starting nod for three games in 2019 in an attempt to see if the Bengals had much to work with in the post-Andy Dalton era, or if instead they'd have to allocate a significant draft asset to secure their future quarterback. Alas for Finley, Door No. 2 was the correct answer. In his three games, Finley completed 41 of 87 passes for 474 yards, good for 5.4 yards per attempt. Not too much was expected when they took Finley in the fourth round as a 24-year old rookie, and "not too much" was what they received. Finley will serve as Joe Burrow's primary backup in 2020, and the Bengals sincerely hope they won't have to break glass in the case of emergency to use Finley. Read Past Outlooks
$Signed a four-year, $3.31 million contract with the Bengals in May of 2019.
Struggles in rookie season
QBCincinnati Bengals
January 24, 2020
Finley started three regular-season games with the Bengals in 2019, in which he completed 41 of 87 pass attempts for 474 yards, two touchdowns and two interceptions.
ANALYSIS
Finley's three starts all resulted in losses for Cincinnati, prompting the team to bring back Andy Dalton as the starter for Week 12. The rookie also carried the ball 10 times for 77 yards, providing a slight boost to his fantasy value, but his average of 158 passing yards per game and 2:2 TD:INT ratio were pedestrian figures at best. The Bengals possess the No. 1 overall pick for the 2020 NFL Draft, and the team seems likely to consider upgrading at the quarterback position in the offseason.
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This Week's Opposing Pass Defense
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Overall QB Rating Against
101.2
 
Cornerbacks
77.7
 
Safeties
158.3
 
Linebackers
95.8
 
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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
207 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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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.
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Bumped from starting job
QBCincinnati Bengals
November 25, 2019
Coach Zac Taylor said Andy Dalton will be the Bengals starting quarterback moving forward, pushing Finley back to a reserve role, Geoff Hobson of the team's official site reports.
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Struggles with efficiency
QBCincinnati Bengals
November 24, 2019
Finley completed 12 of 26 pass attempts for 192 yards and a touchdown during Sunday's 16-10 loss to the Steelers.
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Struggles in loss to Raiders
QBCincinnati Bengals
November 17, 2019
Finley completed 13 of 31 pass attempts for 115 yards and an interception Sunday against the Raiders. He also carried three times for 47 yards in the 17-10 loss.
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Turns it over twice in debut
QBCincinnati Bengals
November 10, 2019
Finley completed 16 of 30 passes for 167 yards with a touchdown and an interception during Sunday's 49-13 loss to Baltimore. He added 22 yards on five carries and lost a fumble.
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Officially named starting QB
QBCincinnati Bengals
October 29, 2019
Finley was named the Bengals' starting quarterback Tuesday, Geoff Hobson of the team's official site reports.
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