Sean Mannion
Sean Mannion
27-Year-Old QuarterbackQB
Minnesota Vikings
2019 Fantasy Outlook
Minnesota possesses one of the NFL's least enviable collections of second-string quarterback options, with Mannion, Kyle Sloter and rookie Jake Browning logging a combined one NFL start. Kirk Cousins hasn't missed a game since taking over as the starting quarterback for Washington at the beginning of the 2015 season, meaning it's not likely that Mannion will be thrown into action for anything more than mop-up duty. It would not be a promising outlook if he were to see significant playing time, going up against an inter-division schedule that includes the No. 1 scoring defense from last year in Chicago, Detroit with arguably the best defensive line in the NFL, as well as the Packers, who added Za'Darius Smith and Adrian Amos while investing first-round picks in Darnell Savage Jr. and Rashan Gary. Read Past Outlooks
$Signed a one-year, $900,000 contract with the Vikings in April of 2019.
Solid third preseason game
QBMinnesota Vikings
August 25, 2019
Mannion was 6-of-9 for 57 yards with no touchdowns or interceptions in Saturday's preseason win over Arizona.
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Despite a ho-hum preseason, Mannion still appears set to begin the season as the No. 2 quarterback. Kyle Sloter has played well in the preseason, so it's possible the two could be jockeying for position on the depth chart during the regular season.
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This Week's Opposing Pass Defense
How does the Lions pass defense compare to other NFL teams this season?
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@ Lions
Sunday, Oct 20th at 1:00PM
Overall QB Rating Against
74.5
 
Cornerbacks
65.6
 
Safeties
82.5
 
Linebackers
97.2
 
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Measurables Review View College Player Page
How do Sean Mannion'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' 6"
 
Weight
230 lbs
 
40-Yard Dash
5.14 sec
 
Shuttle Time
4.39 sec
 
Cone Drill
7.29 sec
 
Vertical Jump
31.0 in
 
Broad Jump
105 in
 
Hand Length
9.00 in
 
Arm Length
33.50 in
 
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Past Fantasy Outlooks
2018
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2016
2015
After being taken in the third round of the 2015 NFL Draft, Mannion has just one start since Jared Goff was taken No. 1 overall the next year. Mannion is entering the final year of his rookie deal, and he won't start in 2018 as long as Goff is healthy.
The 2015 third-round pick has appeared in just two games and attempted only 13 passes the past two seasons without a single start. Mannion projects to open 2017 as Jared Goff's backup, and if things go according to plan, Mannion won't see the field. The Rams had a league-worst passing and scoring offense last season, so even if Mannion is forced into duty, it isn't a favorable fantasy situation. Additionally, with the franchise committed to Goff, Mannion's long-term value is low with Los Angeles.
A third-round pick in 2015, Mannion threw for 31 yards on a 6-of-7 performance in one garbage time appearance in his rookie season. Mannion is in a tough spot, however, as Case Keenum and Jared Goff are ahead of him on the depth chart, and Nick Foles is still under contract. This is increasingly looking like a wasted pick for the Rams, as the chances of Mannion ever seeing the field in Los Angeles are slim, if he even makes the roster in 2016.
Mannion will likely need to fight for a spot on the Rams' 53-man roster, but the team spending a third-round selection on him bodes well for potential opportunities in the future. He’ll likely battle Austin Davis and/or Case Keenum for the third quarterback spot, but questions remain on starter Nick Foles' viability as a No. 1 quarterback. St. Louis is hoping they have found a pro-ready quarterback in the 6-foot-6 Mannion, but his prospects as a future starting quarterback are not that high.
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Strong preseason debut
QBMinnesota Vikings
August 10, 2019
Mannion was 7-of-13 for 102 yards passing with a touchdown and no interceptions in Friday's preseason win over New Orleans.
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Packs bags for Minnesota
QBMinnesota Vikings
April 7, 2019
Mannion signed a contract with the Vikings on Sunday, Mike Garafolo of NFL Network reports.
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Visiting Vikings on Monday
QBFree Agent
March 28, 2019
Mannion is visiting the Vikings on Monday after being in talks with the team on a contract the last couple weeks, Chris Tomasson of The Twin Cities Pioneer Press reports.
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Could head to Minnesota
QBFree Agent
March 19, 2019
Mannion is having conversations to sign with the Vikings, Mike Garafolo of NFL Network reports.
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Tosses three passes in 2018
QBLos Angeles Rams
January 2, 2019
Mannion made three regular-season appearances and completed just two of three passes for 23 yards. He only saw the field for 36 offensive snaps.
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