Alex Tanney
Alex Tanney
31-Year-Old QuarterbackQB
New York Giants
2019 Fantasy Outlook
There was no outlook written for Alex Tanney in 2019. Check out the latest news below for more on his current fantasy value.
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$Signed a two-year contract with the Giants in March of 2019.
Signs deal to stay in New York
QBNew York Giants
March 4, 2019
Tanney re-signed with the Giants on Monday, Art Stapleton of The Bergen Record reports.
Tanney did not see any game action during 2018, his first season with the Giants. With Eli Manning expected to be retained and the possibility of another QB being brought in via the draft or free agency, Tanney will compete with 2018 fourth-round pick Kyle Lauletta for a backup or third-string role.
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Past Fantasy Outlooks
Tanney is known more for a 2011 trick shot video from his time at Monmouth than any of his accomplishments on the field. Building on his career total of 99 passing yards won't be easy with Marcus Mariota entrenched as the starter and veteran Matt Cassel heavily favored to win the backup job in Tennessee.
Tanney will almost certainly resume his role as Tennessee’s third-string quarterback, as his chances of beating out Matt Cassel for the backup job aren’t much better than they were last year against Zach Mettenberger. Unless starter Marcus Mariota and Cassel both get hurt, the Youtube trick-shot sensation won’t be adding to his highlight package on the field.
Some may remember Tanney for his trick shot video at Monmouth, but his YouTube fame hasn't translated to any success in the NFL. Just making the Titans roster will prove challenging with Marcus Mariota, Zach Mettenberger and Charlie Whitehurst all firmly ahead of Tanney on the quarterback depth chart.
Young QB will compete for a spot on the Cowboys' practice squad.
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Will perform backup duties
QBNew York Giants
December 16, 2018
Tanney will work as the No. 2 quarterback in Sunday's game versus the Titans, Paul Schwartz of the New York Post reports.
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Coach's decision inactive
QBNew York Giants
Coach's Decision
December 2, 2018
Tanney is inactive due to coach's decision for Sunday's tilt against Chicago, Art Stapleton of The Bergen Record reports.
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Could play this season
QBNew York Giants
November 26, 2018
Tanney is expected to receive an opportunity to play in games at some point before the 2018 season ends, a source told Ralph Vacchiano of SportsNet New York.
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Primary backup for Giants
QBNew York Giants
September 3, 2018
Tanney heads into Week 1 as the primary backup to Eli Manning after the release of Davis Webb, Ralph Vacchiano of reports.
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Signs with Giants
QBNew York Giants
May 2, 2018
Tanney announced Wednesday via his personal Twitter account that he will sign with the Giants.
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