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Josh Rosen | Browns QB

Date of Birth:  02/10/1997
Age:  25
Height  6'4"
Weight:   218
College:  UCLA
Drafted:  2018 | Round 1 | Pick 10
Depth Chart:  3rd string

Josh Rosen | Browns QB


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Josh Rosen | Browns QB

The Falcons are signing Josh Rosen, according to Jordan Schultz.

Rosen was recently released by San Francisco, but Atlanta could suddenly present an opportunity to be the No. 2 quarterback following AJ McCarron’s season-ending knee injury. That said, we’d still expect the Falcons could be in the market for a quarterback when teams cut their rosters to 53 players.

Josh Rosen | Browns QB

The 49ers are waiving Josh Rosen.

Rosen really didn't have much of a future in San Francisco with Trey Lance selected third overall this year, so the former first-round pick will look to land with another team this preseason. Rosen does not need to be held in dynasty leagues.

Josh Rosen | Browns QB

The 49ers re-signed Josh Rosen.

After joining the Niners in the middle of the season, Rosen will now get a full offseason under Kyle Shanahan and company in San Francisco. The former first-round pick will likely have a shot to compete for the backup quarterback job this offseason.

Josh Rosen | Browns QB

The 49ers are signing Josh Rosen, according to ESPN.

He's being signed off the Buccaneers practice squad, where he's been all season. Rosen had indicated that he wanted to stay in Tampa Bay because he felt it was a good situation behind Tom Brady, but the Niners actually might give him an opportunity to get on the field in Week 17 (though unlikely on such short notice). Overall, Rosen probably feels San Francisco is another good spot given the presence of Kyle Shanahan and some uncertainty with the quarterback situation moving forward, so he's switching teams with a shot on the active roster across the country. The former No. 10 overall pick will look to develop with the Niners, and the Bay Area is frankly a fit for his personality.

Josh Rosen | Browns QB

Josh Rosen is signing with the Buccaneers practice squad, according to NFL Network.

Rosen apparently declined opportunities to join an active roster because he felt Tampa Bay was the best spot for him, so we’ll see if he can revitalize his career learning behind Tom Brady.

Josh Rosen | Browns QB

The Dolphins are releasing Josh Rosen.

Since being drafted tenth overall in 2018, Rosen is set to land with his third team in as many years in the league. The former UCLA star has had some tough breaks with his landing spots, but it's surprising and might say a lot that no team made a trade for him after Miami openly put him on the trade block this summer. With Tua Tagovailoa healthy, the Dolphins are set at quarterback, which led to this move despite Miami sending a valuable draft pick to Arizona to acquire Rosen last year.

Josh Rosen | Browns QB

The Dolphins will start Josh Rosen at quarterback on Sunday, according to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport.

Head coach Brian Flores reportedly made the decision this afternoon, as it makes sense for the 0-2 Dolphins to give Rosen as much playing time as possible and either sink or swim. This move has little significance when it comes to the rest of the Miami offense from a fantasy perspective, but the Dolphins are likely hoping Rosen shows enough to swing in a trade for a first- or second-round pick after the season.

Josh Rosen | Browns QB

The Cardinals are trading Josh Rosen to the Dolphins, according to multiple reports.

Miami was the only known team left that was interested in Rosen, so it's surprising that Arizona was able to get a second-round pick (No. 62 overall) in return for him. Rosen is obviously now the favorite to start for the Dolphins over Ryan Fitzpatrick this season, and he'll likely get a 16-game stretch to try and prove himself—if he doesn't impress Miami enough, they'll certainly be in the market for a quarterback like Tua Tagovailoa or Jake Fromm high in the 2020 draft. Rosen isn't likely to be a huge fantasy factor on what'll likely be a team that struggles this season.

Josh Rosen | Browns QB

The Cardinals have officially hired Kliff Kingsbury.

This was reportedly set to happen, and Kingsbury become the first head coach to officially sign with a team in 2019. Kingsbury has had quite the few months, as he was fired by Texas Tech in late November yet is now the head coach of an NFL team. The Cardinals are apparently going for a home-run hire that's geared toward offense as they look to get 2018 first-round quarterback Josh Rosen and the offense going after they were clearly the worst offense in the league this season, and this hire is probably great news for all of the Cardinals skill position players. Kingsbury is known for his passing attacks, but he'll hopefully be wise enough to feed David Johnson the ball at least 20+ times per game (combined on the ground and through the air). We'll see what happens, but this hire still doesn't make us optimistic about Rosen delivering QB1 value at a stacked position in 2019.

Josh Rosen | Browns QB

Josh Rosen throws one touchdown in Week 17.

Rosen was 18/34 for 149 yards and one touchdown along with two fumbles lost against the Seahawks. Seattle sacked Rosen six times in the game, which obviously made things difficult on him, but the rookie quarterback again struggled with inaccuracy throughout the game. The tenth overall pick's rookie year ends with 2,278 yards, 11 touchdowns, 14 interceptions, and a completion percentage of 55.2% in 14 games. He also surprised with 23 carries for 138 rushing yards. The Cardinals were one of the worst situations in the NFL this season, and the offensive line must get better, but Rosen must show more with the new coaching staff. Whoever the new coach is will likely have to stick with Rosen for at least 2019, especially with it looking like there's no bonafide first-round pick in the upcoming draft, which Arizona holds the No. 1 pick in. We don't anticipate Rosen will be a good fantasy option in a stacked position next year.

Josh Rosen | Browns QB

Josh Rosen, Cardinals drop to 3-12 in blowout loss to the Rams.

Rosen was 12/23 for 87 yards, zero touchdowns, and zero interceptions, also adding four carries for a team-high 49 yards. Mike Glennon finished the game as the rookie hurt his throwing arm, but Rosen returned for a bit before giving way to the veteran, which pretty much confirms that it was nothing serious. However, the UCLA product continues to struggle as a passer with a season-low 87 yards, and things won't be much easier next week in Seattle to close out his rookie campaign. Rosen will hopefully show something to create some optimism for 2019 and beyond.

Josh Rosen | Browns QB

Josh Rosen struggles again as Cardinals get blown out in Atlanta, 40-14.

Rosen was 13/22 for 132 yards, zero touchdowns, and two interceptions, also adding two carries for eight yards. Arizona jumped out to a 7-0 lead in the first quarter, but Rosen threw a pick-six to Deion Jones on the following possession, and it was all Falcons after that until a late touchdown pass by Mike Glennon in garbage time. Overall, the performance was another concerning one for Rosen against a very beatable Atlanta defense, and he will now have a couple imposing matchups (v LAR, @ SEA) to close out his rookie campaign.

Josh Rosen | Browns QB

Josh Rosen, Cardinals do nothing in 17-3 loss to the Lions.

Rosen was 26/41 for 240 yards, zero touchdowns, and one interception, also adding two carries for three yards. The numbers don't look awful, but anyone who watched the game knows it was a different story, as Rosen was consistently inaccurate and made late decisions to hold the offense back in a winnable spot; the interception was a 67-yard pick-six by Darius Slay. We will see if the UCLA product makes strides over the final three weeks of the season, but Arizona shouldn't be confident in what they have seen from a guy many considered to be the most pro-ready signal-caller of the 2018 crop.

Josh Rosen | Browns QB

Josh Rosen struggles in Cardinals' Week 13 victory.

Rosen was 11/26 for 149 yards along with two carries for 32 yards against the Packers. It wasn't a bad performance in Lambeau Field, and he helped his team get its third win of the season, but the rookie still hasn't been pinpoint accurate yet despite talk of him being the most pro-ready quarterback from this year's draft class. Rosen obviously isn't a highly-recommended fantasy option for Week 14 against the Lions.

Josh Rosen | Browns QB

Josh Rosen, Cardinals get destroyed by the Chargers, 45-10.

Rosen was 12/19 for 105 yards, one touchdown, and one interception in the loss. The game starting off strong with a 25-yard touchdown to Larry Fitzgerald, but it was all downhill from there for Rosen, who has tossed ten interceptions over the past six games. The UCLA product simply needs to play better on an offense that has a superstar running back (David Johnson), a future Hall of Fame receiver (Fitzgerald), and a promising rookie wideout (Christian Kirk). We’ll see if Rosen can take advantage of a banged-up Green Bay secondary in Week 13, but he won’t be a recommended QB2 option.

Josh Rosen | Browns QB

Josh Rosen has up-and-down game in Cardinals’ loss.

Rosen was 9/20 for 136 yards, three touchdowns, and two interceptions against the Raiders. One touchdown was to Christian Kirk on a 59-yard screen pass, and the other two were red-zone tosses to Larry Fitzgerald. Despite the three touchdowns, it wasn’t a great game for Rosen against a struggling Raiders defense, as he was inaccurate throughout much of the game. The rookie even basically showed up Fitzgerald a bit on one inaccurate pass, as he apparently wanted the future Hall of Famer to cut out more, though the throw looked like it would’ve been inaccurate regardless—either way, it’s a slight concern considering the attitude concerns surrounding Rosen entering the draft. Rosen is not a recommended fantasy option against the Chargers next week.

Josh Rosen | Browns QB

Josh Rosen throws two touchdowns in Cardinals' loss.

Rosen was 22/39 for 208 yards, one touchdown, and two interceptions against the Chiefs. The touchdown was to a wide-open David Johnson on a quick swing pass deep in the red zone. The first interception was on a nice play by Justin Houston on a screen pass, and the second interception was forced into coverage toward the end of the game. Rosen was also sacked five times in the game, but he shouldn't take as many hits against a struggling Raiders defense next week. He carries obvious risk, but Rosen has some upside against Oakland for Week 11.

Josh Rosen | Browns QB

Josh Rosen throws two touchdowns in Cardinals' win.

Rosen led the Cardinals to 15 fourth-quarter points including a go-ahead touchdown to Christian Kirk late in the fourth quarter. He didn't play particularly well in the first three quarters but turned it on late in the game. Overall, Rosen was 23/40 for 252 yards, two touchdowns, and one interception along with two carries for 12 yards. Rosen will look to build off of the comeback win in the second half of the season after Arizona's Week 9 bye. He's not a fantasy option right now, though.

Josh Rosen | Browns QB

Josh Rosen, Cardinals get blown out, 45-10, against the Broncos on Thursday Night Football.

Rosen was 21/39 for 194 yards, one touchdown, and three interceptions, also adding a 14-yard rush with three fumbles (two lost). It was a disastrous performance from the get-go, as Rosen threw a deflected pick six on his first throw of the game, and then forced another throw later in the first quarter that Chris Harris returned for a 53-yard touchdown. In the second half, he lost two fumbles with alarmingly poor ball security, and completely overthrew Christian Kirk on a deep ball in the end zone for his third interception. Overall, Arizona was embarrassed at home, and while the supporting cast and play-calling didn't help, basically the only plays Rosen made came when he was able to step up in a clean pocket and deliver throws over the middle to a wide-open Kirk a couple times. Also, on the offense's final play of the game, the first-round pick was sacked and rolled his ankle/foot before hobbling off, so it's something to keep an eye on heading into Week 8. There's a very good chance a change is made at offensive coordinator, but Rosen is a bottom-tier fantasy option regardless of matchup, and the early returns haven't been promising.

Josh Rosen | Browns QB

Josh Rosen, Vikigns fall to 1-5 with 27-17 loss in Minnesota.

Rosen was 21/31 for 240 yards, zero touchdowns, and one interception in a tough road environment. One of the lone bright spots for Arizona this year continues to be the connection between the rookie quarterback and second-round receiver Christian Kirk (six receptions for 77 yards), but overall, the Cardinals have been a major disappointment. We'll see how they do on a quick turnaround to face the Broncos on Thursday night, but Rosen isn't a recommended fantasy option for Week 7.

Josh Rosen | Browns QB

Josh Rosen throws long touchdown in Week 5.

Rosen started the game with a 75-yard touchdown to fellow rookie Christian Kirk on a play where the safety curiously screamed up the field and allowed Kirk to run right by him for an easy deep score. From there, the offense couldn’t get much going through the air but the defense forced five turnovers to help lift the Cardinals to their first win of the season. Overall, Rosen was 10/25 for 170 yards and a touchdown in the win. The best news is that Arizona’s offensive line again gave Rosen plenty of time to throw. Rosen should not be in fantasy lineups next week against Minnesota.

Josh Rosen | Browns QB

Josh Rosen loses first career start, 20-17, on last-second field goal by the Seahawks.

Rosen was 15/27 for 180 yards, one touchdown, and zero interceptions. The score came on a 22-yard throw to Chad Williams where the rookie had all day in the pocket, and that was the case for much of the afternoon with just one sack allowed. Still, Rosen mostly struggled to move the offense at home despite the improved protection against a soft secondary, and he won't be a recommended fantasy option in another easy matchup with the 49ers next Sunday. The Cardinals are the only winless team in the league heading into Week 5.

Josh Rosen | Browns QB

The Cardinals have named Josh Rosen their starting quarterback.

Head coach Steve Wilks made the announcement today. Rosen, the No. 10 overall pick in the 2018 NFL Draft, replaced Sam Bradford with less than five minutes to go in Sunday's loss to the Bears, and he tossed an interception on his first career drive with a chance to win the game down 16-14. Had the Cardinals dropped out of contention, it was always expected that Rosen would eventually take over, but this is happening very early with Arizona looking like one of the worst teams in the league thanks to a sub-par offensive line, poor play-calling, and an underperforming defense. Rosen steps into a situation with a long leash and plenty of time to adjust for a team that no longer has expectations, but he is a downgrade to all major fantasy options for the Cardinals. That said, he gets a cupcake home matchup against Seattle's secondary in Week 4, so the UCLA product could get off to a good start. As for Sam Bradford, he was clearly very unhappy with being benched on Sunday, and understandably so with a chance to win the game taken away; he now might be made a weekly inactive so Arizona can save money by going with Mike Glennon behind the rookie.

Josh Rosen | Browns QB

Josh Rosen throws interception in relief of Sam Bradford.

After Bradford had three turnovers (two interceptions, one fumble) the Cardinals decided to go with the rookie Josh Rosen at the end of the game. We question whether it was the right time to play a rookie quarterback over an experienced veteran needing just a field goal to win the game, but the Cardinals reportedly were ready to play Rosen and probably took the three turnovers as an opportunity to get him in the game. Rosen was 4/7 for 36 yards and an interception along with a 12-yard carry in the loss. The interception came on a deep out that was thrown too far inside, thought Rosen didn't have a completely clean pocket on the play. If not for an offsides by Khalil Mack on Rosen's next drive wiping it out, he would've thrown a pick-six that was easily telegraphed by the defensive back. The Cardinals will probably stick with Rosen at quarterback, which is a downgrade for Arizona's skill players like David Johnson and Larry Fitzgerald. However, no matter who is under-center, Arizona needs to do a better job of scheming guys open and getting the ball to DJ and Fitz.

Josh Rosen | Browns QB

Josh Rosen (thumb) will not play in Arizona's final preseason game, according to NFL Network's Steve Wyche.

The Cardinals are being cautious with their first-round rookie quarterback, opting not to put him out there while dealing with a thumb injury on his right throwing hand. Now it's possible Rosen doesn't get any more game experience in 2018 if Sam Bradford remains healthy all season. Rosen is obviously not on the fantasy radar at the moment.

Josh Rosen | Browns QB

Josh Rosen (thumb) is not playing in tonight's preseason game against the Cowboys.

Rosen hurt the thumb on his right throwing hand during practice earlier this week, but it's a big of a surprise that the rookie isn't playing. Hopefully Rosen will be ready for this Thursday's preseason game so he can get some more playing time ahead of the regular season.

Josh Rosen | Browns QB

Josh Rosen is already the Cardinals' number two quarterback, according to NFL Network's Steve Wyche.

The Cardinals signed Mike Glennon along with starter Sam Bradford this offseason, but the rookie Rosen has apparently passed Glennon for the backup spot in Arizona. Wyche says new Cardinals head coach Steve Wilks said Rosen "really impressed" and "had command of the huddle" during rookie camp. With the Cardinals taking a cautious approach with Bradford because of his knees, in an effort to have him 100% ready for Week 1, Rosen could get a good amount of reps with the starters leading up to the season. Some might believe Rosen will win the starting job, but Bradford is one of the best quarterbacks in the league when healthy, so it would be a surprise if the veteran wasn't under-center to start the season if healthy. Rosen could potentially become a viable fantasy option if he does hit the field, though.

Josh Rosen | Browns QB

The Cardinals trade up, select UCLA quarterback Josh Rosen with the No. 10 pick in the 2018 NFL Draft.

Arizona traded pick No. 15, pick No. 79, and pick No. 152 to Oakland in exchange for the No. 10 pick. Throughout the draft process, Rosen has drawn some comparisons to Cardinals starter Sam Bradford because of his ability to throw the football, so this is a good spot for him to land as he adjusts to the NFL. For 2018, Rosen might be behind both Bradford and Mike Glennon on the depth chart, so he doesn't have much fantasy value outside of dynasty leagues at the moment. This makes four quarterbacks in the top ten, which is the first time it has happened in NFL history.