DeShone Kizer
DeShone Kizer
24-Year-Old QuarterbackQB
 Free Agent  
Free Agent
2020 Fantasy Outlook
There was no outlook written for DeShone Kizer in 2020. Check out the latest news below for more on his current fantasy value.
$Released by the Raiders in May of 2020.
Cut by Las Vegas
QBFree Agent
May 5, 2020
The Raiders waived Kizer on Tuesday, Tom Pelissero of NFL Network reports.
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The Las Vegas quarterback room became more crowded this offseason following the addition of Marcus Mariota and the team's decision to tender a contract to Nathan Peterman (elbow), rendering Kizer an expendable piece. Since serving as a 15-game starter for the 0-16 Browns in 2017, Kizer has appeared in three contests the past two years, with all coming as a member of the Packers in 2018.
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How do DeShone Kizer'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
235 lbs
 
40-Yard Dash
4.83 sec
 
Shuttle Time
4.53 sec
 
Cone Drill
7.40 sec
 
Vertical Jump
30.5 in
 
Broad Jump
107 in
 
Hand Length
9.88 in
 
Arm Length
33.13 in
 
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2019 Green Bay Packers
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Past Fantasy Outlooks
2019
2018
2017
2018 was the first year in Green Bay for Kizer, who was acquired in an offseason trade. Kizer appeared in 15 games in his 2017 rookie season, but he still has plenty of learning to do, as he struggled both times he saw extended action last year. He gave up a pick-six while briefly filling in for an injured Aaron Rodgers in Week 1, and failed to produce a point while playing nearly the entire game when Rodgers was injured again in Week 17. Despite those results, the Packers did not add a veteran quarterback during the offseason, so Kizer heads into training camp expected to remain the backup. He will likely draw some sort of challenge from fellow reserve Tim Boyle, who showed enough promise last year to remain on the 53-man roster the entire season.
Kizer appeared in 15 games with the Browns during his rookie season, and the results weren't pretty as he completed just 53.6 percent of his passes and posted an 11:22 TD:INT. Though Kizer was only in Cleveland one year and was a second-round selection in 2017, the Browns deemed him expendable following the trade for Tyrod Taylor. The Browns further bolstered the position with the pick of Baker Mayfield first overall in the draft, leading the team to trade Kizer to Green Bay. Kizer is set to open the season as the Packers' backup quarterback behind Aaron Rodgers.
A second-round draft pick, Kizer will compete with Cody Kessler, Brock Osweiler and Kevin Hogan to start for the Browns. At 6-4, 230, Kizer has prototypical size for a QB and a big arm to match. Scouts praised his poise in the pocket and willingness to hang in and take hits. Reports out of OTAs said Kizer was already ahead of the competition in terms of arm strength and mobility; but his accuracy, field vision and decision making -- which in part kept him out of the first round -- are still developing. The Browns, who don't look to be going anywhere this year, have plenty of time; it's just a matter of when they want to get the ball rolling on the only candidate of the quartet with quarterback-of-the-future potential. Kessler seemingly fell out of the competition early in training camp, leaving Osweiler and Kizer to duke it out. The rookie then outplayed the veteran in the first two preseason games, emerging as the favorite to get the Week 1 start in the process.
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No game appearances
QBOakland Raiders
January 28, 2020
Kizer was active for four games but didn't play a snap during the 2019 season.
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Jumps to No. 2 role
QBOakland Raiders
December 5, 2019
Kizer supplanted Mike Glennon as the No. 2 quarterback on Oakland's roster Thursday, Vic Tafur of The Athletic reports.
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Healthy scratch Monday
QBOakland Raiders
Coach's Decision
September 9, 2019
Kizer (coach's decision) is inactive for Monday's game against the Broncos.
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Set to don silver and black
QBOakland Raiders
September 1, 2019
The Raiders claimed Kizer off waivers Sunday, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.
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Sent packing by Pack
QBFree Agent
August 31, 2019
The Packers waived Kizer on Saturday, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.
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