Pro Football weekly

Comment | Print |

Fantasy spin: David Garrard

About the Author

Recent posts by William Del Pilar

Around Fantasyland: Tight ends

Posted June 02, 2012 @ 10 a.m.

Around Fantasyland: Wide receivers

Posted June 01, 2012 @ 4:07 p.m.

Around Fantasyland: Running backs

Posted May 31, 2012 @ 1:42 p.m.

Around Fantasyland: Quarterbacks

Posted May 30, 2012 @ 2:44 p.m.

Around Fantasyland: Tight ends

Posted May 25, 2012 @ 2:16 p.m.

Related Stories

Dolphins snag former Ravens LB Ellerbe

Posted March 12, 2013 @ 5:59 p.m.

Dolphins land WR Wallace

Posted March 12, 2013 @ 5:13 p.m.

Jets sign QB Garrard

Posted March 11, 2013 @ 7:57 p.m.

Miami Dolphins: 2013 team needs

Posted March 08, 2013 @ 5:40 p.m.

Jaguars release Ross, Landry

Posted March 08, 2013 @ 2:39 p.m.

Jacksonville Jaguars: 2013 team needs

Posted March 08, 2013 @ 2:35 p.m.

QB Moore re-signs with Dolphins

Posted March 08, 2013 @ 10:58 a.m.

Dolphins re-sign WR Hartline to five-year deal

Posted March 08, 2013 @ 12:08 a.m.

Dolphins place franchise tag on DT Starks

Posted March 04, 2013 @ 12:23 p.m.

Jaguars release OT Whimper, DB King, QB Wilson

Posted Feb. 27, 2013 @ 3:34 p.m.
Posted March 25, 2012 @ 8:36 a.m. ET
By William Del Pilar

David Garrard signed a one-year deal with the Dolphins and he has been told he will compete for the starting job with Matt Moore. However, the Dolphins have lost out on every free-agent quarterback so far from Peyton Manning to Matt Flynn to Alex Smith. Settling on Garrard isn’t exactly going to excite their fan base or fantasy owners.

The team might draft Ryan Tannehill of Texas A&M as its quarterback of the future – Dolphins offensive coordinator Mike Sherman was the Aggies' head coach. Tannehill is raw, so it’s likely the battle for the starting job will fall to Garrard and Moore.

Garrard missed 2011 with a bad back but the year off allowed him to heal in full and he’s set to compete in 2012 for a starting job. However, at the age of 34, he could be past his prime and right now Moore has familiarity with the players and should enter training camp as the favorite to win the job.

A subpar fantasy quarterback with Jacksonville, he averaged 216.3 yards and 1.2 TDs with 0.8 interceptions in 46 games as a starter from 2008-10. Those are backup fantasy numbers at best and now he has to learn a complicated West Coast offense, which tells me he has no fantasy value right now.

Follow William Del Pilar on Twitter

Comments ()


ABOUT TRUST ONLINE