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Aidan O'Connell

QB · Las Vegas Raiders

Height 6'3" Weight 213
DOB 1998-09-01 Age 25.8
College Purdue

2024 Fantasy Rankings

Overall # 299 · QB # 28 (Tier 6) · ADP (12-team PPR): 24.04, 280th

Position Rankings

RankNameByeAgeADP1PPG2
Tier 5
26Russell Wilson, PIT935.518.0319.4
Tier 6
27Bryce Young, CAR1122.916.0411.9
28Aidan O'Connell, LV1025.824.0414.1
29Bo Nix, DEN1424.319.03
30Drake Maye, NE1421.819.12
1 NFFC (12-team PPR)
2 2023 season, Half PPR scoring

Fantasy News Last 90 Days

  • No Front-Runner Yet Between Aidan O'Connell, Gardner Minshew II

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    Las Vegas Raiders quarterbacks Aidan O'Connell and Gardner Minshew II continue to split reps during offseason programs, but there's no clear favorite for the starting job, according to Tashan Reed of The Athletic. "While they've both taken quickly to offensive coordinator Luke Getsy's system, neither stood out much during practices," Reed wrote. "The defense decidedly had the upper hand regardless of who was at quarterback." Both quarterbacks will have plenty of opportunities to compete over the next couple of months, but for the time being, fantasy managers must continue to grapple with the uncertainty out of Las Vegas as they prepare their rosters for the 2024 season. Whichever signal caller wins the job would be a high-end fantasy QB3 by Week 1.

    Jun 19 · Source via Las Vegas Raiders Gardner Minshew Aidan O'Connell
  • Aidan O'Connell The Early Favorite To Start For Raiders

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    The Las Vegas Raiders signed veteran Gardner Minshew to a two-year, $25 million contract this offseason, yet 2023 fourth-round pick Aidan O'Connell is the early favorite to handle QB1 duties in 2024, according to head coach Antonio Pierce. "Aidan's earned the right to go out there and earn the first snap," Pierce said. "What he's done this offseason -- changing his body, his work ethic, being here every day, blocking out the outside noise. He's not worried about anything. I'm excited." O'Connell replaced Jimmy Garoppolo in the middle of last season and threw for 2,219 yards, 12 touchdowns, and seven interceptions. The team went 5-5 during his 10 starts. Although the job sounds like it's his to lose, Minshew will also likely have the chance to battle for the starting role this offseason. The 27-year-old has thrown for 59 touchdowns and 24 interceptions during his five-year career and has looked like at least a mid-level starter at times. Whoever wins the job will get to throw to Davante Adams, Jakobi Meyers, and Brock Bowers this year, so either could be a solid QB2 in Superflex formats.

    May 10 · Source via Las Vegas Raiders Gardner Minshew Aidan O'Connell
  • Gardner Minshew, Aidan O'Connell To Compete For Starting Job

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    The Las Vegas Raiders didn't take a quarterback in this year's NFL draft, which means QBs Gardner Minshew and Aidan O'Connell are set to compete for the starting job in training camp this summer. The Raiders were rumored to be angling to trade up in the first round of the draft for a franchise signal-caller, but instead they stayed put and took Georgia tight end Brock Bowers with their first-round selection. O'Connell held his own in 2023 when he was thrust into the starting role because of Jimmy Garoppolo's injuries and inconsistency, but Minshew should still be considered the favorite this fall given his experience. The 27-year-old Minshew would be a solid midrange QB2 in fantasy if he wins the starting job after making his first career Pro Bowl in 2023 with the Colts. He threw for a career-high 3,305 yards, 15 TDs and nine interceptions in 17 games (13 starts).

    Apr 29 · Source via Las Vegas Raiders Gardner Minshew Aidan O'Connell
  • Mark Davis Gives Green Light For Raiders To Draft A QB

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    Las Vegas Raiders head coach Antonio Pierce has obviously been pining for an upgrade over quarterbacks Gardner Minshew and Aidan O'Connell with the NFL draft coming later this month. The Raiders have been heavily linked to LSU Heisman Trophy winner Jayden Daniels but would have to move up probably 11 slots -- they currently hold the No. 13 pick -- to "assure" themselves a chance to draft Daniels. Pierce recruited and coached Daniels at Arizona State before he transferred to LSU. It would likely cost the Raiders at least three first-rounders and a third-rounder. "I think everything's on the table," Pierce said. Even if the Raiders are sold on Daniels and want him, it remains to be seen if the Washington Commanders are open for business at second overall. Sources said owner Mark Davis has given his blessing for GM Tom Telesco and Pierce to make a move if it makes sense.

    Apr 10 · Source via NFL Draft Las Vegas Raiders Jayden Daniels Gardner Minshew Aidan O'Connell
  • Latest On Aidan O'Connell, Raiders' QB Situation

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    The Raiders are one of several teams doing homework on quarterbacks in advance of April's draft. Adding a passer would comes as little surprise at this point, but incumbent Aidan O'Connell is still in play to serve as the team's Week 1 starter. [RELATED: Justin Fields Eyed Potential Raiders Trade] "Well, you know you can't have two [...]

    Mar 30 · Pro Football Rumors Las Vegas Raiders Aidan O'Connell
  • Quarterback Stats

    SeasonTeamFPtsFP/GGSnpSnp%MS%Opp/GPaCmpPaAttCmpPctPaYdPaTDPaINTSackedRuAttRuYdRuAvgRuTDFL
    2023LV155.014.11164161.334.432.721334362.122181272417110.6512

    2023

    WkVsScoreFPtsQB RankSnpSnp%MS%OppPaCmpPaAttCmpPctPaYdPaTDPaINTSackedRuAttRuYdRuAvgRuTDFL
    1@DENW 17-160.0-----------------
    2@BUFL 10-380.0-----------------
    3PITL 18-230.0-----------------
    4@LACL 17-2413.22373100.057.542243961.5238017331.0012
    5GBW 17-130.0-----------------
    6NEW 21-170.0-----------------
    7@CHIL 12-306.8261421.520.013101376.97511000-00
    8@DETL 14-260.0-----------------
    9NYGW 30-610.52360100.041.725162564.020900000-00
    10NYJW 16-1211.02164100.045.329162759.3153113231.5000
    11@MIAL 13-2014.92161100.068.942244158.5271132133.0000
    12KCL 17-3116.41758100.056.933233369.724810100-00
    14MINL 0-37.82754100.061.133213265.6171014122.0000
    15LACW 63-2128.4364100.053.134203458.824840100-00
    16@KCW 20-142.73555100.045.52592142.9620024-4-1.0000
    17@INDL 20-2323.3975100.065.349304763.8299202231.5000
    18DENW 27-1420.3136395.553.035203164.5244202410.2500

    Touchdown Distances
    Passing: 9, 7, 46, 18, 30, 22, 11, 20, 4, 1, 3, 33
    Rushing: 1

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