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Football > 2012 > Ideal Backups > Quarterbacks

Ideal Bye Week Quarterbacks

It is critical to draft a backup QB to fill in for your starter when he's on a bye. This page identifies the QBs that have the easiest match-ups on the stud's bye week.

#0QB Josh McCown, TB
Bye Week: 5

Ideal Bye Week Fill-ins:
#22QB Philip Rivers, SD vs. NYJ [21.4 pts allowed to QBs]
#18QB Ben Roethlisberger, PIT @JAX [19.8 pts allowed to QBs]
#20QB Joe Flacco, BAL @IND [18.3 pts allowed to QBs]
#13QB Eli Manning, NYG vs. ATL [17.9 pts allowed to QBs]
#17QB Josh Freeman, NYG vs. ATL [17.9 pts allowed to QBs]


#1QB Drew Brees, NO
Bye Week: 7

Ideal Bye Week Fill-ins:
#15QB Michael Vick, NYJ @NE [19.9 pts allowed to QBs]
#16QB Carson Palmer, ARI @OAK [19.9 pts allowed to QBs]
#13QB Eli Manning, NYG @DAL [19.1 pts allowed to QBs]
#17QB Josh Freeman, NYG @DAL [19.1 pts allowed to QBs]
#19QB Jay Cutler, CHI vs. MIA [17.5 pts allowed to QBs]


#2QB Aaron Rodgers, GB
Bye Week: 4

Ideal Bye Week Fill-ins:
#13QB Eli Manning, NYG @WSH [19.8 pts allowed to QBs]
#17QB Josh Freeman, NYG @WSH [19.8 pts allowed to QBs]
#22QB Philip Rivers, SD vs. JAX [18.3 pts allowed to QBs]
#20QB Joe Flacco, BAL vs. CAR [17.9 pts allowed to QBs]
#14QB Andy Dalton, CIN vs. BYE [17.8 pts allowed to QBs]


#3QB Cam Newton, CAR
Bye Week: 4

Ideal Bye Week Fill-ins:
#13QB Eli Manning, NYG @WSH [19.8 pts allowed to QBs]
#17QB Josh Freeman, NYG @WSH [19.8 pts allowed to QBs]
#22QB Philip Rivers, SD vs. JAX [18.3 pts allowed to QBs]
#20QB Joe Flacco, BAL vs. CAR [17.9 pts allowed to QBs]
#14QB Andy Dalton, CIN vs. BYE [17.8 pts allowed to QBs]


#4QB Peyton Manning, DEN
Bye Week: 9

Ideal Bye Week Fill-ins:
#19QB Jay Cutler, CHI vs. BYE [19.0 pts allowed to QBs]
#18QB Ben Roethlisberger, PIT vs. BAL [18.8 pts allowed to QBs]
#22QB Philip Rivers, SD @MIA [18.3 pts allowed to QBs]
#20QB Joe Flacco, BAL @PIT [17.9 pts allowed to QBs]
#16QB Carson Palmer, ARI @DAL [16.4 pts allowed to QBs]


#5QB Tom Brady, NE
Bye Week: 10

Ideal Bye Week Fill-ins:
#22QB Philip Rivers, SD vs. BYE [20.6 pts allowed to QBs]
#23QB Ryan Tannehill, MIA @DET [19.0 pts allowed to QBs]
#14QB Andy Dalton, CIN vs. CLE [18.8 pts allowed to QBs]
#20QB Joe Flacco, BAL vs. TEN [18.6 pts allowed to QBs]
#18QB Ben Roethlisberger, PIT @NYJ [18.3 pts allowed to QBs]


#6QB Matthew Stafford, DET
Bye Week: 9

Ideal Bye Week Fill-ins:
#19QB Jay Cutler, CHI vs. BYE [19.0 pts allowed to QBs]
#18QB Ben Roethlisberger, PIT vs. BAL [18.8 pts allowed to QBs]
#22QB Philip Rivers, SD @MIA [18.3 pts allowed to QBs]
#20QB Joe Flacco, BAL @PIT [17.9 pts allowed to QBs]
#16QB Carson Palmer, ARI @DAL [16.4 pts allowed to QBs]


#7QB Andrew Luck, IND
Bye Week: 8

Ideal Bye Week Fill-ins:
#21QB Sam Bradford, STL @KC [19.9 pts allowed to QBs]
#18QB Ben Roethlisberger, PIT vs. IND [19.1 pts allowed to QBs]
#22QB Philip Rivers, SD @DEN [17.9 pts allowed to QBs]
#15QB Michael Vick, NYJ vs. BUF [17.2 pts allowed to QBs]
#13QB Eli Manning, NYG vs. BYE [16.5 pts allowed to QBs]


#8QB Colin Kaepernick, SF
Bye Week: 9

Ideal Bye Week Fill-ins:
#19QB Jay Cutler, CHI vs. BYE [19.0 pts allowed to QBs]
#18QB Ben Roethlisberger, PIT vs. BAL [18.8 pts allowed to QBs]
#22QB Philip Rivers, SD @MIA [18.3 pts allowed to QBs]
#20QB Joe Flacco, BAL @PIT [17.9 pts allowed to QBs]
#16QB Carson Palmer, ARI @DAL [16.4 pts allowed to QBs]


#9QB Matt Ryan, ATL
Bye Week: 6

Ideal Bye Week Fill-ins:
#16QB Carson Palmer, ARI vs. WSH [19.2 pts allowed to QBs]
#18QB Ben Roethlisberger, PIT @CLE [19.0 pts allowed to QBs]
#14QB Andy Dalton, CIN vs. CAR [17.9 pts allowed to QBs]
#21QB Sam Bradford, STL vs. SF [17.2 pts allowed to QBs]
#23QB Ryan Tannehill, MIA vs. GB [16.9 pts allowed to QBs]


#10QB Robert Griffin III, WAS
Bye Week: 5

Ideal Bye Week Fill-ins:
#22QB Philip Rivers, SD vs. NYJ [21.4 pts allowed to QBs]
#18QB Ben Roethlisberger, PIT @JAX [19.8 pts allowed to QBs]
#20QB Joe Flacco, BAL @IND [18.3 pts allowed to QBs]
#13QB Eli Manning, NYG vs. ATL [17.9 pts allowed to QBs]
#17QB Josh Freeman, NYG vs. ATL [17.9 pts allowed to QBs]


#11QB Russell Wilson, SEA
Bye Week: 12

Ideal Bye Week Fill-ins:
#15QB Michael Vick, NYJ @BUF [19.9 pts allowed to QBs]
#19QB Jay Cutler, CHI vs. TB [19.9 pts allowed to QBs]
#14QB Andy Dalton, CIN @HOU [18.6 pts allowed to QBs]
#18QB Ben Roethlisberger, PIT vs. BYE [17.9 pts allowed to QBs]
#20QB Joe Flacco, BAL @NO [17.7 pts allowed to QBs]


#12QB Tony Romo, DAL
Bye Week: 11

Ideal Bye Week Fill-ins:
#23QB Ryan Tannehill, MIA vs. BUF [19.2 pts allowed to QBs]
#14QB Andy Dalton, CIN @NO [18.3 pts allowed to QBs]
#15QB Michael Vick, NYJ vs. BYE [16.9 pts allowed to QBs]
#16QB Carson Palmer, ARI vs. DET [15.1 pts allowed to QBs]
#22QB Philip Rivers, SD vs. OAK [15.0 pts allowed to QBs]


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