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Football > 2013 > 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:
#21QB Sam Bradford, STL vs. JAX [20.6 pts allowed to QBs]
#22QB Philip Rivers, SD @OAK [20.4 pts allowed to QBs]
#15QB Michael Vick, NYJ @ATL [20.3 pts allowed to QBs]
#13QB Eli Manning, NYG vs. PHI [19.5 pts allowed to QBs]
#17QB Josh Freeman, NYG vs. PHI [19.5 pts allowed to QBs]


#1QB Drew Brees, NO
Bye Week: 7

Ideal Bye Week Fill-ins:
#13QB Eli Manning, NYG vs. MIN [22.8 pts allowed to QBs]
#17QB Josh Freeman, NYG vs. MIN [22.8 pts allowed to QBs]
#22QB Philip Rivers, SD @JAX [20.6 pts allowed to QBs]
#19QB Jay Cutler, CHI @WAS [18.5 pts allowed to QBs]
#15QB Michael Vick, NYJ vs. NE [18.3 pts allowed to QBs]


#2QB Aaron Rodgers, GB
Bye Week: 4

Ideal Bye Week Fill-ins:
#18QB Ben Roethlisberger, PIT @MIN [22.8 pts allowed to QBs]
#22QB Philip Rivers, SD vs. DAL [22.3 pts allowed to QBs]
#16QB Carson Palmer, ARI @TB [20.0 pts allowed to QBs]
#13QB Eli Manning, NYG @KC [18.0 pts allowed to QBs]
#14QB Andy Dalton, CIN @CLE [18.0 pts allowed to QBs]


#3QB Cam Newton, CAR
Bye Week: 4

Ideal Bye Week Fill-ins:
#18QB Ben Roethlisberger, PIT @MIN [22.8 pts allowed to QBs]
#22QB Philip Rivers, SD vs. DAL [22.3 pts allowed to QBs]
#16QB Carson Palmer, ARI @TB [20.0 pts allowed to QBs]
#13QB Eli Manning, NYG @KC [18.0 pts allowed to QBs]
#14QB Andy Dalton, CIN @CLE [18.0 pts allowed to QBs]


#4QB Peyton Manning, DEN
Bye Week: 9

Ideal Bye Week Fill-ins:
#19QB Jay Cutler, CHI @GB [19.0 pts allowed to QBs]
#22QB Philip Rivers, SD @WAS [18.5 pts allowed to QBs]
#18QB Ben Roethlisberger, PIT @NE [18.3 pts allowed to QBs]
#20QB Joe Flacco, BAL @CLE [18.0 pts allowed to QBs]
#14QB Andy Dalton, CIN @MIA [15.2 pts allowed to QBs]


#5QB Tom Brady, NE
Bye Week: 10

Ideal Bye Week Fill-ins:
#13QB Eli Manning, NYG vs. OAK [20.4 pts allowed to QBs]
#17QB Josh Freeman, NYG vs. OAK [20.4 pts allowed to QBs]
#23QB Ryan Tannehill, MIA @TB [20.0 pts allowed to QBs]
#22QB Philip Rivers, SD vs. DEN [19.0 pts allowed to QBs]
#21QB Sam Bradford, STL @IND [17.7 pts allowed to QBs]


#6QB Matthew Stafford, DET
Bye Week: 9

Ideal Bye Week Fill-ins:
#19QB Jay Cutler, CHI @GB [19.0 pts allowed to QBs]
#22QB Philip Rivers, SD @WAS [18.5 pts allowed to QBs]
#18QB Ben Roethlisberger, PIT @NE [18.3 pts allowed to QBs]
#20QB Joe Flacco, BAL @CLE [18.0 pts allowed to QBs]
#14QB Andy Dalton, CIN @MIA [15.2 pts allowed to QBs]


#7QB Andrew Luck, IND
Bye Week: 8

Ideal Bye Week Fill-ins:
#18QB Ben Roethlisberger, PIT @OAK [20.4 pts allowed to QBs]
#16QB Carson Palmer, ARI vs. ATL [20.3 pts allowed to QBs]
#13QB Eli Manning, NYG @PHI [19.5 pts allowed to QBs]
#17QB Josh Freeman, NYG @PHI [19.5 pts allowed to QBs]
#23QB Ryan Tannehill, MIA @NE [18.3 pts allowed to QBs]


#8QB Colin Kaepernick, SF
Bye Week: 9

Ideal Bye Week Fill-ins:
#19QB Jay Cutler, CHI @GB [19.0 pts allowed to QBs]
#22QB Philip Rivers, SD @WAS [18.5 pts allowed to QBs]
#18QB Ben Roethlisberger, PIT @NE [18.3 pts allowed to QBs]
#20QB Joe Flacco, BAL @CLE [18.0 pts allowed to QBs]
#14QB Andy Dalton, CIN @MIA [15.2 pts allowed to QBs]


#9QB Matt Ryan, ATL
Bye Week: 6

Ideal Bye Week Fill-ins:
#20QB Joe Flacco, BAL vs. GB [19.0 pts allowed to QBs]
#22QB Philip Rivers, SD vs. IND [17.7 pts allowed to QBs]
#18QB Ben Roethlisberger, PIT @NYJ [17.4 pts allowed to QBs]
#21QB Sam Bradford, STL @HOU [16.9 pts allowed to QBs]
#19QB Jay Cutler, CHI vs. NYG [16.6 pts allowed to QBs]


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

Ideal Bye Week Fill-ins:
#21QB Sam Bradford, STL vs. JAX [20.6 pts allowed to QBs]
#22QB Philip Rivers, SD @OAK [20.4 pts allowed to QBs]
#15QB Michael Vick, NYJ @ATL [20.3 pts allowed to QBs]
#13QB Eli Manning, NYG vs. PHI [19.5 pts allowed to QBs]
#17QB Josh Freeman, NYG vs. PHI [19.5 pts allowed to QBs]


#11QB Russell Wilson, SEA
Bye Week: 12

Ideal Bye Week Fill-ins:
#13QB Eli Manning, NYG vs. DAL [22.3 pts allowed to QBs]
#17QB Josh Freeman, NYG vs. DAL [22.3 pts allowed to QBs]
#18QB Ben Roethlisberger, PIT @CLE [18.0 pts allowed to QBs]
#22QB Philip Rivers, SD @KC [18.0 pts allowed to QBs]
#16QB Carson Palmer, ARI vs. IND [17.7 pts allowed to QBs]


#12QB Tony Romo, DAL
Bye Week: 11

Ideal Bye Week Fill-ins:
#16QB Carson Palmer, ARI @JAX [20.6 pts allowed to QBs]
#13QB Eli Manning, NYG vs. GB [19.0 pts allowed to QBs]
#17QB Josh Freeman, NYG vs. GB [19.0 pts allowed to QBs]
#23QB Ryan Tannehill, MIA vs. SD [18.5 pts allowed to QBs]
#14QB Andy Dalton, CIN vs. CLE [18.0 pts allowed to QBs]


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