Ideal Bye Week Quarterbacks
 
 
 
 
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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 Zach Mettenberger, TEN
Bye Week: 9

Ideal Bye Week Fill-ins:
#19QB Derek Carr, OAK @SEA [20.6 pts allowed to QBs]
#14QB Cam Newton, CAR vs. NO [19.1 pts allowed to QBs]
#15QB Ben Roethlisberger, PIT vs. BAL [18.8 pts allowed to QBs]
#22QB Josh McCown, TB @CLE [18.6 pts allowed to QBs]
#16QB Philip Rivers, SD @MIA [18.3 pts allowed to QBs]


#0QB Austin Davis, STL
Bye Week: 4

Ideal Bye Week Fill-ins:
#23QB Eli Manning, NYG @WAS [19.8 pts allowed to QBs]
#22QB Josh McCown, TB @PIT [19.1 pts allowed to QBs]
#16QB Philip Rivers, SD vs. JAX [18.3 pts allowed to QBs]
#20QB Joe Flacco, BAL vs. CAR [17.9 pts allowed to QBs]
#17QB Andy Dalton, CIN vs. BYE [17.8 pts allowed to QBs]


#0QB Drew Stanton, ARI
Bye Week: 4

Ideal Bye Week Fill-ins:
#23QB Eli Manning, NYG @WAS [19.8 pts allowed to QBs]
#22QB Josh McCown, TB @PIT [19.1 pts allowed to QBs]
#16QB Philip Rivers, SD vs. JAX [18.3 pts allowed to QBs]
#20QB Joe Flacco, BAL vs. CAR [17.9 pts allowed to QBs]
#17QB Andy Dalton, CIN vs. BYE [17.8 pts allowed to QBs]


#0QB Kyle Orton, BUF
Bye Week: 9

Ideal Bye Week Fill-ins:
#19QB Derek Carr, OAK @SEA [20.6 pts allowed to QBs]
#14QB Cam Newton, CAR vs. NO [19.1 pts allowed to QBs]
#15QB Ben Roethlisberger, PIT vs. BAL [18.8 pts allowed to QBs]
#22QB Josh McCown, TB @CLE [18.6 pts allowed to QBs]
#16QB Philip Rivers, SD @MIA [18.3 pts allowed to QBs]


#1QB Peyton Manning, DEN
Bye Week: 4

Ideal Bye Week Fill-ins:
#23QB Eli Manning, NYG @WAS [19.8 pts allowed to QBs]
#22QB Josh McCown, TB @PIT [19.1 pts allowed to QBs]
#16QB Philip Rivers, SD vs. JAX [18.3 pts allowed to QBs]
#20QB Joe Flacco, BAL vs. CAR [17.9 pts allowed to QBs]
#17QB Andy Dalton, CIN vs. BYE [17.8 pts allowed to QBs]


#2QB Drew Brees, NO
Bye Week: 6

Ideal Bye Week Fill-ins:
#21QB Alex Smith, KC vs. BYE [20.6 pts allowed to QBs]
#15QB Ben Roethlisberger, PIT @CLE [19.0 pts allowed to QBs]
#22QB Josh McCown, TB vs. BAL [18.3 pts allowed to QBs]
#17QB Andy Dalton, CIN vs. CAR [17.9 pts allowed to QBs]
#18QB Ryan Tannehill, MIA vs. GB [16.9 pts allowed to QBs]


#3QB Aaron Rodgers, GB
Bye Week: 9

Ideal Bye Week Fill-ins:
#19QB Derek Carr, OAK @SEA [20.6 pts allowed to QBs]
#14QB Cam Newton, CAR vs. NO [19.1 pts allowed to QBs]
#15QB Ben Roethlisberger, PIT vs. BAL [18.8 pts allowed to QBs]
#22QB Josh McCown, TB @CLE [18.6 pts allowed to QBs]
#16QB Philip Rivers, SD @MIA [18.3 pts allowed to QBs]


#4QB Andrew Luck, IND
Bye Week: 10

Ideal Bye Week Fill-ins:
#16QB Philip Rivers, SD vs. BYE [20.6 pts allowed to QBs]
#13QB Tony Romo, DAL @JAX [19.8 pts allowed to QBs]
#18QB Ryan Tannehill, MIA @DET [19.0 pts allowed to QBs]
#17QB Andy Dalton, CIN vs. CLE [18.8 pts allowed to QBs]
#20QB Joe Flacco, BAL vs. TEN [18.6 pts allowed to QBs]


#5QB Jay Cutler, CHI
Bye Week: 9

Ideal Bye Week Fill-ins:
#19QB Derek Carr, OAK @SEA [20.6 pts allowed to QBs]
#14QB Cam Newton, CAR vs. NO [19.1 pts allowed to QBs]
#15QB Ben Roethlisberger, PIT vs. BAL [18.8 pts allowed to QBs]
#22QB Josh McCown, TB @CLE [18.6 pts allowed to QBs]
#16QB Philip Rivers, SD @MIA [18.3 pts allowed to QBs]


#6QB Matthew Stafford, DET
Bye Week: 9

Ideal Bye Week Fill-ins:
#19QB Derek Carr, OAK @SEA [20.6 pts allowed to QBs]
#14QB Cam Newton, CAR vs. NO [19.1 pts allowed to QBs]
#15QB Ben Roethlisberger, PIT vs. BAL [18.8 pts allowed to QBs]
#22QB Josh McCown, TB @CLE [18.6 pts allowed to QBs]
#16QB Philip Rivers, SD @MIA [18.3 pts allowed to QBs]


#8QB Matt Ryan, ATL
Bye Week: 9

Ideal Bye Week Fill-ins:
#19QB Derek Carr, OAK @SEA [20.6 pts allowed to QBs]
#14QB Cam Newton, CAR vs. NO [19.1 pts allowed to QBs]
#15QB Ben Roethlisberger, PIT vs. BAL [18.8 pts allowed to QBs]
#22QB Josh McCown, TB @CLE [18.6 pts allowed to QBs]
#16QB Philip Rivers, SD @MIA [18.3 pts allowed to QBs]


#9QB Tom Brady, NE
Bye Week: 10

Ideal Bye Week Fill-ins:
#16QB Philip Rivers, SD vs. BYE [20.6 pts allowed to QBs]
#13QB Tony Romo, DAL @JAX [19.8 pts allowed to QBs]
#18QB Ryan Tannehill, MIA @DET [19.0 pts allowed to QBs]
#17QB Andy Dalton, CIN vs. CLE [18.8 pts allowed to QBs]
#20QB Joe Flacco, BAL vs. TEN [18.6 pts allowed to QBs]


#11QB Russell Wilson, SEA
Bye Week: 4

Ideal Bye Week Fill-ins:
#23QB Eli Manning, NYG @WAS [19.8 pts allowed to QBs]
#22QB Josh McCown, TB @PIT [19.1 pts allowed to QBs]
#16QB Philip Rivers, SD vs. JAX [18.3 pts allowed to QBs]
#20QB Joe Flacco, BAL vs. CAR [17.9 pts allowed to QBs]
#17QB Andy Dalton, CIN vs. BYE [17.8 pts allowed to QBs]


#12QB Colin Kaepernick, SF
Bye Week: 8

Ideal Bye Week Fill-ins:
#22QB Josh McCown, TB vs. MIN [19.9 pts allowed to QBs]
#15QB Ben Roethlisberger, PIT vs. IND [19.1 pts allowed to QBs]
#13QB Tony Romo, DAL vs. WAS [18.8 pts allowed to QBs]
#21QB Alex Smith, KC vs. STL [18.6 pts allowed to QBs]
#19QB Derek Carr, OAK @CLE [18.3 pts allowed to QBs]