Ideal Bye Week Quarterbacks
 
 
 
 
Football > 2014 > 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 Zach Mettenberger, TEN
Bye Week: 4

Ideal Bye Week Fill-ins:
#14QB Teddy Bridgewater, MIN @DEN [20.3 pts allowed to QBs]
#16QB Jay Cutler, CHI vs. OAK [19.0 pts allowed to QBs]
#13QB Eli Manning, NYG @BUF [18.5 pts allowed to QBs]
#21QB Blake Bortles, JAX @IND [18.5 pts allowed to QBs]
#22QB Alex Smith, KC @CIN [18.3 pts allowed to QBs]


#0QB Carson Palmer, ARI
Bye Week: 9

Ideal Bye Week Fill-ins:
#17QB Robert Griffin III, WAS @NE [22.8 pts allowed to QBs]
#15QB Andy Dalton, CIN vs. CLE [20.6 pts allowed to QBs]
#14QB Teddy Bridgewater, MIN vs. STL [18.5 pts allowed to QBs]
#13QB Eli Manning, NYG @TB [17.7 pts allowed to QBs]
#22QB Alex Smith, KC vs. BYE [17.4 pts allowed to QBs]


#0QB Mike Glennon, TB
Bye Week: 6

Ideal Bye Week Fill-ins:
#16QB Jay Cutler, CHI @DET [20.3 pts allowed to QBs]
#18QB Joe Flacco, BAL @SF [20.0 pts allowed to QBs]
#17QB Robert Griffin III, WAS @NYJ [19.7 pts allowed to QBs]
#13QB Eli Manning, NYG @PHI [19.5 pts allowed to QBs]
#20QB Derek Carr, OAK vs. BYE [18.5 pts allowed to QBs]


#0QB Andrew Luck, IND
Bye Week: 10

Ideal Bye Week Fill-ins:
#21QB Blake Bortles, JAX @BAL [22.3 pts allowed to QBs]
#19QB Nick Foles, STL vs. CHI [19.7 pts allowed to QBs]
#16QB Jay Cutler, CHI @STL [19.0 pts allowed to QBs]
#20QB Derek Carr, OAK vs. MIN [19.0 pts allowed to QBs]
#15QB Andy Dalton, CIN vs. HOU [18.0 pts allowed to QBs]


#0QB Matt Cassel, BUF
Bye Week: 8

Ideal Bye Week Fill-ins:
#17QB Robert Griffin III, WAS vs. BYE [22.3 pts allowed to QBs]
#14QB Teddy Bridgewater, MIN @CHI [20.0 pts allowed to QBs]
#16QB Jay Cutler, CHI vs. MIN [18.3 pts allowed to QBs]
#19QB Nick Foles, STL vs. SF [18.0 pts allowed to QBs]
#20QB Derek Carr, OAK vs. NYJ [18.0 pts allowed to QBs]


#0QB Sam Bradford, PHI
Bye Week: 8

Ideal Bye Week Fill-ins:
#17QB Robert Griffin III, WAS vs. BYE [22.3 pts allowed to QBs]
#14QB Teddy Bridgewater, MIN @CHI [20.0 pts allowed to QBs]
#16QB Jay Cutler, CHI vs. MIN [18.3 pts allowed to QBs]
#19QB Nick Foles, STL vs. SF [18.0 pts allowed to QBs]
#20QB Derek Carr, OAK vs. NYJ [18.0 pts allowed to QBs]


#1QB Drew Brees, NO
Bye Week: 11

Ideal Bye Week Fill-ins:
#16QB Jay Cutler, CHI vs. DEN [22.8 pts allowed to QBs]
#17QB Robert Griffin III, WAS @CAR [20.0 pts allowed to QBs]
#23QB Aaron Rodgers, GB @MIN [19.5 pts allowed to QBs]
#19QB Nick Foles, STL @BAL [19.0 pts allowed to QBs]
#20QB Derek Carr, OAK @DET [18.5 pts allowed to QBs]


#2QB Russell Wilson, SEA
Bye Week: 9

Ideal Bye Week Fill-ins:
#17QB Robert Griffin III, WAS @NE [22.8 pts allowed to QBs]
#15QB Andy Dalton, CIN vs. CLE [20.6 pts allowed to QBs]
#14QB Teddy Bridgewater, MIN vs. STL [18.5 pts allowed to QBs]
#13QB Eli Manning, NYG @TB [17.7 pts allowed to QBs]
#22QB Alex Smith, KC vs. BYE [17.4 pts allowed to QBs]


#3QB Tom Brady, NE
Bye Week: 4

Ideal Bye Week Fill-ins:
#14QB Teddy Bridgewater, MIN @DEN [20.3 pts allowed to QBs]
#16QB Jay Cutler, CHI vs. OAK [19.0 pts allowed to QBs]
#13QB Eli Manning, NYG @BUF [18.5 pts allowed to QBs]
#21QB Blake Bortles, JAX @IND [18.5 pts allowed to QBs]
#22QB Alex Smith, KC @CIN [18.3 pts allowed to QBs]


#4QB Peyton Manning, DEN
Bye Week: 7

Ideal Bye Week Fill-ins:
#13QB Eli Manning, NYG vs. DAL [22.3 pts allowed to QBs]
#18QB Joe Flacco, BAL @ARI [20.3 pts allowed to QBs]
#20QB Derek Carr, OAK @SD [19.7 pts allowed to QBs]
#22QB Alex Smith, KC vs. PIT [18.5 pts allowed to QBs]
#21QB Blake Bortles, JAX vs. BUF [18.0 pts allowed to QBs]


#5QB Matt Ryan, ATL
Bye Week: 10

Ideal Bye Week Fill-ins:
#21QB Blake Bortles, JAX @BAL [22.3 pts allowed to QBs]
#19QB Nick Foles, STL vs. CHI [19.7 pts allowed to QBs]
#16QB Jay Cutler, CHI @STL [19.0 pts allowed to QBs]
#20QB Derek Carr, OAK vs. MIN [19.0 pts allowed to QBs]
#15QB Andy Dalton, CIN vs. HOU [18.0 pts allowed to QBs]


#6QB Cam Newton, CAR
Bye Week: 5

Ideal Bye Week Fill-ins:
#23QB Aaron Rodgers, GB vs. STL [22.8 pts allowed to QBs]
#13QB Eli Manning, NYG vs. SF [20.3 pts allowed to QBs]
#19QB Nick Foles, STL @GB [19.5 pts allowed to QBs]
#14QB Teddy Bridgewater, MIN vs. BYE [19.0 pts allowed to QBs]
#15QB Andy Dalton, CIN vs. SEA [18.3 pts allowed to QBs]


#7QB Tony Romo, DAL
Bye Week: 6

Ideal Bye Week Fill-ins:
#16QB Jay Cutler, CHI @DET [20.3 pts allowed to QBs]
#18QB Joe Flacco, BAL @SF [20.0 pts allowed to QBs]
#17QB Robert Griffin III, WAS @NYJ [19.7 pts allowed to QBs]
#13QB Eli Manning, NYG @PHI [19.5 pts allowed to QBs]
#20QB Derek Carr, OAK vs. BYE [18.5 pts allowed to QBs]


#8QB Matthew Stafford, DET
Bye Week: 9

Ideal Bye Week Fill-ins:
#17QB Robert Griffin III, WAS @NE [22.8 pts allowed to QBs]
#15QB Andy Dalton, CIN vs. CLE [20.6 pts allowed to QBs]
#14QB Teddy Bridgewater, MIN vs. STL [18.5 pts allowed to QBs]
#13QB Eli Manning, NYG @TB [17.7 pts allowed to QBs]
#22QB Alex Smith, KC vs. BYE [17.4 pts allowed to QBs]


#9QB Ben Roethlisberger, PIT
Bye Week: 11

Ideal Bye Week Fill-ins:
#16QB Jay Cutler, CHI vs. DEN [22.8 pts allowed to QBs]
#17QB Robert Griffin III, WAS @CAR [20.0 pts allowed to QBs]
#23QB Aaron Rodgers, GB @MIN [19.5 pts allowed to QBs]
#19QB Nick Foles, STL @BAL [19.0 pts allowed to QBs]
#20QB Derek Carr, OAK @DET [18.5 pts allowed to QBs]


#10QB Ryan Tannehill, MIA
Bye Week: 5

Ideal Bye Week Fill-ins:
#23QB Aaron Rodgers, GB vs. STL [22.8 pts allowed to QBs]
#13QB Eli Manning, NYG vs. SF [20.3 pts allowed to QBs]
#19QB Nick Foles, STL @GB [19.5 pts allowed to QBs]
#14QB Teddy Bridgewater, MIN vs. BYE [19.0 pts allowed to QBs]
#15QB Andy Dalton, CIN vs. SEA [18.3 pts allowed to QBs]


#11QB Philip Rivers, SD
Bye Week: 10

Ideal Bye Week Fill-ins:
#21QB Blake Bortles, JAX @BAL [22.3 pts allowed to QBs]
#19QB Nick Foles, STL vs. CHI [19.7 pts allowed to QBs]
#16QB Jay Cutler, CHI @STL [19.0 pts allowed to QBs]
#20QB Derek Carr, OAK vs. MIN [19.0 pts allowed to QBs]
#15QB Andy Dalton, CIN vs. HOU [18.0 pts allowed to QBs]


#12QB Colin Kaepernick, SF
Bye Week: 10

Ideal Bye Week Fill-ins:
#21QB Blake Bortles, JAX @BAL [22.3 pts allowed to QBs]
#19QB Nick Foles, STL vs. CHI [19.7 pts allowed to QBs]
#16QB Jay Cutler, CHI @STL [19.0 pts allowed to QBs]
#20QB Derek Carr, OAK vs. MIN [19.0 pts allowed to QBs]
#15QB Andy Dalton, CIN vs. HOU [18.0 pts allowed to QBs]