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.

#1QB Cam Newton, CAR
Bye Week: 7

Ideal Bye Week Fill-ins:
#16QB Andy Dalton, CIN vs. CLE [20.0 pts allowed to QBs]
#14QB Kirk Cousins, WAS @DET [19.0 pts allowed to QBs]
#15QB Marcus Mariota, TEN vs. IND [19.0 pts allowed to QBs]
#17QB Tyrod Taylor, BUF @MIA [19.0 pts allowed to QBs]
#18QB Matthew Stafford, DET vs. WAS [18.0 pts allowed to QBs]


#2QB Aaron Rodgers, GB
Bye Week: 4

Ideal Bye Week Fill-ins:
#14QB Kirk Cousins, WAS vs. CLE [20.0 pts allowed to QBs]
#16QB Andy Dalton, CIN vs. MIA [19.0 pts allowed to QBs]
#21QB Matt Ryan, ATL vs. CAR [19.0 pts allowed to QBs]
#22QB Joe Flacco, BAL vs. OAK [19.0 pts allowed to QBs]
#23QB Brock Osweiler, HOU vs. TEN [19.0 pts allowed to QBs]


#3QB Andrew Luck, IND
Bye Week: 10

Ideal Bye Week Fill-ins:
#15QB Marcus Mariota, TEN vs. GB [21.0 pts allowed to QBs]
#22QB Joe Flacco, BAL vs. CLE [20.0 pts allowed to QBs]
#19QB Ryan Fitzpatrick, NYJ vs. LAR [19.0 pts allowed to QBs]
#21QB Matt Ryan, ATL @PHI [18.0 pts allowed to QBs]
#14QB Kirk Cousins, WAS vs. MIN [17.0 pts allowed to QBs]


#4QB Russell Wilson, SEA
Bye Week: 5

Ideal Bye Week Fill-ins:
#15QB Marcus Mariota, TEN @MIA [19.0 pts allowed to QBs]
#17QB Tyrod Taylor, BUF @LAR [19.0 pts allowed to QBs]
#20QB Ryan Tannehill, MIA vs. TEN [19.0 pts allowed to QBs]
#16QB Andy Dalton, CIN @DAL [18.0 pts allowed to QBs]
#18QB Matthew Stafford, DET vs. PHI [18.0 pts allowed to QBs]


#5QB Drew Brees, NO
Bye Week: 5

Ideal Bye Week Fill-ins:
#15QB Marcus Mariota, TEN @MIA [19.0 pts allowed to QBs]
#17QB Tyrod Taylor, BUF @LAR [19.0 pts allowed to QBs]
#20QB Ryan Tannehill, MIA vs. TEN [19.0 pts allowed to QBs]
#16QB Andy Dalton, CIN @DAL [18.0 pts allowed to QBs]
#18QB Matthew Stafford, DET vs. PHI [18.0 pts allowed to QBs]


#6QB Ben Roethlisberger, PIT
Bye Week: 8

Ideal Bye Week Fill-ins:
#21QB Matt Ryan, ATL vs. GB [21.0 pts allowed to QBs]
#19QB Ryan Fitzpatrick, NYJ @CLE [20.0 pts allowed to QBs]
#23QB Brock Osweiler, HOU vs. DET [19.0 pts allowed to QBs]
#13QB Derek Carr, OAK @TB [18.0 pts allowed to QBs]
#14QB Kirk Cousins, WAS @CIN [18.0 pts allowed to QBs]


#7QB Carson Palmer, ARI
Bye Week: 9

Ideal Bye Week Fill-ins:
#19QB Ryan Fitzpatrick, NYJ @MIA [19.0 pts allowed to QBs]
#20QB Ryan Tannehill, MIA vs. NYJ [18.0 pts allowed to QBs]
#21QB Matt Ryan, ATL @TB [18.0 pts allowed to QBs]
#15QB Marcus Mariota, TEN @SD [17.0 pts allowed to QBs]
#18QB Matthew Stafford, DET @MIN [17.0 pts allowed to QBs]


#8QB Blake Bortles, JAX
Bye Week: 5

Ideal Bye Week Fill-ins:
#15QB Marcus Mariota, TEN @MIA [19.0 pts allowed to QBs]
#17QB Tyrod Taylor, BUF @LAR [19.0 pts allowed to QBs]
#20QB Ryan Tannehill, MIA vs. TEN [19.0 pts allowed to QBs]
#16QB Andy Dalton, CIN @DAL [18.0 pts allowed to QBs]
#18QB Matthew Stafford, DET vs. PHI [18.0 pts allowed to QBs]


#9QB Philip Rivers, SD
Bye Week: 11

Ideal Bye Week Fill-ins:
#14QB Kirk Cousins, WAS vs. GB [21.0 pts allowed to QBs]
#15QB Marcus Mariota, TEN @IND [19.0 pts allowed to QBs]
#20QB Ryan Tannehill, MIA @LAR [19.0 pts allowed to QBs]
#23QB Brock Osweiler, HOU @OAK [19.0 pts allowed to QBs]
#17QB Tyrod Taylor, BUF @CIN [18.0 pts allowed to QBs]


#10QB Eli Manning, NYG
Bye Week: 8

Ideal Bye Week Fill-ins:
#21QB Matt Ryan, ATL vs. GB [21.0 pts allowed to QBs]
#19QB Ryan Fitzpatrick, NYJ @CLE [20.0 pts allowed to QBs]
#23QB Brock Osweiler, HOU vs. DET [19.0 pts allowed to QBs]
#13QB Derek Carr, OAK @TB [18.0 pts allowed to QBs]
#14QB Kirk Cousins, WAS @CIN [18.0 pts allowed to QBs]


#11QB Tom Brady, NE
Bye Week: 9

Ideal Bye Week Fill-ins:
#19QB Ryan Fitzpatrick, NYJ @MIA [19.0 pts allowed to QBs]
#20QB Ryan Tannehill, MIA vs. NYJ [18.0 pts allowed to QBs]
#21QB Matt Ryan, ATL @TB [18.0 pts allowed to QBs]
#15QB Marcus Mariota, TEN @SD [17.0 pts allowed to QBs]
#18QB Matthew Stafford, DET @MIN [17.0 pts allowed to QBs]


#12QB Jameis Winston, TB
Bye Week: 6

Ideal Bye Week Fill-ins:
#15QB Marcus Mariota, TEN vs. CLE [20.0 pts allowed to QBs]
#18QB Matthew Stafford, DET vs. LAR [19.0 pts allowed to QBs]
#19QB Ryan Fitzpatrick, NYJ @ARI [19.0 pts allowed to QBs]
#23QB Brock Osweiler, HOU vs. IND [19.0 pts allowed to QBs]
#14QB Kirk Cousins, WAS vs. PHI [18.0 pts allowed to QBs]