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 Aaron Rodgers, GB
Bye Week: 8

Ideal Bye Week Fill-ins:
#16QB Andy Dalton, CIN vs. IND [19.0 pts allowed to QBs]
#18QB Tyrod Taylor, BUF vs. OAK [19.0 pts allowed to QBs]
#13QB Kirk Cousins, WAS vs. DAL [18.0 pts allowed to QBs]
#19QB Carson Wentz, PHI vs. SF [18.0 pts allowed to QBs]
#14QB Matthew Stafford, DET vs. PIT [16.0 pts allowed to QBs]


#2QB Tom Brady, NE
Bye Week: 9

Ideal Bye Week Fill-ins:
#14QB Matthew Stafford, DET vs. GB [21.0 pts allowed to QBs]
#17QB Eli Manning, NYG vs. LAR [19.0 pts allowed to QBs]
#23QB Deshaun Watson, HOU vs. IND [19.0 pts allowed to QBs]
#18QB Tyrod Taylor, BUF vs. NYJ [18.0 pts allowed to QBs]
#22QB Carson Palmer, ARI vs. SF [18.0 pts allowed to QBs]


#3QB Andrew Luck, IND
Bye Week: 11

Ideal Bye Week Fill-ins:
#20QB Blake Bortles, JAX vs. CLE [20.0 pts allowed to QBs]
#13QB Kirk Cousins, WAS vs. NO [19.0 pts allowed to QBs]
#14QB Matthew Stafford, DET vs. CHI [18.0 pts allowed to QBs]
#19QB Carson Wentz, PHI vs. DAL [18.0 pts allowed to QBs]
#23QB Deshaun Watson, HOU vs. ARI [18.0 pts allowed to QBs]


#4QB Drew Brees, NO
Bye Week: 5

Ideal Bye Week Fill-ins:
#14QB Matthew Stafford, DET vs. CAR [18.0 pts allowed to QBs]
#19QB Carson Wentz, PHI vs. ARI [18.0 pts allowed to QBs]
#16QB Andy Dalton, CIN vs. BUF [17.0 pts allowed to QBs]
#17QB Eli Manning, NYG vs. LAC [17.0 pts allowed to QBs]
#18QB Tyrod Taylor, BUF vs. CIN [17.0 pts allowed to QBs]


#5QB Matt Ryan, ATL
Bye Week: 5

Ideal Bye Week Fill-ins:
#14QB Matthew Stafford, DET vs. CAR [18.0 pts allowed to QBs]
#19QB Carson Wentz, PHI vs. ARI [18.0 pts allowed to QBs]
#16QB Andy Dalton, CIN vs. BUF [17.0 pts allowed to QBs]
#17QB Eli Manning, NYG vs. LAC [17.0 pts allowed to QBs]
#18QB Tyrod Taylor, BUF vs. CIN [17.0 pts allowed to QBs]


#6QB Russell Wilson, SEA
Bye Week: 6

Ideal Bye Week Fill-ins:
#23QB Deshaun Watson, HOU vs. CLE [20.0 pts allowed to QBs]
#14QB Matthew Stafford, DET vs. NO [19.0 pts allowed to QBs]
#15QB Philip Rivers, LAC vs. OAK [19.0 pts allowed to QBs]
#20QB Blake Bortles, JAX vs. LAR [19.0 pts allowed to QBs]
#13QB Kirk Cousins, WAS vs. SF [18.0 pts allowed to QBs]


#7QB Ben Roethlisberger, PIT
Bye Week: 9

Ideal Bye Week Fill-ins:
#14QB Matthew Stafford, DET vs. GB [21.0 pts allowed to QBs]
#17QB Eli Manning, NYG vs. LAR [19.0 pts allowed to QBs]
#23QB Deshaun Watson, HOU vs. IND [19.0 pts allowed to QBs]
#18QB Tyrod Taylor, BUF vs. NYJ [18.0 pts allowed to QBs]
#22QB Carson Palmer, ARI vs. SF [18.0 pts allowed to QBs]


#8QB Cam Newton, CAR
Bye Week: 11

Ideal Bye Week Fill-ins:
#20QB Blake Bortles, JAX vs. CLE [20.0 pts allowed to QBs]
#13QB Kirk Cousins, WAS vs. NO [19.0 pts allowed to QBs]
#14QB Matthew Stafford, DET vs. CHI [18.0 pts allowed to QBs]
#19QB Carson Wentz, PHI vs. DAL [18.0 pts allowed to QBs]
#23QB Deshaun Watson, HOU vs. ARI [18.0 pts allowed to QBs]


#9QB Derek Carr, OAK
Bye Week: 10

Ideal Bye Week Fill-ins:
#14QB Matthew Stafford, DET vs. CLE [20.0 pts allowed to QBs]
#16QB Andy Dalton, CIN vs. TEN [19.0 pts allowed to QBs]
#18QB Tyrod Taylor, BUF vs. NO [19.0 pts allowed to QBs]
#23QB Deshaun Watson, HOU vs. LAR [19.0 pts allowed to QBs]
#17QB Eli Manning, NYG vs. SF [18.0 pts allowed to QBs]


#10QB Marcus Mariota, TEN
Bye Week: 8

Ideal Bye Week Fill-ins:
#16QB Andy Dalton, CIN vs. IND [19.0 pts allowed to QBs]
#18QB Tyrod Taylor, BUF vs. OAK [19.0 pts allowed to QBs]
#13QB Kirk Cousins, WAS vs. DAL [18.0 pts allowed to QBs]
#19QB Carson Wentz, PHI vs. SF [18.0 pts allowed to QBs]
#14QB Matthew Stafford, DET vs. PIT [16.0 pts allowed to QBs]


#11QB Jameis Winston, TB
Bye Week: 11

Ideal Bye Week Fill-ins:
#20QB Blake Bortles, JAX vs. CLE [20.0 pts allowed to QBs]
#13QB Kirk Cousins, WAS vs. NO [19.0 pts allowed to QBs]
#14QB Matthew Stafford, DET vs. CHI [18.0 pts allowed to QBs]
#19QB Carson Wentz, PHI vs. DAL [18.0 pts allowed to QBs]
#23QB Deshaun Watson, HOU vs. ARI [18.0 pts allowed to QBs]


#12QB Dak Prescott, DAL
Bye Week: 6

Ideal Bye Week Fill-ins:
#23QB Deshaun Watson, HOU vs. CLE [20.0 pts allowed to QBs]
#14QB Matthew Stafford, DET vs. NO [19.0 pts allowed to QBs]
#15QB Philip Rivers, LAC vs. OAK [19.0 pts allowed to QBs]
#20QB Blake Bortles, JAX vs. LAR [19.0 pts allowed to QBs]
#13QB Kirk Cousins, WAS vs. SF [18.0 pts allowed to QBs]