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 Peyton Manning, DEN
Bye Week: 4

Ideal Bye Week Fill-ins:
#20QB Eli Manning, NYG @WAS [19.8 pts allowed to QBs]
#16QB Philip Rivers, SD vs. JAX [18.3 pts allowed to QBs]
#21QB Joe Flacco, BAL vs. CAR [17.9 pts allowed to QBs]
#18QB Andy Dalton, CIN vs. BYE [17.8 pts allowed to QBs]
#23QB Alex Smith, KC vs. NE [17.7 pts allowed to QBs]


#2QB Drew Brees, NO
Bye Week: 6

Ideal Bye Week Fill-ins:
#23QB Alex Smith, KC vs. BYE [20.6 pts allowed to QBs]
#17QB Carson Palmer, ARI vs. WAS [19.2 pts allowed to QBs]
#15QB Ben Roethlisberger, PIT @CLE [19.0 pts allowed to QBs]
#13QB Colin Kaepernick, SF @STL [18.8 pts allowed to QBs]
#18QB Andy Dalton, CIN vs. CAR [17.9 pts allowed to QBs]


#3QB Aaron Rodgers, GB
Bye Week: 9

Ideal Bye Week Fill-ins:
#15QB Ben Roethlisberger, PIT vs. BAL [18.8 pts allowed to QBs]
#16QB Philip Rivers, SD @MIA [18.3 pts allowed to QBs]
#21QB Joe Flacco, BAL @PIT [17.9 pts allowed to QBs]
#23QB Alex Smith, KC vs. NYJ [17.7 pts allowed to QBs]
#17QB Carson Palmer, ARI @DAL [16.4 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]
#14QB Tony Romo, DAL @JAX [19.8 pts allowed to QBs]
#19QB Ryan Tannehill, MIA @DET [19.0 pts allowed to QBs]
#18QB Andy Dalton, CIN vs. CLE [18.8 pts allowed to QBs]
#21QB Joe Flacco, BAL vs. TEN [18.6 pts allowed to QBs]


#5QB Jay Cutler, CHI
Bye Week: 9

Ideal Bye Week Fill-ins:
#15QB Ben Roethlisberger, PIT vs. BAL [18.8 pts allowed to QBs]
#16QB Philip Rivers, SD @MIA [18.3 pts allowed to QBs]
#21QB Joe Flacco, BAL @PIT [17.9 pts allowed to QBs]
#23QB Alex Smith, KC vs. NYJ [17.7 pts allowed to QBs]
#17QB Carson Palmer, ARI @DAL [16.4 pts allowed to QBs]


#6QB Matthew Stafford, DET
Bye Week: 9

Ideal Bye Week Fill-ins:
#15QB Ben Roethlisberger, PIT vs. BAL [18.8 pts allowed to QBs]
#16QB Philip Rivers, SD @MIA [18.3 pts allowed to QBs]
#21QB Joe Flacco, BAL @PIT [17.9 pts allowed to QBs]
#23QB Alex Smith, KC vs. NYJ [17.7 pts allowed to QBs]
#17QB Carson Palmer, ARI @DAL [16.4 pts allowed to QBs]


#7QB Matt Ryan, ATL
Bye Week: 9

Ideal Bye Week Fill-ins:
#15QB Ben Roethlisberger, PIT vs. BAL [18.8 pts allowed to QBs]
#16QB Philip Rivers, SD @MIA [18.3 pts allowed to QBs]
#21QB Joe Flacco, BAL @PIT [17.9 pts allowed to QBs]
#23QB Alex Smith, KC vs. NYJ [17.7 pts allowed to QBs]
#17QB Carson Palmer, ARI @DAL [16.4 pts allowed to QBs]


#8QB Robert Griffin III, WAS
Bye Week: 10

Ideal Bye Week Fill-ins:
#16QB Philip Rivers, SD vs. BYE [20.6 pts allowed to QBs]
#14QB Tony Romo, DAL @JAX [19.8 pts allowed to QBs]
#19QB Ryan Tannehill, MIA @DET [19.0 pts allowed to QBs]
#18QB Andy Dalton, CIN vs. CLE [18.8 pts allowed to QBs]
#21QB Joe Flacco, BAL vs. TEN [18.6 pts allowed to QBs]


#9QB Nick Foles, PHI
Bye Week: 7

Ideal Bye Week Fill-ins:
#17QB Carson Palmer, ARI @OAK [19.9 pts allowed to QBs]
#20QB Eli Manning, NYG @DAL [19.1 pts allowed to QBs]
#21QB Joe Flacco, BAL vs. ATL [17.4 pts allowed to QBs]
#22QB Sam Bradford, STL vs. SEA [16.4 pts allowed to QBs]
#14QB Tony Romo, DAL vs. NYG [15.9 pts allowed to QBs]


#10QB Cam Newton, CAR
Bye Week: 12

Ideal Bye Week Fill-ins:
#13QB Colin Kaepernick, SF vs. WAS [21.4 pts allowed to QBs]
#14QB Tony Romo, DAL @NYG [19.1 pts allowed to QBs]
#18QB Andy Dalton, CIN @HOU [18.6 pts allowed to QBs]
#15QB Ben Roethlisberger, PIT vs. BYE [17.9 pts allowed to QBs]
#21QB Joe Flacco, BAL @NO [17.7 pts allowed to QBs]


#11QB Russell Wilson, SEA
Bye Week: 4

Ideal Bye Week Fill-ins:
#20QB Eli Manning, NYG @WAS [19.8 pts allowed to QBs]
#16QB Philip Rivers, SD vs. JAX [18.3 pts allowed to QBs]
#21QB Joe Flacco, BAL vs. CAR [17.9 pts allowed to QBs]
#18QB Andy Dalton, CIN vs. BYE [17.8 pts allowed to QBs]
#23QB Alex Smith, KC vs. NE [17.7 pts allowed to QBs]


#12QB Tom Brady, NE
Bye Week: 10

Ideal Bye Week Fill-ins:
#16QB Philip Rivers, SD vs. BYE [20.6 pts allowed to QBs]
#14QB Tony Romo, DAL @JAX [19.8 pts allowed to QBs]
#19QB Ryan Tannehill, MIA @DET [19.0 pts allowed to QBs]
#18QB Andy Dalton, CIN vs. CLE [18.8 pts allowed to QBs]
#21QB Joe Flacco, BAL vs. TEN [18.6 pts allowed to QBs]


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