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:
#17QB Philip Rivers, SD vs. JAX [20.6 pts allowed to QBs]
#19QB Ryan Tannehill, MIA @OAK [20.4 pts allowed to QBs]
#20QB Ben Roethlisberger, PIT vs. TB [20.0 pts allowed to QBs]
#13QB Colin Kaepernick, SF vs. PHI [19.5 pts allowed to QBs]
#14QB Eli Manning, NYG @WAS [18.5 pts allowed to QBs]


#2QB Drew Brees, NO
Bye Week: 6

Ideal Bye Week Fill-ins:
#17QB Philip Rivers, SD @OAK [20.4 pts allowed to QBs]
#23QB Joe Flacco, BAL @TB [20.0 pts allowed to QBs]
#14QB Eli Manning, NYG @PHI [19.5 pts allowed to QBs]
#19QB Ryan Tannehill, MIA vs. GB [19.0 pts allowed to QBs]
#22QB Michael Vick, NYJ vs. DEN [19.0 pts allowed to QBs]


#3QB Aaron Rodgers, GB
Bye Week: 9

Ideal Bye Week Fill-ins:
#21QB Carson Palmer, ARI @DAL [22.3 pts allowed to QBs]
#16QB Andy Dalton, CIN vs. JAX [20.6 pts allowed to QBs]
#18QB Johnny Manziel, CLE vs. TB [20.0 pts allowed to QBs]
#15QB Tony Romo, DAL vs. ARI [19.7 pts allowed to QBs]
#19QB Ryan Tannehill, MIA vs. SD [18.5 pts allowed to QBs]


#4QB Andrew Luck, IND
Bye Week: 10

Ideal Bye Week Fill-ins:
#15QB Tony Romo, DAL @JAX [20.6 pts allowed to QBs]
#16QB Andy Dalton, CIN vs. CLE [18.0 pts allowed to QBs]
#20QB Ben Roethlisberger, PIT @NYJ [17.4 pts allowed to QBs]
#19QB Ryan Tannehill, MIA @DET [16.7 pts allowed to QBs]
#21QB Carson Palmer, ARI vs. STL [16.4 pts allowed to QBs]


#5QB Jay Cutler, CHI
Bye Week: 9

Ideal Bye Week Fill-ins:
#21QB Carson Palmer, ARI @DAL [22.3 pts allowed to QBs]
#16QB Andy Dalton, CIN vs. JAX [20.6 pts allowed to QBs]
#18QB Johnny Manziel, CLE vs. TB [20.0 pts allowed to QBs]
#15QB Tony Romo, DAL vs. ARI [19.7 pts allowed to QBs]
#19QB Ryan Tannehill, MIA vs. SD [18.5 pts allowed to QBs]


#6QB Matthew Stafford, DET
Bye Week: 9

Ideal Bye Week Fill-ins:
#21QB Carson Palmer, ARI @DAL [22.3 pts allowed to QBs]
#16QB Andy Dalton, CIN vs. JAX [20.6 pts allowed to QBs]
#18QB Johnny Manziel, CLE vs. TB [20.0 pts allowed to QBs]
#15QB Tony Romo, DAL vs. ARI [19.7 pts allowed to QBs]
#19QB Ryan Tannehill, MIA vs. SD [18.5 pts allowed to QBs]


#7QB Matt Ryan, ATL
Bye Week: 9

Ideal Bye Week Fill-ins:
#21QB Carson Palmer, ARI @DAL [22.3 pts allowed to QBs]
#16QB Andy Dalton, CIN vs. JAX [20.6 pts allowed to QBs]
#18QB Johnny Manziel, CLE vs. TB [20.0 pts allowed to QBs]
#15QB Tony Romo, DAL vs. ARI [19.7 pts allowed to QBs]
#19QB Ryan Tannehill, MIA vs. SD [18.5 pts allowed to QBs]


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

Ideal Bye Week Fill-ins:
#15QB Tony Romo, DAL @JAX [20.6 pts allowed to QBs]
#16QB Andy Dalton, CIN vs. CLE [18.0 pts allowed to QBs]
#20QB Ben Roethlisberger, PIT @NYJ [17.4 pts allowed to QBs]
#19QB Ryan Tannehill, MIA @DET [16.7 pts allowed to QBs]
#21QB Carson Palmer, ARI vs. STL [16.4 pts allowed to QBs]


#9QB Nick Foles, PHI
Bye Week: 7

Ideal Bye Week Fill-ins:
#14QB Eli Manning, NYG @DAL [22.3 pts allowed to QBs]
#18QB Johnny Manziel, CLE @JAX [20.6 pts allowed to QBs]
#21QB Carson Palmer, ARI @OAK [20.4 pts allowed to QBs]
#23QB Joe Flacco, BAL vs. ATL [20.3 pts allowed to QBs]
#13QB Colin Kaepernick, SF @DEN [19.0 pts allowed to QBs]


#10QB Cam Newton, CAR
Bye Week: 12

Ideal Bye Week Fill-ins:
#14QB Eli Manning, NYG vs. DAL [22.3 pts allowed to QBs]
#18QB Johnny Manziel, CLE @ATL [20.3 pts allowed to QBs]
#19QB Ryan Tannehill, MIA @DEN [19.0 pts allowed to QBs]
#13QB Colin Kaepernick, SF vs. WAS [18.5 pts allowed to QBs]
#16QB Andy Dalton, CIN @HOU [16.9 pts allowed to QBs]


#11QB Russell Wilson, SEA
Bye Week: 4

Ideal Bye Week Fill-ins:
#17QB Philip Rivers, SD vs. JAX [20.6 pts allowed to QBs]
#19QB Ryan Tannehill, MIA @OAK [20.4 pts allowed to QBs]
#20QB Ben Roethlisberger, PIT vs. TB [20.0 pts allowed to QBs]
#13QB Colin Kaepernick, SF vs. PHI [19.5 pts allowed to QBs]
#14QB Eli Manning, NYG @WAS [18.5 pts allowed to QBs]


#12QB Tom Brady, NE
Bye Week: 10

Ideal Bye Week Fill-ins:
#15QB Tony Romo, DAL @JAX [20.6 pts allowed to QBs]
#16QB Andy Dalton, CIN vs. CLE [18.0 pts allowed to QBs]
#20QB Ben Roethlisberger, PIT @NYJ [17.4 pts allowed to QBs]
#19QB Ryan Tannehill, MIA @DET [16.7 pts allowed to QBs]
#21QB Carson Palmer, ARI vs. STL [16.4 pts allowed to QBs]


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