Power Ranking The NFL’s Back-Up QB’s

You know it’s a slow time in the sports world (WELCOME TO MID-JULY!) when you are ranking back-up NFL quarterbacks…but, it is what it is.

It’s actually a little known fact that back-up quarterbacks are way more important than you think. Why is that? I’m glad you asked! That’s because the NFL is a game of attrition. It’s not a matter of if a certain player is going to get injured this upcoming season…it’s a matter of when and how serious the injury is.

Ask fans of teams like the Dallas Cowboys and the Cincinnati Bengals just how important your back-up QB is. When their teams starting QB’s were seriously injured last season, the back-ups were asked to step up and take over the job. It can happen to ANY NFL team on any given Sunday.

So, how good is your team’s back-up QB compared to the other 31 NFL teams? Once again, I’m glad you asked. The following ranking is a POWER RANKING of every single team’s back-up QB. Since it’s a POWER RANKING, I have to factor in how much the player has played and how well they have played when they’ve seen action. Even though I think Chase Daniel is probably the best back-up QB in the NFL, he’s seen little action the last few seasons and I can’t rank him above guys who have played in a power rankings. It’s just not right.

Anyway, enough with the bullcrap and on with the goods…..

 

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32. Trevor Siemian (Denver Broncos)

Age: 24

Passing Yards (for 2015-16 season): 0

Passing TD’s (for 2015-16 season): 0

Interceptions (for 2015-16 season): 0

QB Rating (for 2015-16 season): 0

 

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31. Aaron Murray (Kansas City Chiefs)

Age: 25

Passing Yards (for 2015-16 season): 0

Passing TD’s (for 2015-16 season): 0

Interceptions (for 2015-16 season): 0

QB Rating (for 2015-16 season): 0

 

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30. Bryce Petty (New York Jets)

Age: 25

Passing Yards (for 2015-16 season): 0

Passing TD’s (for 2015-16 season): 0

Interceptions (for 2015-16 season): 0

QB Rating (for 2015-16 season): 0

 

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29. Brett Hundley (Green Bay Packers)

Age: 23

Passing Yards (for 2015-16 season): 0

Passing TD’s (for 2015-16 season): 0

Interceptions (f0r 2015-16 season): 0

QB Rating (for 2015-16 season): 0

 

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28. Trevone Boykin (Seattle Seahawks)

Age: 22

Passing Yards (for 2015-16 season): Rookie

Passing TD’s (for 2015-16 season): Rookie

Interceptions (f0r 2015-16 season): Rookie

QB Rating (for 2015-16 season): Rookie

 

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27. Bruce Gradkowski (Pittsburgh Steelers)

Age: 33

Passing Yards (for 2015-16 season): 0

Passing TD’s (for 2015-16 season): 0

Interceptions (f0r 2015-16 season): 0

QB Rating (for 2015-16 season): 0

 

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26. Chad Henne (Jacksonville Jaguars)

Age: 31

Passing Yards (for 2015-16 season): 0

Passing TD’s (for 2015-16 season): 0

Interceptions (f0r 2015-16 season): 0

QB Rating (for 2015-16 season): 0

 

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25. Shaun Hill (Minnesota Vikings)

Age: 36

Passing Yards (for 2015-16 season): 15

Passing TD’s (for 2015-16 season): 0

Interceptions (f0r 2015-16 season): 0

QB Rating (for 2015-16 season): 39.6

 

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24. Scott Tolzien (Indianapolis Colts)

Age: 28

Passing Yards (for 2015-16 season): 4

Passing TD’s (for 2015-16 season): 0

Interceptions (f0r 2015-16 season): 0

QB Rating (for 2015-16 season): 83.3

 

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23. Jimmy Garoppolo (New England Patriots)

Age: 24

Passing Yards (for 2015-16 season): 6

Passing TD’s (for 2015-16 season): 0

Interceptions (f0r 2015-16 season): 0

QB Rating (for 2015-16 season): 39.6

 

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22. Chase Daniel (Philadelphia Eagles)

Age: 29

Passing Yards (for 2015-16 season): 4

Passing TD’s (for 2015-16 season): 0

Interceptions (f0r 2015-16 season): 0

QB Rating (for 2015-16 season): 79.2

 

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21. Matt Moore (Miami Dolphins)

Age: 31

Passing Yards (for 2015-16 season): 14

Passing TD’s (for 2015-16 season): 0

Interceptions (f0r 2015-16 season): 0

QB Rating (for 2015-16 season): 118.8

 

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20. Derek Anderson (Carolina Panthers)

Age: 33

Passing Yards (for 2015-16 season): 36

Passing TD’s (for 2015-16 season): 0

Interceptions (f0r 2015-16 season): 0

QB Rating (for 2015-16 season): 82.6

 

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19. Kellen Clemens (San Diego Chargers)

Age: 33

Passing Yards (for 2015-16 season): 63

Passing TD’s (for 2015-16 season): 1

Interceptions (f0r 2015-16 season): 0

QB Rating (for 2015-16 season): 150.0

 

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18. Ryan Nassib (New York Giants)

Age: 26

Passing Yards (for 2015-16 season): 68

Passing TD’s (for 2015-16 season): 1

Interceptions (f0r 2015-16 season): 0

QB Rating (for 2015-16 season): 158.3

 

Colt McCoy

17. Colt McCoy (Washington Redskins)

Age: 29

Passing Yards (for 2015-16 season): 128

Passing TD’s (for 2015-16 season): 1

Interceptions (f0r 2015-16 season): 0

QB Rating (for 2015-16 season): 133.9

 

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16. Matt McGloin (Oakland Raiders)

Age: 26

Passing Yards (for 2015-16 season): 142

Passing TD’s (for 2015-16 season): 2

Interceptions (f0r 2015-16 season): 1

QB Rating (for 2015-16 season): 88.3

 

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15. Drew Stanton (Arizona Cardinals)

Age: 32

Passing Yards (for 2015-16 season): 104

Passing TD’s (for 2015-16 season): 0

Interceptions (f0r 2015-16 season): 2

QB Rating (for 2015-16 season): 22.8

 

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14. Mike Glennon (Tampa Bay Buccaneers)

Age: 26

Passing Yards (for 2015-16 season): 0

Passing TD’s (for 2015-16 season): 0

Interceptions (f0r 2015-16 season): 0

QB Rating (for 2015-16 season): 0

 

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13. Dan Orlovsky (Detroit Lions)

Age: 32

Passing Yards (for 2015-16 season): 201

Passing TD’s (for 2015-16 season): 1

Interceptions (f0r 2015-16 season): 1

QB Rating (for 2015-16 season): 66.8

 

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12. Matt Cassel (Tennessee Titans)

Age: 34

Passing Yards (for 2015-16 season): 1,276

Passing TD’s (for 2015-16 season): 5

Interceptions (f0r 2015-16 season): 7

QB Rating (for 2015-16 season): 70.6

 

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11. E.J. Manuel (Buffalo Bills)

Age: 26

Passing Yards (for 2015-16 season): 561

Passing TD’s (for 2015-16 season): 3

Interceptions (f0r 2015-16 season): 3

QB Rating (for 2015-16 season): 78.5

 

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10. Matt Schaub (Atlanta Falcons)

Age: 35

Passing Yards (for 2015-16 season): 540

Passing TD’s (for 2015-16 season): 3

Interceptions (f0r 2015-16 season): 4

QB Rating (for 2015-16 season): 76.0

 

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9. Kellen Moore (Dallas Cowboys)

Age: 27

Passing Yards (for 2015-16 season): 779

Passing TD’s (for 2015-16 season): 4

Interceptions (f0r 2015-16 season): 6

QB Rating (for 2015-16 season): 71.0

 

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8. Luke McCown (New Orleans Saints)

Age: 35

Passing Yards (for 2015-16 season): 335

Passing TD’s (for 2015-16 season): 0

Interceptions (f0r 2015-16 season): 1

QB Rating (for 2015-16 season): 91.8

 

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7. Ryan Mallett (Baltimore Ravens)

Age: 28

Passing Yards (for 2015-16 season): 1,336

Passing TD’s (for 2015-16 season): 5

Interceptions (f0r 2015-16 season): 6

QB Rating (for 2015-16 season): 67.9

 

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6. Colin Kaepernick (San Francisco 49ers)

Age: 28

Passing Yards (for 2015-16 season): 1,615

Passing TD’s (for 2015-16 season): 6

Interceptions (f0r 2015-16 season): 5

QB Rating (for 2015-16 season): 78.5

 

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5. Brandon Weeden (Houston Texans)

Age: 32

Passing Yards (for 2015-16 season): 1,043

Passing TD’s (for 2015-16 season): 5

Interceptions (f0r 2015-16 season): 2

QB Rating (for 2015-16 season): 96.8

 

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4. Josh McCown (Cleveland Browns)

Age: 37

Passing Yards (for 2015-16 season): 2,109

Passing TD’s (for 2015-16 season): 12

Interceptions (f0r 2015-16 season): 4

QB Rating (for 2015-16 season): 93.3

 

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3. A.J. McCarron (Cincinnati Bengals)

Age: 25

Passing Yards (for 2015-16 season): 854

Passing TD’s (for 2015-16 season): 6

Interceptions (f0r 2015-16 season): 2

QB Rating (for 2015-16 season): 97.1

 

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2. Case Keenum (Los Angeles Rams)

Age: 28

Passing Yards (for 2015-16 season): 828

Passing TD’s (for 2015-16 season): 4

Interceptions (f0r 2015-16 season): 1

QB Rating (for 2015-16 season): 87.7

 

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1. Brian Hoyer (Chicago Bears)

Age: 30

Passing Yards (for 2015-16 season): 2,606

Passing TD’s (for 2015-16 season): 19

Interceptions (f0r 2015-16 season): 7

QB Rating (for 2015-16 season): 91.4

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