Fantasy Football Draft 2012: 5 Backup QBs Worth Taking a Shot at

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Fantasy Football Draft 2012: 5 Backup QBs Worth Taking a Shot at

The 2012 NFL schedule was just released Tuesday and the 2012 NFL draft will be coming up shortly at the end of the month, which means fantasy footballers will need to start preparing for their 2012 fantasy football drafts in the next coming months.

No strategy is more important in fantasy football than to find quarterbacks that are worth of taking a shot at late in your fantasy draft. 

In 2008, it was Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers, who was replacing a legend in Brett Favre. Rodgers was ranked 19th at the quarterback position to start the 2008 season, and he ended up finishing second in overall fantasy points just behind Drew Brees.

In 2010, it was Philadelphia Eagles backup quarterback Michael Vick, who was ranked 34th at the quarterback position to start the 2010 season, 22 spots behind the Eagles starter Kevin Kolb. Kolb was injured in the first game, and Vick took over after and went on finish second overall in fantasy points to end the season. 

In 2011, it was Carolina Panthers rookie quarterback Cam Newton who was ranked 29th and finished third overall in fantasy points. 

Moreover, in fantasy football you have to take risks, and the more risks you usually take then you will reap the rewards of a fantasy football championship.

Finding a fantasy backup quarterback is easy as you'll look to replace your starter's bye week, but there are always quarterbacks like the ones above that exceed expectations because they have a driving force to prove everyone wrong. 

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