5 Greatest Backups in NFL History

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5 Greatest Backups in NFL History

It's pretty hard not to get noticed in the NFL, but it happens. Sometimes it takes a while for players to get their chance, whether it's because of the dominance of the guy ahead of them, injury issues or simply a stubborn coach. Here are the best backups in NFL history.

*Note: to be eligible a player had to be a backup for multiple seasons. Yes Tom Brady wasn't a starter as a rookie, but he was never known as a backup. Those are the guys we're looking for here. 

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