The 10 Best Backup Quarterbacks in the NFL

Erin McLaughlinSenior Analyst IIMay 23, 2009

The 10 Best Backup Quarterbacks in the NFL

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    ATLANTA - DECEMBER 14: Quarterback Brian Griese #8 of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers sets to pass against the Atlanta Falcons at the Georgia Dome on December 14, 2008 in Atlanta, Georgia.  (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Jeff Garcia

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    ALAMEDA, CA - MAY 08:  Jeff Garcia #7 of the Oakland Raiders throws the ball during the Raiders minicamp at the team's permanent training facility on May 8, 2009 in Alameda, California.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Brian Griese

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    ATLANTA - DECEMBER 14: Quarterback Brian Griese #8 of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers sets to pass against the Atlanta Falcons at the Georgia Dome on December 14, 2008 in Atlanta, Georgia.  (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Derek Anderson/Brady Quinn

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    CLEVELAND - SEPTEMBER 16:  Brady Quinn #10 and Derek Anderson #3 of the Cleveland Browns look on during the NFL game against the Cincinnati Bengals at the Cleveland Browns Stadium on September 16, 2007 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images

Sage Rosenfels

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    HOUSTON - DECEMBER 01:  Quarterback Sage Rosenfels #18 of the Houston Texans during play against the Jacksonville Jaguars at Reliant Stadium on December 1, 2008 in Houston, Texas.  (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Matt Leinart

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    TAMPA, FL - FEBRUARY 01:  Quarterback Matt Leinart #7 of the Arizona Cardinals looks on against the Pittsburgh Steelers during Super Bowl XLIII on February 1, 2009 at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida.  (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Vince Young

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    INDIANAPOLIS - DECEMBER 28:  Quarterback Vince Young #10 of the Tennessee Titans looks to pass during the game against the Indianapolis Colts on December 28, 2008 at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by: Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Seneca Wallace

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    RENTON, WA - MAY 2:  Seneca Wallace #15 of the Seattle Seahawks throws a pass during minicamp at the Seahawks training facility on May 2, 2009 in Renton, Washington. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Tyler Thigpen

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    CINCINNATI - DECEMBER 28:  Quarterback Tyler Thigpen #4 of the Kansas City Chiefs calls the play at the line of scrimmage during the NFL game against the Cincinnati Bengals on December 28, 2008 at Paul Brown Stadium in Cincinnati, Ohio.  (Photo by Andy Ly

Chad Henne

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    NEW ORLEANS - AUGUST 28:  Miami Dolphins Chad Henne #7 drops back to pass against the New Orleans Saints during the first quarter of their final preseason game at the Louisiana Superdome on August 28, 2008 in New Orleans, Louisiana  (Photo by Sean Gardner

David Carr

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    EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - AUGUST 28:  Quarterback David Carr #8 of the New York Giants during a preseason game against the New England Patriots on August 28, 2008 at Giants Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey.  (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)
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