Here’s a list of backups around the league Ranking 2021 NFL backup quarterbacks: 49ers' Trey Lance headlines list of 32; Teddy Bridgewater in top five CBS ranked them, don’t really agree with their rankings and not because Woodside is #32 but to me, this is how the backup QB situation gets looked at be a lot of fans: Guy has limited play, if any, and doesn’t play well. Then, regardless of situation, team, or specific opponents they played against, they get labeled as trash forever. Sometimes record is used as a measuring stick, which can is t even accurate for good, starting QBs and should never be used, but does, Over time, the previously thought decent backups get old and leave the league. Now there's “No backups” available. I make the point of that list having a bunch of names that no one has seen take a single regular season snap of any meaning. Given a chance, they could be decent although I’m not pulling for their chance when the starter is already good. I don’t think the active list of backups around the league is any good. Almost all 32 of those QB would be complained about if they were Tennessee’s backup.