Quarterbacks The Best Quarterbacks Who Backed Up Brett Favre  

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List Rules Rank these quarterbacks that have been backup QBs to Brett Favre at some point in their careers

The list of Brett Favre's former backup quarterbacks is long and impressive. Most of them had to make a name for themselves either before or after backing up Favre because he rarely, if ever, missed even a snap. There's the former Super Bowl-winning Jim McMahon; Matt Hasselbeck won a Super Bowl after being traded to Seattle; arguably the best quarterback in the league today and one of the best of all time, Aaron Rodgers, led Green Bay to a Super Bowl victory after Favre departed; and the backups' accomplishments don't stop there. There are Heisman winners and playoff appearances galore. The Packers even tried out "The Greatest Show on Turf" ringleader, Kurt Warner, as an undrafted free agent out of college in 1994, but he didn't make the final roster and is not included on the list here.

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Aaron Rodgers is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Quarterbacks Who Backed Up Brett Favre
Aaron Rodgers Green Bay Packers

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Matt Hasselbeck is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Quarterbacks Who Backed Up Brett Favre
Matt Hasselbeck Seattle Seahawks, Indianapolis Colts, Green Bay Packers

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Mark Brunell is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Quarterbacks Who Backed Up Brett Favre
Mark Brunell New Orleans Saints, Washington Redskins, Green Bay Packers

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Jim McMahon is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Quarterbacks Who Backed Up Brett Favre
Jim McMahon Arizona Cardinals, Green Bay Packers, Chicago Bears

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Don Majkowski is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Quarterbacks Who Backed Up Brett Favre
Don Majkowski Green Bay Packers, Indianapolis Colts, Detroit Lions

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Aaron Brooks is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Quarterbacks Who Backed Up Brett Favre
Aaron Brooks New Orleans Saints, Oakland Raiders

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Doug Pederson is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Quarterbacks Who Backed Up Brett Favre
Doug Pederson Miami Dolphins, Green Bay Packers, Philadelphia Eagles

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Ty Detmer is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Quarterbacks Who Backed Up Brett Favre
Ty Detmer Green Bay Packers, Cleveland Browns, San Francisco 49ers

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Tarvaris Jackson is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Quarterbacks Who Backed Up Brett Favre
Tarvaris Jackson Seattle Seahawks, Buffalo Bills, Minnesota Vikings

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Kellen Clemens is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Quarterbacks Who Backed Up Brett Favre
Kellen Clemens Washington Redskins, Houston Texans, St. Louis Rams

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Steve Bono is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Quarterbacks Who Backed Up Brett Favre
Steve Bono Minnesota Vikings, Pittsburgh Steelers, San Francisco 49ers

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J. T. O'Sullivan is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Quarterbacks Who Backed Up Brett Favre
J. T. O'Sullivan Cincinnati Bengals, New Orleans Saints, Green Bay Packers

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Brad Smith is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Quarterbacks Who Backed Up Brett Favre
Brad Smith Buffalo Bills, Missouri Tigers football, New York Jets

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Danny Wuerffel is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Quarterbacks Who Backed Up Brett Favre
Danny Wuerffel New Orleans Saints, Washington Redskins, Florida Gators football