2016 DRAFT GUIDE
By Jeff Paur
Senior Fantasy Writer
Realtime Fantasy Sports

Quarterbacks:

The quarterback position continues to be very deep for fantasy teams. We said it last year but it might ring even more true this year. The quarterback position might be the deepest ever for fantasy teams, causing the dilemma of acting early on an elite option or waiting and getting a solid starter later in your draft. It is a tough call for fantasy teams. The only thing that might make it a little easier this year for teams is that many of the quarterbacks have very similar value, making it a little easier to figure out when you need to act on taking a quarterback.

Either way, you will also want to know your scoring system. Every league is different. Some leagues favor quarterbacks a little more while others try to devalue the position some by making passing touchdowns worth less as well as penalizing more for interceptions. So you'll want to know your scoring inside and out before deciding when to take a quarterback.


Updated: 06/23/16
 #1  Aaron Rodgers$25  Yr: 2015  TDs: 31  Yds: 3821  Int: 8Green BayBye: 4 
 
Player News:
Rodgers had a down year for his standards. He failed to top 4,000-passing yards but did have 32 total touchdowns to just eight interceptions. He still did a great job of limiting turnovers and producing points. But a suspect offensive line and receivers failing to separate hurt Rodgers last year. He also held onto the ball longer than usual for him. Rodgers also is an underrated runner. He has at least 200-rushing yards and two rushing touchdowns seven of the last eight seasons. This part of his game can be overlooked, but is a real asset. Rodgers has a great arm and is extremely accurate. He makes plays with his feet and is normally very durable. The Packers should have a better group of receivers this year with Jordy Nelson back from injury. The Packers will continue to pass often but are a little more balanced these days than past year.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Rodgers had a down year last year and was still seventh in quarterback scoring. Expect him to rebound this season and be a top-five fantasy quarterback once again. He'll throw for 4,000-plus yards and score around 40 touchdowns with around 300-rushing yards.

 #2  Cam Newton$27  Yr: 2015  TDs: 35  Yds: 3837  Int: 10CarolinaBye: 7 
 
Player News:
Despite losing his top receiver before the start of the season, Newton had an MVP-season for the Panthers and fantasy teams. He finished first overall in fantasy quarterback scoring, setting several career highs. He had 35-passing touchdowns to just 10 interceptions and ran in other 10 scores, giving him 45 total touchdowns. Newton had a touchdown in every game and multiple scores all but three. He had an unbelievable season, taking a big step forward in his career. Newton has a huge arm and can make big-time plays with his legs. He shows some immaturity at times, especially when dealing with the press, but has made strides in that area. He will force some passes at times but is pretty accurate throwing the ball for the most part. He throws a good deep ball and runs as well as any quarterback in the game. He will continue to be the centerpiece of the Panthers' offense.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Newton is our top rated fantasy quarterback. He is the real deal and could be even better this year with Kelvin Benjamin back in the mix. Even with that said, it might be hard for him to repeat last year's huge statistical seasons. But he'll still produce great for fantasy teams in the prime of his career. He can throw for around 4,000 yards, rush for 650 or so and get 40 total scores.

 #3  Andrew Luck$26  Yr: 2015  TDs: 15  Yds: 1881  Int: 12IndianapolisBye: 10 
 
Player News:
Luck had a very disappointing season for fantasy owners. He struggled when playing and also missed a lot of time because of injury. It was a season to forget for Luck, completing just 55 percent of his passes. He did have 15 touchdowns in seven games but was intercepted 12 times. He played more like a rookie than a veteran quarterback. Luck has the talent to turn things around, though, especially in this offense. Luck is a cerebral quarterback that is accurate and seems to know his limitations. He will force the ball at times, though, and still doesn't have the decision making you would hope at this stage of his career. Luck doesn't have a huge arm but it is strong enough to make all the throws. The Colts continue to struggle running the ball, giving Luck plenty of chances to air it out.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Don't forget that Luck was the top fantasy quarterback in the game just two seasons back. He is still very capable of being the top fantasy quarterback this season. Expect a much better season from Luck, who has a lot to prove after last year. He is a top-five option in our eyes. He can near 5,000 yards and around 40 total touchdowns. His interception totals will be a little higher than some of the elite guys, getting around 15 or so.

 #4  Drew Brees$22  Yr: 2015  TDs: 32  Yds: 4870  Int: 11New OrleansBye: 5 
 
Player News:
Brees proved he still has something left in the tank last season, finishing sixth overall in fantasy scoring. Brees had a great finish to his sason, having three-touchdown games three of his last five, scoring 12 touchdowns to just one interception during that stretch. He threw for nearly 5,000 yards and had 33 total touchdowns to 11 interceptions. Brees has eight straight seasons with 33 or more touchdowns. He also has 5,000 yards four of eight seasons. And at age 36, he still looks like he has good years left in the tank. He knows the offense inside and out and produces at a high level for the team. Brees is extremely accurate, makes great decisions, and spreads the wealth to a host of options in the offense. The Saints try to have a balanced offense, but remain pass-first with Brees at the helm. He makes the offense tick for the Saints.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Brees remains a solid fantasy play. He dropped some in the rankings last year but his play during the season should validate him as a top option again in 2016. He is a good bet to throw for around 5,000 yards and score 35 touchdowns. He is a consistent factor from week to week, which is another huge plus. He gets his weekly chances to air it out in this offense.

 #5  Ben Roethlisberger$20  Yr: 2015  TDs: 21  Yds: 3938  Int: 16PittsburghBye: 8 
 
Player News:
Roethilsberger missed four games because of injury but had great overall numbers much of the year. He threw for nearly 4,000 yards and had 21 touchdowns. The one issue he struggled with were some interceptions, getting picked off 16 times. He posted big yardage numbers, though, moving this passing game up and down the field. He had eight 300-yard games. Roethlisberger has 4,000-yard seasons four of his last seven. He plays in an offense that is becoming one of the best passing games in all of football. Roethilsberger has a great arm and is an accurate passer. He might be the best quarterback in the game at prolonging a play because of his size and strength. Injuries have slowed him some in recent seasons but he was able to play a full year two of the past three seasons.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Roethilsberger tends to get nicked up but if he plays a full season, he can be a top-five fantasy quarterback in this offense. He could even challenge to be the top overall fantasy quarterback because of the great options around him. He can near 5,000 yards and score 35 touchdowns. He is a legit No. 1 for fantasy teams.

 #6  Russell Wilson$20  Yr: 2015  TDs: 34  Yds: 4024  Int: 8SeattleBye: 5 
 
Player News:
Wilson had another big season for the Seahawks, leading the team to the Super Bowl once again. He threw for more than 3,000 yards and had a career-high 849-rushing yards. Wilson ran for more yards than some starting running backs. And Wilson has designed running plays but does a great job of picking and choosing when to run the ball. He also doesn't take many big hits despite all his runs. Wilson had 26 total touchdowns to just seven interceptions all season. He still lacks some top weapons to throw to in the passing game but makes the most of the talent around him. Wilson makes everyone better around him. Wilson isn't a big quarterback but moves around the pocket well and can make all the throws at quarterback. He kind of reminds you of Drew Brees. His arm isn't off the charts but accurate and he does well to find a throwing lane despite his small size. Wilson is a much better runner than Brees, though. He can hurt teams with his legs as much as his arm. Wilson has topped 500-rushing yards each of the past two seasons.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Wilson was sixth in quarterback scoring last season, mainly because of his huge rushing totals. It might be a stretch to see him run for that many yards again but don't be surprised if his passing yards go up. Teams are likely going to key on Wilson more, giving him a little more freedom to make plays in the passing game. Wilson is a legit No. 1 for fantasy teams. He is just outside that elite group but a consistent starter for fantasy teams. He'll get around 3,500-passing yards, 30 total touchdowns and 600-rushing yards. Wilson is the complete package at quarterback.

 #7  Blake Bortles$19  Yr: 2015  TDs: 35  Yds: 4428  Int: 18JacksonvilleBye: 5 
 
Player News:
Borltes took a big leap his second season in the league. He finished fourth overall in fantasy quarterback scoring. He was a top-five fantasy quarterback just his second season in the NFL. Bortles had nearly 4,500-passing yards and 37 total touchdowns to 18 interceptions. He had touchdowns in all but the last game of the year. He had six 300-yard games and five three-touchdown games. He was a consistent force in a pass-first offense. The Jaguars still don't have much of a running game but two of the best young receivers in the game. Bortles should continue to air it out often. Bortles has great size, a plus arm and is a good athlete. He has a very strong arm. His delivery remains a bit long but has improved some since entering the league. He is reading defenses much better but needs to improve his decision making more. Bortles still turns the ball over too much.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Last season wasn't a fluke for Bortles. He is the real deal for fantasy teams. He can be a top-five fantasy quarterback once again. He can throw for 4,500 yards with 35 total scores and 350-rushing yards. Borltes is a fantasy star on the rise.

 #8  Eli Manning$19  Yr: 2015  TDs: 35  Yds: 4432  Int: 14New York GiantsBye: 8 
 
Player News:
Manning had another good fantasy season, finishing eighth overall in quarterback season. He'll make some bad decisions and throws but his overall numbers are normally good at the end of the day. Manning set a career high in passing touchdowns last season, throwing 35. This gives him two straight season with 30 or more scores. He had six 300-yard games and topped 4,000 yards for the second straight season. Manning plays in a quarterback-friendly system that suits his game well. Manning has been helped by Odell Beckham, who has taken Manning's numbers to a new level. Expect more of the same this year. Manning has 26 or more touchdowns six of the past seven years and 4,000 yards five of six seasons. At age 35, he still has plenty left in the tank. Manning has a good arm and is an accurate quarterback. He still makes some bad decisions but has improved in that are a little. Manning also is durable, playing every game the last 11 seasons.

Fantasy Outlook:  
He isn't flash but Manning is a solid starter for fantasy teams. He gets the job done and should be a top-10 quarterback once again. He is a good guy to grab after the elite guys are taken. You can expect around 4,500 yards and 35 scores for Manning.

 #9  Tom Brady$19  Yr: 2015  TDs: 36  Yds: 4770  Int: 7New EnglandBye: 9 
 
Player News:
Brady had a great season, especially if you consider all the injuries he dealt with at receiver and offensive line. Brady finished second overall in fantasy quarterback scoring. Brady had 39 total touchdowns to just seven interceptions. He had seven 300-yard games and threw for more than 4,700 yards. Brady is 39 years old but has shown few signs of slowing down. Brady has eight 4,000-yard seasons for his career and 30-plus scores six of the last eight full seasons. Brady does a great job of distributing the ball to all his options and rarely turns the ball over. He has a strong arm and is extremely accurate. Brady knows the offense well and makes the most of his abilities.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Brady returned to elite status last year, proving his worth to fantasy teams. He won't go nearly as late this season and should be considered a top-five option at quarterback. Brady can get around 4,500 yards and 40 touchdowns with 10 or so interceptions.

 #10  Andy Dalton$14  Yr: 2015  TDs: 25  Yds: 3250  Int: 7CincinnatiBye: 9 
 
Player News:
Dalton missed the last three games of the season because of a broken thumb but was having a really good season before getting injured. He finished with 28 total touchdowns to just seven interceptions and had four 300-yard games. He looked to take a step forward last season after some inconsistent play in recent years. Dalton doesn't have a huge arm, but he is accurate and does well with hitting his receivers in stride. He is a good fit for the Bengals' offense. Dalton has a good grasp of what the Bengals are trying to do offensively and has a great rapport with receiver A.J. Green. Dalton still needs to show up in the big game to be considered an elite quarterback but the rest of his game looks pretty good.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Dalton is a top-10 fantasy quarterback. He might not have the monster game but will be very consistent for fantasy teams in a good offense. Look for Dalton to throw for around 4,000 yards with 35 touchdowns and 12 interceptions.

 #11  Carson Palmer$12  Yr: 2015  TDs: 35  Yds: 4671  Int: 11ArizonaBye: 9 
 
Player News:
Palmer had maybe the best season of his career last year, finishing fifth overall in fantasy quarterback scoring. He had 36 total touchdowns to just 11 interceptions and had more than 4,600-passing yards. He had touchdowns in every game and nine 300-yard games. He had an MVP-type regular season. He did bomb in the playoffs, though, getting picked off six times in two games. He had a finger injury on his throwing hand late in the year, which some suspect contributed to his poor play during the playoffs. He still had a great year and will continue to start for the Cardinals pass-first offense. Palmer has 4,000-yard seasons, three of the past four years. Palmer is an accurate passer with decent arm strength. He can make all throws and has always thrown the deep ball pretty well but his arm strength has slipped some in recent seasons. He will force some throws, though, and make poor decisions. He has three seasons with 20 interceptions.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Palmer won't come nearly as cheap last season when he was returning from an ACL injury. He is a legit top-10 fantasy quarterback. He might have a hard time repeating last year, but can have another 4,000-yard season with around 30 total touchdowns and 14 or so interceptions.

 #12  Derek Carr$12  Yr: 2015  TDs: 32  Yds: 3987  Int: 13OaklandBye: 10 
 
Player News:
Carr took a big step forward last season, finishing 14th overall in fantasy quarterback scoring. He had 32 touchdowns to just 13 interceptions and finished with just fewer than 4,000-passing yards. He had touchdowns all but two games and six 300-yard games. He was very consistent as the starter in this emerging offense. Carr is a good athlete with an elite arm. He can be inaccurate at times but is improving in that area. Carr can make all the throws needed for the pro game. He can make the touch pass as well as threading the needle between defenders. He also reads defenses well for a young player.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Carr is a fantasy player on the rise. He is capable of being a top-10 fantasy quarterback. He can improve on last season, getting 4,000-plus yards and 35 touchdowns to 12 or so interceptions

 #13  Matthew Stafford$12  Yr: 2015  TDs: 32  Yds: 4262  Int: 13DetroitBye: 10 
 
Player News:
Stafford had one of his best seasons in recent years. A change at offensive coordinator during the season seemed to jumpstart things for Stafford. He had just one interception his last seven games of the season while scoring 18 touchdowns. Stafford was 10th overall in fantasy scoring. He should continue to do well, being in the prime of his career in a good offense. Stafford has five straight 4,000-yard seasons and three of those seasons with 30-plus scores. Stafford has a huge arm, moves around the pocket well and is a big, strong kid. He will force some passes, but improved on that last season. His consistency as an elite NFL quarterback hasn't been there yet but is getting closer. The Lions are pass-first team and will continue to put the offense in Stafford's hands. He is their franchise quarterback and starter for the next several seasons.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Stafford is a solid No. 1, capable of posting huge weekly numbers. His finish to last season should be an eye opener to fantasy teams. Don't overlook Stafford some draft day. He can throw for around 4,500 yards and 30-plus touchdowns.

 #14  Jameis Winston$9  Yr: 2015  TDs: 22  Yds: 4042  Int: 15Tampa BayBye: 6 
 
Player News:
Winston had an impressive rookie season, finishing 13th overall in fantasy quarterback scoring. He surprised many with his quick progress at the position. Winston topped 4,000-passing yards and scored 28 total touchdowns compared to 15 interceptions. Winston had a great finish to his season, topping 290 yards three straight while scoring five touchdowns. He should only improve with more seasoning, which is great news for the Bucs. Winston has picked up things very quickly as the starter for the Bucs. Winston has a great arm and can make all the throws. He is a pretty accurate quarterback for a young player but still needs improvement in that area. He is very cerebral, though, and fits the part of an elite NFL quarterback. He is a good athlete but more of a pocket passer than scrambler. He will make plays with his legs when needed, though.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Winston was nearly a No. 1 fantasy quarterback his rookie season, so his prospects going forward are very good, especially if you consider the top options he works with at receiver. You have to like his chances to improve on last year and be a low-end No. 1 for fantasy teams. He can throw for 4,000 yards and score around 30 total touchdowns with 12 or so interceptions. He is a fantasy player on the rise.

 #15  Matt Ryan$9  Yr: 2015  TDs: 21  Yds: 4591  Int: 16AtlantaBye: 11 
 
Player News:
Ryan threw often once again but struggled to pick up the new Falcons offense last year, turning the ball over a little more while stalling in the red zone at times. This lead to lower production for him. He did threw for more than 4,500 yards but had 21 touchdowns compared to 16 interceptions. His touchdown total was his lowest since his rookie season. It broke a streak of five straight seasons with at least 26-passing touchdowns. Ryan should be more comfortable his second year in the offense, though. He also has one of the best receivers of the game on his side, which is another plus for him. Ryan has at least 614 pass attempts four straight season, playing in this pass-first offense. He is an accurate, intelligent quarterback with a strong arm and the ability to fit the ball in tight spaces. And at age 31, Ryan is in the prime of his career. If there is a knock on him, he can flop in the big game and doesn't do well under intense pressure.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Ryan is a low-end No. 1 fantasy quarterback. Expect him to rebound some from last season and increase his touchdown totals. He can be a top-10 fantasy quarterback in this offense. He'll get around 4,500 yards and 28 touchdowns.

 #16  Kirk Cousins$6  Yr: 2015  TDs: 29  Yds: 4166  Int: 11WashingtonBye: 9 
 
Player News:
Cousins had a breakout season as the starter for the Redskins, earning the job for seasons to come. He finished ninth in fantasy quarterback scoring. He had 34 total touchdowns to just 11 interceptions and threw for more than 4,000 yards. Cousins had touchdowns every game last season and finished the season with 12 touchdowns without an interception his last three games. Cousins was a great fit for the Redskins offense and seems ready to run with the starting job going forward. Cousins isn't a flashy quarterback but a productive pocket passer. He doesn't have a huge arm but is normally accurate and usually makes smart decisions with the football. Cousins also has a knack for the rushing touchdown, scoring five last season.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Cousins might be hard pressed to repeat last season, but he can come close. He just gained confidence as the season progressed and certainly look like the real deal for fantasy teams. Consider him a low-end No. 1 this season. He can get around 4,000-passing yards with 30 total touchdowns and 12 or so interceptions.

 #17  Philip Rivers$6  Yr: 2015  TDs: 29  Yds: 4792  Int: 13San DiegoBye: 11 
 
Player News:
Rivers set a career high in yards last season and finished 11th overall in fantasy quarterback scoring despite missing some of his top targets in the passing game much of the year. He made the most of his teammates and took advantage of his chances to pass the ball. Rivers had topped 600-pass attempts for the first time in his career. He had a whopping 661-pass attempts. Rivers had nine 300-yard games and 10 multiple touchdown games. Rivers' arm strength seems to be down some and he struggles with the deep ball a little more than earlier in his career but can still get the job done as the starter for the Chargers. Rivers is accurate and has a quick release. He knows the offense well and does well in the pass-first system. Rivers has seven 4,000-yard seasons and four with 30-plus total touchdowns.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Rivers isn't in that elite category of starters but just outside that group. He is a consistent producer in a pass-first offense. He is a good low-end No. 1 for fantasy teams. You can't ignore his consistency the last several seasons. Expect a season with around 4,500-passing yards and 30 touchdowns with 15 interceptions.

 #18  Joe Flacco$4  Yr: 2015  TDs: 14  Yds: 2791  Int: 12BaltimoreBye: 8 
 
Player News:
Flacco had his season end early because of a torn ACL. He was playing alright before the injury, carrying the offense many weeks because of a lack of a running game. Flacco had 17 total touchdowns to 12 interceptions in 10 games. He had five 300-yard games, getting a chance to throw often. Much of the same could happen this year with the Ravens as long as Marc Trestman is calling plays. Flacco has a strong arm and the ability to move around the pocket well. He lacks some accuracy at times and will make some poor decisions when rushed. Flacco is a top performer in the playoffs but can't always sustain that success in the regular season.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Flacco isn't an elite starter but worth using as a spot starter. He'll have some big games in this pass-first offense. Don't look over him come draft day. He can top 4,000 yards and score around 30 touchdowns, making him a top No. 2 for fantasy teams.

 #19  Brock Osweiler$4  Yr: 2015  TDs: 10  Yds: 1967  Int: 6HoustonBye: 9 
 
Player News:
Osweiler found his way into the startling lineup last year, replacing an injured and ineffective Peyton Manning. Osweiler played well in that role for the most part, having 11 total touchdowns to six interceptions in eight games. He also had five games with 270 or more passing yards. Osweiler finally gets his chance to start from day one this year, signing with the Texans. He'll be their starter for years to come. Osweiler is a huge quarterback with a big-time arm. He can make all the throws for an NFL quarterback. He does lack a little accuracy, though, and could improve his decision making, which should come with more playing time this season.

Fantasy Outlook:  
It is tough to count on him as a No. 1 fantasy quarterback, but Osweiler can reach those heights at some point. If he plays a full season last year, he finishes with about 4,000-passing yards and 22 touchdowns. So you would think he can improve on those numbers getting a chance to be the starter during the offseason, training camp and preseason action. Consider him a low-end No. 1 or top backup for fantasy teams. He can get 4,000-plus yards, around 30 total touchdowns and 15 interceptions. Remember, Brian Hoyer produced in this offense last year and Osweiler is a much more talented player than Hoyer.

 #20  Ryan Tannehill$4  Yr: 2015  TDs: 24  Yds: 4208  Int: 12MiamiBye: 8 
 
Player News:
Tannehill was expected to take a step forward last season but that didn't happen. He had another up and down season, finishing 15th overall in fantasy quarterback scoring. Tannehill had topped 4,000-passing yards but scored just 35 total touchdowns while getting intercepted 12 times. The problem was consistency, having no passing touchdowns four games. Tannehill is the starting quarterback for the Dolphins and a new coaching staff could help jumpstart his career. Tannehill is a big kid with a strong arm that moves around the pocket well and will make plays with his feet. He is pretty accurate for a young quarterback and continues to improve in reading defenses. The Dolphins are more of a pass-first team, giving Tannehill plenty of chances to throw the ball.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Tannehill is a fantasy question mark, making him a boom or bust pick. He has the potential to be a top-10 guy or a guy that gets benched. You just don't know with him based on his track record. For now, expect more of the same, getting around 4,000 yards and 25 touchdowns.

 #21  Tony Romo$2  Yr: 2015  TDs: 5  Yds: 884  Int: 7DallasBye: 7 
 
Player News:
Romo had an injury plagued season, breaking his collarbone two different times. He was limited to four games all season. He also struggled some in his games, having five touchdowns to seven interceptions. He remains the starter for the Cowboys, though, and should be for the next few seasons. Romo has at least 26 touchdowns the last seven full seasons he has played. The Cowboys aren't as pass heavy as recent seasons but will still air it out. Romo will continue to get his chances. He has a plus arm and does well making plays on the run. Romo will force some throws and make some bad decisions but has improved in that area later in his career. He is 36 years old, so he has a few years left at playing at a high level.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Romo had a season to forget last year and you have to wonder if his collarbone is going to hold up at this point. This is a concern. But if healthy, Romo should be considered a low-end No. 1 for fantasy teams. Expect a season with around 4,000 yards and 29 touchdowns with 10 or so interceptions.

 #22  Tyrod Taylor$2  Yr: 2015  TDs: 20  Yds: 3035  Int: 6BuffaloBye: 10 
 
Player News:
Taylor won the starter's job before last season and had a very good first year as the starter for the Bills. He has earned that job for the next several years. Taylor had 24 total touchdowns to just six interceptions. He completed an impressive 64 percent of his passes and ran for nearly 600 yards. Taylor was a top dual threat that was a big plus for the Bills offense. He had four three-touchdown games. He did have some struggles along the way, but should improve his consistency with more seasoning. Taylor has a very strong arm and throws a good deep ball. He will struggled with accuracy at times and still holds onto the ball a little long, but is improving in both areas. He doesn't force many passes and will make plays with his legs when given a chance.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Taylor can improve on last season, a season he finished 17th in quarterback scoring despite missing two games because of injury. He is a fantasy player on the rise that could be a low-end No. 1 for teams this season. He can throw for around 3,500 yards with 30 total touchdowns and around 600-rushing yards.

 #23  Ryan Fitzpatrick$1  Yr: 2015  TDs: 31  Yds: 3905  Int: 15New York JetsBye: 11 
 
Player News:
Fitzpatrick had arguably the best season of his career, finishing 12th overall in fantasy quarterback scoring. He was a big surprise as the starter for the Jets, having 33 total touchdowns to 15 interceptions. He finished 95 yards shy of a 4,000-yard season. He set career highs in passing yards and touchdown passes. Fitzpatrick had just one 300-yard game but nine games with 250-plus yards. He earned another season as the starter for the Jets with his big season last year. Fitzpatrick doesn't have a great arm, but runs well for a quarterback and has a knack for making plays. He has at least 184 or more rushing yards seven of eight seasons. Fitzpatrick doesn't throw a great deep ball and will force some throws, but does a good job of hitting his receivers in stride. He formed a great rapport with Brandon Marshall and Eric Decker last season, making tons of big plays with both players.

Fantasy Outlook:  
It would be hard to see Fitzpatrick matching last season but he can be worth some spot starts for fantasy teams as a top backup. He has potential in this offense with some top playmakers at the receiver position. Expect a season with around 3,500 yards, 30 touchdowns and 250-rushing yards.

 #24  Marcus Mariota$1  Yr: 2015  TDs: 19  Yds: 2818  Int: 10TennesseeBye: 13 
 
Player News:
A knee injury cut his season short, but Mariota has a fine rookie year for the Titans. He had 22 touchdowns to 10 interceptions and there for nearly 3,000 yards despite missing four games and playing little in another. Mariota had plenty of big games along the way, having four three-touchdown games. He also threw for more than 200 yards all but three games, showing some consistency as a rookie. He did fail to score a touchdown five times, proving he wasn't a sure thing every week just yet. Mariota is the franchise quarterback and starter for years to come. He fits the role well, showing last season he could be a superstar in this league. He has good size, a great arm and can make plays on the move. He can make all the throws and also runs well at the position. He will turnover the ball a little more than you would like but will makes strides in that area as he gets older.

Fantasy Outlook:  
His value would be better if he had more top options to work with at receiver but you still have to like his chances this coming year to produce for fantasy teams. He is more of a spot starter at this stage of the game, though. He can throw for around 3,500 yards with 28 or so total touchdowns and 12 interceptions. He can also near 300-rushing yards, giving him added value at the position.

 #25  Sam Bradford Yr: 2015  TDs: 19  Yds: 3725  Int: 14PhiladelphiaBye: 4 
 
Player News:
Bradford had an up and down season as the starter for the Eagles. He had 19 touchdowns to 14 interceptions but did complete 65 percent of his passes for nearly 4,000 yards. He also missed a couple games because of injury, so his numbers could have been better. He finished the season well, which is encouraging going forward. He had 300-yard games three straight to end his year and five touchdowns during that stretch. Bradford is yet to have that breakout season but is capable. Bradford can make all the throws, is extremely accurate, and moves around the pocket well to make plays. Bradford is a better athlete than he is given credit for. He does lock onto a receiver too often, though, and doesn't do a great job of going through his progressions. He also has big-time durability concerns, playing a full season just once the past five seasons. Bradford should start again for the Eagles this year but is keeping the set warm for rookie Carson Wentz. If the Eagles struggle as a team, Bradford could find his way on the bench to give Wentz some playing time.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Bradford is a big injury risk but has some potential for the big game any given week when starting. You just can't depend on him as a No. 1 fantasy quarterback because of his injury concerns and the rookie pushing him for playing time. Get a good quarterback to pair with him if you are going to roll the dice with Bradford. He can throw for 3,800 yards with 25 total touchdowns and 12 interceptions.

 #26  Jay Cutler Yr: 2015  TDs: 21  Yds: 3659  Int: 11ChicagoBye: 9 
 
Player News:
Cuter had a pretty good season in the Bears new offense last season. He was without his top receiver much of the year and his starting running back also was injured at times, but Cutler made some plays. He completed 64 percent of his passes and had 22 total touchdowns to 11 interceptions. Cutler remains the franchise quarterback for the Bears and could do even better this season, his second season in the offense and with better weapons to work with at receiver. Cuter has just one 4,000-yard season for his career and two seasons ago is his only to hit the 30-touchdown mark. He has a huge arm, though, and does a great job of making plays downfield. He can make all the throws. But he will make some poor decisions and force throws, turning the ball over too often for a guy that has played in the league for 10 seasons.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Cutler is more of a platoon option for fantasy teams but can help in that role. He'll produce the big play at times. He could get around 3,700 yards and 26 total touchdowns to 15 interceptions for the season.

 #27  Alex Smith Yr: 2015  TDs: 20  Yds: 3486  Int: 7Kansas CityBye: 5 
 
Player News:
Smith had another respectable season as the starter for the Chiefs. He finished with 22 total touchdowns to just seven interceptions. He had a career high 3,486-passing yards, getting to throw the ball a little more because of an injury to Jamaal Charles. He also ran for a career-high 498 yards, which as a big plus for fantasy teams. Smith was 16th in fantasy quarterback scoring. He has 400-plus rushing yards two of the past three seasons. He runs very well for a quarterback. Smith has a big arm, moves around the pocket pretty well and will make plays running the ball. His accuracy has improved through the years and he limits turnovers. Smith doesn't take many of chances downfield, though, and plays a pretty conservative game although having Jeremy Maclin last season opened things up a bit for him. He has three straight 3,000-yard seasons with the Chiefs and at least 20-passing touchdowns two of those three years.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Smith is not an exciting fantasy option. He is worth some spot starts but his overall numbers are more of a No. 2 than anything. He just doesn't score enough touchdowns. His rushing yards are a plus, though, and he'll have some big games throwing the ball in the right matchup. It wouldn't surprise to see his numbers maybe reach career best this season, but that still makes him fantasy backup material. He can throw for around 3,500 yards with 35 total touchdowns while running for around 400 yards.

 #28  Teddy Bridgewater Yr: 2015  TDs: 14  Yds: 3231  Int: 9MinnesotaBye: 6 
 
Player News:
Bridgewater didn't have that breakout season that most expected. He didn't play badly but his overall numbers weren't too exciting. He had 17 total touchdowns to nine interceptions and threw for a little more than 3,000 yards. The Vikings were a run-first team that lead to Bridgewater being more for a game manager for the team. He had just two games all season with multiple touchdowns. He could get to air the ball out a tad more this season but don't expect the Vikings to be a pass-first team this year. Bridgewater is a top competitor and winner. He is a smart quarterback and has a knack for making the big play. He is a dual threat at quarterback, having 190-plus rushing yards each of his first two seasons. He doesn't have a great arm and struggles some with the deep ball but excels with the quick hitters and shorter throws.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Bridgewater can be much better this year but not good enough to be a fantasy starter. He'll remain a backup. He still lacks some of the elite options at receiver, which doesn't help his production. Expect around 3,500 yards with 25 total touchdown and 12 interceptions. He'll also run for around 200 yards.

 #29  Blaine Gabbert Yr: 2015  TDs: 10  Yds: 2031  Int: 7San FranciscoBye: 8 
 
Player News:
Gabbert found his way into the starting lineup last season with the 49ers and started the last half of the season. He played much better this time around as a starter, having 11 total touchdowns to seven interceptions while completing 63 percent of his passes. He had four games with 250-plus passing yards in eight games. He also ran for nearly 200 yards. Gabbert will get a chance to compete for the starting job this season in the 49ers new offense. Gabbert certainly looks the part of an NFL quarterback. He has a great arm, moves around the pocket well and has the size to succeed in this league. Gabbert has some struggles with accuracy and reading defenses, but did improve in that area last season, which is encouraging. He also runs very well for a quarterback of his size.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Gabbert made big strides last season and could be a worth a roster spot if he earns the starting job, which is possible. Gabbert certainly has the skill set to be a solid NFL starter. If he starts, expect a season around 3,800 yards 25 total touchdowns and 15 or so interceptions. He'll also run for around 300 yards.

 #30  Jared Goff Los AngelesBye: 8 
 
Player News:
Goff was the first overall pick in this year's draft. He takes over as the starter for the Rams for the foreseeable future. Goff is a pocket passer that is accurate and sees the field well. He comes from a pro style offense, so he might not take too long to get up to speed in the pro game. Goff might have a few struggles as a rookie, though, in a run-first offense that lacks weapons in the passing game.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Goff didn't land in a very good spot for his fantasy value. He might have a few big games along the way but a lack of top options at receiver and a conservative offense doesn't bode well for him. He could throw for around 3,500 yards with 23 or so scores and 15 interceptions.

 #31  Robert Griffin III ClevelandBye: 13 
 
Player News:
Griffin never got off the bench last season, losing his starting job to Kirk Cousins before the start of the season. Griffin hasn't been the same player since tearing his ACL a few years back. He seemed on his way to a stellar career after a huge rookie season but things have gone south since that point. He get a fresh start with the Browns this season, getting a chance to compete for their starting quarterback job. Griffin is an accurate quarterback that throws a good deep ball. He can make all the throws but struggles with his decision making. He looks indecisive at times, especially when he stays in the pocket. At this point, his biggest asset might be his legs, but Griffin isn't running as much as he did early in his career. Griffin can be an elusive runner with game-breaking speed at the quarterback spot.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Griffin needs a starting job before he deserves a roster spot. He has fantasy potential if starting because of his ability to make plays with his legs, so don't discount him to help fantasy teams just yet. He needs another chance, though, which could come this season with the Browns. He could be worth a late-round grab come draft day.

 #32  Mark Sanchez Yr: 2015  TDs: 4  Yds: 616  Int: 4DenverBye: 11 
 
Player News:
Sanchez didn't win the starting job before the season but did get a few starts because of injury. He did alright, completing 65 percent of his passes, but did have four interceptions to four touchdowns. He had a three interception game in Week 11 and had fewer than 200-passing yards two of three games. He looks more like backup material these days than a starter but will likely get first shot to start this year in Denver. Sanchez remains inconsistent in a starting role. He still forces too many passes and does a poor job of taking care of the ball. He does have a plus arm, though, and does well in pushing the ball downfield and trying to make the big play. Sanchez heads to Denver this year and likely will be the top backup for the team but could get a chance to compete for the starting job.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Sanchez always has some touchdown potential when starting but his yardage and high turnovers make him a big weekly risk for fantasy teams. He is just too erratic to trust - even in this offense. He should be worth some spot starts, though, getting around 3,000 yards and 20 scores.

 #33  Paxton Lynch DenverBye: 11 
 
Player News:
The Broncos traded up in the draft to take Lynch. He is the future at the position for the Broncos. He will compete with Mark Sanchez for the right to start this year in Denver but likely will serve as the top backup to open the season. Lynch needs a little seasoning before he is ready to be a full-time NFL starter. Lynch is a very tall quarterback with a plus arm. He is a little raw but has all the ability to be a big-time starter in this league. He is a really good athlete for a player of his size, making him an intriguing NFL starter going forward.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Lynch might get in a few games this year but seems like a much better fantasy option in a few years. He is a solid pick in dynasty leagues, playing in a great offense. He has good potential moving forward.

 #34  Colin Kaepernick Yr: 2015  TDs: 6  Yds: 1615  Int: 5San FranciscoBye: 8 
 
Player News:
Kaepernick opened the season as the starter but got injured and lost his starting job to Blaine Gabbert. It was a season to forget for Kaepernick, who had just seven touchdowns to five interceptions in eight games. He had four games with fewer than 165-passing yards. Kaepernick struggled much of the year. He'll get a chance to regain a starting job but nothing is guaranteed at this point. He needs to get his career going in the right direction. Kaepernick has a great arm but will struggle with accuracy at times, missing on throws he should make as an NFL starter. He runs very well and has breakaway speed, being able to make big plays in the running game. He does struggle some to read defenses, though, and isn't decisive in the pocket. He makes most of his big plays outside of the pocket - throwing on the run or running with the football.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Kaepernick is a wild card for this season. He has fantasy potential because of his ability to run the ball but you just never know what you'll get with him. Consider him a deep reserve at quarterback. If starting. he could get around 3,000-passing yards with 20 or so total touchdowns and 500-plus rushing yards.

 #35  Josh McCown Yr: 2015  TDs: 12  Yds: 2109  Int: 4ClevelandBye: 13 
 
Player News:
A broken collarbone cut McCown's season short last year. He had some pretty good games as the starter for the Browns before getting injured. He finished with 13 total touchdowns to four interceptions. He had three 300-yard games in eight games played. He showed much better than his previous disappointing season with the Bucs. McCown probably remains best suited as a backup at this stage of his career, though. He has really excelled as a starter just once in his career (with the Bears) and is 36 years old. He can help as a top backup or spot starter for NFL teams. McCown has a huge arm and seems to make a lot of big plays. He will struggle with turnovers some and his accuracy can be an issue.

Fantasy Outlook:  
McCown is always capable of the big game if in the starting lineup but don't use him unless he has the right matchup in a starting role. He isn't draft material. McCown might be worth a look on the waiver wire if he is starting.

 #36  Brian Hoyer Yr: 2015  TDs: 19  Yds: 2606  Int: 7ChicagoBye: 9 
 
Player News:
Hoyer had his best season to date, serving as the Texans starter much of the year. He completed a career high 61 percent of his passes and had 19 touchdowns to seven interceptions in 11 game. Hoyer had seven games with two or more scores. He performed very well much of the season after losing his starting job in Week 1 to Ryan Mallett. He quickly earned back the job and kept it. Hoyer had a horrible playoff game, though, which could have sealed his fate as the starter for the team going forward. He was intercepted four times without a touchdown against the Chiefs. Hoyer could be headed back to a backup job this season. Hoyer has pretty good size and a decent arm. His accuracy has improved some and he has a knack for making big plays. Hoyer also moves around pretty well. He does need to cut down on his mistakes if he hopes to remain a starter.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Hoyer actually was a pretty consistent fantasy quarterback last season, having value as a spot starter for fantasy teams. He might have a hard time repeating that success this season, though, especially if he has a playoff hangover. He is more of a waiver-wire pickup when starting than a guy to draft for fantasy teams.

 #37  Carson Wentz PhiladelphiaBye: 4 
 
Player News:
The Eagles traded up in the draft to take Wentz, hoping to have found their franchise quarterback. Sam Bradford is still around to start this season for the Eagles with Wentz getting a year to learn the ropes before taking over as starter for the team. Well, at least that is the plan for the Eagles for now. Wentz looks the part of a top NFL starter. He is a big kid with a plus arm but also has the athletic ability to make plays with his legs. He played at a smaller college, though, and didn't face many big-time opponents. There could be a steep learning curve for Wentz as the adjusts to the pro game.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Wentz might get in a few games this year but isn't really a guy to draft unless you are in a dynasty format. His value is going to come down the road. His future is pretty bright, though, in this offense.

 #38  Christian Hackenberg New York JetsBye: 11 
 
Player News:
The Jets used a second-round pick on Hackenberg, hoping to have found their quarterback of the future. He is likely to be the top backup for the team this season but could be the starter before long. He has good size for the position and the makeup of a solid NFL quarterback. He can make all the throws and has plus arm strength. He didn't progress as expected in college, though, and could take some time to get up to the speed of the pro game.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Hackenberg could get a little playing time this year but don't expect him to open the season as the starter. He doesn't have much blocking him in the way of playing time, though, which bodes well for him to get some work this year. He is likely a better fantasy option in a few years.

 #39  Case Keenum Yr: 2015  TDs: 4  Yds: 828  Int: 1Los AngelesBye: 8 
 
Player News:
Keenum found his way into the starting lineup for the Rams late in the season and didn't play too badly in that role. He had four touchdowns to just one interception and completed 61 percent of his passes. He made some plays for a passing game that struggled much of the year. He could get a chance to start this season for the Rams but likely will be the top backup for the team with Jared Goff taken by the team with the first overall pick. Keenum has a good number of starts under his belt but seems best suited for backup duty. Keenum moves around the pocket pretty well and has a good arm. He has accuracy issues, though, and needs to do a better job of reading defenses. He is best making plays outside the pocket.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Keenum has produced a little for fantasy teams when starting but isn't a very exciting option in that role. He has some big-game ability but also struggles with turnovers and accuracy. Don't bother with him even if he ends up starting for the Rams.

 #40  Johnny Manziel Yr: 2015  TDs: 7  Yds: 1500  Int: 5---Bye: - 
 
Player News:
Manziel got more chances to start but had more off the field issues, leading to a couple benching along the way. He played better last season in a starting role but still struggled at times. He had seven touchdowns to five interceptions but completed just 58 percent of his passes. He had more than 200-passing yards just two of 10 games. He did have two games with 270-plus yards, though, showing his potential. Manziel is at a make or break point of his career. He needs to take things more seriously if he hopes to keep getting chances in the NFL. Manziel is an accurate quarterback on shorter throws and throws a decent deep ball but needs some improvement in that area. He also does a very good job of making plays with his feet as a runner. He is a top athlete. Manziel does lack some size for the position, though, so durability is a concern for him. He also holds onto the ball too long and doesn't read defenses very well.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Manziel is not a guy to draft. He needs to find his way into the lineup first. He needs to mature in a hurry if he hopes to help fantasy teams any time soon.

 #41  EJ Manuel Yr: 2015  TDs: 3  Yds: 561  Int: 3BuffaloBye: 10 
 
Player News:
Manuel started a couple games last season because of injury and got some spot plays called with him in the lineup, but served as the No. 2 quarterback for the Bills most of the year. He had 260-plus passing yards in each of his starts and finished with four total touchdowns to three interceptions. He got chances to start the first two seasons in his career but didn't do much with those chances. He seems best suited as a top NFL backup. Manuel has accuracy issues and holds onto the ball too long. He also struggles to read defenses. He has great size for the position, though, and a top-notch arm. The ability is there but Manuel is yet to put it together.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Manuel still has time to turn it around but isn't a guy fantasy teams should draft. He isn't worth the risk until he starts producing on the field. If that happens, grab him off waivers.

 #42  Tom Savage HoustonBye: 9 
 
Player News:
Savage had a shot to be the starter for the Texans last season but sprained his shoulder before the start of the season and was placed on Injured Reserve. This was bad news for Savage because the Texans had all sorts of quarterbacks play last season. Savage would have gotten a chance to seize the starting job. At this point, Savage is likely more top backup material than starter. Savage is a big kid with a great arm. He has as good of an arm as any young quarterback. Savage lacks some accuracy, though, and tends to hold onto the ball too long. He needs to get up to the speed of the pro game.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Savage has some promise if he finds his way into the starting lineup, which is possible. He has some big-game ability because of his tendency to take chances down the field. Don't bother with Savage on your roster until he is starting, though.

 #43  Landry Jones Yr: 2015  TDs: 3  Yds: 513  Int: 4PittsburghBye: 8 
 
Player News:
Jones moved up to the top backup for the Steelers last season and actually got some chances to play. He didn't do too badly with his chances, getting three touchdowns in limited playing time. He was intercepted four times, though. He showed some potential as a starter and could eventually move into that role at some point during his career. Jones is more of a pocket passer. He has a plus arm and can make all the throws in the pro game. He also has pretty good accuracy for a young quarterback. But he will struggle some when pressured and isn't a great athlete for the quarterback spot.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Jones made some strides last season and proved he could help fantasy teams in a pinch if he gets into the starting lineup.

 #44  Geno Smith Yr: 2015  TDs: 2  Yds: 265  Int: 1New York JetsBye: 11 
 
Player News:
Smith moved into a backup role last season, getting a chance to start just one game. He played well in that start, though, going 27-of-42 for 265 yards and two touchdowns with an interception. He is likely to remain in a backup role this season but is young enough to find his way into the starting lineup again in the new future, especially if he keeps maturing as a quarterback. Smith is a good athlete that just makes plays. He has a strong arm and can make plenty of plays with his legs. Smith does struggle with accuracy, though, and will miss on some easy throws, especially for a pro. He also needs to do a better job of reading defenses and making better decisions.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Unless he is starting, don't bother with Smith on your fantasy roster. He does have a little potential if forced into a start, though. He has the ability for the big game and will make some plays on the ground.

 #45  A.J. McCarron Yr: 2015  TDs: 6  Yds: 854  Int: 2CincinnatiBye: 9 
 
Player News:
McCarron found his way into the starting lineup for the first time in his career, replacing an injured Andy Dalton late in the season. He did well in the role, having six touchdowns to two interceptions in four starts. He also completed 66 percent of his passes. He even got the start in the Bengals playoff game, going 23-of-41 for 212 yards and a touchdown with an interception. McCarron proved he could be a starter in this league. He isn't a polished product but could have some potential in that role but for now, he'll continue to be the top backup for the Bengals. McCarron doesn't have a huge arm but can make all the throws. He is an accurate quarterback but does struggle some with the deep ball. He isn't a top athlete like some of the other young quarterbacks and needs to do a better job of making plays down the field.

Fantasy Outlook:  
McCarron showed he could be worth a spot start if he finds his way into the starting lineup once again. He isn't going to be a huge fantasy threat in that role, though, posting more consistent than off the chart numbers.

 #46  Zach Mettenberger Yr: 2015  TDs: 4  Yds: 935  Int: 7San DiegoBye: 11 
 
Player News:
Mettenberger was the top backup for the Titans last season and got some starts because of injury. He wasn't too impressive with his work, having five touchdowns to seven interceptions. Mettenberger was a little more turnover prone, which is a concern going forward. He should remain the top backup for the Titans but has the ability to start in this league. Mettenberger is a pocket passer with a great arm. He can make all the throws necessary at quarterback. He also is a pretty accurate quarterback - even on the deep ball. Mettenberger has a slow delivery, though, and tends to struggle some under pressure.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Mettenberger has some potential because of his ability to push the ball down the field. He could be worth some spot starts for fantasy teams if he finds his way into the starting lineup.

 #47  Shaun Hill Yr: 2015  TDs: 0  Yds: 15  Int: 0MinnesotaBye: 6 
 
Player News:
Hill attempted seven passes in a backup role for the Vikings last year. He didn't get much work after starting a lot of games the previous season with the Rams. He is a more than capable backup, though. Hill has shown he can move an offense if given the chance to start. Hill doesn't have a great arm, but is accurate and does a good job of hitting his receivers in stride. He knows his abilities and makes the most of them. He will force some throws and is just so-so with the deep ball, though.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Hill can help if starting. He isn't draft material but worth a pickup on waivers if he finds his way into the starting lineup because of injury. He has big-game potential and has been helpful to fantasy teams in past seasons.

 #48  Mike Glennon Tampa BayBye: 6 
 
Player News:
Glennon took a backseat to rookie Jameis Winston last season, serving as the top backup for the Bucs. He didn't attempt a pass all season. At this point, a change of scenery would be a good thing for Glennon. He has some potential as a starter in the NFL, making strides since entering the league. Glennon is a big quarterback and more of a pocket passer. He does well in pushing the ball down the field and making big plays in the passing game. Glennon does struggle with accuracy at times and will be indecisive in the pocket. He tends to hold onto the ball a tad long.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Until he finds his way into the starting lineup, don't bother with Glennon. He has some big-game potential, though, if he is starting. He is capable of the big game because he likes to push the ball down the field.

 #49  Nick Foles Yr: 2015  TDs: 7  Yds: 2052  Int: 10Los AngelesBye: 8 
 
Player News:
Foles had a season to forget last year. He was supposed to be the unquestioned starter for the Rams but struggled in that role and was benched. Foles had eight touchdowns to 10 interceptions for the season and completed just 56 percent of his passes. He made poor decisions and failed to move the offense much of the year. Foles is looking more and more like a backup these days for NFL teams. He had just one great season and has lived off that for a few years. Foles has a solid arm and is a pretty accurate passer. He isn't a speed demon by any means but can make plays with his legs as well. Foles also throws a pretty good deep ball. He can be indecisive, though, and tends to hold onto the ball too long.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Foles is not a guy to draft. He needs to find his way into the starting lineup first, which doesn't seems likely right now. Go with other options.

 #50  Ryan Mallett Yr: 2015  TDs: 5  Yds: 1336  Int: 6BaltimoreBye: 8 
 
Player News:
Mallett started for two different teams last season. He opened with the Texans and took over as starter in Week 2 but couldn't keep the job. He had missed a meeting and team flight with the Texans, leading to his release. He got another chance with the Ravens and started for them the last two games of the season. He finished the year with more interceptions (six) than touchdown passes (five) and completed just 56 percent of his passes. The Ravens seem to like him a little, though, and could give him a chance to be their top backup this season. Mallett doesn't move around well at all, but has a great arm and can be accurate. He has a pro body and the makeup to succeed in this league. But he proved the last few seasons he still needs a lot of work at the position and isn't quite ready to be a full-time NFL starter.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Mallett has some potential if starting because he is capable of the big game but is a hard guy to trust. He'll turn the ball over and his overall numbers should be erratic if starting. He might be worth a waiver-wire pickup if he gets some starts but don't expect much.

 #51  Chad Henne JacksonvilleBye: 5 
 
Player News:
Henne was the top backup for the Jaguars but didn't attempt a pass. Henne fills the backup role well, though. He has plenty of starting experience and some past success. Henne has more interceptions (63) than touchdowns (61) for his career and topped 3,000 yards just twice. Henne doesn't read defenses too well and makes a lot of poor decisions. He has a strong arm and can make all the throws needed in the NFL, but will struggle with his accuracy and force passes.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Henne is capable of the big game in a starting role but he'll be erratic and more bad than good most weeks. He might be worth a spot start in the right matchup, but he has to be in the starting lineup first.

 #52  Michael Vick Yr: 2015  TDs: 2  Yds: 371  Int: 1---Bye: - 
 
Player News:
Vick actually found his way into the starting lineup once again, but this time with the Steelers. He didn't do much with his starts, having two touchdowns to an interception while topping out at 203-passing yards. He was No. 3 on the depth chart much of the year for the Steelers. Vick could be about done in the NFL. He'll look for a backup job this season. Vick still has plenty of ability but he needs to shore up his decision making and accuracy. Vick is always an injury risk because of his style of play. He is a gifted runner with a rocket for an arm. He hasn't enjoyed a big season in several seasons, though.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Vick proved last season that he isn't going to help many fantasy teams in a starting role. We wouldn't bother with him ...?" even if he is forced to start once again. Vick isn't worth the risk.

 #53  Matt Schaub Yr: 2015  TDs: 3  Yds: 540  Int: 4AtlantaBye: 11 
 
Player News:
Schaub was the top backup for the Ravens last season and got a few starts because of injury. Schaub also got injured in a starting role and was unable to re-gain his starting job after getting healthy enough. He had turnover issues when starting once again, having four interceptions to three touchdowns in two starts. All his turnover issues the last few seasons are a concern going forward. He'll get another chance to be a top backup this year, though, serving that role with the Falcons. Schaub had some great seasons throughout his career but those seem a thing of the past. Schaub has lost some arm strength in recent seasons and doesn't make as many good decisions. He still remains accurate, though, and throws a good deep ball.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Schaub has a little big-game potential if starting but he seems a long shot to find the field this season. His best days are clearly behind him.

 #54  Matt Flynn New OrleansBye: 5 
 
Player News:
Flynn was cut from the Jets before the start of the season and spent some time as a deep backup for the Saints. He is just trying to keep a roster spot at this point of his career. Flynn has good size and is a pretty accurate quarterback. His arm isn't overwhelming and probably isn't up to NFL standards. Flynn also doesn't run too badly as evident by his 65-rushing yards in 2013.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Flynn isn't worth a roster spot and is a long shot to find the field this season.

 #55  Brandon Weeden Yr: 2015  TDs: 5  Yds: 1043  Int: 2HoustonBye: 9 
 
Player News:
Weeden started games for two different teams last season, getting playing time with the Cowboys and Texans. He had more success with the Texans, having four total touchdowns without an interception in two games. He made some poor decisions with the Cowboys, getting picked off two times in four games while scoring just twice. Weeden proved last season he is more backup material than starting. He should win a backup job this season because of his skill set and starting experience. Weeden has a strong arm and quick release. Weeden is capable of the big game but struggles reading defenses and turns the ball over too much. Plus, he has struggled in the red zone throughout his career.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Weeden might be worth a look on waivers if he finds his way into the starting lineup but that might even be a stretch for fantasy teams. He didn't do much last season with his starts.

 #56  Drew Stanton Yr: 2015  TDs: 0  Yds: 104  Int: 2ArizonaBye: 9 
 
Player News:
Stanton played a little as the top backup for the Cardinals last season, attempting 25 passes for the year. He was intercepted twice without scoring a touchdown. Stanton does well as a top backup, though, a role he should serve again this season. Stanton has a good arm and can scramble around well, but lacks some accuracy and decision-making ability. He has made some strides since entering the league, though, showing improvement each season but time has likely run out for him to ever be a full-time starter.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Stanton has shown some glimpses in the past but isn't expected to have a breakthrough season at this stage of his career. Even if forced into action, Stanton is likely a reach for fantasy teams, proving that a few seasons back with his mediocre fantasy numbers.

 #57  Matt Moore Yr: 2015  TDs: 0  Yds: 14  Int: 0MiamiBye: 8 
 
Player News:
Moore attempted a pass last season as the top backup for the Dolphins. He serves the role well, though. Moore has enjoyed some success as a starter but hasn't been able to keep the job long term. He has 35 total touchdowns to 28 interceptions and completes 59 percent of his passes for his career. Moore is a big kid with a decent arm. His accuracy has improved through the year as well as his ability to read defenses. He has made a lot of strides since entering the league but looks more like backup material than a starter, a role he should continue to serve this season.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Moore has shown he can start in this league but likely isn't going to be a full-time starter unless injury hits. If he gets some chances to start, he is worth a look for fantasy teams. He is capable of the big game as he will take some chances down the field. But he isn't a guy worth drafting for fantasy teams.

 #58  Bryce Petty New York JetsBye: 11 
 
Player News:
Petty lands in a good spot for a chance to play his rookie season. He will get a legit shot to start for the Jets if he can get up to speed in a hurry. Petty has all the tools to be a solid NFL starter. He has good size for the position, was a top leader in college, and has a quick release. Petty played in a spread offense in college, though, so he could take some time to adjust to the pro game. Petty had some issues when pressured and didn't do great after making his first read. It could take him a little time to be ready for the pro game.

Fantasy Outlook:  
It wouldn't surprise to see Petty take over as starter for the Jets at some point his rookie season. But don't forget he plays for the Jets, a team that isn't going to be explosive offensively. So even if starting, Petty won't be a top fantasy option.

 #59  Colt McCoy Yr: 2015  TDs: 1  Yds: 128  Int: 0WashingtonBye: 9 
 
Player News:
McCoy attempted 11 passes in two games for the Redskins last season. He was the top backup for the team, though, beating out Robert Griffin for that spot. McCoy has enjoyed the most success of his career with the Redskins the past two seasons, putting up pretty impressive numbers with his chances. He shovel continue to serve as a top backup. McCoy is a pretty accurate quarterback with a quick release. He struggles on his deep throws more than anything and doesn't make many big plays because of this. McCoy moves around the pocket well and can make plays with his feet, rushing for just more than 400 yards for his career. McCoy will be 30 when the season starts and is best suited as a top backup.

Fantasy Outlook:  
McCoy has made plays the last two years when given a chance. He is worth a look if forced into a starting role, but he isn't draft material.

 #60  Matt Barkley ArizonaBye: 9 
 
Player News:
Barkley landed with the Cardinals last season but was No. 3 on their depth chart all season. He didn't get in a game. He could challenge for the top backup job this season, though. Barkley hasn't progressed as expected and might be running out of time to make an impact. He needs to start making waves this offseason and training camp. Barkley reads defenses well and gets the ball out quickly. He is an accurate quarterback that can make plays on the run. Barkley doesn't have a great arm, though, and struggles some trying to push the ball down the field.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Barkley is running out of time to make an impact. Don't bother with him on your fantasy team.

 #61  Matt Cassel Yr: 2015  TDs: 5  Yds: 1276  Int: 7TennesseeBye: 13 
 
Player News:
Cassel found his way into the starting lineup again, getting a chance to start with the Cowboys this time. He wasn't great in that role, though. He had more interceptions (seven) than touchdowns (five) and completed just 58 percent of his passes. He has more interceptions than touchdowns two straight seasons. Cassel has started plenty of games during his career but is best suited as a No. 2 at this stage of his career, a role he should serve with the Titans this year. Cassel doesn't have a great arm and takes few chances downfield. He struggles with accuracy at times and turnovers. He does have a track record of some success, though, having some big showings with the Patriots and Chiefs.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Even if he is starting, Cassel isn't a very exciting fantasy option. He'll be up and down in a starting role. You just can't trust him, especially after watching him last season.

 #62  Chase Daniel Yr: 2015  TDs: 0  Yds: 4  Int: 0PhiladelphiaBye: 4 
 
Player News:
Daniel was once again the top backup for the Chiefs and attempted two passes in that role. He serves his role well as a top backup, a role he'll serve with the Eagles this season. Daniel is a small quarterback, but is very accurate and has a decent arm. He also runs the ball well. Daniel is a competitor and just seems to make plays. It would be interesting to see if he could cut it as an NFL starter.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Daniel could be an intriguing fantasy play if he ever finds the starting lineup, but until that happens, don't bother with him. The good news is he is playing behind an oft-injured quarterback this year.

 #63  Jimmy Garoppolo Yr: 2015  TDs: 0  Yds: 6  Int: 0New EnglandBye: 9 
 
Player News:
Garoppolo was the top backup for the Patriots last season and attempted four passes, which came in the last game of the season. We aren't sure when he'll retire, but Garoppolo could be groomed to be the eventual replacement for Tom Brady. Garoppolo is a talented young player. He has a very quick release and a good arm. He is accurate on underneath throws but could use some work on his deeper throws. Garoppolo also isn't the biggest quarterback, so durability is a slight concern.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Garoppolo is a must add if Brady gets hurt. But until that happens, he isn't worth a roster spot.

 #64  Connor Cook OaklandBye: 10 
 
Player News:
Cook dropped lower than expected during the draft, getting picked by the Raiders in the fourth round. This was not a good spot for Cook, playing behind a franchise quarterback. He should be the No. 2 from day one, though. Cook struggles with accuracy but has great size and arm strength for the position. He certainly looks the part of a top NFL quarterback. He also runs pretty well for a quarterback of his size. He'll need to improve his accuracy and reads if he hopes to be a consistent NFL starter.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Cook is playing behind a young, durable quarterback. This doesn't bode well for him to find the field his rookie year.

 #65  T.J. Yates Yr: 2015  TDs: 3  Yds: 370  Int: 1HoustonBye: 9 
 
Player News:
Yates got another chance to start with the Texans last season and did alright once again, scoring three touchdowns to one interception in four games. He tore his ACL in Week 15, though, ending his season early. Yates has a long road back but should be ready for the start of this season. He'll compete for a backup job once again. Despite being in the league a few seasons and getting some playing time, Yates is far from a polished product. Yates moves around the pocket well and does a good job of making plays on the run. Yates is a pretty accurate quarterback that makes good decisions. He will struggle with throws downfield, though, and doesn't have an ideal arm for the pro game.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Yates isn't much of a fantasy option even when getting a chance to start. Don't bother with him come draft day.

 #66  Derek Anderson Yr: 2015  TDs: 0  Yds: 36  Int: 0CarolinaBye: 7 
 
Player News:
Anderson attempted six passes as the top backup for the Panthers last season. He serves the role very well. Anderson has plenty of starting experience but has mostly flopped in a starting role. Anderson had a Pro Bowl season in 2007 but hasn't come near that level of play the last several years. He struggles with accuracy and decision making but is always capable of the big game.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Anderson has big-game potential because he takes chances and has a big arm, but you never know when those games will come. He is too hit or miss for fantasy teams even if he happens to get some starts.

 #67  Sean Mannion Yr: 2015  TDs: 0  Yds: 31  Int: 0Los AngelesBye: 8 
 
Player News:
The Rams had all sorts of quarterback issues but Mannion still couldn't find the field, which isn't a great sign for him. He got in one game, going 6-of-7 for 31 yards. He was No. 3 on the depth chart much of the year. He could be the top backup this season for the Rams but will need to impress the coaching staff this offseason and training camp. Mannion is more of a pocket passer. He has a great arm and can make all the throws from the pocket. Mannion has great size for the possession and certainly looks the part of an NFL quarterback. He will struggle when pressured, though, and makes a lot of mistakes when his line doesn't protect for him, which isn't a good thing because the Rams have issues along the offensive line.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Mannion is a real stretch for fantasy teams. He'll be luck to find the field this season.

 #68  Dak Prescott DallasBye: 7 
 
Player News:
Prescott was selected in the fourth round of this year's draft. The Cowboys hope to have found their quarterback of the future with this pick. He'll be groomed to take over as the starter in a few years. Prescott is a dual threat at quarterback. He was more of a runner early in his college career but evolved into a solid thrower before his college career was over. He still struggles with accuracy and decision making but should improve in those areas over time. He can make plenty of plays with his legs and be a difference maker running the ball. He'll compete for the No. 2 job his rookie year.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Prescott is an intriguing fantasy player because of his ability to run the ball. But he needs to find the field before he can help fantasy teams. That isn't likely to happen this year.

 #69  Josh Johnson BaltimoreBye: 8 
 
Player News:
.Johnson was the No. 3 quarterback for the Bills much of last season and didn't attempt a pass. At this point, he is just trying to keep an NFL roster spot. Johnson has attempted 52 passes the last five seasons. Johnson is a very good athlete that does a good job of making plays on the run. He still needs some work on his accuracy and decision making but needs to play in actual games to get better in those areas.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Johnson has some ability and made some plays in the past but you just don't know what he is capable of at this point of his career. Don't bother using a roster spot on him until he starts getting consistent work.

 #70  Cardale Jones BuffaloBye: 10 
 
Player News:
Jones wasn't a full-time starter in college but his big-time athletic ability landed him to the Bills in the fourth round of this year's draft. Jones is a great athlete. He is a huge quarterback that can run and make all the throws. He struggles with accuracy, though, and remains very raw at the position. He is setup to be the No. 3 for the Bills this year.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Jones is a long shot to find the field as a rookie but would be a very intriguing fantasy play if he gets on the field. He is a dual threat that can produce some points for fantasy teams.

 #71  Jacoby Brissett New EnglandBye: 9 
 
Player News:
The Patriots added depth at quarterback, taking Brissett in the third-round of the draft. He is a bit raw but a top athlete that can make all the throws. He moves around the pocket well and can make plenty of plays with this feet. He struggles with accuracy, though, and will run too soon when in the pocket. He is a bit raw but is in a good place to learn how to be a top quarterback.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Brissett is going to have a hard time finding the field in New England but could move up the depth chart before long and be the top backup for the team.

 #72  Charlie Whitehurst Yr: 2015  TDs: 0  Yds: 150  Int: 1IndianapolisBye: 10 
 
Player News:
Whitehurst got some playing time for the Colts last season and was setup to start late in the year, but a hamstring injury ended his season before that happened. He attempted 32 passes in four games and failed to score a touchdown while getting intercepted once. He didn't do a whole lot with his chances and remains backup material for NFL teams. He has never gained a starting role but has been a decent backup. His best chance to start was in Seattle a few years back, but he didn't seize that chance. Whitehurst brings some intangibles to the table, though. He has a strong arm, can make all the throws and will make plays on the run. He still has a slow delivery, though, and has done little with past chances. He is a good fit for a backup role.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Whitehurst is a long shot to get as much playing time as he did last season. And even if he does, he proved he won't be a help to fantasy teams.

 #73  Cody Kessler ClevelandBye: 13 
 
Player News:
Kessler was a third-round pick for the Browns this year. He lands in a good spot to move up the depth chart in a hurry but isn't guaranteed anything going forward. He'll need to impress with his chances this camp and preseason. Kessler likely will be the No. 2 or 3 for the Browns this year. He isn't a very big quarterback but is accurate and smart. He knows how to run a pro-style offense and had success in the scheme. He lacks some arm strength, though, and seems to have limited upside

Fantasy Outlook:  
Kessler is a long shot to do much this year. It would be a bit of a surprise to see him find the field as a rookie.

 #74  Ryan Lindley Yr: 2015  TDs: 1  Yds: 58  Int: 0IndianapolisBye: 10 
 
Player News:
Lindley caught on with the Colts late last season and actually got in the last game of the year, splitting the work at quarterback because of all sorts of injuries for the Colts. Lindley was 6-of-10 for 58 yards and a score. He has gotten in games three of the past four seasons. He is proven he can help in a backup role as a No. 2 or 3. He hasn't shown to be a starter with past chances. Lindley has a plus arm and is an athletic quarterback that can make plays on the run with both his arm and legs. He struggles with accuracy, though, and has consistency issues. The speed of the pro game seems a little too much for him. He'll battle for a top backup job this season.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Lindley found his way into the starting lineup again but that doesn't mean he deserves to be on your fantasy team. He'll be a long shot to find the field this season.

 #75  Tarvaris Jackson Yr: 2015  TDs: 0  Yds: 37  Int: 0SeattleBye: 5 
 
Player News:
Jackson attempted six passes as the top backup for the Seahawks last season. He serves his role well as a No. 2. Jackson has starting experience and past success in that role. Jackson is a good athlete. He has a plus arm and does a good job making plays on the move. The big knocks on Jackson are he lacks accuracy and makes poor decisions (35 interceptions to 39 touchdown passes). He also doesn't throw a great deep ball.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Even when starting, Jackson isn't a great fantasy threat. His past numbers have never been great. He is a little bit of a dual threat, which helps, but don't expect much if he gets a chance to start. His numbers will be mediocre.

 #76  Garrett Grayson New OrleansBye: 5 
 
Player News:
Grayson was No. 3 on the depth chart for the Saints his rookie season. He'll try to move up this year and take the top backup job. Grayson was a prolific passer in college, posting big numbers. He does a great job of making the big play, especially when it comes to throwing the deep ball. He doesn't have a huge arm but it is strong enough to make all the throws. Grayson doesn't have a quick release, though, and needs to work on that if he hopes to ever start in the NFL.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Grayson has some potential down the road but isn't going to find the field this season unless injury occurs.

 #77  Ryan Nassib Yr: 2015  TDs: 1  Yds: 68  Int: 0New York GiantsBye: 8 
 
Player News:
Nassib got in a game last season as the top backup for the Giants, going 5-of-5 for 68 yards and a touchdown. He made plays with his few chances last year and should be the top backup for the Giants once again. Nassib is a big, strong kid that might have the ability to start in the NFL some day. Nassib is a strong quarterback but has good mobility and a plus arm. He is a gamer. Nassib will make some poor decisions, though, forcing throws because of his strong arm. He will make throws that he shouldn't.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Eli Manning rarely misses a game, so Nassib is a long shot to find the field this season.

 #78  Kevin Hogan Kansas CityBye: 5 
 
Player News:
Hogan had plenty of success in college and comes from a pro-style offense. He should adjust to the pro game pretty well. He isn't a top athlete at the position but has a strong arm and is a pretty accurate thrower. He could be the top backup for the Chiefs before long. The team is looking for someone to take grab of that spot, hoping that Hogan is that guy.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Hogan isn't going to post huge numbers in a starting role but could be worth some spot starts if he is forced to start. But until that happens, don't bother with Hogan.

 #79  Brett Hundley Green BayBye: 4 
 
Player News:
Hundley was No. 3 on the depth chart for the Packers his rookie season. He has a chance to move up this year, though, and will challenge for the top backup job for the team. Hundley is a big-time athlete that can make plays throwing and runner. He can be a top playmaker with the ball in his hands, especially with his legs. He is a bit raw, though, and has plenty of growing to do as a quarterback. He doesn't read defenses well and will lock onto receivers. He is a bit of a project at this stage of his career.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Hundley could move up to the top backup role but that still gives him little fantasy value. But if injury hits, he'll be worth a look for fantasy teams because he is a dual threat at the position.

 #80  Aaron Murray Kansas CityBye: 5 
 
Player News:
Murray was third on the depth chart once again last season and didn't get a pass attempt. He is being groomed to be the top backup for the Chiefs but might not hold that role for another season or two. Murray had plenty of success in college. He isn't a big quarterback but has a quick release and good accuracy on shorter throws. He isn't great on the deep ball, though, and his lack of size is a concern for playing in the NFL.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Murray is too low on the depth chart to help fantasy teams right now.

 #81  Nate Sudfeld WashingtonBye: 9 
 
 #82  Luke McCown Yr: 2015  TDs: 0  Yds: 335  Int: 1New OrleansBye: 5 
 
Player News:
McCown was the top backup for the Saints last season for the third straight season. He started one game and played pretty well, going 31-of-38 for 310 yards with an interception. He hurt his back later in the year, though and was placed on Injured Reserve. He needed surgery on his back but should be ready for the start of this season and will compete for a top backup job. McCown has attempted more than 100 passes just once in his career, serving as a No. 2 or 3 most of the time. McCown has started some games in the NFL but hasn't done much with those chances. He is a big kid with a plus arm. He likes to push the ball downfield. McCown's biggest knock had been accuracy and decision making. He has the size and arm strength to be an NFL starter, but at age 34, he is running out of time.

Fantasy Outlook:  
McCown has proven in past seasons he isn't a starter in this league. But if he is forced into action, he is worth a shot because of his potential for the big game. But don't bother with a roster spot for him until that happens.

 #83  Logan Thomas New York GiantsBye: 8 
 
Player News:
Thomas was released by the Cardinals before the start of last season and was picked up by the Dolphins, serving as the No. 3 for Miami. Thomas got in a couple games his rookie season, but struggled mightily. Thomas can make all the throws and probably has one of the best arms in all the game. He also is a good athlete. Thomas has been inconsistent since entering the league in college and needs to work on his accuracy as a thrower, which was evident when he got a chance to play.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Thomas is a long shot to find the field. He remains pretty raw and needs a lot of work to be an NFL starter.

 #84  David Fales ChicagoBye: 9 
 
Player News:
Fales was No. 2 or 3 on the depth chart for the Bears last season, serving as the top backup later in the year. He didn't attempt a pass. He'll try to win the top backup job from day one this year. Fales doesn't have a great arm but is accurate on shorter throws and does the little things well at the quarterback position. He had a lot of success in college because of his poise and intelligence. He might not have a strong enough arm to be a starter in the NFL, though. He also lacks a little size for the position. Fales seems to have the makeup of a top backup, a position he'll compete for this season.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Fales doesn't have a lot of fantasy potential even if he finds his way onto the field, which doesn't seem likely.

 #85  Jake Rudock DetroitBye: 10 
 
 #86  Joe Webb Yr: 2015  TDs: 0  Yds: 0  Int: 0CarolinaBye: 7 
 
Player News:
Webb was the No. 3 quarterback for the Panthers last season and didn't attempt a pass in that role. He did have a rush attempt but that was it. Webb has bounced from quarterback to receiver to quarterback the past few seasons. Webb is likely to stick at quarterback going forward. Webb has ability but more so as a runner than a thrower. He has five interceptions to three touchdown passes for his career. He has rushed for 272 yards and four touchdowns, though. He is a top athlete but struggles with accuracy and decision making. He does a poor job of reading defense and hasn't made a whole lot of strides in that department since early in this career.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Webb has fantasy upside if starting because of his playmaking ability, mostly as a rusher, but we don't like his chances of finding that starting job. He might have a hard time even winning a roster spot. He has made little progress as a quarterback since entering the league.

 #87  Brandon Allen JacksonvilleBye: 5 
 
 #88  B.J. Daniels Yr: 2015  TDs: 0  Yds: 7  Int: 0New York GiantsBye: 8 
 
Player News:
Daniels caught on with the Texans late last year to serve as the No. 3 quarterback for the team and actually attempted two passes in that role that second last week of the season. He'll compete for backup work this season. Daniels is just trying to keep a roster spot at this point. He has some talent, though, being able to make plays with his arm and legs. He needs to make the most of his work in the offseason and preseason action.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Daniels is a reach. He needs a secure NFL roster spot before he deserves a fantasy roster spot.

 #89  Jeff Driskel San FranciscoBye: 8 
 
 #90  Brandon Doughty MiamiBye: 8 
 
 #91  Matt McGloin Yr: 2015  TDs: 2  Yds: 142  Int: 1OaklandBye: 10 
 
Player News:
McGloin attempted passes in two games as the top backup for the Raiders last season, getting most of his action in Week 1. He did pretty well, going 23-of-31 for 142 yards with two touchdowns an interception. He attempted just one more class the rest of the season. He should continue to serve as the No. 2 for the Raiders. McGloin is more of a pocket passer. He has a strong arm and good size for the position. McGloin needs to improve his accuracy, though, and get up to speed with the pro game if he hopes to start again in the NFL.

Fantasy Outlook:  
McGloin is a long shot to find the field playing behind youngster Derek Carr.

 #92  Trevor Siemian Yr: 2015  TDs: 0  Yds: 0  Int: 0DenverBye: 11 
 
 #93  Austin Davis Yr: 2015  TDs: 1  Yds: 547  Int: 3ClevelandBye: 13 
 
Player News:
Davis found his way into the starting lineup again and didn't do too badly for the Browns. He did have more interceptions (three) than touchdowns (one) but threw for more 225 yards two of his three games and completed 60 percent of his passes. Davis has made some plays when starting in the past but seems best suited as a top NFL backup. Davis doesn't have a great arm and will force some passers, but does well on the shorter throws and isn't afraid to take some chances to make big plays.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Davis has done pretty well when starting but still wasn't helping fantasy teams in that role. So don't bother with him even if forced into a starting role.

 #94  Scott Tolzien Yr: 2015  TDs: 0  Yds: 4  Int: 0IndianapolisBye: 10 
 
Player News:
Tolzien attempted one pass as the top backup for the Packers last season. He'll compete for that role once again this season. Tolzien has started a handful of games in his career but is best suited for backup duty. Tolzien does some things well. He doesn't have a great arm but is accurate and moves around the pocket pretty well. He will force some throws, though, and needs to do a better job of reading defenses.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Tolzien is probably a long shot to get another start in the NFL.

 #95  Dan Orlovsky Yr: 2015  TDs: 1  Yds: 201  Int: 1DetroitBye: 10 
 
Player News:
Orlovsky played extensively in just one game last season as the Lions top backup. He was 21-of-38 for 191 yards and a touchdown with an interception in Week 5. He attempted just two other passes the rest of the season. He remains a solid backup for the Lions, though. He has starting experience in the past and some success in that role. He has thrown for more than 1,000 yards in a season twice and has 15 touchdowns in 23 games. He completes a solid 59 percent of his passes for his career. Orlovsky is athletic, moves around the pocket well and has a plus arm. He has struggled with accuracy and decision making, but made progress in those areas the last few seasons, which is encouraging.

Fantasy Outlook:  
If he is forced into a starting role, Orlovsky has some value as he had some success with the Colts as a starter. He could help fantasy teams in a pinch if he gets some starts.

 #96  Kellen Clemens Yr: 2015  TDs: 1  Yds: 63  Int: 0San DiegoBye: 11 
 
Player News:
Clemens had six pass attempts as the top backup for the Chargers last season. Clemens remains a competent NFL backup. Clemens is fairly mobile and has a decent arm with a quick release. He also is very cerebral, but tends to make too many mistakes despite knowing the offense and what the opponents are giving him (20 interceptions to 19 total touchdowns for his career).

Fantasy Outlook:  
Clemens has never shown much when given the chance to start, so don't bother with him even if forced into a starting role once again. He won't be much of a help for fantasy teams.

 #97  Jimmy Clausen Yr: 2015  TDs: 2  Yds: 739  Int: 4BaltimoreBye: 8 
 
Player News:
Clausen played two games with the Bears early in the year and finished the season with the Ravens, playing two games with Baltimore. He didn't play too badly in his starts for the Ravens, throwing for 270-plus yards in each game with two touchdowns to three interceptions. He has done some good things in recent years, showing he can be a decent NFL backup. He'll compete for that spot this season. Clausen has an NFL skill set, but hasn't put it together to be a regular starter. He still struggles with his decision making and accuracy. He has a good arm, though, and moves around the pocket well. Clausen also has a quick delivery.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Clausen has shown some decent things in recent chances, so he might be worth a look if getting a chance to start. He has some potential in that role.

 #98  Josh Freeman Yr: 2015  TDs: 1  Yds: 149  Int: 1IndianapolisBye: 10 
 
Player News:
Freeman seemed like he was out of football but caught on with the Colts late in the year and actually got in the last game of the season. He played alright, going 15-of-28 for 149 yards with a touchdown and an interception. Freeman will try to land a backup job this season but nothing is guaranteed at this point. Freeman does have some talent and past success, so you can't discount him. Freeman has a great arm, can make plays with his feet and has the size and strength of Ben Roethlisberger. He can be erratic at times, though, and really struggles with accuracy.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Freeman looked like a promising fantasy player a few years back but that ship has sailed. Don't bother with him on your fantasy team.

 #99  Bruce Gradkowski PittsburghBye: 8 
 
Player News:
Gradkowski injured his finger before the start of last season and missed the entire year, getting placed on Injured Reserve. He has some value as a backup for NFL teams. Gradkowski has starting experience but limited success in a starting role. Accuracy has plagued Gradkowski throughout his career. His career high completion percentage is 55 and his career percentage is 53 percent. Gradkowski has a knack for making plays, though, which is why he is a solid NFL backup. He can provide a lift in a pinch. Gradkowski has a decent arm and runs pretty well for a quarterback (100-plus rushing yards two seasons). He does have some accuracy issues, though, as noted. He'll need to improve his accuracy issues if he ever hopes to be an every-week NFL starter once again.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Gradkowski is a reach even in a starting role. His production is up and down. He might be worth a spot start in a pinch if he is in the starting lineup, but don't expect big numbers.

 #100  Alex Tanney Yr: 2015  TDs: 1  Yds: 99  Int: 0TennesseeBye: 13 
 
Player News:
Tanney was off an NFL roster most of the year but got a chance late in the year with the Titans. He even got in a game the last week of the season. And he played pretty well, going 10-of-14 for 99 yards and a touchdown. His play that last game could give him a backup job this season. He'll need to have a strong camp and preseason to earn that job, though.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Don't count on Tanney getting in a game again. Go with other options.

 #101  Connor Shaw ClevelandBye: 13 
 
Player News:
Shaw injured his thumb before the season and needed surgery, getting placed on Injured Reserve. This was unfortunate for Shaw, who might have had another opportunity to start for the Browns because of the injuries and poor play at quarterback. Shaw should compete for the top backup job this season. Shaw doesn't have a great arm but is pretty accurate and won't make a ton of mistakes. He might lack ideal arm strength to be a starter in the NFL, though, and isn't a top athlete like some of the other young quarterbacks these days.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Shaw doesn't have a ton of ability and likely won't be a legit fantasy producer if forced to start.

 #102  Christian Ponder ---Bye: - 
 
Player News:
Ponder couldn't win the backup job in Oakland and was out of work most of last season. He briefly was on the Broncos roster as the No. 3 quarterback but was released once their options got healthy. Ponder will be looking to win a No. 2 or 3 job this season. He has received plenty of starts throughout his career but not done much with that work. Ponder doesn't have a big arm, but is fairly accurate and intelligent. He takes few chances downfield, though, and normally dinks and dunks throughout the game. If he hopes to make strides as a quarterback, he'll need to improve on making plays down the field. Ponder will make plays with his legs, rushing for 639 yards in five seasons.

Fantasy Outlook:  
Ponder doesn't bring much to the table for fantasy teams if he is in a starting role. He has some touchdown potential because of his rushing ability but his yardage totals won't be great and he doesn't have much big-play ability.

 #103  Jake Coker ArizonaBye: 9 
 

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