Jay Cutler or Caleb Hanie? Top 10 Backups Who Deserve a Shot at a Starting Job

January 26, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Jay Cutler has been at the center of a media firestorm this week after failing to complete the NFC Championship game.
Due to a serious knee injury, Cutler was yanked, leading many of his peers to question the heart and toughness of the Bears' starting signal caller. 
Todd Collins was an abject failure when he came in, but Caleb Hanie looked pretty impressive considering the situation into which he was thrust. 
While Hanie won't take the starting job from Cutler, the rest of the league got a good look at the type of talent that the Colorado State product has to offer.
He can't be the only backup in the NFL just waiting for his shot, right?
Tom Brady and Tony Romo took similar paths to stardom, and there are a few others out there who just need a chance to show their skills. 
While many of the following players are on teams with stability at the quarterback position, that's not to say that they couldn't ply their trade elsewhere in the league....

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