Backup QBs under the microscope

Mailbag: Will struggling Giants right the ship? Are Dolphins still a playoff threat?

Originally Published: November 14, 2012
By John Clayton | ESPN.com

With four starting quarterbacks getting injured in Week 10 -- all on playoff hopefuls -- the quality of the NFL's backup quarterback situation is about to be tested. To date, the NFL has been lucky. Only three teams have had to use backups. Kevin Kolb went 3-2 for the Arizona Cardinals before getting hurt. (John Skelton was injured in Week 1.) Matt Hasselbeck led the Tennessee Titans to a 3-2 record filling in for Jake Locker, and Brady Quinn is 0-2 replacing Matt Cassel in Kansas City.

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