Philadelphia Eagles: Their 7 best and worst backup QBs of the last 30 years

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28 Nov 1999: Doug Pederson #14 of the Philadelphia Eagles holds the ball for the kicker during the game against the Washington Redskins at the FedEx Field in Washington, D.C. The Redskins defeated the Eagles 20-17.

After the signing of Josh McCown, the question came up about who the best and worst backup quarterbacks in recent Eagles history were.

With the Philadelphia Eagles‘ recent signing of 40-year-old Josh McCown, we may have seen the culmination of the quarterback carousel as it relates to backup quarterbacks this offseason. Something like that would make any fan ponder who the best and worst backup signings in team history were.

There were a decent amount that were surprisingly successful, others not so much.

Honorable mention: Doug Pederson

Doug Pederson started the 1999 season keeping the starting spot warm for an incumbent Donovan McNabb before ‘5’ took over for good. You would probably agree that the only Super Bowl-winning coach in Philadelphia Eagles’ history deserves a shout out.

Now with that out of the way, ladies and gentlemen, without further adieu, here it is, the best and worst backup quarterbacks in Eagles history.

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