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PASSING Grades
April 28, 2003
Based on the players penciled in as starters and backups as of Sunday, SI ranked the 32 teams from the richest to the neediest at quarterback, and suggested what each club should do between the draft and the start of training camp to strengthen the most important position in the game.
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April 28, 2003

Passing Grades

Based on the players penciled in as starters and backups as of Sunday, SI ranked the 32 teams from the richest to the neediest at quarterback, and suggested what each club should do between the draft and the start of training camp to strengthen the most important position in the game.

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17 PACKERS

STARTER
BRETT FAVRE

BACKUPS
Doug Pederson, Craig Nail

WHAT THEY SHOULD DO
Draft Texas' Chris Simms

THE SKINNY: No one knows how much longer Favre will play, so Green Bay should start grooming a successor in the strong-armed Simms.

18 RAIDERS

STARTER
RICH GANNON

BACKUPS
Marques Tuiasosopo, Rick Mirer

WHAT THEY SHOULD DO
Draft struggling Yankees minor leaguer Drew Henson

THE SKINNY: It's a long shot, but why not get the rights to the former Michigan star? If he has another long year on the diamond, maybe he'll give football a try.

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