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Sports Illustrated: Chad Henne is a top-10 backup quarterback in NFL

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The Jacksonville Jaguars have given Blake Bortles the key to the family car. There is no real competition from free agency or the 2017 NFL Draft. Heck, they’re not even bringing in an undrafted free agent.

Bortles’ competition is Chad Henne and Brandon Allen — and if that (in addition to Leonard Fournette and Cam Robinson as your top two draft picks) doesn’t mean job security, I don’t know what does.

But in the unlikely event Bortles goes down with a freak injury or plays himself out of the job, Eric Single from Sports Illustrated has ranked all 32 backup quarterback situations and the Jaguars are the ninth-best situation in case the starter goes down.

No, really. Check it out here:

1. Jimmy Garoppolo, Patriots

2. Matt Moore, Dolphins

3. Trevor Siemian/Paxton Lynch, Broncos

4. Colt McCoy, Redskins

5. Deshaun Watson, Texans

6. AJ McCarron, Bengals

7. T.J. Yates/Cardale Jones/Nathan Peterman, Bills

8. Mitchell Trubisky/Mike Glennon, Bears

9. Chad Henne, Jaguars

10. Geno Smith, Giants

11. Drew Stanton, Cardinals

12. Kevin Hogan/Brock Osweiler/DeShone Kizer, Browns

13. Chase Daniel, Saints

14. Derek Anderson, Panthers

15. Nick Foles, Eagles

16. Ryan Mallett, Ravens

17. Case Keenum, Vikings

18. Matt Barkley/CJ Beathard, 49ers

19. Bryce Petty/Christian Hackenberg, Jets – special Jets category

20. Landry Jones/Josh Dobbs, Steelers

21. Trevone Boykin, Seahawks

22. Patrick Mahomes, Chiefs

23. Matt Cassel, Titans

24. Kellen Clemens, Chargers

25. Connor Cook/EJ Manuel, Raiders

26. Matt Schaub, Falcons

27. Brett Hundley, Packers

28. Kellen Moore, Cowboys

29. Scott Tolzien, Colts

30. Sean Mannion, Rams

31. Jake Rudock/Brad Kaaya, Lions

32. Ryan Griffin, Buccaneers

Single notes that the Jaguars “could be heading elsewhere after this year” and that Henne is one of the four or five best backups in the league to handle bridge quarterback duties.

What do you think? Is Chad Henne a top-10 backup in the NFL? Or are there players you wish the Jaguars had brought in to compete instead? After all — we’ve seen Henne’s body of work. We gave him all of 2013 and the first four starts of the 2014 season.

Let us know in the comments below!