Subsequent to beginning Josh Johnson in their initial two preseason games, the Denver Broncos will begin Rypien in their preseason finale against the Minnesota Vikings on Saturday,
"I think 'Ryp' has acquired an amazing chance to have the option to go the primary half," Hackett said. "I think he had a great game a week ago.
"Not saying Josh hasn't done great since he has made a fine showing.
We simply need to be certain that we get both those folks since they have been really buckling down and pushing one another.
Johnson (36) has finished 61.5% of his passes for 242 yards with two scores and no interferences through two games, great for a 96.3 passer rating.
Playing in the last part of the two games that Johnson began, Rypien (26) has finished 68.2% of his passes for 304 yards with one score and no captures, great for a 95.3 passer rating.