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Curtis Painter

Curtis Painter - QB

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 4"/ 230 lbs.
Birthday 06/24/1985
Birthplace Vincennes, IN
College Purdue
Years played 4
Drafted 2009, 6th round, 28th pick by Colts

Best NFL defense: Steelers or Giants?

Posted June 13, 2012 @ 12:51 p.m. ET
In the latest "In the Trenches" video series, Pro Football Weekly is searching for the best defense in the NFL.

Patriots claim ex-Giant TE Ballard

Posted June 12, 2012 @ 4:57 p.m. ET
It appeared that TE Jake Ballard would clear waivers on Tuesday and land on the Giants’ injured reserve list after the team waived him Monday.

Giants OL David Diehl apologizes for DUI

Posted June 12, 2012 @ 2:25 p.m. ET
Giants OG David Diehl apologized for "a bad decision" that resulted in his being arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol.

Reports: Giants OL Diehl arrested for DWI

Posted June 11, 2012 @ 7:13 p.m. ET
Giants OL David Diehl was arrested for driving while intoxicated on Sunday evening, WNBC-TV first reported. 

Giants waive TE Ballard, re-sign DT Bernard

Posted June 11, 2012 @ 4:18 p.m. ET
The Giants waived/failed physical TE Jake Ballard and re-signed DT Rocky Bernard, the team announced on Monday.

Giants honored at White House

Posted June 08, 2012 @ 6:32 p.m. ET
The Super Bowl-champion Giants visited President Barack Obama at the White House on Friday. 

Giants extend Coughlin through 2014

Posted June 06, 2012 @ 1:04 p.m. ET
The Giants announced Wednesday that head coach Tom Coughlin has signed a contract extension through the 2014 season.

Giants, Umenyiora agree to contract restructuring

Posted June 01, 2012 @ 6:36 p.m. ET
The Giants and DE Osi Umenyiora have agreed on a reworked contract, the club announced Friday.

Giants RB Brown has suspension lifted

Posted June 01, 2012 @ 2:06 p.m. ET
Andre Brown has had his four-game suspension lifted. He was suspended in March for violating the NFL's policy on performance-enhancing drugs.

Lucky's sets Giants' win total at nine

Posted May 31, 2012 @ 1:12 a.m. ET
Ten teams have higher regular-season win totals than the defending champion Giants at Lucky's Race and Sports Book, which opened betting on the props Wednesday.

Report: Giants' Nicks has successful surgery

Posted May 26, 2012 @ 2:17 p.m. ET
Giants WR Hakeem Nicks had successful surgery Friday, with a screw inserted in his foot to speed the healing of a fractured bone, the New York Post reported.

Giants WR Nicks fractures foot in practice

Posted May 24, 2012 @ 3:46 p.m. ET
Giants WR Hakeem Nicks fractured the fifth metatarsal of his right foot during OTAs on Thursday morning, the team announced.

Packers, Patriots atop Cantor's win total props

Posted May 23, 2012 @ 3:50 p.m. ET
Cantor Gaming released its regular-season win total props for all 32 NFL teams on Tuesday, and expectations look to be high for two teams in particular. 

NFC East players in the crosshairs

Posted May 23, 2012 @ 10:31 a.m. ET
Here's a look at the players on each NFC East team who will be most heavily scrutinized, including Eagles QB Michael Vick.

Better NFL offense: Giants or Saints?

Posted May 21, 2012 @ 1:44 p.m. ET
In the third matchup of our video series facing the NFL's top offenses against each other, we look at the Giants vs. the Saints.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Aug. 31, 2012
Painter was cut by the Raves on Friday.||||||| Painter, who started eight games for the Colts last season, was in competition with Tyrod Taylor throughout the preseason to be the backup to Joe Flacco.
Posted Nov. 23, 2011
Colts coach Jim Caldwell has picked quarterback Curtis Painter to start Sunday's game against Carolina.||||||| Painter replaced the injured Kerry Collins against Pittsburgh in September and has started every game since then. But after posting quarterback ratings of 51 or less in each of his past four games, fans were clamoring for another change. At 0-11, the Colts are the only winless team in the NFL. Dan Orlovsky is the only other healthy quarterback on Indy's roster, and coming off a bye week, many fans thought it was a logical time to make a change.
Posted Nov. 14, 2011
Painter was 13 of 19 for 94 yards with two interceptions, three sacks and a quarterback rating of 40.3 in Sunday's 17-3 loss to Jacksonville. He was yanked for the second straight week.||||||| Painter has completed just 54.5 percent of his passes with no TDs and six INTs in the last four games.
Posted Oct. 24, 2011
Painter was 9 of 17 for 67 yards and an interception in the Colts' 62-7 loss to the Saints on Sunday.||||||| He also fumbled a snap to finish with a 38.1 passer rating. The Colts fell to 0-7 this season.
Posted Oct. 17, 2011
Painter completed 23 of 34 passes for 188 yards with a touchdown and an interception in Sunday's 27-17 loss to the Bengals.||||||| Painter's interception was his first of the season. Next Sunday, Painter and the Colts face a New Orleans team that is tied for the fourth-fewest interceptions with three.

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