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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

NFC East free-agent preview

Posted March 03, 2011 @ 1:51 p.m. ET
With the owners and players mired in negotiations, the beginning of free agency is almost certain to be delayed. Yet, PFW examines the free-agent picture for each club, with the NFC East featured here.

Giants and RB Ware agree to extension

Posted March 02, 2011 @ 4:07 p.m. ET
The Giants and RB DJ Ware have agreed to a contract extension. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Reports: Giants tender RB Bradshaw, WR Smith

Posted March 01, 2011 @ 8:17 p.m. ET
The Giants placed restricted free-agent tenders on six players, including RB Ahmad Bradshaw, on Tuesday.

Report: Giants WR Barden to have second surgery

Posted Feb. 28, 2011 @ 10:06 a.m. ET
Giants WR Ramses Barden will require a second surgery as he continues to recover from a broken ankle and ligament damage suffered in November, according to the Newark Star-Ledger.

Giants' Kiwanuka gets medical clearance to continue career

Posted Feb. 26, 2011 @ 3:14 p.m. ET
Hours after expressing doubt about the future playing career of Mathias Kiwanuka, Giants GM Jerry Reese released a statement that was much more optimistic about the 27-year-old.

Giants waiting on Kiwanuka medical reports

Posted Feb. 26, 2011 @ 10:32 a.m. ET
The Giants are stuck in limbo, not only with the Collective Bargaining Agreement, but also with the health of injured DE-OLB Mathias Kiwanuka.

Coughlin worried about Giants' centers

Posted Feb. 25, 2011 @ 3:46 p.m. ET
Giants head coach Tom Coughlin, usually tight-lipped about his team's needs, admitted that center is a position of concern.

NFC East 2010 season-in-review team reports

Posted Feb. 15, 2011 @ 9:22 a.m. ET
The re-emergence of Michael Vick as a star player helped the Eagles soar all the way to first place in the NFC East.

Giants' Bradshaw has ankle surgery

Posted Feb. 14, 2011 @ 7:06 p.m. ET
Giants RB Ahmad Bradshaw underwent surgery this past weekend on his left ankle and tweeted, "Everything went great thanks for the well wishes!"

Eli: Giants' passing game can keep thriving

Posted Feb. 05, 2011 @ 6:40 p.m. ET
The Giants did a lot of great things through the air last season, and though the run remains the bread and butter of the offense, QB Eli Manning and the passing game can continue to grow, he said.

Giants would consider Burress

Posted Jan. 28, 2011 @ 3:32 p.m. ET
The Giants likely will place a call to WR Plaxico Burress, whose jail sentence will be coming to an end soon, about playing for the team again.

Giants' Rolle must fall in line

Posted Jan. 21, 2011 @ 4:04 p.m. ET
The Giants were not happy to hear the borderline comments made by FS Antrel Rolle about head coach Tom Coughlin, even if they were not incendiary.

Giants LS DeOssie added to Pro Bowl

Posted Jan. 20, 2011 @ 12:16 p.m. ET
Giants LS Zak DeOssie was added to the NFC's Pro Bowl roster on Tuesday to be their "need" player. The NFC coach, Falcons head coach Mike Smith, selected him.

Giants figure to stick with P Dodge

Posted Jan. 15, 2011 @ 9:52 p.m. ET
Despite a roller-coaster season by rookie Matt Dodge, the Giants are expected to give him every opportunity to win the punting job next season, according to NFC East Whispers.

Giants thrilled that Fewell is returning

Posted Jan. 14, 2011 @ 4:24 p.m. ET
The Giants were happy that Perry Fewell was receiving head-coaching interviews, but they are far more happy that he'll be back coaching the defense in 2011.

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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