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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

Giants S Phillips, DT Bernard downgraded to out

Posted Oct. 27, 2012 @ 9:23 p.m. ET
Giants S Kenny Phillips and DT Rocky Bernard have been ruled out for Sunday's game in Dallas against the Cowboys.

Key matchup: Giants run game vs. Cowboys defense

Posted Oct. 25, 2012 @ 4:04 p.m. ET
Giants RB Andre Brown could play a bigger role with Ahmad Bradhsaw banged up, but the Cowboys suffer a big loss with LB Sean Lee out.

NFC East Spin cycle: Cruz-Manning again the difference

Posted Oct. 22, 2012 @ 12:58 p.m. ET
With the Eagles on bye, the Giants fended off the Redskins in a barn burner and the Cowboys stayed alive with a win at Carolina.

Eli rallies Giants to win over RG3, Redskins

Posted Oct. 21, 2012 @ 4:44 p.m. ET
Eli Manning threw a 77-yard scoring pass to Victor Cruz and the Giants overcame a late TD by Robert Griffin III to beat the Redskins, 27-23.

Giants activate DT Canty for Redskins game

Posted Oct. 20, 2012 @ 5:34 p.m. ET
The Giants activated DT Chris Canty for Sunday's NFC East game against Washington.

Key matchup: Redskins QB Robert Griffin III vs. Giants defensive coordinator Perry Fewell

Posted Oct. 18, 2012 @ 11:47 p.m. ET
The Giants must not blitz too much against a running threat such as Redskins QB Robert Griffin III.

Thursday's 60-second rant: A tale of three MVP-caliber QBs

Posted Oct. 18, 2012 @ 2:25 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor Dan Arkush reflects on the winning trifecta in Week Six courtesy of Aaron Rodgers and the Manning brothers.

A Giant on-off switch

Posted Oct. 17, 2012 @ 10:52 a.m. ET
Tom Danyluk says the Tom Coughlin-Eli Manning Giants have a confirmed "On-Off" switch — and when it's on, look out.

Week Six Players of the Week

Posted Oct. 16, 2012 @ 9 a.m. ET
This week, PFW selects Aaron Rodgers, Antrel Rolle and Jacoby Jones as its Players of the Week.

NFC East Spin cycle: Giants, Redskins on collision course

Posted Oct. 15, 2012 @ 2:41 p.m. ET
Although the Cowboys and Eagles missed on late-game opportunities, the Giants and Redskins turned in statement victories.

Giants win NFC title rematch, shut down 49ers

Posted Oct. 14, 2012 @ 7:59 p.m. ET
The Giants shut down San Francisco in a 26-3 victory over the 49ers on Sunday in a rematch of last season's NFC championship game.

Week Six primer: How deep are the Packers' problems?

Posted Oct. 09, 2012 @ 7:14 p.m. ET
Eric Edholm provides a sneak peek into Week Six, including what to watch for in the big Packers-Texans matchup on Sunday night.

Week Five Players of the Week

Posted Oct. 09, 2012 @ 9:15 a.m. ET
This week, PFW selects Reggie Wayne, Richard Quinn and Will Hill as its Players of the Week.

Giants S Hill suspended for use of Adderall

Posted Oct. 08, 2012 @ 4:26 p.m. ET
The NFL suspended Giants S Will Hill for four games for violating the league’s policy on performance-enhancing substances.

NFC East Spin Cycle: Week Five

Posted Oct. 08, 2012 @ 2:02 p.m. ET
The Giants gained ground in the NFC East race as the Redskins (who lost a QB) and Eagles (who might change QBs) fell in close games.

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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