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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

Cowboys romp past Giants to open season

Posted Sept. 05, 2012 @ 11:49 p.m. ET
Tony Romo threw three TD passes to lead the Cowboys over the Giants in the NFL season opener on Wednesday night.

Report: Witten offers to sign waiver to play

Posted Sept. 05, 2012 @ noon ET
Cowboys TE Jason Witten is doubtful for Wednesday's opener vs. the Giants but is reportedly willing to sign a medical waiver so he can play.

2012 Power Rankings

Posted Sept. 04, 2012 @ 3:06 p.m. ET
Last season's Super Bowl champions, the Giants, open the 2012 season atop Pro Football Weekly's Power Rankings.

Witten doubtful, Nicks questionable for opener

Posted Sept. 04, 2012 @ 1:06 p.m. ET
Cowboys TE Jason Witten is doubtful for Wednesday night’s NFL season opener against the Giants, and Giants WR Hakeem Nicks is questionable.

Giants will start Locklear at left tackle

Posted Sept. 03, 2012 @ 12:47 p.m. ET
The Giants will replace starting OLT Will Beatty with journeyman Sean Locklear in the season opener against the Cowboys.

No new labor talks scheduled for refs, NFL

Posted Sept. 03, 2012 @ 12:08 p.m. ET
After meeting this weekend, the NFL and the referees' union have no further talks planned.

Giants re-sign Petrus after Jones fails physical

Posted Sept. 02, 2012 @ 7:58 p.m. ET
One day after releasing him, the Giants re-signed OG Mitch Petrus on Sunday.

Cowboys have to wait for CT scan on Witten

Posted Sept. 02, 2012 @ 5:47 p.m. ET
Cowboys TE Jason Witten won't know until Tuesday if he will be cleared to play in the season opener.

Bucs sign RB Ware, claim four others off waivers

Posted Sept. 01, 2012 @ 7:13 p.m. ET
The signed former Giants reserve RB D.J. Ware and released CB Brandon McDonald on Saturday.

Giants awarded OT Jones on waivers, cut Petrus

Posted Sept. 01, 2012 @ 2:58 p.m. ET
The Giants have been awarded OT D.J. Jones on waivers from the Eagles.

Giants CB Amukamara probably won't play vs. Dallas

Posted Sept. 01, 2012 @ 1:39 p.m. ET
Giants CB Prince Amukamara probably will miss the season opener against the Dallas Cowboys because of a high ankle sprain.

Giants cut RB Ware

Posted Aug. 31, 2012 @ 3:40 p.m. ET
The Giants cut veteran RB D.J. Ware on Friday. Ware was a member of the last two Super Bowl-winning Giants teams.

Report: Suspension of Giants' Sash upheld

Posted Aug. 28, 2012 @ 9:40 a.m. ET
Giants S Tyler Sash's four-game suspension has been upheld, PFW Giants correspondent Paul Schwartz of the New York Post reported Tuesday.

Giants place DT Canty, TE Beckum on PUP list

Posted Aug. 27, 2012 @ 11:47 a.m. ET
The Giants cut their roster down Monday, including placing DT Chris Canty and TE Travis Beckum on the reserve/PUP list.

Giants CB Amukamara carted off with leg injury

Posted Aug. 24, 2012 @ 9:37 p.m. ET
Giants CB Prince Amukamara was carted off the field in the first quarter of a preseason game vs. the Bears Friday night with a lower-leg injury.

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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