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Drew Stanton

Drew Stanton - #5 - QB

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 3"/ 243 lbs.
Birthday 05/07/1984
Birthplace Farmington Hills, MI
College Michigan State
Years played 7
Drafted 2007, 2nd round, 11th pick by Lions

Under the gun in the desert

Posted May 29, 2012 @ 12:04 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor Dan Arkush explains why there isn’t a player in the NFL facing more pressure this coming season than Cardinals QB Kevin Kolb.

Cardinals DT Williams getting primed for season

Posted May 27, 2012 @ 12:51 p.m. ET
Arizona DT Dan Williams is in a much better state this offseason than he was a year ago, according to our NFC Whispers.

Cardinals sign LB Groves

Posted May 24, 2012 @ 6:28 p.m. ET
The Cardinals signed former Raiders unrestricted free-agent LB Quentin Groves on Thursday, the team confirmed.

NFC West players in the crosshairs

Posted May 24, 2012 @ 3:45 p.m. ET
Here's a look at the players on each NFC West team who will be most heavily scrutinized, including Seahawks WR Sidney Rice.

Around Fantasyland: RB injuries

Posted May 23, 2012 @ 9:36 p.m. ET
William Del Pilar reviews the latest injuries around the NFL at the running back position and how they fit into the 2012 fantasy season. 

Rookie Fleming figures in LCB mix for Cardinals

Posted May 22, 2012 @ 8:51 p.m. ET
Word is third-round pick Jamell Fleming is in the running for the starting LCB job in Arizona.

Cardinals add DE Cohen

Posted May 16, 2012 @ 4:27 p.m. ET
The Cardinals have agreed to a contract with free agent DE Landon Cohen.

Cardinals sign four, including RB James

Posted May 14, 2012 @ 6:08 p.m. ET
The Cardinals signed four tryout players on Monday, including RB Javarris James.

Cardinals agree to five-year deal with DE Campbell

Posted May 10, 2012 @ 8:02 p.m. ET
The Cardinals and franchise-tagged DE Calais Campbell have agreed on a five-year contract, the team announced. There will be a press conference on Friday.

Rookie Massie shaping up as Cardinals' starting ORT

Posted May 10, 2012 @ 6:06 p.m. ET
It certainly seems like fourth-round rookie Bobby Massie has an excellent shot at becoming the Cardinals’ new starting right tackle.

Cardinals promote Keim, hire Licht to personnel department

Posted May 02, 2012 @ 4:53 p.m. ET
The Cardinals hired Jason Licht as director of player personnel and promoted Steve Keim to vice president of player personnel, the team announced.

Report: QB Leinart to sign with Raiders

Posted May 01, 2012 @ 6:20 p.m. ET
Former first-round pick QB Matt Leinart will sign with the Raiders, ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported.

Cardinals make Fitzgerald happy with Floyd pick

Posted April 26, 2012 @ 10:08 p.m. ET
Hooking up with his good buddy Larry Fitzgerald, Michael Floyd may bring back memories of Anquan Boldin in the desert.

Fantasy spin: Cardinals WR Michael Floyd

Posted April 26, 2012 @ 9:57 p.m. ET
WR Michael Floyd has the talent to be the No. 2 wideout the Cardinals have lacked since Anquan Boldin left.

TE Housler has breakthrough potential for Cardinals

Posted April 26, 2012 @ 12:52 p.m. ET
Cardinals TE Rob Housler and RB Ryan Williams are a both good bets as possible breakthrough players in their second pro seasons.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted March 23, 2012
Stanton came to the Jets to be Mark Sanchez's backup. Then, along came Tim Tebow. Less than a week after signing Stanton, the Jets traded him to the Indianapolis Colts for an undisclosed draft pick.||||||| Stanton signed a one-year, $1.25 million deal last week to back up Mark Sanchez, but became expendable when the Jets acquired Tebow from the Denver Broncos on Wednesday. After that trade, general manager Mike Tannenbaum said Tebow would be the team's No. 2 quarterback. "It's a big relief to have this over," Stanton told The Associated Press. "I'm excited about the opportunity in Indy. I can't wait to get there and get down to business."
Posted March 22, 2012
A person familiar with the New York Jets' plans says the team is trying to trade Stanton.||||||| The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Thursday because the team hasn't announced its plans. Stanton signed a $1.25 million, 1-year deal last week to be Mark Sanchez's backup, but the Tim Tebow deal has relegated Stanton to another third-string job. He left the Detroit Lions for a chance to be a No. 2 QB after sitting behind Matthew Stafford and Shaun Hill.
Posted March 16, 2012
The Jets have signed Stanton. Stanton told The Associated Press that he agreed to a $1.25 million, one-year contract a day after he arrived to meet with team officials.||||||| Stanton, a second-round draft pick out of Michigan State in 2007, made the most of limited opportunities during his first three seasons in the NFL with the Lions. He was 2-1 as a starter in 2010 with four touchdowns, including one on the ground, and two interceptions. Stanton didn't play last year as Detroit's third-string quarterback behind Matthew Stafford and Shaun Hill.
Posted March 16, 2012
The New York Jets have added backup quarterback Drew Stanton with a $1.25 million, 1-year contract. Stanton tells The Associated Press the deal was agreed to Friday, a day after he arrived to meet with team officials. The Jets signed Mark Sanchez to a three-year contract extension last week.||||||| Stanton made the most of limited opportunities to play during his first three seasons in the NFL with the Detroit Lions. He was 2-1 as a starter in 2010 with four touchdowns, including one on the ground, and two interceptions. Stanton didn't play last year as Detroit's third-string quarterback behind Matthew Stafford and Shaun Hill. He has completed 56 percent of his passes in 12 career games, including four starts, for 1,158 yards with five TDs and nine interceptions.
Posted Dec. 13, 2010
Stanton completed 10 of 22 passes for 117 yards with a touchdown and two interceptions in Sunday's 7-3 win over the Packers.||||||| Stanton has put up pedestrian numbers since taking over the starting quarterback duties in Detroit, completing 56.5 percent of his passes for 295 yards with two TDs and two picks. It is uncertain if Stanton will make another start with Matthew Stafford and Shaun Hill recovering from their injuries.

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