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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

Left in Manning's wake

Posted March 19, 2012 @ 1:24 p.m. ET
With Peyton Manning headed to Denver, what will the other teams who were vying for his services do at the all-important QB position?

Kolb receives roster bonus from Cardinals

Posted March 16, 2012 @ 4:24 p.m. ET
Apparently out of the running for Peyton Manning, the Cardinals decided to pay Kevin Kolb a $7 million roster bonus Friday that keeps him on the team.

Cardinals re-sign OT Brown

Posted March 16, 2012 @ 1:06 p.m. ET
Days after releasing him, the Cardinals have re-signed OT Levi Brown to a five-year contract. 

Manning to work out for Denver; Miami out of running

Posted March 16, 2012 @ 10:27 a.m. ET
Peyton Manning will work out for the Broncos Friday at Duke University, the Denver Post's Mike Klis reported, but the Titans remain in the running.

Dolphins upgrade nickel by signing Marshall

Posted March 15, 2012 @ 5:20 p.m. ET
The Dolphins have yet to make the big splash in free agency but did add DB Richard Marshall, who appears to be the favorite to play nickel.

Dolphins ink DB Marshall to three-year deal

Posted March 14, 2012 @ 10:11 p.m. ET
Former Cardinals DB Richard Marshall tweeted that he had agreed to a three-year deal with the Dolphins on Wednesday evening.

Cardinals sign OL Snyder

Posted March 14, 2012 @ 6:24 p.m. ET
The Cardinals have signed former 49ers OL Adam Snyder to a five-year contract.

Report: Cardinals to release OT Brown

Posted March 12, 2012 @ 6:52 p.m. ET
The Cardinals are expected to release OT Levi Brown, who is reportedly due a base salary of $8.3 million in 2012.

Manning spends six hours at Cardinals HQ

Posted March 12, 2012 @ 2:15 a.m. ET
Peyton Manning spent nearly six hours at the Cardinals' headquarters and training facility on Sunday in meetings designed to lure the superstar to the desert.

Report: Manning to visit Arizona

Posted March 10, 2012 @ 6:21 p.m. ET
The Cardinals are next on Peyton Manning's free-agent tour. After spending more than 24 hours in Denver, Manning is reportedly heading to Arizona.

Cardinals give one-year offers to three RFAs

Posted March 09, 2012 @ 2:39 p.m. ET
The Cardinals have given one-year qualifying offers to S Rashad Johnson, RB LaRod Stephens-Howling and CB Greg Toler.

Concerns at OT position weigh heavily on Cardinals

Posted March 07, 2012 @ 4:09 p.m. ET
With Calais Campbell's franchise tag out of the way, we hear the Cardinals' concerns at offensive tackle are as primary a focus as any with free agency around the corner.

Handicapping the odds for Manning's next team

Posted March 07, 2012 @ 2:01 p.m. ET
The question on everyone's mind: Where will Peyton Manning sign?

Cardinals place franchise tag on DE Campbell

Posted March 02, 2012 @ 3:01 p.m. ET
The Cardinals have placed the franchise tag on DE Calais Campbell, meaning the fifth-year player will earn approximately $10.6 million in 2012.

Saints, Cardinals to play in Hall of Fame Game

Posted Feb. 29, 2012 @ 3:38 p.m. ET
The Cardinals and Saints will open the 2012 preseason in the Hall of Fame Game, the NFL announced on Wednesday.

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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