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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

Steelers give Cardinals permission to interview Haley

Posted Jan. 03, 2013 @ 11:46 a.m. ET
The Steelers confirmed that they have given the Cardinals permission to interview offensive coordinator Todd Haley for their vacant head-coaching position.

Next Cardinals head coach has a lot of work to do

Posted Jan. 01, 2013 @ 6:08 p.m. ET
Whoever team president Michael Bidwell selects as the next Cardinals coach should have a formidable task ahead.

Rumors grow tying Reid to Arizona

Posted Jan. 01, 2013 @ 6:05 p.m. ET
Multiple reports from around the league on Tuesday are tying ex-Eagles head coach Andy Reid to the Cardinals' job opening.

Cardinals to interview Horton, Reid, McCoy

Posted Dec. 31, 2012 @ 7 p.m. ET
Cardinals team president Michael Bidwill said Arizona will begin the head-coaching interview process with Ray Horton, Andy Reid and Mike McCoy.

Cardinals fire Whisenhunt, Graves, several coaches

Posted Dec. 31, 2012 @ 2:19 p.m. ET
A 1-11 finish to the 2012 season has cost head coach Ken Whisenhunt, GM Rod Graves and several Cardinals assistant coaches their jobs.

NFC West Spin cycle: Niners, Seahawks gear up for postseason

Posted Dec. 31, 2012 @ 12:56 p.m. ET
The Niners and Seahawks have plenty of momentum for the playoffs afer taking down the Cardinals and Rams, respectively, in Week 17.

49ers beat Cardinals to win NFC West

Posted Dec. 30, 2012 @ 8:04 p.m. ET
Michael Crabtree finished with a career-high 172 yards, leading the 49ers to a 27-13 victory against the Cardinals on Sunday after a slow start.

Wells' Cardinals career hasn't worked out too well

Posted Dec. 26, 2012 @ 5:57 p.m. ET
Most close Cardinals observers agree that former No. 1 pick Beanie Wells has been a bona fide disappointment in the desert.

Cardinals to start QB Hoyer in Week 17

Posted Dec. 26, 2012 @ 3:59 p.m. ET
Cardinals head coach Ken Whisenhunt announced Wednesday that Brian Hoyer will start in the regular-season finale against the 49ers.

Cardinals place TE Housler on I.R.

Posted Dec. 26, 2012 @ 1:50 p.m. ET
The Cardinals placed TE Rob Housler (shoulder) on injured reserve and elevated WR Kerry Taylor from the practice squad.

NFC West Spin cycle: There's no stopping red-hot Seahawks

Posted Dec. 24, 2012 @ 12:23 p.m. ET
The surging Seahawks grabbed center stage in the NFC West with their playoff-clinching rout of the Niners in Seattle.

Bears 'D' scores twice in win over Cardinals

Posted Dec. 23, 2012 @ 7:52 p.m. ET
Chicago's defense scored two touchdowns and the Bears beat the Cardinals 28-13 on Sunday to keep their playoff hopes alive.

Cardinals continue counting on Campbell

Posted Dec. 21, 2012 @ 11:52 a.m. ET
DE Calais Campbell is one high-profile Cardinals defender whose star status continues to shine brightly.

NFC West Spin cycle: 49ers, Seahawks make statements

Posted Dec. 17, 2012 @ 3:35 p.m. ET
Huge victories by San Francisco and Seattle in advance of their prime-time matchup in Week 16 grabbed the headlines in Week 15.

Desperate times in the desert

Posted Dec. 17, 2012 @ 11:43 a.m. ET
While there’s no doubt the Cardinals are in store for significant changes this offseason, the extent of those changes remain to be seen.

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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