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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

Cardinals' Feely deserving of Pro Bowl alternate

Posted Jan. 02, 2011 @ 2:43 a.m. ET
Of the five Cardinals named as Pro Bowl alternates, PK Jay Feely is the player who most deserved the honor, according to NFC West Whispers.

Cardinals not hurrying to re-sign Breaston

Posted Dec. 30, 2010 @ 9:51 a.m. ET
Playing this season under a one-year tender offer of $2.4 million, it appears Cardinals WR Steve Breaston's status suddenly has become a bit shaky in the desert.

Late field goal lifts Cards over Cowboys

Posted Dec. 25, 2010 @ 11:08 p.m. ET
Jay Feely's 48-yard field goal barely cleared the crossbar with 5 seconds to go to thwart a big Dallas rally and give the Cardinals a 27-26 victory over the Cowboys on Saturday night.

Cardinals could have plenty of QB options

Posted Dec. 22, 2010 @ 3:43 p.m. ET
The Cardinals aren't saying much, but it appears there are more than a few interesting possibilities for the team's starting QB job in 2011.

Cards sell out Christmas game against Cowboys

Posted Dec. 22, 2010 @ 3:41 p.m. ET
The Cardinals' home game against the Cowboys on Christmas evening has sold out and will air live on local television in Arizona.

Cards place WR Doucet on I.R., promote LB Gatewood

Posted Dec. 22, 2010 @ 12:46 p.m. ET
The Cardinals have placed WR Early Doucet on injured reserve and promoted LB Curtis Gatewood from the practice squad to fill his roster spot.

Porter suffers triceps injury

Posted Dec. 20, 2010 @ 3:33 p.m. ET
Cardinals veteran OLB Joey Porter has a significant triceps injury, head coach Ken Whisenhunt said Monday.

Panthers end losing streak, top Cards

Posted Dec. 19, 2010 @ 4:23 p.m. ET
Jimmy Clausen outplayed John Skelton in a matchup of rookie quarterbacks, John Kasay kicked four field goals and the Panthers beat the punchless Arizona Cardinals 19-12 on Sunday to snap a seven-game losing streak.

Cardinals, 49ers eyeing QBs of the future

Posted Dec. 19, 2010 @ 1:30 a.m. ET
In light of both teams' struggles this season, we hear Arizona and San Francisco are likely to be in the market for a starting quarterback this offseason, someone like Stanford's Andrew Luck, according to NFC West Whispers.

Cardinals couldn't be happier with PK Feely

Posted Dec. 15, 2010 @ 9:59 p.m. ET
The word on Jay Feely is that the Cardinals' placekicker had already proven to be a big-time hit with his new teammates and coaches before pulling off the second-most prodigious PK performance in league history in Week 14 with his ...

Week 14 Players of the Week

Posted Dec. 13, 2010 @ 10 a.m. ET
This week, PFW selects Patriots QB Tom Brady, Saints FS Malcolm Jenkins and Cardinals PK Jay Feely as its Players of the Week.

Feely, Cards run all over Broncos

Posted Dec. 12, 2010 @ 8:42 p.m. ET
Jay Feely became the fourth kicker in 40 years to run for a touchdown and added a career-best five field goals to help the Arizona Cardinals end a seven-game losing streak with a 43-13 win against Denver.

Skelton gets the nod for Sunday

Posted Dec. 10, 2010 @ 3:17 p.m. ET
Cardinals head coach Ken Whisenhunt named John Skelton the starting quarterback for Sunday's game against the Broncos.

Cardinals keep sellout streak alive

Posted Dec. 09, 2010 @ 2:22 p.m. ET
The Cardinals have sold out every game they've played in University of Phoenix Stadium, and that includes this Sunday's game vs. the Broncos.

Top pass rusher right behind QB on Cardinals' wish list

Posted Dec. 09, 2010 @ 11:59 a.m. ET
While the Cardinals definitely will be looking for QB help this offseason for obvious reasons, they very well could opt for a quality pass rusher in the first round of the 2011 draft if one is available that they believe ...

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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