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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 snap losing streak with win over Lions

Posted Dec. 16, 2012 @ 7:51 p.m. ET
Greg Toler brought back an interception 102 yards for a fourth-quarter touchdown to seal Arizona's 38-10 victory over Detroit on Sunday.

Week 15 handicapping column

Posted Dec. 13, 2012 @ 7:25 p.m. ET
PFW handicapping expert Mike Wilkening believes the Falcons will regain some of their lost luster on Sunday. 

Cardinals QB Lindley to start Week 15

Posted Dec. 12, 2012 @ 3:41 p.m. ET
Cardinals head coach Ken Whisenhunt announced that QB Ryan Lindley will start in Week 15 against the Lions.

Cardinals place QB Kolb on I.R.

Posted Dec. 12, 2012 @ 12:48 p.m. ET
The Cardinals placed QB Kevin Kolb on injured reserve and signed OL Mike Gibson.

Cardinals' play beyond embarrassing

Posted Dec. 10, 2012 @ 11:29 p.m. ET
The Cardinals' losses seem to be getting worse by the week as their nine-game losing streak rolls out of control.

Cardinals' Bidwill will not make a 'decision based on emotion'

Posted Dec. 10, 2012 @ 6:57 p.m. ET
Cardinals president Micahel Bidwill spoke to reporters Monday after the Cardinals’ 58-0 loss to the Seahawks and said he will not make a “decision based on emotion.”

Cardinals claim QB Hoyer

Posted Dec. 10, 2012 @ 6:39 p.m. ET
The Cardinals claimed QB Brian Hoyer off waivers and placed C Rich Ohrnberger on injured reserve.

NFC West spin cycle: Cardinals come crashing down in franchise-worse loss

Posted Dec. 10, 2012 @ 3:54 p.m. ET
In an otherwise totally successful week for the NFC West, Arizona was totally embarrassed in a 58-0 loss to the surging Seahawks.

Seahawks dominate Cardinals 58-0

Posted Dec. 09, 2012 @ 8:21 p.m. ET
Richard Sherman and Bobby Wagner each had two interceptions, part of the eight turnovers forced by the Seahawks in a 58-0 win over the Cardinals.

Report: Cardinals fine DE Dockett six figures

Posted Dec. 07, 2012 @ 7 p.m. ET
The Cardinals fined DE Darnell Dockett six figures for an altercation with teammate S Kerry Rhodes, according to Mike Jurecki of XTRA 910.

Skelton named Cardinals' starter for Week 14

Posted Dec. 05, 2012 @ 3:56 p.m. ET
John Skelton will return to being the Cardinals’ starting quarterback, head coach Ken Whisenhunt said Wednesday.

Larry, Larry quite unmerry: Cards' Fitzgerald deserves better

Posted Dec. 05, 2012 @ 12:18 p.m. ET
After watching the Cardinals’ offense deteriorate the past two seasons, Tom Danyluk says an all-time receiving talent is sadly going to waste.

Cardinals cut TE Heap

Posted Dec. 04, 2012 @ 3:30 p.m. ET
The Cardinals have cut veteran Todd Heap, ESPN’s Adam Schefter first reported.

Whisenhunt running out of time to right ship

Posted Dec. 03, 2012 @ 11:56 p.m. ET
Ken Whisenhunt has four games left to try to get the Cardinals' offense producing, including getting the ball to WR Larry Fitzgerald.

NFC West Spin cycle: Rams fortify status as divisional heavyweights

Posted Dec. 03, 2012 @ 4:08 p.m. ET
The Rams stole the show from Seattle in Week 13 with a stunning overtime upset of the Niners that moved their record to 4-0-1 in the NFC West.

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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