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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 plan on sticking with Hall — for better or worse

Posted Oct. 25, 2010 @ 4:41 p.m. ET
Provided Max Hall is sufficiently recovered from the blow to his head that forced him out of the Cardinals’ Week Seven loss to the Seahawks in Seattle, it appears he will remain the team’s starting quarterback.

Hall will remain Cards QB if healthy

Posted Oct. 25, 2010 @ 10:23 a.m. ET
Cardinals head coach Ken Whisenhunt is sticking with rookie QB Max Hall as the team's starter, assuming Hall is healthy.

Seattle beats Arizona 22-10, takes division lead

Posted Oct. 24, 2010 @ 7:54 p.m. ET
Olindo Mare kicked five field goals, Matt Hasselbeck threw a 2-yard touchdown to Mike Williams, and the Seahawks took advantage of five Arizona turnovers in an unimpressive 22-10 win over the Cardinals on Sunday.

Hall leaves Cardinals game with 'a blow to the head'

Posted Oct. 24, 2010 @ 7:24 p.m. ET
Cardinals QB Max Hall left the team's game in the third quarter after taking "a blow to the head" after a blindside sack by Seattle DE Chris Clemons, according to the team.

Cardinals showing patience with OT Keith

Posted Oct. 24, 2010 @ 12:09 a.m. ET
Although he has had his share of problems, especially as a pass blocker, Cardinals third-year ORT Brandon Keith is unlikely to give up his starting job, according to NFC West Whispers.

Cardinals OT Lutui has pulled it together

Posted Oct. 20, 2010 @ 8:37 p.m. ET
With his weight whittled down significantly from the 396 pounds he was packing when he first entered training camp, most daily team observers concur that ORG Deuce Lutui has been the team’s best offensive lineman.

Rhodes, Lenon helping Cards as Porter struggles

Posted Oct. 15, 2010 @ 10:27 a.m. ET
What is the consensus in the desert on the job turned in up to now by the Cardinals' defensive trio of FS Kerry Rhodes, ILB Paris Lenon and OLB Joey Porter? In the words of the rock singer/actor/sports ...

Cardinals believe there's something about Max

Posted Oct. 11, 2010 @ 6:25 p.m. ET
While his first pro start was far from a masterpiece, undrafted rookie Max Hall earned mostly positive reviews following the Cardinals’ stunning 30-20 upset victory over the Saints in Week Five.

Cards shock Saints in Hall's debut

Posted Oct. 10, 2010 @ 7:48 p.m. ET
Rookie Max Hall completed 17 of 27 passes for 168 yards, Jay Feely kicked three field goals and the Arizona Cardinals upset the New Orleans Saints 30-20 on Sunday.

Rodgers-Cromartie coming up short of expectations

Posted Oct. 10, 2010 @ 1:58 a.m. ET
Although Cardinals CB Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie hasn't played poorly this season, he has been far from the shutdown cover corner that many observers had expected, according to NFC West Whispers.

Cardinals' top defenders really struggling

Posted Oct. 07, 2010 @ 11:14 p.m. ET
The hardly surprising decision to make Max Hall the new starting quarterback over Derek Anderson greatly overshadowed the Cardinals’ major early-season defensive concerns.

Report: QB Hall to replace Anderson

Posted Oct. 06, 2010 @ 3:12 p.m. ET
Undrafted rookie QB Max Hall will replace Derek Anderson as the Cardinals' starting quarterback this weekend.

Cardinals' QB situation remains in limbo

Posted Oct. 04, 2010 @ 7:47 p.m. ET
Cardinals head coach Ken Whisenhunt said Monday that he is not quite ready yet to make a decision on his starting quarterback this Sunday against the defending Super Bowl-champion Saints.

Whisenhunt not ready to name starting QB

Posted Oct. 04, 2010 @ 10:50 a.m. ET
Cardinals head coach Ken Whisenhunt told a local radio station it was "premature" to name the team's starting QB for Week Five after Max Hall relieved Derek Anderson yesterday.

Gates gets 500th reception in Chargers win

Posted Oct. 03, 2010 @ 7:17 p.m. ET
Antonio Gates became the seventh tight end in NFL history with 500 catches, including touchdown receptions of 33 and 26 yards from Philip Rivers, to lead the San Diego Chargers to a 41-10 win over the outmanned Arizona Cardinals on ...

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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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