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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

Cards' outlook for Faneca, Sendlein hardly grim

Posted July 30, 2010 @ 8:02 a.m. ET
Arizona's offensive line has changed a great deal, but O-line coach Russ Grimm is up for the challenge, especially with new OLG Alan Faneca and old C Lyle Sendlein in the mix.

Top 20 key players in NFC West

Posted July 28, 2010 @ 9:09 a.m. ET
Dan Arkush identifies the top five players on each NFC West team who figure to play crucial roles, including Rams rookie QB Sam Bradford.

NFC West training-camp reports

Posted July 26, 2010 @ 9:22 a.m. ET
In the final installment of our training-camp reports, we look at NFC West teams, including the Seahawks, who'll use Aaron Curry as a stand-up end.

Coryell's quarterbacks

Posted July 19, 2010 @ 4:07 p.m. ET
The late Don Coryell managed to quickly turn a pair of quarterbacks who'd been struggling like hell into All-Pros aerialists — Jim Hart in St. Louis, Dan Fouts in San Diego.

Cardinals' new WR trio packs fantasy punch

Posted July 16, 2010 @ 2:06 p.m. ET
You will be committing a cardinal sin if you don't at least consider Larry Fitzgerald, Early Doucet and Steve Breaston as legitimate fantasy options.

Willis tops among NFC West IDPs

Posted July 10, 2010 @ 1:16 p.m. ET
While the NFC West arguably remains the league’s weakest division, it is strong in terms of individual fantasy defenders, led by IDP superheavyweight Patrick Willis.

Cardinals sign rookie CB Calvin

Posted July 09, 2010 @ 4:23 p.m. ET
The Cardinals have announced the signing of sixth-round CB Jorrick Calvin to a four-year contract. Terms were not disclosed for the second member of Arizona’s draft class to agree to contract terms.

Cardinals sign rookie TE Dray

Posted July 08, 2010 @ 2:36 p.m. ET
The Cardinals got the ball rolling on the rookie contract front Thursday with the signing of seventh-round TE Jim Dray to a four-year contract.

Hightower could be Cardinals' third-down back

Posted July 08, 2010 @ 11:24 a.m. ET
Even though he’s listed first on the depth chart as the starting RB ahead of Chris “Beanie” Wells, we hear Tim Hightower could be the top candidate for the Cardinals' third-down-RB role.

Passing guru Coryell dead at 85

Posted July 02, 2010 @ 1:26 a.m. ET
Former Chargers and Cardinals head coach Don Coryell died at 3:15 p.m. PDT Thursday at the age of 85 at Sharp Grossmont Hospital in La Mesa, just outside San Diego. The cause of death wasn't disclosed, but ...

Cardinals RFA Lutui signs qualifying offer

Posted June 14, 2010 @ 2:18 p.m. ET
The Cardinals announced that restricted free-agent OG Deuce Lutui finally signed his one-year qualifying offer of $1.76 million one day before the designated deadline.

Cardinals embracing change on offense

Posted June 07, 2010 @ 10:31 a.m. ET
With new starting QB Matt Leinart and free-agent pickup OG Alan Faneca, the Cardinals' offense is heading into a transitional year.

Crowd gathering at cornerback for Cardinals

Posted June 06, 2010 @ 12:57 p.m. ET
It would appear the Cardinals are in no great rush to anoint a starting right cornerback opposite Pro Bowler Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie for the coming season.

Cardinals make changes to scouting department

Posted May 24, 2010 @ 2:49 p.m. ET
Kyle Johnson has joined the Cardinals as a college scout, and several other changes in the personnel department were announced by the team Monday.

Schedule must be weighed in predicting outcomes

Posted May 24, 2010 @ 9:55 a.m. ET
Don’t tell me the schedule doesn’t matter in the NFL. Here’s a look at teams that will benefit the most and be hindered the most by whom they play this season.

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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