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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

Report: Cardinals re-sign S Ware

Posted March 31, 2010 @ 4:34 p.m. ET
The Cardinals’ Web site revealed Wednesday that the team has agreed on a one-year deal with unrestricted free agent S Matt Ware.

Cardinals re-sign five free agents

Posted March 29, 2010 @ 3:17 p.m. ET
The Cardinals re-signed five free agents for the 2010 season Monday — one unrestricted free agent ILB Monty Beisel), three restricted free agents (WR Steve Breaston, NT Gabe Watson and C Lyle Sendlein) and one exclusive rights free agent (CB Michael ...

Report: Cardinals LB Porter arrested for DUI, assaulting officer

Posted March 27, 2010 @ 6:25 p.m. ET
Cardinals OLB Joey Porter was arrested early Saturday in Bakersfield, Calif. on suspicion of driving under the influence and accused of assaulting a police officer and resisting arrest, according to the Associated Press.

Cardinals' defense muddled in the middle

Posted March 25, 2010 @ 10:08 p.m. ET
While the Cardinals believe both Kerry Rhodes and Joey Porter should help a defense that left a lot to be desired in the playoffs, we hear the team is quite concernd over the gaping hole in the middle of the ...

Cardinals TE Patrick signs tender

Posted March 23, 2010 @ 1:54 p.m. ET
The Cardinals took care of business on a number of fronts Tuesday, with restricted free agent TE Ben Patrick’s signing of his one-year qualifying offer being the most noteworthy maneuver.

Cardinals sign free-agent OLB Porter

Posted March 19, 2010 @ 7:33 p.m. ET
In dire need of a quality pass rusher, the Cardinals announced the signing early Friday evening of Joey Porter, one of the league’s most productive sackers in recent years.

Cardinals sign ex-Browns QB Anderson

Posted March 17, 2010 @ 12:35 p.m. ET
The Cardinals announced Wednesday that they agreed to terms on a two-year contract with free-agent QB Derek Anderson. Terms were not disclosed.

Cardinals sign free-agent LB Lenon

Posted March 15, 2010 @ 1 p.m. ET
The Cardinals have agreed to terms on a three-year contract with free-agent LB Paris Lenon, who played most recently with the division-rival Rams.

Cardinals re-sign OL Bridges

Posted March 11, 2010 @ 5:34 p.m. ET
Continuing their recent trend of re-signing free agents, the Cardinals announced the signing of OL Jeremy Bridges to a three-year contract Thursday afternoon.

Cardinals sign TEs Becht, Spach to new deals

Posted March 10, 2010 @ 6:39 p.m. ET
The Cardinals have agreed to terms on one-year contracts with free-agent TEs Anthony Becht and Stephen Spach. Terms of the deals were not disclosed.

Early winners and losers in free agency

Posted March 08, 2010 @ 11:37 a.m. ET
Here's a look at the teams that have spent the most wisely to this point and which ones overextended themselves after the first weekend of free agency.

Rhodes reverses Cardinals' downhill course

Posted March 07, 2010 @ 6:41 p.m. ET
Just one day after what seemed like full-scale Armageddon for many Cardinals boosters, newly acquired S Kerry Rhodes immediately added a badly needed ray of sunshine in the desert.

Cardinals obtain Rhodes in trade with Jets

Posted March 06, 2010 @ 8:42 p.m. ET
Moving quickly to compensate for the departure of Antrel Rolle, the Cardinals announced they have agreed in principle to acquire S Kerry Rhodes from the Jets in exchange for Arizona's fourth-round selection in the 2010 NFL draft and seventh-round ...

Giants sign safety Antrel Rolle

Posted March 05, 2010 @ 10:43 p.m. ET
The Giants signed FS Antrel Rolle to a deal for five years and a reported $37 million, $15 million guaranteed, one of the richest deals ever given to a safety.

Ravens get Boldin for reasonable price

Posted March 05, 2010 @ 8:51 p.m. ET
The Ravens' acquisition of Cardinals WR Anquan Boldin was wise on several levels, not the least of which was that it filled a huge need for Baltimore.

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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