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Ricky Stanzi

Ricky Stanzi - #12 - QB

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 4"/ 228 lbs.
Birthday 09/03/1987
Birthplace Mentor, OH
College Iowa
Years played 3
Drafted 2011, 5th round, 4th pick by Chiefs

Reid: Chiefs open to trading top pick

Posted Feb. 21, 2013 @ 4:34 p.m. ET
Chiefs head coach Andy Reid said the possibility exists that the team could trade its top overall draft pick.

Cassel's days with Chiefs are numbered

Posted Nov. 18, 2012 @ 7:31 p.m. ET
All signs pointed to the Chiefs parting ways with QB Matt Cassel at season’s end, but that became all but certain when he was yanked from the Chiefs’ loss Sunday.

Chiefs QB Cassel ruled out for Sunday

Posted Oct. 11, 2012 @ 12:41 p.m. ET
Chiefs QB Matt Cassel has been ruled out for Sunday’s game against the Buccaneers. Brady Quinn will start in his place.

Titans QB battle to rage well into summer

Posted June 04, 2012 @ 2:32 p.m. ET
The Titans' coaching staff will let Matt Hasselbeck and Jake Locker battle for the starting QB job for most of the summer, according to our NFL Whispers.

Chiefs may go with QB early in draft

Posted April 13, 2012 @ 5:33 p.m. ET
With a new offensive system, the Chiefs may be looking to draft a young quarterback to build around for the long term.

Report: Chiefs want competition at QB

Posted Feb. 03, 2012 @ 1:31 p.m. ET
The Chiefs want QB Matt Cassel to have some competition in 2012.

Chiefs likely to keep Cassel over Orton

Posted Dec. 30, 2011 @ 1:23 p.m. ET
According to a team source, the Chiefs are likely to stick with Matt Cassel and part ways with Kyle Orton this offseason.

Crennel intends to start Orton at QB

Posted Dec. 14, 2011 @ 1:41 p.m. ET
Chiefs interim head coach Romeo Crennel announced Wednesday that QB Kyle Orton will get the Week 15 start, provided his injured finger heals in time.

Chiefs face tough situation with backup QBs

Posted Nov. 17, 2011 @ 3:08 p.m. ET
With Matt Cassel hurt, the Chiefs will rely on their subpar backup QBs — Tyler Palko and Ricky Stanzi — down the stretch of the season.

Chiefs agree to deals with rookies

Posted July 29, 2011 @ 1:44 p.m. ET
The Chiefs have agreed to terms with most of their 2011 rookie class.


Posted Aug. 27, 2012
Brady Quinn has been picked as the backup quarterback of the Kansas City Chiefs, leaving Stanzi at No. 3 on the depth chart heading into their preseason finale.||||||| Chiefs coach Romeo Crennel told the team of his decision before Monday's practice. The race to back up Matt Cassel had been one of the few open contests for Kansas City during training camp.