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Tom Brandstater

Tom Brandstater - #5 - QB

Status Inactive
Height/Weight 6' 5"/ 222 lbs.
Birthday 10/21/1984
Birthplace Turlock, CA
College Fresno State
Years played 3
Drafted 2009, 6th round, 1st pick by Broncos

Rams sign LB Dunbar

Posted April 02, 2012 @ 1:32 p.m. ET
LB Jo-Lonn Dunbar tweeted on Monday that he has reached an agreement to sign with the Rams. The four-year vet visited St. Louis on March 22.

Rams promote QB Brandstater, cut Leber

Posted Dec. 04, 2011 @ 12:55 a.m. ET
The Rams promoted QB Tom Brandstater from their practice squad Saturday, possibly signaling that injured QB Sam Bradford won't be able to play Sunday.

Rams WR Clayton activated off PUP list, expected to play Sunday

Posted Nov. 09, 2011 @ 4:01 p.m. ET
The Rams have activated Mark Clayton from the physically unable top erform list Wednesday and he said he will play Sunday against the Browns, according PFW Rams correspondent Jim Thomas.

Report: Broncos waive QB Brandstater

Posted June 04, 2010 @ 12:22 p.m. ET
The Broncos waived fourth-string QB Tom Brandstater on Friday.


Posted Dec. 10, 2011
Brandstater or newcomer Kellen Clemens could start Monday night with the Rams' top two quarterbacks injured.||||||| Brandstater, who is in his second year out of Fresno State, has not played in an NFL game. Clemens split duties Friday with No. 3 quarterback Tom Brandstater, who did not take any reps with the first team Saturday.
Posted Aug. 07, 2011
The Dallas Cowboys have signed quarterback Tom Brandstater and receiver Dominique Edison after they were cut by other teams.||||||| Brandstater, cut by the Dolphins, was drafted out of Fresno State by Denver in the sixth round in the 2009 draft. He was released last year after the Broncos drafted Tim Tebow and acquired Brady Quinn. Brandstater had since had time on practice squads in Indianapolis and Miami.
Posted Sept. 03, 2010
Brandstater completed 10 of 18 passes for 178 yards and three touchdowns in the Colts' 30-28 loss to Cincinnati in their final preseason game Thursday.||||||| Brandstater is expected to be the Colts' No. 3 quarterback this season and has no fantasy value.
Posted Sept. 04, 2009
Brandstater turned in a solid dress rehearsal. Next up just may be the real thing. With Denver's top two quarterbacks injured, Brandstater stepped in and guided the Broncos to a 19-0 win over the Arizona Cardinals in the preseason finale Thursday night.||||||| In a composed and effective performance, Brandstater completed 16 of 30 passes for 187 yards, and led the Broncos to scores on four of their first five possessions. The only blemish for the sixth-round draft pick out of Fresno State was an interception by Michael Adams just before halftime. Still, Brandstater could be a star in the making like Tony Rono of the Cowboys.
Posted Sept. 01, 2009
With the Denver Broncos' top two quarterbacks sidelined by injuries, rookie Brandstater will start the team's preseason finale Thursday night against Arizona.||||||| Brandstater played more than a half in Sunday's 27-17 loss to Chicago, leading the Broncos to two touchdowns after coming on for the injured Kyle Orton.