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Drew Stanton on the art of being a backup quarterback

An old adage says the backup quarterback is always the most popular guy in town. Drew Stanton says there’s more to the profession than meets the eye. “There’s an art to it. No question about that,” Stanton said, via Stanton, a former second-round pick now on his fourth team, was thrust into action by the Cardinals in Week 2, when starter Carson Palmer was ruled...
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13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Arizona Cardianls’ Drew Stanton has surprising spot in QB rankings debut

Every week, from now through the Wednesday before the Super Bowl, the editors at cover32 will gather to rank the NFL’s 32 starting quarterbacks. Depending on what’s happened the previous week, some will rise and some will fall, and even some of the names on the list will change. It’s a never-ending evolution, as the status of the league’s top signal callers is always in flux...
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15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Giants Lose To Cardinals, Fall To 0-2: Three Things We Learned

Without Carson Palmer the Arizona Cardinals (2-0) had to go to backup quarterback Drew Stanton and found a way to beat the New York Giants (0-2) 25-14 on Sunday afternoon at Met Life Stadium. This was a critical win for the Cardinals as the NFC West is a fiercely competitive division an to get a win without your starting quarterback is a huge no matter who the opposition is.Here...
Via Football Nation
2 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Giants: Stupid Penalties & Turnovers Doom Team, But it Wasn’t All Bad

It’s only Week 2, but this week’s game against Arizona felt like a must win for the New York Giants. New York was blown out in Week 1 on national television, Arizona had to fly across country and play on a short week, Carson Palmer was a last minute scratch, Drew Stanton, who hasn’t played in the league since 2010, got the start, and teams that start a season 0-2 very rarely...
Via Standing O Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Carson Palmer is OUT against the Giants; Drew Stanton starts

Arizona quarterback Carson Palmer is inactive for today’s game against the New York Giants. He was a game-time decision with a sore shoulder and it was apparently too bothersome for him to play. Drew Stanton gets the start at quarterback and will throw his first pass in the NFL since December of 2010. Logan Thomas is the backup. The full inactives list: #AZCardinals Inactives:...
Via cover32 - Cardinals
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Cards QB Carson Palmer out against Giants, Drew Stanton to start

Coming off a solid Monday night win over the Chargers, the Cardinals will be without starting Carson Palmer. According to a report from NFL Network, shoulder woes will sideline Palmer in favor of Drew Stanton today against the Giants. Stanton will make his fifth career start, but first since 2010 when he was with the Lions.
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Carson Palmer Out, Drew Stanton to Start

Per a report from NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport, Crason Palmer will not Play today against the NY Giants. Source: #Cardinals QB Carson Palmer will not play today. He tested his shoulder out and couldn’t go. It’s Drew Stanton. — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) September 14, 2014 Palmer hurt the shoulder Monday night against the San Diego Chargers, and was still able to lead the Cardinals...
Via BlackSportsOnline
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Drew Stanton to Reportedly Start For The Arizona Cardinals, Carson Palmer Out

Ian Rapoport makes fantasy football owners have a bit of an easier time making decisions every Sunday morning. The latest helpful tip he dropped is that Carson Palmer will not be starting as the Cardinals’ quarterback Sunday, and Drew Stanton will take his place. Adjust your lineups accordingly. Source: #Cardinals QB Carson Palmer will not play today. He tested his shoulder...
Via Next Impulse Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Drew Stanton should be the starter on the Cards

The new Head Coach of the Arizona Cardinals, Bruce Arians recently stated that “I have all the confidence in the world with (Drew Stanton) him being our starter,”, but what is Arians seeing in Stanton to make a statement like that? Stanton has always been that type of quarterback that never got his shot. He had a season ending injury during training camp of his rookie season...
Via The Penalty Flag
March 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Drew Stanton becomes favorite to start for Cardinals at QB

Drew Stanton served as the backup quarterback for the Indianapolis Colts last season. During that time new Cardinals head coach Bruce Arian’s served as the Colts offensive coordinator. Now the two will rejoin forces in A
March 13, 2013  |  Discuss
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