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Stanford Routt signs with the Houston Texans

The beat goes on in the saga of cornerback Stanford Routt. Routt was cut from the Kansas City Chiefs for disciplinary reasons in early November. On Tuesday he landed with the Houston Texans after also receiving extended interest from the Pittsburgh Steelers.  Please Click Here To Read This Story
Via Players View
December 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Report: CB Routt talking with Lions

Veteran cornerback Stanford Routt reportedly is meeting with the Detroit Lions on Friday after being waived this week by Kansas City. Injuries have hit the Lions' secondary and Routt is available to possibly add depth. An NFL source confirmed the meeting, according to The Sideline View. Routt, 29, was released by Oakland in February and then signed a three-year, $18 million...
Via Pro Sports Daily
November 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions Weekly: Lions should sign Stanford Routt (video)

Corner Stanford Routt was a big signing this offseason. The Kansas City Chiefs signed him to a big three-year deal worth up to $19.6 million, but today released him. The eighth-year man from Houston is now looking for work, and the Detroit Lions should be giving him a long look.  The 6-foot-1, 200-pound Routt has both size and speed (he ran a 4.27 40-yard dash at the 2005 NFL combine...
November 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Chiefs waive CB Stanford Routt

Tweet Stanford Routt, who signed a three-year, $19.6 million contract ($6 mil guaranteed) with the Kansas City Chiefs as a free agent in February, has been waived by the team, according to Kansas City Star beat writer Adam Teicher: To make roster room for Shaun smith, #Chiefs waived Stanford routt — Adam Teicher (@adamteicher) November [...]
Via Los That Sports Blog
November 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Closing Argument: Stanford Routt Case

A few days ago I wrote about the fact that I strongly opposed the Oakland Raiders decision to jettison Stanford Routt.  Since then, I have received tweets and e-mails attempting to dispute my opinion.  While it is easy to state that you have a different opinion, and you have every right to have a differing [...]
Via Silver and Black Daily
February 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Was Cutting Stanford Routt the Right Move for the Raiders?

So it’s been exactly 2 weeks since the Oakland Raiders released Stanford Routt.  It has taken me 2 weeks to actually sit down and decide to write about it.  I could have written something regarding his release back then in the heat of the moment.  The only problem with that is I probably would have [...]
Via Silver and Black Daily
February 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Routt’s deal with Chiefs only guaranteed for $1 million

Updating our previous post on the contract signed by cornerback Stanford Routt in Kansas City, a league source has revealed that the deal only guarantees $1 million to Routt, with the Chiefs holding a $10 million option (pro-rated at $5 million each year over the 2013-2014 seasons) to be exercised or not by the team in March 2013. Routt will get a $4 million bonus plus a $1.8 million...
Via NFL News & Rumors
February 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Report: Vikings interested in ex-Raider Routt

The Minnesota Vikings might not be waiting until the official start of free agency on March 13 to shore up their struggling secondary.According to a report by Calvin Watkins of ESPN Dallas, Minnesota has expressed interest in cornerback Stanford Routt, who was released by the Oakland Raiders on Thursday. Routt, a seven-year veteran, was cut just a year after signing a new five-year...
Via Fox Sports North
February 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Raiders cut Stanford Routt, Bills interested

Less than a year ago Al Davis made cornerback Stanford Routt an offer he couldn’t refuse that eventually kept him from free agency. Routt was released just one year into his $54.5 million dollar, five-year contract ending the seven years he has spend for the Oakland Raiders. The Buffalo Bills wasted no time in perusing Routt and could be the favorite to land the free agent. He...
Via The Penalty Flag
February 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Raiders release CB Stanford Routt

The Oakland Raiders have released cornerback Stanford Routt less than one year after signing him to a blockbuster contract. The move Thursday is the first major personnel change the Raiders have made since general manager Reggie McKenzie and new coach Dennis Allen took over last month. Routt signed a three-year, $31.5 million contract last February before becoming a free agent...
Via AP on Fox
February 09, 2012  |  Discuss
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