RotoWire Partners

Drew Stanton

33-Year-Old Quarterback – Arizona Cardinals

2017 Pass/Rush Stats

Yds

TD

INT

Yds

TD

2017 Pass/Rush Projections

Yds

TD

INT

Yds

TD

2017 Fantasy Football Outlook

During his four-year stint with the Cardinals, Stanton has received sporadic duty under center, starting in nine of his 21 appearances. When Carson Palmer took Week 5 off last season due to a concussi...

Read more about Drew Stanton

2017 ADP:

Rank (Overall): Hidden

Rank (QB): Hidden

Get Custom Auction Value

Bye Week:  8

HT: 6' 3"   WT: 243   DOB: 5/7/1984  College: Michigan State  DRAFTED: 2nd Rd   Show ContractHide Contract

$

Drew Stanton Contract Information:

Signed a two-year contract with the Cardinals in March of 2016.

August 26, 2017  –  Drew Stanton News

▼ More

RotoWire Fantasy Analysis

+ Add To Watchlist

Stanton completed four of six passes for 53 yards with a touchdown and no interceptions in Saturday's 24-14 preseason win over the Falcons.

To instantly reveal our fantasy analysis of every player – including Drew Stanton – simply subscribe now.

Drew Stanton NFL Stats
Click stat headings to sort columns.
  Passing Pass Distance Big Pass Games Rushing Fumbles
Year Age Team G Comp Att Pct Yards TD INT YPA 20+ 40+ 300+ 350+ 400+ Att Yards Avg TD Tot Lost
2008 24 3 9 17 52.9% 119 1 0 7.0 - - - - - 3 20 6.7 0 - -
2009 25 4 26 51 51.0% 259 0 6 5.1 6 0 - - - 9 33 3.7 1 - -
2010 26 DET 6 69 119 58.0% 780 4 3 6.6 7 3 0 0 0 18 113 6.3 1 3 1
2014 30 ARI 9 132 240 55.0% 1711 7 5 7.1 29 6 1 0 0 25 63 2.5 0 1 0
2015 31 ARI 7 11 25 44.0% 104 0 2 4.2 1 0 0 0 0 13 -13 -1.0 0 0 0
2016 32 ARI 5 19 48 39.6% 192 2 3 4.0 3 0 0 0 0 3 -3 -1.0 0 0 0
2017 Proj 33 ARI Subscribe now to see our 2017 projections for Drew Stanton

Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Drew Stanton Fantasy/Red Zone Stats
Click stat headings to sort columns.
  Fantasy Points Per Game Passing Stats Red Zone Passes Red Zone Runs
Year Age Team G Standard PPR 0.5 PPR Rating Yds/G TD% INT% Sacks In20 In10 In5 In20 In10 In5
2008 24 3 3.6 3.6 3.6 95.0 40 5.9 0.0 - - - - 0 - -
2009 25 4 4.9 4.9 4.9 16.7 65 0.0 11.8 - 10 5 0 2 1 1
2010 26 DET 6 10.8 10.8 10.8 78.4 130 3.4 2.5 6 7 1 1 1 1 1
2014 30 ARI 9 11.4 11.4 11.4 78.7 190 2.9 2.1 11 27 8 1 1 1 0
2015 31 ARI 7 0.4 0.4 0.4 22.8 15 0.0 8.0 2 4 0 0 0 0 0
2016 32 ARI 5 3.1 3.1 3.1 39.6 38 4.2 6.3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0
2017 Proj 33 ARI Subscribe now to see our 2017 projections for Drew Stanton

Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Drew Stanton – Playing Time Overview

Depth Chart Status   (See Full Depth Chart)

#2 Quarterback

Snap Count Stats

Offensive Snaps in 2017

There are no 2017 snap count stats available for Drew Stanton.

Special Teams Snaps in 2017

There are no 2017 snap count stats available for Drew Stanton.

Year Off ST
2015 65 0
2016 106 0
Drew Stanton 2017 Game Log
OPTIONS:   Show Playoff StatsHide Playoff Stats       Click stat headings to sort columns.
  Snap Count Passing Pass Distance Rushing Fumbles Red Zone Passes Red Zone Runs
Week Opp Off ST Comp Att Pct Yards TD INT YPA 20+ 40+ Att Yards Avg TD Tot Lost In20 In10 In5 In20 In10 In5
1 @Det
2 @Ind
3 Dal
4 SF
5 @Phi
6 TB
7 @LAR
8 BYE Bye Week
9 @SF
10 Sea
11 @Hou
12 Jax
13 LAR
14 Ten
15 @Was
16 NYG
17 @Sea

A blank stat line is used above whenever a player was not on the field for any plays in the game that week.

Measurables Overview for Drew Stanton  (View College Stats & News)
As Compared To Other Quarterbacks
Height:   6' 3"
ABOVE AVERAGE
Weight:   243 lbs
ABOVE AVERAGE
40-Yard Dash:   4.75 sec
GOOD
Shuttle Time:   4.41 sec
WEAK
Cone Drill
Not Available
Arm Length
Not Available
Hand Length
Not Available
Vertical Jump:   31 in
WEAK
Broad Jump:   108 in
WEAK
Bench Press
Not Available
Arizona Cardinals Team Injury Report
Doubtful
No players listed.
Out
C
LB
OG
RB
RB
T.J. Logan  IR
CB

Drew Stanton: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Stanton has a stranglehold on the backup quarterback job in Arizona, Dan Bickley of The Arizona Republic reports.

Exclusive Fantasy Analysis

Subscribe to RotoWire now to instantly reveal our analysis.
Coach Bruce Arians said Blaine Gabbert still has a long ways to go in his bid to unseat Stanton as the backup quarterback, Bob McManaman of AZCentral.com reports.

Exclusive Fantasy Analysis

Subscribe to RotoWire now to instantly reveal our analysis.
Stanton won't be available for Thursday's Hall of Fame Game against the Cowboys, Darren Urban of the Cardinals' official site reports.

Exclusive Fantasy Analysis

Subscribe to RotoWire now to instantly reveal our analysis.
Stanton will compete with Blaine Gabbert to serve as Carson Palmer's primary backup this season, Josh Weinfuss of ESPN.com reports.

Exclusive Fantasy Analysis

Subscribe to RotoWire now to instantly reveal our analysis.
Stanton completed 11 of 28 passes for 124 yards with two touchdowns and no interceptions in Thursday's 33-21 victory over the 49ers. He also lost two yards on two rushes.

Exclusive Fantasy Analysis

Subscribe to RotoWire now to instantly reveal our analysis.
Stanton will start in place of Carson Palmer (concussion) for Thursday's contest at San Francisco, Darren Urban of the Cardinals' official site reports.

Exclusive Fantasy Analysis

Subscribe to RotoWire now to instantly reveal our analysis.
Stanton will likely serve as the Cardinals' starting quarterback Thursday in San Francisco with Carson Palmer (concussion) unlikely to play.

Exclusive Fantasy Analysis

Subscribe to RotoWire now to instantly reveal our analysis.
Stanton completed four of 11 attempts for 37 yards and two interceptions in Sunday's loss to the Rams.

Exclusive Fantasy Analysis

Subscribe to RotoWire now to instantly reveal our analysis.

RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2017

Subscribe now to see our 2017 outlook.

2016

After playing in nine games for the Cardinals in 2014 due to a variety of injuries befalling Carson Palmer, Stanton returned to his typical reserve role last season, seeing garbage time on seven occasions. If the 36-year-old Palmer remains healthy the entire year, Stanton won't be a consideration aside from the deepest of dynasty leagues. Another absence from Palmer would push Stanton into regular duty, but owners will need to be in dire need of a QB to tap the nine-year vet.

2015

Stanton proved a capable understudy when pressed into action for the injured Carson Palmer last season, going 5-3 in eight starts before being sidelined with a knee injury of his own (MCL sprain) in Week 15. However, he completed just 55.0 percent of his passes for the year and posted a 2:3 TD:INT ratio over his final four games. Stanton is an adequate fill-in but will likely never be anything more than a backup. The 6-6 Logan Thomas, whom coach Bruce Arians said will "get a ton of reps" in OTAs and training camp, could supplant Stanton as the No. 2 because of his long-term upside. Given Palmer's age and injury history, there is a good chance whoever wins that job will eventually be needed, making this perhaps the most important offseason of Stanton's career.

2014

In the second season of a three-year deal, Stanton nonetheless took a back seat to starting quarterback Carson Palmer in 2013, taking no snaps for the entirety of the campaign. Moreover, Stanton hasn't thrown a pass since 2010, when he started three consecutive games for the Lions among six appearances. Despite the presence of Ryan Lindley and this year's fourth-round pick Logan Thomas, Stanton is the Cardinals' clear-cut No. 2 under center.

2012

Stanton will be the backup to Andrew Luck, giving the rookie a veteran presence behind him. It's hard to see Stanton getting any playing time barring a Luck injury.

2011

Stanton returns to Detroit on a one-year contract to reprise his role as the team's No. 3 quarterback behind Matthew Stafford and Shaun Hill. With Stafford's injury history, it wouldn't be surprising to see Stanton move up the depth chart, but he likely won't see much time unless both Stafford and Hill go down with injuries.

2010

Stanton will be the Lions' third quarterback, though his roster spot will always be in jeopardy should another, more experienced veteran quarterback on the waiver wire catch their eye.

2009

Stanton, Detroit's 2007 second-round pick, has yet to be given a real chance to show what he can do as a professional. There was talk early in the offseason that Detroit would bring in a veteran to compete with Stanton for the third-string QB job, but it now appears that Stanton's roster spot is secured. The former Michigan State star won't see the feild unless injuries strike both Matthew Stafford and Daunte Culpepper, in which case Detroit would probably look for a veteran option via trade or free agency.

2008

Stanton is the future at quarterback for the Lions, but that future appears to be at least a year or two off. He will have to battle Dan Orlovsky to be Jon Kitna's primary backup this year.

2007

The Lions took Drew Stanton with their first of three second-round picks in April's draft. He enters training camp third on the depth chart behind Jon Kitna and Dan Orlovsky. They likely view him as the future once Kitna is gone, but he will only make an impact this year if there are injuries.