Drew Stanton Fantasy News

Saturday, January 3, 2015, 3:39pm

Cardinals Inactives

S Chris Clemons
G Jonathan Cooper
WR Brittan Golden
DE Kareem Martin
QB Drew Stanton
G Anthony Steen
DT Alameda Ta'amu

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Friday, January 2, 2015, 5:04pm

Cardinals QB Drew Stanton (knee, out) missed practice all week and is out for Week 18. Ryan Lindley will continue to start, which is why we like the Carolina defense this week.

Cardinals QB Drew Stanton (knee) ruled out; Ryan Lindley will start

Thursday, January 1, 2015, 4:32pm

AZCardinals.com - [Full Article]

Cardinals HC Bruce Arians confirmed what seemed like was coming all week as quarterback Drew Stanton couldn’t practice with a bad knee: Stanton will not be able to play Saturday against the Panthers, and Ryan Lindley will start. Stanton always seemed like a longshot to go anyway as the week went on.

Fantasy Impact:

This is why the Panthers are our top-ranked defense this week.

Drew Stanton must practice in order to play

Tuesday, December 30, 2014, 8:20pm

ESPN - [Full Article]

If quarterback Drew Stanton wants to play in Arizona's Wild Card game Saturday at Carolina, he has to practice at least one day this week, coach Bruce Arians said.

That’s it. Just one. It doesn’t matter if it happened Tuesday or comes Wednesday or Thursday. That's all Arians wants to see from Stanton before he hands him the ball against the Panthers.

But time is running out on Stanton. He wasn’t on the field during the part of Arizona’s practice Tuesday open to the media. Since an injury report wasn’t required to be distributed, it's unknown if he participated after practice was closed. Arians said there wasn’t a change in Stanton’s status, meaning Stanton continues to recover from a right knee injury suffered against the St. Louis Rams in Week 15.

Fantasy Impact:

The Cardinals will go through a walk-through in Charlotte on Friday, but Stanton would need to go through a full practice in order for Arians to consider playing him. Arizona changed their travel plans to fly to Charlotte on Thursday instead of Friday, as was initially scheduled.

Cards 'hopeful' Drew Stanton plays in Wild Card game

Monday, December 29, 2014, 10:13am

Pro Football Talk - [Full Article]

Cardinals General Manager Steve Keim made his usual appearance on Arizona Sports 98.7 Monday morning, and had a positive tone when asked about the possibility of Drew Stanton making Saturday’s playoff game with the Panthers.

“At this point it’s day-to-day, but we’re hopeful,” Keim said.

The Cardinals would still likely be underdogs on the road Saturday, but would have a more compelling chance against a suddenly hot Panthers Defense.

Fantasy Impact:

Getting Stanton back would be a huge boost to the Cardinals, who have floundered badly under third-choice Ryan Lindley, the story said. Stanton was recovering well from his previous knee injury when he had to be treated for an infection last week, an infection the team believes was picked up outside its facilities.

Sunday, December 28, 2014, 3:01pm

Cardinals Inactives
Chris Clemons DB
Jonathan Cooper G
Larry Foote MLB
Brittan Golden WR
Kareem Martin DE
Drew Stanton QB
Anthony Steen G

Friday, December 26, 2014, 6:53pm

Cardinals QB Drew Stanton (knee, out) missed practice all week and is out for Week 17. Ryan Lindley will reportedly start against San Francisco.

Cardinals QB Drew Stanton may miss playoffs due to an infection in his knee

Friday, December 26, 2014, 11:47am

NFL.com - [Full Article]

The Arizona Cardinals might have lost quarterback Drew Stanton for the rest of the season.

NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport first reported Friday, per two sources informed of the situation, the team discovered an infection Wednesday which required arthroscopic surgery. The infection was believed to have been caused by an outside medical procedure, Rapoport added.

Fantasy Impact:

It appears Ryan Lindley will start against the 49ers. Bruce Arians toyed with the idea of starting Logan Thomas, but changed his mind again earlier in the week.

Cards 'leaning' toward starting Logan Thomas at QB Week 17

Monday, December 22, 2014, 3:36pm

AZCardinals.com - [Full Article]

Logan Thomas looks like he’ll get his first NFL start at quarterback.
Cardinals coach Bruce Arians reserved the right to alter his thinking as the week goes on, but Monday he said he was “leaning to” giving the rookie out of Virginia Tech the start over Ryan Lindley in the season finale at San Francisco while Drew Stanton continues to heal from his knee injury.

“I think we need to find out what he can do for the future and the playoffs, if it would come to that,” Arians said. “It’s my job to cover every base.
“In no way is it a reflection of the way Ryan played. It’s a chance for Logan to show he could do something.”

Fantasy Impact:

The thing that could derail it would be a shaky week of practice for Thomas, Arians said, according to the story. There will be a “quick hook” for Thomas even in the game if he plays – the Cardinals know they still have a chance to win the NFC West, the story went on. As the story also pointed out, the Cardinals’ offense did not do well with Lindley at the helm. Lindley completed 18-of-44 passes for 216 yards and an interception. Most of the night, his passes were off the mark. The Cardinals have just two touchdowns total in their past five games.

Sunday, December 21, 2014, 7:07pm

Cardinals Inactives
Chris Clemons DB
Jonathan Cooper G
Brittan Golden WR
Kareem Martin DE
Drew Stanton QB
Anthony Steen G
Alameda Ta'amu NT

Friday, December 19, 2014, 6:02pm

Cardinals QB Drew Stanton (knee, doubtful) missed practice Friday after taking limited reps Thursday and is doubtful for Week 16. Ryan Lindley will draw the start against Seattle.

Thursday, December 18, 2014, 6:14pm

Cardinals QB Drew Stanton (knee) did not practice Wednesday. Ryan Lindley will draw the start against Seattle.

Cards aren't sure when Drew Stanton will return

Monday, December 15, 2014, 1:27pm

Pro Football Talk - [Full Article]

The Cardinals don’t know yet when quarterback Drew Stanton will be able to return from the knee injury he suffered on Thursday.

Asked about a report that Stanton would miss four weeks, Cardinals General Manager Steve Keim said it’s simply too soon to say how quickly Stanton will heal.

“I think it’s one of those things with that type of knee injury, everybody heals different,” Keim said on Arizona Sports 98.7 FM, via ESPN.com. “And I know that ESPN and some other outlets have put a timeline on it. It’s extremely difficult to do. You can say it’s going to be four weeks — I’ve heard people say 1.5 weeks. Everybody heals differently. Drew will be here around the clock rehabbing, and I know he’ll be ready to go as soon as possible.”

Fantasy Impact:

The Cardinals are already down starting quarterback Carson Palmer for the season, and Stanton’s absence means they’ll be playing with one of their two co-third stringers, Ryan Lindley or Logan Thomas. Obviously those aren't the kind of fantasy names you want to put in your lineup Week 16. It also means the value of WRs Larry Fitzgerald, Michael Floyd and John Brown will drop a bit more.

Wednesday, December 10, 2014, 6:25pm

Cardinals QB Drew Stanton (ankle, knee, probable) practiced fully Wednesday. Stanton is not an attractive start given his matchup against a Rams defense that is red hot.

Friday, November 28, 2014, 6:04pm

Cardinals QB Drew Stanton (ankle, probable) took full practice reps all week and is probable for Week 13. Stanton is a Sneaky Start in a great matchup with the Falcons.