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Drew Stanton makes the most of his rare start for Arizona Cardinals
Drew Stanton makes the most of his rare start for Arizona Cardinals

Three little words. For a moment, they made up for seven years of bad luck, lousy timing, and opportunities that fluttered off course like a deep ball in a desert wind. Three little words. "You're up, baby." That's what Arizona Cardinals Coach Bruce Arians casually said to quarterback Drew Stanton just two hours before Sunday's game at the New York Giants. Carson Palmer's throwing shoulder didn't feel right, so Stanton got the starting nod — his first appearance in a regular-season NFL game in three years. As bad as he felt for Palmer, Stanton was elated to finally get another chance, especially after the seven-season, four-team odyssey that got...

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