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R.J. Stanford | Defensive Back

Team: Detroit Lions
Age / DOB:  (27) / 5/6/1988
Ht / Wt:  5'10' / 187
College: Utah
Contract: view contract details

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Lions signed CB R.J. Stanford.
Stanford beat out fellow tryout players Javier Arenas and Ethan Davis to land the 90th spot on the Lions' roster. He'll replace Bill Bentley as depth for a unit headlined by Darius Slay and Rashean Mathis. Stanford has appeared in 46 career games across a five-year career, starting once. Jul 28 - 12:34 PM

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The Dolphins won't tender an offer to restricted free agent CB R.J. Stanford, making him a free agent.

Despite needing cornerback help, the Dolphins don't view Stanford as part of their plans at a $1 million-plus salary. He played just 138 defensive snaps last season, giving up an 11-109-1 line on 15 passes into his coverage.
Mar 3 - 10:35 PM

Dolphins signed CB R.J. Stanford.

Stanford appeared in 29 games for the Dolphins between 2012-13. He'll provide depth with the Dolphins dealing with a number of injuries in the secondary.
Tue, Nov 25, 2014 01:22:00 PM

Bengals agreed to terms with CB R.J. Stanford, formerly of the Dolphins.

Stanford has 41 games of NFL experience, but zero starts. He played only 26 snaps on defense last season before breaking his leg in December. Stanford is an extra body on defense, one who won't be guaranteed to make the 53-man roster.
Mon, Mar 24, 2014 02:50:00 PM

Dolphins placed CB R.J. Stanford on injured reserve with a broken leg, ending his season.

A reserve corner and special teamer, Stanford had played just 26 snaps on defense. An impending free agent, he should be healthy by OTAs.
Tue, Dec 10, 2013 01:12:00 PM

Dolphins re-signed exclusive rights free agent CB R.J. Stanford.

Stanford will make $630,000 after appearing in all 16 games last season, registering 21 tackles. He played 147 snaps on defense.
Tue, Mar 19, 2013 08:02:00 PM

Dolphins claimed CB R.J. Stanford off waivers from the Panthers.

A seventh-round pick in 2010, Stanford appeared in 12 games last season, making 13 tackles and one pick. He could be a part of the equation as Miami rebuilds its secondary from the ground up.
Sat, Sep 1, 2012 03:37:00 PM

Panthers signed DB R.J. Stanford from their practice squad.

Stanford will pitch in on special teams if he manages to be activated on game days for the final three weeks.
Tue, Dec 14, 2010 04:42:00 PM

Panthers signed seventh-round DB R.J. Stanford to a multi-year contract.

An underwhelming performer at Utah, Stanford got drafted on the strength of a Pro Day performance that saw him notch a 4.44 forty, 37.5 inch vertical jump, and a 10'11" broad jump. He'll start out on special teams if he forces his way onto the roster.
Tue, Jun 15, 2010 05:10:00 PM

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