Drew Stanton's brief time with the Jets is over.
The Jets traded the guy they signed exactly a week ago today to the Colts, ending a crazy week for the backup quarterback. According to a source, the Jets received the Colts' sixth-round pick -- which originally belonged to the Eagles -- and sent Stanton and a seventh-rounder (that originally belonged to Jacksonville) to Indianapolis.
They are also on the hook, according to a source, for Stanton's $500,000 signing bonus.
Stanton was inked to a one-year, $1.25 million deal last Friday to serve as Mark Sanchez's primary understudy. However, when the Jets traded for Tim Tebow on Wednesday and made it clear that Tebow was going to be the No. 2, tha didn't sit well with Stanton. He wanted to be traded or released and the Jets gave him his wish today.
Stanton's agent Deryk Gilmore let loose on the Jets when the deal was officially announced.
"Excited for the #Colts to get @drewstanton," Gilmore wrote on Twitter, "a leader, winner, and QB not a gimmick to sell tickets. Drew will be great."
Gilmore later added in another tweet: "#Jets are a class organization for doing the right thing. I believe in my players and know what they can do. Glad it all worked out!"