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Trent Edwards
QB #5
Height:
6-4
Weight:
231
College:
Stanford
Hometown:
Los Gatos, CA
Experience:
4
Passing
YearTeamGAttCompPctAtt/GYdsAvgYds/GTDTD%IntInt%Lng20+40+SckSckYRate
TOTAL 38 929 563 60.6 24.4 6,033 6.5 158.8 26 2.8 30 3.2 70 75 12 69 482 75.5
2012 PHI 1 2 2 100 2 14 7 14 0 -- 0 -- 8 0 0 0 0 95.8
2010 JAC 3 49 26 53.1 16.3 280 5.7 93.3 1 2 3 6.1 44 3 1 4 32 51.4
2010 BUF 2 52 29 55.8 26 241 4.6 120.5 1 1.9 2 3.8 31T 2 0 7 63 58.3
2009 BUF 8 183 110 60.1 22.9 1,169 6.4 146.1 6 3.3 7 3.8 46 14 2 23 139 73.8
2008 BUF 14 374 245 65.5 26.7 2,699 7.2 192.8 11 2.9 10 2.7 65 35 5 23 143 85.4
2007 BUF 10 269 151 56.1 26.9 1,630 6.1 163 7 2.6 8 3 70T 21 4 12 105 70.4
Rushing
YearTeamGAttAtt/GYdsAvgYds/GTDLng1st1st%20+40+FUM
TOTAL 38 78 2.1 330 4.2 8.7 3 20 28 35.9 2 0 4
2012 PHI 1 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2010 JAC 3 9 3 34 3.8 11.3 0 14 6 66.7 0 0 0
2010 BUF 2 5 2.5 24 4.8 12 0 8 1 20 0 0 0
2009 BUF 8 14 1.8 106 7.6 13.3 0 20 6 42.9 2 0 0
2008 BUF 14 36 2.6 117 3.3 8.4 3 15T 11 30.6 0 0 3
2007 BUF 10 14 1.4 49 3.5 4.9 0 14 4 28.6 0 0 1
Defensive
YearTeamGTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntTDsYdsAvgLng
TOTAL 38 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -- 0
2012 PHI 1 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2010 JAC 3 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2010 BUF 2 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2009 BUF 8 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2008 BUF 14 0 -- -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- --
2007 BUF 10 1 1 0 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
Fumbles
YearTeamGFUMLostFFOWN FROPP FROWN YDSOPP YDSTDOOBSftyTB
TOTAL 38 14 5 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2012 PHI 1 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2010 JAC 3 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2010 BUF 2 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2009 BUF 8 1 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- 0 0 0
2008 BUF 14 9 5 -- 1 -- 0 -- 0 0 0 0
2007 BUF 10 4 0 0 1 -- 0 -- -- 0 0 0

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Bio

PRO: Drafted with the 29th pick of the third round (92nd overall) in the 2007 draft…the sixth quarterback drafted, the only one taken in the third round…was the first of three Stanford Cardinal players drafted.

NFL AWARDS:

  • 2007 Pro Football Weekly/Professional Football Writers of America All-Rookie Team Selection
  • 2007 NFL.com Gil Brandt’s All-Rookie Team Selection
  • Diet Pepsi NFL Rookie of the Week Winner – week 13 and week 14, 2007

PRO: Drafted with the 29th pick of the third round (92nd overall) in the 2007 draft…the sixth quarterback drafted, the only one taken in the third round…was the first of three Stanford Cardinal players drafted.

NFL AWARDS:

  • 2007 Pro Football Weekly/Professional Football Writers of America All-Rookie Team Selection
  • 2007 NFL.com Gil Brandt’s All-Rookie Team Selection
  • Diet Pepsi NFL Rookie of the Week Winner – week 13 and week 14, 2007

 

CAREER:

  • Has an 11-2 record (min. 20 attempts) when posting a quarterback rating of 80.0 or higher and 5-1 record when his rating eclipses the 100.0 mark (min. 20 atts.).
  • Became the sixth second-year quarterback since 1984 to lead his team to a 4-0 start to start a season in 2008.
  • Tied Joe Ferguson for the second best record after 16 starts in team history with a 10-6 mark.
  • Rankings in Bills record books heading into the 2010 NFL season:
    • Completion %, 1st – 61.29
    • Most consecutive passes completed, 1st – 16 (9/7/08 vs. Seattle (6) – 9/14/08 at Jacksonville (10))
    • Interception %, 4th – 3.03 (25 interceptions on 826 attempts)
    • Completions, 7th – 506
    • Attempts, 8th - 826
    • Passing yards, 8th – 5,498
    • Touchdowns, 9th – 24
    • Average gain, 9th – 6.66 (826 attempts  - 5,468 passing yards)
    • Completion % (season), 2nd – 65.51 in 2008 (245 of 374)
    • Completion % (game), 1st – 83.33 (25-30 vs. San Diego (10/19/08))
  • In 2008, ranked third in the NFL (second in AFC) with 106.3 fourth quarter passer rating; sixth in NFL (fifth in AFC ) in completion percentage with 65.5; ranked fifth in the AFC with a 7.22 average gain.
  • 2007 highlights include:
    • Nine starts - the most starts of any NFL rookie quarterback in 2007
    • First Bills rookie QB to post five victories since 1973
    • Ranks second in Bills history among rookie passers in completions (151), attempts (269), yards (1,630) and touchdowns (7)
    • Set a Bills rookie record with four touchdown passes vs. Mia (12/9)
      • Became the first NFL rookie quarterback with three first half TD passes (vs. Miami 12/9/2007) since Jim Plunkett (NE) vs. Buffalo on November 14, 1971
    • Set a Bills rookie record by attempting 120 passes from Oct. 28 through Dec. 23 without throwing an interception
    • Joins Dennis Shaw as the only QBs with two or more multiple TD games as a Bills rookie
    • Posted the most passing yards (1,630) for a NFL rookie quarterback drafted in the third round since the common draft began in 1967
    • Teamed with RB Marshawn Lynch (1,115 rushing yards) to become the fourth rookie quarterback-running back duo to reach 1,000 yards passing and rushing since the NFL merger in 1970.

 

2009:

  • At NE (9/14)… Passed for two touchdowns
  • Vs. TB (9/20)… Recorded his 5th multi-TD game and his 1st back-to-back multi-TD game…recorded a career-high with a 20-yard run
  • Vs.  NO  (9/27)…35 atts. tied for 3rd most in his career (35 at Miami, 10/26/08 and vs. NYJ, 11/12/08; 36 at Wash., 12/2/07; 39 vs. Oak., 9/21/08)
  • At MIA (10/4)…became the 8th QB in Bills history to eclipse the 5,000 career passing yards mark with his 39-yard reception to Terrell Owens
  • Vs. CLE (10/11)…established a career high rushing of yards…tied his career long rush with a run of 20 yards in the 2nd quarter
  • At NYJ (10/18)… completed 5 of 5 passes for 43 yards before leaving the game in the second quarter after a head injury
  • At CAR (10/25), Vs. HOU (11/1): Inactive
  • At TEN (11/15): Made the 30th start of his career… completed 18 of 28 passes for 185 yards with a touchdown and an interception for a QB rating of 80.2
  • At JAX (11/22), Vs. MIA (11/29), Vs. NYJ (12/3), At KC (12/13): Served as the back-up quarterback
  • Vs. NE (12/20): Entered the game in the fourth quarter, completing 1-of-2 passes for minus one yard before leaving the game with an ankle injury
  • Vs. ATL (12/27): Vs. IND (1/3): Inactive

 

2008:

  • Ranked third in the NFL (second in AFC) with 106.3 fourth quarter passer rating; sixth in NFL (fifth in AFC ) in completion percentage with 65.5; ranked fifth in the AFC with a 7.22 average gain
  • Became the 16th quarterback in team history to start on Kickoff Weekend vs. Sea. (9/7) and the 14th QB in franchise history to make 10 starts…. completed 19-of-30 passing for 215 yards and one touchdown for a QB rating of 95.8
  • Led the team on a fourth-quarter game-winning drive at Jax. (9/14)… posted a QB rating of 119.8, completing 20-of-25 passes for 239 yards and one touchdown… set a new team record for consecutive pass completions with 16 in a row by starting out 10-of-10
  • Recorded his second straight fourth quarter comeback, leading the team to a 17-point fourth-quarter performance vs. Oak. (9/21)…had 279 passing yards, 24 completions and a career-high 39 attempts … marked his fifth career game with 20 or more completions
  • Posted his third consecutive win after trailing in the fourth quarter at StL. (9/28), the second player in team history with such a streak (Jim Kelly, 1990)… completed 15-of-25 passes for 197 yards with a touchdown and interception… threw 5-of-5 on two touchdown drives for 77 yards
  • At Ari. (10/5), completed 3-of-3 passing for 18 yards in the first quarter before leaving the game with a concussion
  • Completed a career-high 25 passes vs. S.D. (10/19) and a new team single-game record with 83.3% accuracy (Jim Kelly 29-35, 11/24/94, 82.9%)… finished with 261 yards and one touchdown
  • Eclipsed the 3,000 yard passing plateau in his career throwing for 227 yards on 21-of-35 passing at Mia. (10/26)… passed QB coach Alex Van Pelt for 10th in team history in completions and passing yards
  • Set a career-high throwing for 289 yards vs. NYJ (11/2)… completed 24-of-35 passes with one touchdown… moved into ninth place in team history in passing yards (3,555) and completions (302)
  • Threw for 148 yards on 16-of-26 passes with one touchdown and three interceptions vs. Cle. (11/17)… scored his first career rushing touchdown on a one-yard QB sneak
  • At KC, became the first QB in team history to rush for two touchdowns in one game since Jack Kemp (10/30/66)…threw for 273 yards on 24-of-32 passing along with two touchdowns for a career-best 121.0 passer rating
  • Completed 10-of-21 passes for 112 yards before leaving the game due to a groin injury vs. SF (11/30)
  • Was the team’s third quarterback vs. Mia (12/7) and at NYJ (12/14)
  • Posted his fourth 4th quarter comeback of the season at Den. (12/21), establishing a new team record… threw for 193 yards on 17-of-25 passing with one touchdown
  • Vs. NE (12/28), completed 14-of-25 passes for 128 yards… added 20 rushing yards on four carries… extended streak to 123 passing attempts without an interception, the eighth longest in team history.

 

2007: 

  • Made nine starts - the most starts of any NFL rookie quarterback in 2007
  • First Bills rookie QB to post five victories as a rookie since 1973
  • Ranks second in Bills history among rookie passers in completions (151), attempts (269), yards (1,630) and touchdowns (7)
  • Set a Bills rookie record with four touchdown passes vs. Mia (12/9)
  • Set a Bills rookie record by attempting 120 passes from Oct. 28 through Dec. 23 without throwing an interception
  • Joins Dennis Shaw as the only QBs with two or more multiple TD games as a Bills rookie
  • Posted the most passing yards (1,630) for a NFL rookie quarterback drafted in the third round since the common draft began in 1967
  • Teamed with RB Marshawn Lynch (1,115 rushing yards) to become the fourth rookie quarterback-running back duo to reach 1,000 yards passing and rushing since the NFL merger in 1970.
  • Made NFL debut at NE (9/23) after JP Losman was injured on the team’s opening drive
  • Made first career start vs. NYJ (9/30), completed 22-of-28 passes for 234 yards with a TD and INT … threw his first career touchdown pass to tight end Michael Gaines … completed 78.6 percent of his passes for the highest percentage of any Bills quarterback in his first start … passer rating of 98.5 was the fourth-highest of any Bills quarterback in his first start … became the first Bills rookie quarterback to win his first start since 1973
  • Against Dal (10/8), had a then-career-high 23 completions
  • Made first road start at NYJ (10/28) … left the game in the third quarter with a wrist injury and missed two weeks with the injury … fourth NFL quarterback since 2000 to win his first road start
  • Threw for a then-career-high 257 yards at Was. (12/2) and had a career-high 36 attempts … helped set up the game-winning field goal with a 33-yard completion to Josh Reed with 27 seconds left in the game … became the first Bills rookie quarterback to win his first two road starts
  • Set a Bills rookie record with four touchdown passes vs. Mia (12/9), including a career-long 70-yard hook-up with Lee Evans…became the first NFL rookie quarterback with three first half TD passes since Jim Plunkett (NE) vs. Buffalo on November 14, 1971…first Bills quarterback to throw four touchdown passes in a game since Drew Bledsoe at Mia (12/4/04)

 

COLLEGE: Ranked sixth on Stanford’s career record list with 487 completions of 865 passes…Ranked seventh all-time in Stanford history with 5,429 yards passing, 36 touchdowns throws and 5,628 yards in total offense…his 62.7 pass completion percentage in ’05 remains 10th on Stanford’s season record list…his career pass completion percentage of 56.3 also ranks 10th all-time … Recipient of the Irving S. Zeimer Memorial Award as the team’s Most Valuable Player in 2005. … Graduated with a degree in political science.

 

PERSONAL: Native of Los Gatos, California…attended Los Gatos High School…rated one of the top quarterback prospects by almost every recruiting publication in 2001…was named CCS Player of the Year by the San Jose Mercury News, first-team All-State by Cal-Hi Sports, All-League, DeAnza League MVP and All-CSS…set a state record with a 78.1 pass completion percentage…won back to back Central Coast Section Division III championships.

 

COMMUNITY: Trent is one of the most active Buffalo Bills in the community, volunteering his time at a number of community events.  In 2007, Trent was a member of the Toyota Rookie Club making a number of appearances throughout the community including visits to Women & Children’s Hospital of Buffalo, Sir Sanford Fleming Academy in Toronto, ON, Northwest Buffalo Community Center, and the Annual Bills Holiday Party for children at Ralph Wilson Stadium.

 

Trent is actively involved in the “Play 60” Challenge encouraging physical activity among children for at least 60 minutes every day.  As an active member of the Buffalo Bills “Play 60” Challenge Trent helped to introduce the program in a kickoff celebration for over 2,500 students in the Buffalo Public Schools. At the assembly he participated in a “Play 60” themed trivia show and also shared health and fitness tips with the group of 3rd – 6th grade students.  Trent is one of four players featured on trading cards used in the “Play 60” Challenge.  The trading cards include health and fitness tips from players encouraging kids to stay active as a part of the Play 60 program.

 

Trent along with George Wilson served as the spokespeople for the 2009 and 2010 Buffalo Bills & American Red Cross Blood drive at Ralph Wilson Stadium encouraging fans to donate blood by filming a PSA, appearing in print materials promoting the Blood Drive, and volunteering at the event.  2009 was also the first year for the Trent’s Touchdowns for ALS.  The program was created to help raise money for the Upstate New York Chapter of the ALS Association and to raise awareness about the disease.  With the help of the program’s sponsor, Greatbatch, $20,000 went to the ALS Association.  Trent has also been involved with a number of different community programs including the Take a Player to School program in Toronto, Ontario and the Kids Escaping Drugs autograph signing at the Verizon Wireless Store in the McKinley Mall. 

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