In the wake of the Jets' trade for Tebow, a one-time Denver Broncos starter, Stanton began considering asking for a trade or release, a league source told NFL Network insider Jason La Canfora on Wednesday.
"It's a big relief to have this over," Stanton told The Associated Press on Friday after the trade. "I'm excited about the opportunity in Indy. I can't wait to get there and get down to business."
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"(hash)Jets are a class organization for doing the right thing," Gilmore wrote. "I believe in my players and know what they can do. Glad it all worked out!"
The Associated Press contributed to this report.