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Cardinals to start QB Lindley

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Arizona Cardinals coach Bruce Arians named quarterback Ryan Lindley as the starter against the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday night.

Arians also said Monday that the team will have a package of plays for rookie quarterback Logan Thomas as well.

Arians went with Lindley over Thomas after Drew Stanton suffered a knee sprain while being sacked in Cardinals’ 12-6 win over the St. Louis Rams on Thursday night. Lindley took over at quarterback and completed 4 of 10 passes for 30 yards in his first game since 2012. Stanton was 12-for-20 for 109 yards before leaving the game.

Lindley re-signed with the Cardinals on Nov. 11 after Carson Palmer was lost for the season with a torn ACL in Week 10, also suffered against the Rams.

Lindley has started four games in his NFL career, all with the Cardinals during the 2012 season.


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