Ryan Lindley to start at quarterback for Cardinals on Sunday

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Ryan Lindley to start for Cardinals Sunday
Monday December 15th, 2014

Arizona Cardinals head coach Bruce Arians announced on Monday that quarterback Ryan Lindley will start Sunday's home game against the Seattle Seahawks, according to Cardinals beat writer Darren Urban.

Lindley will start over rookie Logan Thomas, but Arians said there will be a package for Thomas for the game. 

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Lindley replaced quarterback Drew Stanton during last Thursday's game against the St. Louis Rams after Stanton injured his knee. It was later revealed that Stanton sustained Grade 2 ACL and MCL sprains, and there is currently no timetable for his return.

The 25-year-old Lindley will be the third different starting quarterback for Arizona this season. Quarterback Carson Palmer was lost for the season early last month after he sustained a torn ACL

In relief of Stanton on Thursday, Lindley completed 4-of-10 passes for 30 yards. It was his first game action since he threw for 752 yards and seven interceptions in six games as a rookie in 2012.

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Thomas has appeared in one game this season, completing 1-of-8 passes against the Denver Broncos. His one completion went for an 81-yard touchdown.

The Cardinals are 11-3 heading into Sunday night's game against division rival Seattle (10-4).

- Molly Geary

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