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Ryan Lindley - #14 - QB

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 3"/ 232 lbs.
Birthday 06/22/1989
Birthplace San Diego, CA
College San Diego State
Years played 2
Drafted 2012, 6th round, 15th pick by Cardinals

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

Rating Yds TD
46.7 752 0

Cards' outlook for Faneca, Sendlein hardly grim

Posted July 30, 2010 @ 8:02 a.m. ET
Arizona's offensive line has changed a great deal, but O-line coach Russ Grimm is up for the challenge, especially with new OLG Alan Faneca and old C Lyle Sendlein in the mix.

Top 20 key players in NFC West

Posted July 28, 2010 @ 9:09 a.m. ET
Dan Arkush identifies the top five players on each NFC West team who figure to play crucial roles, including Rams rookie QB Sam Bradford.

NFC West training-camp reports

Posted July 26, 2010 @ 9:22 a.m. ET
In the final installment of our training-camp reports, we look at NFC West teams, including the Seahawks, who'll use Aaron Curry as a stand-up end.

Coryell's quarterbacks

Posted July 19, 2010 @ 4:07 p.m. ET
The late Don Coryell managed to quickly turn a pair of quarterbacks who'd been struggling like hell into All-Pros aerialists — Jim Hart in St. Louis, Dan Fouts in San Diego.

Cardinals' new WR trio packs fantasy punch

Posted July 16, 2010 @ 2:06 p.m. ET
You will be committing a cardinal sin if you don't at least consider Larry Fitzgerald, Early Doucet and Steve Breaston as legitimate fantasy options.

Willis tops among NFC West IDPs

Posted July 10, 2010 @ 1:16 p.m. ET
While the NFC West arguably remains the league’s weakest division, it is strong in terms of individual fantasy defenders, led by IDP superheavyweight Patrick Willis.

Cardinals sign rookie CB Calvin

Posted July 09, 2010 @ 4:23 p.m. ET
The Cardinals have announced the signing of sixth-round CB Jorrick Calvin to a four-year contract. Terms were not disclosed for the second member of Arizona’s draft class to agree to contract terms.

Cardinals sign rookie TE Dray

Posted July 08, 2010 @ 2:36 p.m. ET
The Cardinals got the ball rolling on the rookie contract front Thursday with the signing of seventh-round TE Jim Dray to a four-year contract.

Hightower could be Cardinals' third-down back

Posted July 08, 2010 @ 11:24 a.m. ET
Even though he’s listed first on the depth chart as the starting RB ahead of Chris “Beanie” Wells, we hear Tim Hightower could be the top candidate for the Cardinals' third-down-RB role.

Passing guru Coryell dead at 85

Posted July 02, 2010 @ 1:26 a.m. ET
Former Chargers and Cardinals head coach Don Coryell died at 3:15 p.m. PDT Thursday at the age of 85 at Sharp Grossmont Hospital in La Mesa, just outside San Diego. The cause of death wasn't disclosed, but ...

Cardinals RFA Lutui signs qualifying offer

Posted June 14, 2010 @ 2:18 p.m. ET
The Cardinals announced that restricted free-agent OG Deuce Lutui finally signed his one-year qualifying offer of $1.76 million one day before the designated deadline.

Cardinals embracing change on offense

Posted June 07, 2010 @ 10:31 a.m. ET
With new starting QB Matt Leinart and free-agent pickup OG Alan Faneca, the Cardinals' offense is heading into a transitional year.

Crowd gathering at cornerback for Cardinals

Posted June 06, 2010 @ 12:57 p.m. ET
It would appear the Cardinals are in no great rush to anoint a starting right cornerback opposite Pro Bowler Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie for the coming season.

Cardinals make changes to scouting department

Posted May 24, 2010 @ 2:49 p.m. ET
Kyle Johnson has joined the Cardinals as a college scout, and several other changes in the personnel department were announced by the team Monday.

Schedule must be weighed in predicting outcomes

Posted May 24, 2010 @ 9:55 a.m. ET
Don’t tell me the schedule doesn’t matter in the NFL. Here’s a look at teams that will benefit the most and be hindered the most by whom they play this season.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Dec. 24, 2012
Lindley was 17 of 30 for 141 yards and an INT in Sunday's 28-13 loss to Chicago.||||||| Lindley was benched in favor of Brian Hoyer in the third quarter. He has zero TDs and seven picks this year. The Cardinals have not thrown a TD pass in six games.
Posted Dec. 23, 2012
Lindley was benched on Sunday in the third quarter against the Bears.||||||| Lindley threw an interception that was returned for a touchdown by Chicago's Charles Tillman before Brian Hoyer took over under center the next series for the Cardinals.
Posted Dec. 05, 2012
Arizona's John Skelton will be back at starting quarterback when the Cardinals play the Seahawks Sunday in Seattle. Coach Ken Whisenhunt says his decision to replace Lindley was based on several factors, including the environment the Cardinals will face in Seattle, where the crowd is among the loudest in the NFL and the conditions are likely to be cold and wet.||||||| Skelton says he is taking nothing for granted and just wants to complete more passes than he did when he was benched in favor of Lindley three games ago. Lindley says he understands the decision. Whisenhunt refused to replace Lindley with Skelton despite the Cardinals' woeful offensive performance in a 7-6 road loss to the New York Jets last Sunday. Arizona has lost eight in a row.
Posted Dec. 03, 2012
Arizona coach Ken Whisenhunt won't commit to naming a starting quarterback for next Sunday's game at Seattle.||||||| Lindley made his second NFL start in Sunday's 7-6 loss to the New York Jets, completing 10 of 31 passes for just 72 yards, 23 of them on the second play of the game. Arizona had just five first downs and was 0 for 15 on third-down conversions. Despite Lindley's struggles, Whisenhunt resisted substituting John Skelton, saying he thought sticking with Lindley gave the team the best chance to win.
Posted Nov. 26, 2012
Lindley had 312 yards in his first career start but also threw four interceptions, including two returned for touchdowns by St. Louis rookie Janoris Jenkins, in a 31-17 loss.||||||| Consistency from the quarterback has been a problem for the Cardinals all season. John Skelton opened the season as the starter and sprained his right ankle in the first game. Kevin Kolb took over the next five games before he suffered a chest injury against Buffalo on Oct. 14. Skelton was the guy the next four games before being replaced by Lindley after struggling against Atlanta last week. Combined, they've thrown 10 touchdowns and eight interceptions.

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