first_img Comments   Share   Former Cardinals kicker Phil Dawson retires After struggling in relief of injured Arizona Cardinals quarterbacks Carson Palmer and Drew Stanton at the tail end of 2014, it looked like Ryan Lindley’s NFL career may be over.That’s not the case just yet, as the New England Patriots signed the veteran Monday after cutting third-string quarterback Matt Flynn.Source: the Patriots are signing QB Ryan Lindley.— Field Yates (@FieldYates) August 10, 2015 Lindley, 26, started a total of four games for Arizona last season, including a Wild Card playoff loss to the Carolina Panthers. The San Diego State product completed 51-of-121 passes for 644 yards with three touchdowns and six interceptions.In his career, which dates back to 2012, Lindley has a 1-6 record as a starter with three touchdown passes, 13 interceptions and only a 51.3 completion percentage.Should Lindley stick on the roster, it’s he’ll be the Patriots’ backup quarterback behind Jimmy Garoppolo for the first four games of the season while starter Tom Brady serves his four-game “Deflategate” suspension. Derrick Hall satisfied with D-backs’ buying and selling Grace expects Greinke trade to have emotional impact The 5: Takeaways from the Coyotes’ introduction of Alex Meruelo Top Stories Arizona Cardinals’ Ryan Lindley (14) looks to pass against the Carolina Panthers in the first half of an NFL wild card playoff football game in Charlotte, N.C., Saturday, Jan. 3, 2015. (AP Photo/Bob Leverone)last_img

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