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Ryan Lindley

1.93 m

San Diego State

104 kg

Roster status:

Lindsay Lindley (m. 2013)

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Date of birth:
(1989-06-22) June 22, 1989 (age 26)

NFL draft:
2012 / Round: 6 / Pick: 185

American football quarterback

Current team
Indianapolis Colts (Quarterback)

El Capitan High School, San Diego State University

Similar People
Drew Stanton, Logan Thomas, John Skelton, Bruce Arians, Carson Palmer


Place of birth:
San Diego, California

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Ryan George Lindley (born June 22, 1989) is a Canadian football quarterback for the Ottawa Redblacks of the Canadian Football League (CFL). He played college football at San Diego State, and was drafted by the Arizona Cardinals in the sixth round of the 2012 NFL Draft. Lindley has also been a member of the San Diego Chargers, New England Patriots, and Indianapolis Colts.


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High school career

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Lindley attended El Capitan High School in Lakeside, California. As a senior, he threw for 3,521 yards and 35 touchdowns. He also played baseball.

College career

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After not playing in his first year on campus at San Diego State University in 2007 while Kevin O'Connell was the Aztecs' starter, Lindley started 11 games as a redshirt freshman in 2008. During the season, he completed 242 of 427 passes for 2,653 yards, 16 touchdowns and nine interceptions. As a sophomore in 2009 he started 12 games and completed 239 of 437 passes for 3,054 yards with 23 touchdowns and 16 interceptions. As a junior in 2010 Lindley completed 243 of 421 passes for 3,830 yards, 28 touchdowns and 14 interceptions. He helped lead the Aztecs to the 2010 Poinsettia Bowl, their first Bowl game since the 1998 Las Vegas Bowl. He helped them defeat the Navy Midshipmen 35 to 14 after completing 18 of 23 passes for 276 yards and two touchdowns.

Arizona Cardinals

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Lindley was drafted in the 6th round of the 2012 NFL Draft by the Arizona Cardinals. On November 18, 2012, he replaced John Skelton in a loss to the Atlanta Falcons. He made his first professional start on November 25 against the St. Louis Rams. In his first season, he posted a very low 46.7 passer rating and threw 7 interceptions compared to 0 touchdowns. After two seasons with the team, Lindley was released by the Cardinals on August 25, 2014.

San Diego Chargers

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Lindley signed with the San Diego Chargers and was assigned to their practice squad on August 31, 2014.

Arizona Cardinals (II)

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On November 11, 2014, Lindley re-signed with the Arizona Cardinals after a season-ending injury to Carson Palmer. On December 11, 2014, starting quarterback Drew Stanton was injured in the game against the St. Louis Rams, Lindley entered the game and saw his first in-game action since 2012. On December 28, 2014, against the San Francisco 49ers, Lindley threw his first career touchdown pass to Michael Floyd, ending an NFL record 228 pass attempts without a touchdown to start his career. He finished the 2014 season with a 48.4% completion rate, 562 yards passing, 2 touchdowns, 4 interceptions, and a 56.8 passer rating.

On January 3, 2015, in the Cardinals' first-round playoff game at the Carolina Panthers, Lindley completed 16 of 28 passes for 82 yards, one touchdown and two interceptions. He had a passer rating of 44.3 and Arizona lost 27–16. The Cardinals totaled 77 yards of offense, the fewest in NFL playoff history.

New England Patriots

On August 10, 2015, Lindley agreed to terms with the New England Patriots. On September 5, 2015, the Patriots released Lindley after the last preseason game.

Indianapolis Colts

On December 29, 2015, Lindley signed with the Indianapolis Colts. On January 3, 2016, Lindley split time with fellow recent signee Josh Freeman in the Colts season finale against the Tennessee Titans and went 6/10 for 58 yards and a touchdown in the 30–24 win.

Ottawa Redblacks

After not playing professional football for more than a year, Lindley signed with the Ottawa Redblacks of the Canadian Football League (CFL) on February 2, 2017. Lindley saw the most action during the preseason for the Redblacks; he completed 18 of 30 pass attempts for 140 yards with 1 touchdown and 0 interceptions.

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Personal life

After being released by the Colts, Lindley's agent, Rep 1 Sports, hired him as a coach. He was tasked with getting Carson Wentz and Jared Goff ready for their NFL Combine and Pro Day performances. In 2014, Lindley was a stand-in body double for Andrew Luck in a Visa commercial that featured Cardinal's teammate Larry Fitzgerald at the time. The commercial also featured Drew Brees and Colin Kaepernick through CGI. At San Diego State University, Lindley majored in Social Science Teaching.


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