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The Arizona Cardinals turned to the quarterback position with the second of their two sixth-round draft picks Saturday, choosing Ryan Lindley of San Diego State.
Lindley started a school record 49 consecutive games with the Aztecs, establishing several school passing and total yardage records. He has a strong arm but has had issues with his accuracy. He says he has worked hard in the offseason to improve his footwork.
He joins a team that has three quarterbacks already under contract - Kevin Kolb, John Skelton and Rich Bartel.
Arizona chose defensive back Justin Bethel of Presbyterian with the first of its two sixth-round selections.
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The Arizona Cardinals have selected defensive back Justin Bethel of Presbyterian with the first of their two sixth-round draft picks.
Bethel, 6-feet and 200 pounds, played cornerback in college but could be moved to safety by the Cardinals. He is the second defensive back drafted by Arizona. The Cardinals chose cornerback Jamell Fleming of Oklahoma in the third round.
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TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) -- The Cardinals turned to the quarterback position with the second of their two sixth-round draft picks Saturday, choosing Ryan Lindley of San Diego State.
Lindley started a school record 49 consecutive games with the Aztecs, establishing several school passing and total yardage records. At 6-foot-4 and 230 pounds, he has a strong arm but had issues with his accuracy...