The Arizona Cardinals are expected to be without quarterback Drew Stanton this weekend when the team hosts the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday Night Football. Head coach Bruce Arians will decide whether Ryan Lindley or rookie Logan Thomas will get the start.
However, regardless of who starts, Peter King reported Arians might use both Lindley and Thomas.
King reported on the Sunday Night Football broadcast in Week 15 that Arians "will consider putting a package of plays" for Thomas.
That would likely mean Lindley would be the starter, but Thomas could be used as a sub for some plays.
While subbing in players for different packages is ordinary and commonplace at other positions, it is highly uncommon for teams to do it at quarterback.
Of course, it is highly uncommon for a playoff team to be playing with third and fourth string players at quarterback. That is the situation in which the Cardinals currently find themselves.
Arizona can win the NFC West and clinch the top seed in the NFC with a win over the Seahawks. To do so with either Lindley or Thomas will be a tall task, so why not see if you can get something out of both?