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Arizona Cardinals sign Blaine Gabbert to one year deal

The Arizona Cardinals are keeping the one quarterback a year alive and well.

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The Arizona Cardinals have agreed to a one year contract with quarterback Blaine Gabbert according to ESPN's Adam Schefter:

In the early stages of Steve Keim's tenure as GM, he promised to attack the quarterback position yearly, and he has done that with what can be billed as one good quarterback and a bunch of guys.

2013 - Drew Stanton/Carson Palmer

2014 - Logan Thomas

2015 - Matt Barkley

2016 - Zac Dysert

2017 - Blaine Gabbert

Gabbert likely spells the end for Zac Dysert's time in the desert, as Gabbert will come in and learn the offense and look to be worth a second deal.

If he can prove to Bruce Arians and the coaching staff he understands the offense, he would likely be brought back for 2018 over Drew Stanton as the primary backup.

He also could, gulp, be the guy who gets the first shot at replacing Carson Palmer when the Cardinals are ready to move on. We will jump off, I mean cross that bridge when the time comes.