TEMPE, Ariz. — The Arizona Cardinals went back to work Thursday amid media reports that Coach Bruce Arians has changed his mind and decided to start Ryan Lindley at quarterback Sunday in the regular-season finale at San Francisco.

Arians does not talk to reporters on Thursdays, and offensive coordinator Harold Goodwin was not forthcoming about the reported quarterback switch.

“I guess we’ll see on Sunday,” Goodwin said.

Arians had said that rookie Logan Thomas would get his first NFL start against the 49ers but apparently didn’t like what he saw in Wednesday’s practice.

Lindley was working with the No. 1 unit in the brief portion of Thursday’s practice that was open to reporters.

Lindley started last week against Seattle and had a tough day in the Cardinals’ 35-6 loss. He is filling in for Drew Stanton, who took over when Carson Palmer went down with a season-ending knee injury.

Stanton sprained his right knee two games ago in St. Louis, but the Cardinals remain hopeful he’ll be ready for the playoffs.

RAVENS: Coach John Harbaugh vehemently denied that family members are attempting to convince his brother, San Francisco 49ers Coach Jim Harbaugh, to take the University of Michigan job.

Jim Harbaugh has been linked to Michigan throughout the season and has reportedly been offered a six-year, $48 million contract. He is also expected to be a candidate for NFL jobs, including the Oakland Raiders.

ESPN’s Adam Schefter cited unnamed sources last week in a report that said “family and friends have been encouraging him to take the Michigan (head coach) job but he is torn because his heart is in the NFL.”

“The report that said his family is encouraging him to go to Michigan is absolutely incorrect,” Harbaugh told Cleveland reporters Wednesday. “There has been no family (member) that I know of that has given him any advice at all, because that’s a personal decision. …

“My dad and I both said, ‘Hey, don’t tell us.’ If something gets out, we don’t want the finger pointed at us. Just leave us out of it and don’t tell us what you’re going to do. I think he’s just trying to figure out what the next thing is for him and, more than anything, trying to have a great game on Sunday.”

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