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Bob McManaman of the Arizona Republic writes that Cardinals starting quarterback job will most likely remain Ryan Lindley‘s until Kevin Kolb is ready to return from his rib injury.
Arizona benched John Skelton after he was 2-7 for just 6 yards passing. Lindley didn’t fare much better as he finished 9-of-20 for 64 yards and had a fumble returned for a touchdown.
“He did a nice job I thought in a lot of areas — managing the game, handling the noise, doing some of the things he needed to do in protection,” said head coach Ken Whisenhunt. ”He looked comfortable in the pocket, made some good throws.“
That’s a little optimistic given how bad things are for the Cardinals. It probably doesn’t matter who’s under center at this point. Opposing defenses are going to apply pressure and take away the run until someone is able to step up and make some plays down the field on a consistent basis.
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According to Kent Somers of AzCentral.com reports that QB Ryan Lindley will start at quarterback for the Cardinals week 12.
QB John Skelton has been officially benched due to his inefficiency, and with QB Kevin Kolb injured Lindley gets an opportunity to show what he has to offer.
That being said it is unlikely Lindley will turn things around for the Cardinals because of the terrible...
Ryan Lindley will be the Cardinals’ Week 12 starter at quarterback. John Skelton has been benched. Lindley should remain the starter until Kevin Kolb (ribs, shoulder) is cleared to return, which could be as early as Week 13. According to NFL.com’s Albert Breer, the Cardinals “really like” Lindley and were “waiting for the right time” to start him. That’s all good and...
Arizona coach Ken Whisenhunt says rookie Ryan Lindley will start at quarterback when the Cardinals play the St. Louis Rams on Sunday.
The coach announced his decision to go with the sixth-round draft pick from San Diego State after practice Wednesday.
John Skelton, benched in favor of Lindley early in last Sunday's 23-19 loss at Atlanta, says he is ''frustrated'...
The Arizona Republic expects Ryan Lindley to remain the Cardinals’ starter until Kevin Kolb (ribs) is able to return.Coach Ken Whisenhunt said Monday he isn’t prepared to name his Week 12 starter yet. But he’s likely seen enough of John Skelton, who was given a quick hook in the second quarter of last week’s loss to the Falcons. Lindley was just 9-of-20 for 64 yards, but...
SHUFFLE THE DECK
The Arizona Cardinals are in the middle of a massive losing streak, and now they're turning to a new quarterback for Sunday's game.
The Cardinals will attempt to snap a six-game losing streak this week against St. Louis with rookie QB Ryan Lindley expected to make his first career start.
While other names such as Norv Turner and Andy Reid burn up the chat about coaches that are next to lose their gigs, why is Arizona’s Ken Whisenhunt largely absent from that dialogue?
After getting off to a hot 4-0 start, Whisenhunt has muffed his way through a six game plunge that is as about as disastrous as the word implies.
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The quarterback situation for the Arizona Cardinals is in disarray again following the benching of John Skelton early in the team's 23-19 loss at Atlanta.
Rookie Ryan Lindley replaced Skelton and had a difficult day as Arizona managed to lose despite six turnovers by the Falcons, five of them on Matt Ryan interceptions.
Asked if he would stick with Lindley, coach Ken Whisenhunt...
Arizona Cardinals quarterback John Skelton was lifted in favor of Ryan Lindley in the second quarter of Sunday's game against the Atlanta Falcons. The move was surprising considering the Cardinals led 13-3 at the time. However, Skelton struggled by going 2-for-7 passing for only six yards. Arizona settled on a field goal after Skelton missed a wide open Larry Fitzgerald for...
In what should be a tough divisional matchup, the St Louis Rams travel to Arizona to take on the Cardinals. Both are looking to rebound from tough losses last week after seeing their solid starts to the year slip away.While the Rams are still building a new identity under Jeff Fisher, the Cardinals are trying to work out how to salvage their season after a benching of John Skelton...
Arizona's John Skelton will be back at starting quarterback when the Cardinals play the Seahawks Sunday in Seattle.
Coach Ken Whisenhunt says his decision to replace rookie Ryan Lindley was based on several factors, including the environment the Cardinals will face in Seattle, where the crowd is among the loudest in the NFL and the conditions are likely to be cold and wet.