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This week Matt speaks with Pro Football Hall of Famer Warren Moon. They talk about the mindset of NFL players this close to the season; discuss the situation with backup referees; a thought on Cam Newton; a preview of this weekend's matchup of the Seahawks-Cardinals game; and his thoughts on John Skelton being named the starter.
Among his observations:
-- On the difference between training camp today from when he played: "These guys have it a lot easier than the guys had it back in the day."
-- On backup referees: "It's not a good thing for the NFL."
-- On John Skelton being named the starter for the Cardinals: "The team just seems to rally around (him)."
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John Skelton has won the race to begin the new NFL season as the Arizona Cardinals starting quarterback.
The decision by head coach Ken Wisenhunt means last year’s first choice Kevin Klob will start the season from the bench – as many NFL rumours websites had predicted, allowing Skelton the chance to establish himself in the Cardinals team when they take on the Seattle Seahawks...
The Cardinals placed tackle Jeremy Bridges on injured reserve Monday with torn ligaments in his thumb, another blow to the team's depth on the offensive line.
Bridges had entered camp as the starter at right tackle before getting beaten out by rookie Bobby Massie, but he had starting experience at both tackle and guard, something the Cardinals now have little of with Brown and...
Kevin Kolb was back at practice on Monday, no longer competing for the starting job for the Ariziona Cardinals but as backup NFL quarterback once again.
The team's workout was its first since coach Ken Whisenhunt announced Friday that John Skelton would be the starter for Sunday's regular-season opener against Seattle.
Kolb says he's disappointed by the move but believes...
Cardinals starting quarterback John Skelton said he and Kevin Kolb have not discussed the now-concluded quarterback battle since coach Ken Whisenhunt named Skelton the starter on Friday. But Kolb did speak to reporters Monday for the first time since receiving the bad news.
One thing I have learned in this league is its full of surprises, Kolb said. You just keep pressing forward...
According to Darren Urban of azcardinals.com, running back Beanie Wells will get the start this week for the Arizona Cardinals.
I expect Beanie. RT @ge_weber: @cardschatter who is going to start at RB week1? #fantasydecision
— Darren Urban (@Cardschatter) September 5, 2012
Even though Wells is starting, I believe Ryan Williams will also get a nice chunk of carries himself.
The Arizona Cardinals signed veteran free-agent offensive tackle Pat McQuistan to a one-year deal Monday and placed reserve lineman Jeremy Bridges on season-ending injured reserve. McQuistan was released by the Dallas Cowboys on Friday. The six-year veteran played 10 regular-season games for New Orleans last season. Bridges sustained a thumb injury in the Cardinals’ preseason...
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Losing the season opener to BYU apparently hasn't stopped Washington State head football coach Mike Leach from being Mike Leach. The Pirate King heard that his Washington counterpart Steve Sarkisian brought a caged tiger on to the practice field sidelines while the Huskies prepared to face LSU this Saturday, and naturally had to comment on it.
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Comments on the Arizona Cardinals by the AP Pro32 panel (ranking in parentheses):
ARIZONA CARDINALS (25)
Chris Berman (ESPN, 27) - Finished strong. Maybe Patrick Peterson can return six punts for TDs.
Clifton Brown (Sporting News, 23) - John Skelton winning starting job does not solve quarterback problems.
Cris Collinsworth (NBC Sports, 24) - Larry Fitzgerald is great WR...
I have said it before and I'll say it again. It is darn good to have Mike Leach back in college football, and it seems he gives us a new reason to love him every day. He is never afraid to share his opinions and thought son anything, and yesterday was no exception.
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