Found October 18, 2012 on Gridiron Grit:
Nfl_divisional_playoffs_6695 Follow @Dan Vasta and like Gridiron Grit on Facebook  Losing your starting quarterback would hurt a lot for most teams, but John Skeleton (ankle) is back ready to take the reigns over for Kevin Kolb (ribs, chest). This team offensively has been a punch line over the last few weeks, but this defense is loaded defensively. At the moment, Arizona is 27th in scoring offense (18.3 PPG) and 27th in rushing (83.2 YPG) and 28th in passing (199.8 YPG). There is no other way around it that this offense is horrid, point blank. They were able to put together 332 yards of offense against the Bills, but everybody can move the ball on their defense. Turning it over twice crushed them and ultimately the Bills took advantage in overtime after Kolb threw his lone pick of the day. The Bills did not choke the game away and they gave the 4-1 Cardinals their second loss. Arizona is now struggling to find any consistency on offense with Ryan Williams (should...

Cardinals QB Kevin Kolb Out For ‘Unspecified Period Of…

Cardinals QB Kevin Kolb Out For ‘Unspecified Period Of Time’ - ESPN’s Adam Shefter is reporting that Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kevin Kolb is going to be out for an unspecified period of time. A source with the team source told Shefter said Kolb will miss “several weeks” after he had multiple ribs detach from his sternum as well as suffering a sprained sternoclavicular...

Cardinals' Kolb could be out for several games

Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kevin Kolb is expected to be miss several weeks with rib and chest injuries. The Cardinals have ruled Kolb out of Sunday's game against Minnesota, reported Tuesday. Kolb's injuries include detached ribs from his sternum and a sprained sternoclavicular that he sustained in last Sunday's game against Buffalo on a broken play. He...

Kolb out against Vikings, Skelton in

Kevin Kolb’s rib injury will leave him sidelined against the Vikings and bring back John Skelton into the starting lineup.

Cards' QB Kolb out indefinitely with rib injury

John Skelton was noting last week how the NFL has a brutal way of sometimes resolving quarterback controversies on its own. Yeah, he said. For good or for bad. On Tuesday, it was the bad kind of resolution for the Arizona Cardinals. The team confirmed that quarterback Kevin Kolb suffered a sprain of the SC joint and cartilage damage in his ribs and will miss an unspecified amount...

Kolb questionable, his protection doubtful

Arizona QB Kevin Kolb isn’t believed to have any broken bones, but his protection broke apart several times Sunday, a theme for the Cardinals of late. Whether it is Kolb or John Skelton starting against the Vikings, the offensive line is the biggest question mark.

Cardinals QB sidelined by rib cartilage damage

Kevin Kolb's star-crossed career in Arizona has taken another hit. The Cardinals announced Tuesday that Kolb has rib cartilage damage and will be sidelined for ''an unspecified period of time.'' Kolb, who took over when starter John Skelton went down in the opener and directed the game-winning drive, had the team at 4-2 despite weak play by his offensive line...

Musgrave: ‘A lot’ went wrong in red zone

Offensive coordinator Bill Musgrave acknowledged the Vikings’ struggles in the red zone, saying they would “double” their efforts there and saying he wasn’t proud of not having Percy Harvin involved enough.

Report: Kevin Kolb will be out for several weeks

According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kevin Kolb is expected to be out for the next several weeks after having multiple ribs detach from his sternum as well as suffering a sprained sternoclavicular joint in his chest area.  That sounds like it hurts. Kolb has likely been hit more than any other quarterback over the past few weeks and now it’s John...

Kevin Kolb To Miss Several Weeks?

Adam Schefter is reporting that Arizona QB Kevin Kolb, who injured his ribs with two minutes remaining in the fourth quarter last Sunday, will miss "several weeks."Fantasy Spin:John Skelton struggled in Kolb's place on Sunday, completing just two of ten passes for 45 yards and an interception. Skelton was the Cardinals starting quarterback on opening day but injured...

Arizona's Skelton back at QB after Kolb injury

John Skelton won a long, tight competition to become starting quarterback for the Arizona Cardinals, only to go down with a sprained ankle in the final minutes of the season opener. Five games and another quarterback injury later, Skelton is starting again. Kevin Kolb, who replaced Skelton in the opener and helped the Cardinals get off to a 4-0 start, is out indefinitely with rib...

Vikings seeking more from red-zone offense

By JON KRAWCZYNSKI AP Sports Writer MINNEAPOLIS -- The Minnesota Vikings have been struggling to put the ball in the end zone when they get within striking distance for most of the season. It finally caught up with them last weekend against Washington. The Vikings had to settle for field goals on their first three possessions despite driving inside the 10-yard line each time. Instead...

Quarterback: Week 7 Upgrades, Downgrades, Sleepers

Each week we analyze the match ups and provide our take on which Quarterbacks you should start and which should be sitting on your fantasy pine. We take several variables into account including matchups, injuries, potential weather problems, arrests, baby mama trouble, etc. On the injury front, Kevin Kolb will miss multiple weeks with a rib injury opening the door for John Skelton...

Cardinals-Vikings Preview

The Arizona Cardinals' suspect pass protection was partially responsible for the loss of their starting quarterback last week. The injury to Kevin Kolb gives John Skelton another shot at QB. Skelton takes over for the struggling Cardinals on Sunday when they visit the Minnesota Vikings, who are looking to open 4-0 at home. Kolb, who assumed Arizona's starting quarterback...
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