The best quarterback to have played on the Cardinals in recent memory stated that he thinks Kevin Kolb will be handed the starting gig once all of the dust settles in Arizona.
While Kolb may be the favorite to win the job, it would appear that John Skelton is a formidable competitor.
The win-loss record of each QB last year really doesn’t matter at this point; the defining factor will be who coach Whisenhunt believes can give the Cardinals the best chance to win each game.
Statistics are often skewed and unreliable to show how a player actually performed in a game, but we can begin to see general trends by looking at the overall performance of each player.
Let’s take a look at Kolb first. He started a total of nine games in 2011 (although he was quickly removed from one of those games due to injury) and finished the year with a completion percentage of 57.7 and 1,955 yards.
He threw 9 touchdowns and 8 interceptions and had 8 fumbles. In comparison, Skelton started seven games...