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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 well, but it’s extremely doubtful a sixth-round rookie gives the Cardinals a better chance of winning against the Rams than Skelton, no matter how ineffective Skelton has been. It’s yet another downgrade for Larry Fitzgerald, who’s cleared 52 yards just once in his past four games.
Cardinals will be one of the teams looking for a quarterback in the 2013 NFL Draft, we can almost guarantee that.
BEST OF MAXIM
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.
The Arizona Cardinals have announced that quarterback Ryan
Lindley will make his first start this weekend against the St. Louis Rams due
to Kevin Kolb’s lingering rib injury and John Skelton’s ineffective play.
The Cardinals listed Kolb as questionable to play Sunday, as
he’s been limited at practice all week due to his rib injury. It’s not clear if
he’ll be available...
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...
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'...
It has been no secret that the Arizona Cardinals have had a quarterback competition all year long. Although John Skelton was named the Week 1 starter, soon he and Kevin Kolb began battling injuries and it became a week-to-week decision on who would start at quarterback. Now that the season in past the mid-point and the Cardinals are on their third quarterback of the year, Ryan...
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.
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.
When the Rams last met the Arizona Cardinals, the birds stood atop the NFC West with a surprising 4-0 record. However, when we talked to Seth Cox of TSHQ at the time, he was not yet ready to start opening champagne bottles.
As it turns out, he was right to put the celebrations on hold. Since that Thursday night primetime matchup, the Cardinals have lost six games and two quarterbacks...
Last week: 23 (+1)
I’ve watched a lot of football, but I saw two things I’ve never seen before in the Falcons/Cardinals game this week. First, Matt Ryan won despite throwing 5 interceptions and no touchdowns, the first time that’s happened since the merger (Bart Starr did it last). Second, the Cardinals benched John Skelton despite a 13-0 lead. I don’t have any...