TEMPE, Ariz. The Arizona Cardinals received good news Monday on John Skelton, as the quarterback has a low-ankle sprain rather than a high-ankle sprain, suggesting that the timeline for his recovery will not be as long as originally feared.
Skelton suffered the injury Sunday early in the fourth quarter of a 20-16 victory over the Seahawks at University of Phoenix Stadium. He was carted off the field and replaced by Kevin Kolb, who led the team on what proved to be a game-winning touchdown drive, completing 6 of 8 passes for 66 yards and a touchdown.
Preliminary tests Sunday night showed no fractures, and the prognosis Monday was even better.
Im not going get into how long its going to be, but its good news, coach Ken Whisenhunt said. We dont think it will be something thats going to hold him out too long.
Asked if Skelton will definitely be the starter when he returns, Whisenhunt was somewhat evasive.
"I don't know even know why that would be a question," he said before adding...