Posted October 17, 2012 on AP on Fox
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 position in Week 1 when Skelton suffered a sprained ankle, injured his ribs while being sacked in last Sunday's 19-16 overtime loss to Buffalo. The Cardinals, losers of two in a row following a surprising 4-0 start, said Kolb will be out for "an unspecified period of time." It might have been only a matter of time until Kolb suffered an injury, considering the beating he had been taking. The Cardinals have allowed a league-worst 28 sacks, with 22 of them coming in the last three games. Skelton is now faced with the difficult challenge of trying to stay upright against a Minnesota team that enters Week 7 ranked ...
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