Found September 09, 2012 on Fox Sports Arizona:
GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Adrian Wilson had an agenda when he reached the postgame podium Sunday at University of Phoenix Stadium. I want to talk about Kevin Kolb, Wilson said. Lets talk about how poetic that was. Those who watched the entirety of the Cardinals 20-16 victory over the Seahawks might have chosen a different term. But Kolbs relief effort in place of injured starter John Skelton was both redemption for his Week 1 demotion and testament to a player who never lost faith in his abilities. It was pretty special. Im not going to lie, said Kolb, who entered the game in the fourth quarter and completed 6 of 8 passes for 66 yards and what proved to be a game-winning 6-yard touchdown pass to Andre Roberts with about five minutes to play. The thing I said all along is, 'Trust in Gods plan,' and thats the one way I stayed up and stayed focused. The Cardinals knew they would need Kolb at some point this season. They just never imagined it would happen in Week 1. Following an...

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Report: John Skelton Expected to Miss 2-4 Weeks, Kevin Kolb Likely to Start Against Patriots

John Skelton's tenure as the Arizona Cardinals' starting quarterback didn't last very long. Skelton, who beat out Kevin Kolb in the preseason to earn the starting gig, suffered an ankle injury on Sunday in a loss to the Seattle Seahawks. According to, that low ankle sprain will keep Skelton out for 2-4 weeks. That also means that it's likely that...

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