Found August 30, 2012 on Fantasy Football SPIN:
PLAYERS: Kevin Kolb
TEAMS: Arizona Cardinals
Fordham's John Skelton appears to have the upper hand on the overpaid Kevin Kolb but the Cards have yet to announce a week 1 starter. Some owners might knock perennial All-Pro WR Larry Fitzgerald down their draft baords concerns at QB but that would be a mistake especially if John Skelton ends up under center as most expect will be the case.

Kevin Kolb looking better in practice than John Skelton

Getty According to Kent Somers of the Arizona Republic, quarterback Kevin Kolb has looked better in practice than John Skelton, but not by a lot. “From my perspective, one of the difficulties for coaches in evaluating the quarterback situation are some of the poor practice performances by John Skelton. He plays better in games, no question. And he wasn’t bad in every practice...

Kevin Kolb reportedly has edge over John Skelton

The Arizona Cardinals have yet to name a starter for week one of the regular season. Will Kevin Kolb get the nod to start the first game? (Credit: AP Photo) For some reason, the Arizona Cardinals have yet to name a starting quarterback for week one of the regular season. While neither John Skelton or Kevin Kolb have looked impressive in any of their pre-season games, it is shocking...

Skelton beats out Kolb as Cardinals starting QB

The Arizona Cardinals will go with John Skelton as starting quarterback in their season opener Sept. 9 against Seattle. Coach Ken Whisenhunt announced his decision to go with Skelton over Kevin Kolb on Friday. Skelton and Kolb had waged a protracted competition for the job over the offseason workouts and through the preseason. Skelton is in his third season with Arizona after...

Report: Cardinals will name starting QB on Friday

With a little more than a week left before the start of the regular season, the Arizona Cardinals still have not named a starting quarterback, but apparently that will change Friday. Cardinals head coach Ken Whisenhunt is expected to name either Kevin Kolb or John Skelton as his starting quarterback on Friday, the Sporting News reported Thursday. Whisenhunt's decision has...

Whisenhunt picks Skelton to start opener

TEMPE, Ariz. -- John Skelton never wavered in his belief that the Cardinals' quarterback battle was being waged on a level playing field. On Friday, Skelton was rewarded for that faith when coach Ken Whisenhunt named him the starter over Kevin Kolb for the Cardinals regular season opener Sept. 9 against Seattle. "The way we judge it is based on who gives us the best chance...

Precious roster spots at stake in preseason finale

TEMPE -- Colin Parker walked into the Cardinals dressing room on Friday morning and was greeted by a depressing remodeling job. Gone were the lockers for former Arizona State teammate Eddie Elder and former University of Arizona rivals Paul Vassallo and Gino Crump. No name tags, no equipment, no trace of their former presence. I knew cuts were coming, but it was crazy how fast...

John Skelton named starting QB in Arizona

Head coach Ken Whisenhunt has named John Skelton as his starting quarterback to begin the 2012 season, opting to go with the third year signal caller from Fordham University instead of Kevin Kolb. Although Kolb is set to make as much money as Aaron Rodgers this season, Whisenhunt decided that Skelton gives his team the best chance to win. “We put a lot of time and effort in making...

Kolb, Skelton watch as Broncos beat Cardinals

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) -- While Peyton Manning watched, Denver's reserves pulled out a wild one in the desert. Manning and the rest of the Broncos' starters took the fourth game of the preseason off, and Denver got a 44-yard field goal from Matt Prater as the game ended to beat the Arizona Cardinals 16-13 on Thursday night. Omar Bolden, a fourth-round draft pick from nearby...

Cardinals will likely name a starting quarterback today

Getty According to Kent Somers of the Sporting News, Cardinals head coach Ken Wisenhunt will likely name his starting quarterback today. “The suspense over naming a starting quarterback is likely to end Friday, the day after the end of the preseason. Rookie Ryan Lindley started the final exhibition game, but he’s not in the mix. Ken Whisenhunt will choose between Kevin Kolb and...

QUICK SPIN: Skelton Wins Cardinals Starting QB Jobf

Sometimes you just have to admit that you messed up. That is what the Cardinals are doing. I must admit that I was wrong when in the offseason I said Kevin Kolb wasn't getting a fair shake from the media. I thought he had more in him, apparently not. John Skelton has been awarded the starting QB spot and he earned it more through his leadership and moxie than through great...

Former Steelers 2010 5th Round Draft Pick Crezdon Butler Cut By Cardinals

Final cuts from around the league have been trickling in all afternoon and one that caught my eye was the release of former Pittsburgh Steelers 5th round draft pick, cornerback Crezdon Butler by the Arizona Cardinals. The Steelers drafted Butler in 2010, but he never received any playing time on defense during his rookie season as he was relegated to special teams duty when he...

Blast From The Past: Larry Fitzgerald

I had baby dreads then Juan… Before he was the King of the Desert, the face of the Cardinals franchise, otherwise known as Fitz, an activist ,and all around good guy, he was Larry Fitzgerald, ball boy of the Minnesota Vikings. Blast From The Past: CJ Fitz Gets Madden 13

Bassett-hound faces draw Leach ire

THIS IS GOING to take time. That much is apparent after Washington State struggled to gain any consistency on offense and had no answer for Brigham Young’s first-half hurry-up scheme during Thursday’s 30-6 loss to open coach Mike Leach’s era in Provo, Utah.

2012 NFL Preseason Week 4: Denver Broncos vs. Arizona Cardinals

After a long day at work, I was looking forward to an extended Labor Day weekend holiday which was going to start with watching the final NFL exhibition game between the Denver Broncos and the Arizona Cardinals.With the regular season just days away, this game was the final chance for many players to either cement their roles within a team or simply do enough to win a job out of...
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