Originally posted on The Penalty Flag  |  Last updated 12/15/11
  OK, So can we start the controversy now? After this current win I have got to say it; I am becoming a HUGE John Skelton fan. This is the same guy that management tried to sell us fans with the notion that he went to the same college as Green Bay’s legendary coach Vince Lombardi, and maybe he might have a little bit of “that Lombardi magic.” After a spotty rookie year in which he only won two of his five starts, Skelton has come in this year and taken the Arizona Cardinals to three wins in his first four starts this season. In this past contest he was summoned off the bench and he led the Cards to victory over the San Francisco 49ers. The 49ers came into this game with 10 wins and were recently crowned NFC West Champions, but walked out a defeated chump. Skelton dialed up (WR) Larry Fitzgerald’s number a couple of times for huge gains and helped him establish a franchise record sixth straight season with at least 1,000 yards receiving. Skelton himself passed for a career best 282 yards, as well as, two touchdowns. While he did have two untimely picks; his poise and determination showed [...]
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