Found December 20, 2011 on Juiced Sports Blog:
SCOTT JACOBS To say Cardinals QB John Skelton has flown under the radar, would be the understatement of the year. The former Fordham star had some promise after being drafted in the 5th round in 2010, but to say that people thought he would be a comeback machine — well, no one could have expected that. Yet, here we are, and the Cardinals, once left for dead at 1-6, are flying at 7-7, still alive in their quest for the most unlikely of playoff berths. The ring leader behind their resurgence? John Skelton. Tim Tebow Lite if you will. While he doesn’t wear his religion on his sleeve or record breaking stats on his college football transcript, Skelton has one very big thing in common with the Mile High Messiah: he wins. M.I.A. for 3 quarters, Skelton knows how to turn on the jets in the final quarter and over-time, and his 4-1 record as a starter this year is no joke. Tebow may get all the attention, but Skelton is slowly making a name for himself as well. Juiced Sp...

He's no hero, but Skelton has Cards winning

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- John Skelton needs a signature move so fans can officially say they are Skelton-ing. Either that or we could all just take a deep breath. It might help us think more rationally than the folks living in mile-high thin air. On a day when Denvers touchdown Jesus, Tim Tebow, came back to earth with a mortal thud against the Patriots, Skelton upped his season record...

Kolb or Skelton? Cards to decide early in week

Wednesday's practice will provide an indication of whether Cardinals quarterback Kevin Kolb is ready to return to the starting lineup after missing most of the past two games with a concussion. Coach Ken Whisenhunt declined on Monday to name a starter, saying it was premature to make such a decision. He acknowledged, however, that either Kolb or John Skelton needs to receive...

Cardiac kid: QB Skelton's led five Cards comebacks this season

Absent the fanfare surrounding Denver's Tim Tebow, little-known John Skelton has rescued the Cardinals repeatedly this season, playing a large part in five comeback victories while flying entirely under the radar.

Source: Skelton expected to start for Cardinals

Arizona Cardinals quarterback John Skelton is expected to start Saturday against the Cincinnati Bengals while Kevin Kolb continues to recover from his most recent concussion, a league source told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter.

Cardinals coach in no hurry to name starting QB

Arizona Cardinals coach Ken Whisenhunt saw no reason to address who will be the starting quarterback when the team plays the Cincinnati Bengals on Saturday. Kevin Kolb, still not back to ''normal'' after a concussion, says John Skelton took a few more reps than he did in Wednesday's practice. Skelton started in place of Kolb on Sunday and, as he has done time...

Arizona Cardinals 20, Cleveland Browns 17 in O.T.

The Cleveland Browns made the mistake of punting the ball to Patrick Peterson in O.T.  He returned the ball 32 yards to set up the offense with good starting field position.  John Skelton then hit a wide open Larry Fitzgerald to set up Jay Feely for a game winning 22-yard field goal.  John Skelton was effective yesterday as he completed 28 of 46 passes for 313 yards with 1 TD...

Arizona Cardinals Should Have No Quarterback Controversy

Once again, I sit here and defend Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kevin Kolb.  Why are people so dang impatient?  We waited 20 years for a winner in Arizona.  From 1988-2008, no division titles.  Then we win two in a row and we all get so spoiled.  Why can’t we wait one more?  When Kolb went down with an injury after starting 1-6, John Skelton came in.  He’s certainly done...

Week 15 Fantasy Football Preview: Browns vs. Cardinals

Cleveland Browns – 17, Arizona Cardinals – 20 The Cleveland Browns almost went into Arizona and stole a win from a Cardinals team that’s still barely alive in the playoff race.  Of course, the Browns almost won in the same way they’re almost a mediocre football team… almost there, but still not even that good.  Seneca Wallace (247 total yards, 1 TD) got the start and...

49ers' defense faces tough task: it's no stretch

After the Cardinals' 21-19 victory over the 49ers a week ago Sunday, Arizona head coach Ken Whisenhunt noted that his team made some "stretch-the-field plays that we thought we could attack them with." Those field-stretchers, of course, were delivered by backup quarterback John Skelton, who had...

Deep Posts: ‘We have a vacation home in hell’

-- After his team was blasted on Sunday night by the San Diego Chargers to the tune of a 34-14 embarrassment, Baltimore Ravens linebacker Terrell Suggs blasted some more. "Our coaches prepared us for this," said the renowned graduate of Ball So Hard University. "We knew they were going to try to light up the scoreboard. But we came out and played like that. It'...
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