TEMPE, Ariz. There are plenty of things quarterback John Skelton hopes to do, now that he has regained the Cardinals starting job by default. Theres one thing he hopes he doesnt have to do: Run the ball.
Hopefully, it doesnt come down to that, Skelton said. Im no RG3.
Skelton admits Redskins QB Robert Griffin IIIs performance last week against the Vikings (the Cards opponents this week) was impressive. Griffin ran for 138 yards. Skelton was also impressed by erstwhile starter Kevin Kolbs 66 yards on five rushes last week.
None of those were called runs, either, Skelton noted.
But running is not Skeltons strength. Besides, the Cardinals can ill afford to lose another quarterback now that Kolb is out indefinitely with a sprain of the SC joint and cartilage damage in his ribs. CT and MRI results showed no fracture in Kolb's ribs or sternum, but coach Ken Whisenhunt declined to put a timetable on Kolbs recovery, despite multiple published reports that it could be anywhere fr...