TEMPE, Ariz. -- Cardinals coach Ken Whisenhunt was asked Wednesday if he would ideally like the quarterback competition to resolve itself early in training camp.
His response: "If it was up to me, I'd prefer we had a quarterback resolution two years ago," Whisenhunt said, eliciting laughter. "Obviously that hasn't happened, so when it happens it happens."
Whisenhunt's answer was offered playfully, but the sentiment was real. The Cardinals would love to have an established starting quarterback in place. That's not the reality, though, so they're dealing with what they've got.
Logic says Kevin Kolb is the frontrunner over John Skelton with training camp more than a month away, but the two have split time with the first team during springsummer workouts, and Whisenhunt says the competition won't be rushed for the sake of putting a starter in place.
"You've got to let this competition play out honestly," Whisenhunt said. "It's got to be a fair competition. I think that our players ...