JOHN SKELTON NEWS

Titans Waive QB John Skelton To Make Room For Tyler Wilson

The Tennessee Titans announced that they have waived QB John Skelton on Tuesday. This move was expected given that the Titans just signed former Raiders 2013 fourth-round pick Tyler Wilson to their active roster. Skelton, 25, has bounced around the NFL since being released by the Bengals before the start of the regular season. He worked out for numerous NFL teams, but it really...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
December 17, 2013  |  Discuss

John Skelton to operate as third strong QB for Titans

The Tennessee Titans added quarterback John Skelton to their roster but the veteran is merely there for depth. Rusty Smith will remain the No. 2 quarterback behind Ryan Fitzpatrick. The Titans have one of the weakest quarterback depth charts in the entire league. Ryan Fitzpatrick will continue to start.
Via Tireball.com
November 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Titans Sign Quarterback John Skelton

With Tennessee Titans (4-6) starting quarterback Jake Locker shelved for the remainder of the season with a Lisfranc injury in his foot that required surgery, the Titans were forced to move to backup Ryan Fitzpatrick for the foreseeable future. They’ve added a buffer should Fitzpatrick falter, signing journeymen quarterback John Skelton to the roster today, via Josh Alper of...
Via NFL Injury Report
November 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Titans Could Be Adding Depth At Quarterback

Jim Wyatt of the Tennessean reports that free agent QB John Skelton is visiting with the Titans again on Monday. Given that this is Skelton’s second visit in the past few weeks, Wyatt suspects the Titans could sign him to a contract. Skelton has also visited with teams like the Buccaneers and Packers since being released by the 49ers and Bengals this year. As things stand right...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
November 18, 2013  |  Discuss

49ers release QB Skelton

The San Francisco 49ers claimed quarterback McLeod Bethel-Johnson off waivers and released journeyman backup quarterback John Skelton. Bethel-Thompson, who was with the 49ers in training camp before the 2011 season, joined the defending NFC champions one day after getting released by the Minnesota Vikings. A native of San Francisco, Bethel-Thompson has not played in an NFL regular...
Via AP on Fox
October 09, 2013  |  Discuss

49ers add QB John Skelton

The San Francisco 49ers have signed quarterback John Skelton to a one-year contract, giving them a strong-armed third-stringer under center. Skelton signed a day after the reigning NFC champions waived rookie B.J. Daniels, who still could be an option to join the practice squad if he clears waivers. Skelton was cut by the Bengals on Aug. 31 when they set their 53-man roster. Cincinnati...
Via AP on Fox
October 02, 2013  |  Discuss

49ers add quarterback John Skelton

The San Francisco 49ers have signed quarterback John Skelton to a one-year contract, giving them a strong-armed third-stringer under center. Skelton signed a day after the reigning NFC champions waived rookie B.J. Daniels, who still could be an option to join the practice squad if he clears waivers. Skelton was cut by the Bengals on Aug. 31 when they set their 53-man roster. Cincinnati...
Via AP on Fox
October 02, 2013  |  Discuss

49ers Waive QB B.J. Daniels, Intend To Sign John Skelton

The San Francisco 49ers surprisingly released QB B.J. Daniels on Tuesday, as well as FB Owen Marecic. Matt Barrows reports that sources have informed him that the 49ers plan to sign former Cardinals QB John Skelton to take his place on their roster. Skelton previously worked out for the 49ers last month and just met with Titans this week. Skelton was with the Bengals during training...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
October 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Bengals pick Johnson as backup QB, release Skelton

The Bengals have picked Josh Johnson as their backup quarterback, waiving John Skelton as they got down to the 53-man roster limit on Saturday. They placed linebacker Emmanuel Lamur on injured reserve with an injured right shoulder, which he dislocated during the final preseason game against Indianapolis on Thursday night. Reserve offensive tackle Dennis Roland also was released...
Via Fox Sports
August 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Bengals backup QBs need to step up game

CINCINNATI Hard Knocks takes viewers into the secretiveworld of football, the mind of a coach. Coaches will allow some thoughts tocome out through the media but only to a point. Rarely do you get the fullextent what coaches are thinking like you did in this weeks episode when thesubject of the Bengals backup quarterbacks was featured.Josh Johnson and John Skelton have their positive...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
August 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Bengals claim Skelton off waivers from Cards

CINCINNATI (AP) -- The Bengals acquired quarterback John Skelton off waivers from the Cardinals on Wednesday to compete for the job backing up Andy Dalton. Cincinnati has signed only one free agent from another club this offseason: quarterback Josh Johnson, formerly of the Buccaneers, who also will compete for the job. Skelton was a fifth-round pick from Fordham in 2010 who started...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
April 04, 2013  |  Discuss

John Skelton Cut by Cardinals

The Cardinals have cut quarterback John Skelton.Fantasy Spin:Arizona is close to acquiring Carson Palmer from Oakland so it wouldn't make much sense to keep Skelton on the roster. If Skelton finds work next season it will probably be as a backup.
Via Fantasy Football Champs
April 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Arizona Cardinals release QB John Skelton

Former starting quarterback John Skelton has been released by the Arizona Cardinals today (Credit: AP Photo) Over the weekend, former Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kevin Kolb signed a two year deal with the Buffalo Bills. Kolb was cut by the Arizona Cardinals earlier this off-season. Today, news broke that the Cardinals were looking to make a trade with the Oakland Raiders for quarterback...
Via Down and Distance
April 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Arizona Cardinals release QB John Skelton

The Arizona Cardinals have released quarterback John Skelton, who started 17 games for the team over the past three seasons. The move on Monday came amid reports the team was trying to work out a trade to bring quarterback Carson Palmer from Oakland. Skelton beat out Kevin Kolb for the starting job under then-coach Ken Whisenhunt in training camp last season. He was hurt in the...
Via AP on Fox
April 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Skelton released as Cards reshuffle QB deck

The Cardinals revolving quarterback door spit another one out on Monday, with the team announcing the release of John Skelton. Skelton's release comes a little more than two weeks after Kevin Kolb was cut, and less than three weeks after career backup Drew Stanton was signed to a two-year deal. Between them, Skelton and Kolb have started 27 of the Cardinals' 32 games over...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
April 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Cards notebook: QB quandary, Wells' future

On opening day of the 2012 season, John Skelton was the Cardinals' starting quarterback. On Sunday against the Bears, he was inactive. Coach Ken Whisenhunt said he had hoped to have all three QBs active but was forced by injuries to make a decision in order to make Brian Hoyer active. That may or may not be true -- and we may or may not have seen the last of John Skelton in...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
December 24, 2012  |  Discuss
WIDEOUT THROWS DOWN

Larry Fitzgerald a huge MMA fan

Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald recently mentioned that he is a big fan of mixed martial arts, so much so he even has incorporated its training into his workout routine.

Via Sports-Glory
December 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Darnell Dockett fined $200k for spit

The Arizona Cardinals have fined Darnell Dockett $200,000 for spitting on teammate Kerry Rhodes and defying coaches' orders during the Cardinals' 7-6 loss to the New York Jets, according to Albert Breer of NFL.com. Dockett is appealing the fine, and the NFL Players Association has begun the process of filing a grievance on the players' behalf. "Thank God for the...
Via Sports-Glory
December 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Cardinals Injury Report: Kevin Kolb, John Skelton, Calais Campbell

While Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kevin Kolb has been able to return to practice in a limited capacity this week, the team has already named QB John Skelton as its starter for this weekend’s matchup against the Seattle Seahawks. Kolb continues to recover from a rib injury he sustained against the Buffalo Bills in Oct. While he was able to return to practice in a limited...
Via NFL Injury Report
December 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Cardinals go back to Skelton at quarterback

TEMPE, Ariz. If timing is everything, then Ken Whisenhunts machinery could use some fine-tuning. When it comes to quarterbacks, the Cardinals coachs internal clock seems a bit off. In the latest turn in the Cardinals 3-year-old quarterback saga, Whisenhunt announced Wednesday that John Skelton will resume his role as the clubs starting quarterback when the club faces Seattle on...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
December 05, 2012  |  Discuss

John Skelton Will Start For Arizona

Cardinals QB John Skelton will replace Rian Lindley at quarterback for Arizona's game with Seattle in Week 14, according to Mike Jurecki.Fantasy Spin:The Lindley experiment didn't last very long. Skelton has completed 54.7 percent of his passes this season for 1,058 yards, 2 TDs and 5 INTs.
Via Fantasy Football Champs
December 05, 2012  |  Discuss

John Skelton to start for Cardinals in Week 14

The Ryan Lindley experiment at quarterback is over. John Skelton will start for the Arizona Cardinals in Week 14 at Seattle. Despite the struggles of Lindley, 10-of31 with a interception, the Cardinals never considered allowing Skelton to play in last weeks loss to the New York Jets. During that game the Jets replaced a struggling Mark Sanchez at quarterback and won with third string...
Via Tireball.com
December 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Cardinals Will Start John Skelton Against Seattle

Mike Jurecki reports that the Cardinals will start John Skelton at quarterback this weekend against the Seattle Seahawks. #Cards starting QB John Skelton this week vs Seattle. — Mike Jurecki (@mikejurecki) December 5, 2012 Given that Ryan Lindley appears to be one of the worst quarterbacks in NFL, this moves makes plenty of sense, even though you could argue that Skelton is also...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
December 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Skelton to start at QB for Cardinals

Arizona's John Skelton will be back at starting quarterback when the Cardinals play the Seahawks Sunday in Seattle. Coach Ken Whisenhunt says his decision to replace rookie Ryan Lindley was based on several factors, including the environment the Cardinals will face in Seattle, where the crowd is among the loudest in the NFL and the conditions are likely to be cold and wet. ...
Via AP on Fox
November 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Arizona Cardinals: Week 12 NFL Power Rankings (#22)

Last week: 23 (+1) Record: 4-6 I’ve watched a lot of football, but I saw two things I’ve never seen before in the Falcons/Cardinals game this week. First, Matt Ryan won despite throwing 5 interceptions and no touchdowns, the first time that’s happened since the merger (Bart Starr did it last). Second, the Cardinals benched John Skelton despite a 13-0 lead. I don’t have any...
Via The Football Fan Spot
November 21, 2012  |  Discuss
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