The way Ken Whisenhunt sees it, he doesn't have a quarterback controversy between Kevin Kolb and…
Cards' Skelton likely to get another start
Skelton threw for three touchdowns against the Eagles last week, but he also had two interceptions that cost the team 10 points.
At least two other throws could have been intercepted. For most of the second and third quarters, the Cardinals couldn't escape awful field position because they couldn't gain enough first downs.
An improved defense was the reason for the win.
Skelton, however, did do enough to show that he has a future in the NFL. He's big, 6-6 and 244 pounds, has a strong arm and a quick release. He is mobile for a big man.
Most important, he appears to have the mental makeup to succeed. He didn't go into the tank after his mistakes, and he made great throws afterward.
Kevin Kolb likely will miss another game with his foot injury. Kolb practiced on a limited basis this week, but his participation appeared to be restricted to individual drills.
Kolb's problem is that he suffered three injuries to the foot: turf toe, a mid-foot sprain and a bone bruise on the outside of the foot.
If he didn't have the bone bruise, he could compensate better for the turf toe. If he didn't have turf toe, he could take more pressure off the side of his foot.
It appears he's at least a week away from returning. If the Cardinals beat the 49ers, however, coach Ken Whisenhunt will face a difficult decision about which quarterback to start.
"If it's a problem, then it's a good problem to have," Whisenhunt said. "It means John did his job. We've done a lot of things better, which is what we needed to do."
CardinalFootballTalk.com Recommended Stories
Week 8: Super Sleepers
Every week, Fantasy Football Expert Jeb Gorham digs in his list of rankings to find the best sleepers for deeper formats. Consider giving these players a chance, but be aware of the risk! Tampa Bay…Read More
Watch: Sailfish Goes Psycho!
Check out this classic video of Dan Larson battling an acrobatic sailfish on a trip to the world-famous Tropic Star Lodge in Panama.Read More
BOMBS AWAY: ISIS BEFORE AND AFTER AIRSTRIKE
Photographer Bulent Kilic captured these amazing images of ISIS members who were on the very wrong end of an allied bombing in Turkey.Read More
TBT: Pumpkin Carving With A Handgun
While many hunters are focused on pursuing big game in late October, it’s also time to make sure you’re ready for Halloween, and specifically trick-or-treaters. In this throwback Thursday video,…Read More
Sullivan weighs seriousness of concussions
John Sullivan has suffered five concussions in his seven-year career, but he doesn’t believe his future is “in doubt.” He weighs the severity of the concussions against the number of them.Read More