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  • Decision to go with Skelton a gutsy one for Arizona Cardinals coach Whisenhunt

    Ken Whisenhunt’s decision to name John Skelton the starting quarterback was not as surprising as it is gutsy. Going into training camp most assumed the starting gig was Kevin Kolb’s to lose. He lost it. The move, which was made official Friday in a press conference at the team’s Tempe training facility, is just another […]
  • Bittersweet day in Skelton household

    On a day when John Skelton is named the starting quarterback for the Arizona Cardinals, the Skelton family cannot help but be disappointed about the other news of the day. Skelton‘s younger brother and tight end, Steve, did not make the final 53-man roster. “It’s kind of bittersweet for him, but I think for the […]
  • It’s time to fully support John Skelton

    It’s official, Skolb is no more. The power — or is that lack of power couple — will no longer share their time together as the No. 1 quarterback for the Cardinals. That’s because head coach Ken Whisenhunt finally ended the national nightmare that was the Cards quarterback controversy by naming John Skelton the starter […]
  • Arizona Cardinals starting QB John Skelton feels vindicated by decision

    A dream has been realized for John Skelton, as the 24-year-old has won the Arizona Cardinals starting quarterback. “I’ve been working hard the whole offseason,” Skelton told Arizona Sports 620’s Doug & Wolf Friday. “My goal was to get better each day at practice and be consistent and being named the starter kind of vindicates […]
  • Skelton wins QB competition, or did Kolb lose it?

    Our long-standing local nightmare is over. The Arizona Cardinals have a starting quarterback. “At this point going forward, we feel that the quarterback that gives us the best chance to win right now is John Skelton,” Ken Whisenhunt announced Friday. And who amongst you feels good about this decision? I don’t mean to knock John […]
  • Whisenhunt tabs John Skelton as Arizona Cardinals starting QB

    John Skelton will start at quarterback for the Arizona Cardinals’ season opener a week from Sunday against the Seattle Seahawks at University of Phoenix Stadium. Coach Ken Whisenhunt made the official announcement Friday afternoon. “Looking at a lot of different factors, and I’m not going to get into the specifics of everything that was involved, […]
  • William Powell leads preseason in rushing

    Arizona Cardinals running back William Powell has finished the preseason as the NFL’s leading rusher. Powell, who had 249 yards and 3 touchdowns on 42 carries, has been one of the bright spots in an otherwise rough Cardinals preseason. Aside from leading the league in rushing, Powell also gives the Cardinals an option as a […]
  • Report: Whisenhunt tabs John Skelton as Arizona Cardinals starting QB

    John Skelton will start at quarterback for the Arizona Cardinals’ season opener a week from Sunday against the Seattle Seahawks at University of Phoenix Stadium. At least, that’s what NFL Reporter and XM radio host Adam Caplan is reporting. John Skelton will start at QB for the Cardinals at least in wk. 1, per source. […]
  • Arizona Cardinals WR Michael Floyd shows ability with ‘circus catch’

    Glendale, Ariz. — For Arizona Cardinals rookie Michael Floyd, the moment was long overdue. The 13th-overall pick in the 2012 NFL Draft, the receiver was having a fairly quiet preseason through four games. Then came the fifth game, which featured the catch. Floyd leapt between a pair of Broncos defenders to come down with a […]
  • Ryan Lindley makes case to be part of Cardinals future at QB

    Glendale, Ariz. — It would be tough to really glean anything from the Cardinals’ 16-13 loss to the Denver Broncos at University of Phoenix Stadium Thursday night. Being each team’s final game of the exhibition, starting-caliber players were as scarce on the field as points were on the scoreboard. Still, anyone hoping to see Cardinals […]
  • Bird Bits: Cardinals fall to Broncos to close out preseason

    Sure, you could read the box score and know who won, but we all know that won’t tell you everything that happened in a football game. So, we will give you bird bits, providing you with the analysis, quotes and notes from Cardinals’ August 30 loss to the Broncos.
  • Arizona Cardinals QB Ryan Lindley performs well against Denver Broncos

    Rookie Ryan Lindley may not be in the mix to land the starting quarterback job for the Arizona Cardinals, but he certainly has had an impressive preseason. Lindley started at quarterback for the Cardinals Thursday night in their final preseason game against the Denver Broncos. The sixth-round pick out of San Diego State went 14-for-26 […]
  • Notes from the Nest: Cardinals vs. Broncos

    Have a question or comment for Adam? Feel free to post it here or tweet Adam at @theAdamGreen Game Over Prater boots it through and this one is over. The Cardinals lose the game 16-13 and finish the preseason with a 1-4 record. Time to head downstairs to hear from Coach Whiz and the players. […]
  • One of 16 ESPN analysts picks the Arizona Cardinals to win the NFC West

    The San Francisco 49ers are the overwhelming favorites to win the NFC West. Of 16 ESPN analysts to fill out thier picks for the 2012-13 season, just one of them picked the Arizona Cardinals to win the division. AFC North blogger Jamison Hensley was the one to pick the Cardinals, and said that it mostly […]
  • Final Cardinals camp battle: Quarterback

    As the Arizona Cardinals head into their final preseason game, they do so with a few position battles still yet unresolved. We are looking at what is left to be determined, including the third quarterback position. Think about it: while most are focused on the battle for the top job — and rightfully so — […]
  • ESPN insider: Arizona Cardinals coach knows who his QB will be

    With less than two weeks until the start of the regular season the Arizona Cardinals have yet to choose their starting quarterback. Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll has chosen rookie Russell Wilson over Matt Flynn to start Week 1 against the Cardinals,leaving Ken Whisenhunt as the only head coach without a clear starting signal […]
  • Larry Fitzgerald has seen his fair share of quarterbacks

    While the Arizona Cardinals continue to delay their choice between John Skelton and Kevin Kolb, Larry Fitzgerald has continued to quietly make his way through the preseason the same way he has with the 10 other quarterbacks he has worked with in his NFL career. That’s right, according to Darren Urban with azcardinals.com, 12 quarterbacks […]
  • Final Cardinals camp battle: Defensive secondary

    As the Arizona Cardinals head into their final preseason game, they do so with a few position battles still yet unresolved. We are looking at what is left to be determined, including the defensive secondary. While Patrick Peterson, Adrian Wilson, Kerry Rhodes, William Gay and Jamel Fleming are all safe, there are still quite a […]
  • Three Cardinals named to minority coaching fellowship

    Arizona Cardinals general manager Rod Graves, offensive line coach Russ Grim and head coach Ken Whisenhunt have been named to the Bill Walsh NFL Minority Coaching Fellowship Advisory Council on Wednesday. They will be part of a 13-member council, made up of club presidents, general managers, head coaches and assistant coaches whose main focus is […]
  • Could Cardinals have interest in Chris Cooley?

    This is the time of year when NFL teams start trimming their rosters, and there are always some recognizable names among those cut. One of the latest to hit the streets is (now) former Redskins tight end Chris Cooley, who was released Tuesday after spending eight seasons in the nation’s capital. There are bound to […]

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