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05:03 PM ET 12.05 | The Arizona Cardinals have announced that John Skelton will resume duties as the starting quarterback, beginning this week against the Seattle Seahawks. Skelton was named the starter in preseason after a battle with Kevin Kolb, then lost the job to Kolb after getting hurt in Week 1 against the Hawks. Skelton regained the job after Kolb went down with a rib injury and then was benched in favor of rookie Ryan Lindley after several ineffective starts. Even more ineffective was Lindley, throwing 0 TD and 5 INT in two starts. Arizona has lost eight straight games, is 32nd in the NFL in scoring at 15.5 points per game, and as a team have thrown 10 TD and 13 INT, 8 of those touchdowns coming from Kolb. Skelton is completing 54.7% of his passes with 2 TD and 5 INT in six games.

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December 5, 2012  05:27 PM ET

Just a wild guess but I bet the Cards will be looking for a QB very early in next April's draft.

December 5, 2012  05:41 PM ET

Creepy!

December 5, 2012  06:30 PM ET

I remember when Chicago had the same problem, good 'D' and a go nowhere 'O'

December 5, 2012  06:31 PM ET
QUOTE(#3):

I remember when Chicago had the same problem, good 'D' and a go nowhere 'O'

And to finish, you just can't win with a team that scores 6 points against the Jets for Godsakes.

December 5, 2012  06:33 PM ET
QUOTE(#4):

And to finish, you just can't win with a team that scores 6 points against the Jets for Godsakes.

It makes me wonder how they beat the Pats in Gillette earlier this season. How the tides of fortune have turned against them.

December 5, 2012  08:49 PM ET

Skelton!! Lindley sucks!

December 5, 2012  10:53 PM ET
QUOTE(#5):

It makes me wonder how they beat the Pats in Gillette earlier this season. How the tides of fortune have turned against them.

I think that game was the epitomy of a blind squirrel finding a nut once in a while.

December 5, 2012  10:54 PM ET

Skelton isn't the answer, but he can't possibly play worse than Lindley has the last two weeks.

December 5, 2012  11:33 PM ET

When your offensive line is as bad as the Arizona Cardinals it doesn't really matter who your quarterback is.

December 5, 2012  11:54 PM ET
QUOTE(#9):

When your offensive line is as bad as the Arizona Cardinals it doesn't really matter who your quarterback is.

Turrible

December 6, 2012  09:06 AM ET

Skelton, Kolb and Lindley should all wear the same number and just trade places randomly between plays. It's not like it matters which of them is in there anyway.

December 6, 2012  11:58 AM ET
QUOTE(#11):

Skelton, Kolb and Lindley should all wear the same number and just trade places randomly between plays. It's not like it matters which of them is in there anyway.

That sounds like a plan, then the other teams wouldn't know who to prepair for and the Cards would start winning again







NAW

December 6, 2012  03:01 PM ET
QUOTE(#11):

Skelton, Kolb and Lindley should all wear the same number and just trade places randomly between plays. It's not like it matters which of them is in there anyway.

Or start playing 2 or 3 of them simultaneously

December 6, 2012  03:30 PM ET
QUOTE(#13):

Or start playing 2 or 3 of them simultaneously

Or they might be better off if they just started punting on first down.

 
December 6, 2012  04:29 PM ET

Vince Young is available. Can't be any worse.

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