Ken Whisenhunt named John Skelton his starting quarterback just now. I’ll have much more in a bit, but there it is. Kevin Kolb is the backup. Whiz wouldn’t get into details, other than to say Skelton gives the Cards the best chance to win. He also said if Skelton doesn’t get the job done, he’ll be replaced, just like any other position. Finally, when asked about looking to add a quarterback from outside, he quipped, “If Tom Brady or Drew Brees or Peyton Manning or one of those guys come available, sure.” So I wouldn’t be holding my breath on another QB coming in.
Whisenhunt mentioned a couple of times that Kolb will have to stay ready and still could play. And he wouldn’t rule out the idea Kolb could play in a game with Skelton, a la Kurt Warner’s cameos with starter Matt Leinart in early 2007.
The Cards didn’t announce any of their roster moves yet. Teams don’t have to have a final list in until 6 p.m. Arizona time. We’ll see if that comes later in the day.
Tags: John Skelton, Ken Whisenhunt, Kevin Kolb
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