Arizona Cardinals coach Ken Whisenhunt has maintained given that the end of final season he wants competitors for each position on his team.
That contains quarterback, exactly where Whisenhunt mentioned last week he will let Kevin Kolb and John Skelton compete for the beginning job.
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Whisenhunt believes that ultimately a front-runner will emerge.
“Both guys are going to get possibilities because John absolutely deserves it from the way that he played over the back half of the season and Kevin definitely deserves it from the reason that we went out, got him, and brought him in,” Whisenhunt told KTAR-AM in Phoenix.
Kolb started nine games last season, top the Cardinals to a 3-6 record while completing 57.7 percent of his passes for 1,955 yards with nine touchdowns and eight interceptions. He missed important time with a foot injury and then a concussion, which held him out the final three games of the season.
Arizona went five-2 with Skelton under center, including wins in two of its final three games. Skelton, though, had similar numbers to Kolb, completing 54.9 percent of his passes for 1,913 yards with 11 touchdowns and 14 interceptions.
“Well, the easiest factor to say correct now is that we are in a heck of a lot better position at the quarterback position right now than we had been a year ago right now,” Whisenhunt stated. “We’ve got two guys that we feel like can play. They’ve shown at occasions that they can do factors very nicely, they’ve shown at occasions that they are knuckleheads and it’s our job to get the players that are there on our team to play far better. That’s what we’re going to do and we’re excited about that.”
Kolb, who has lately mentioned he is feeling wholesome and confident in his status with the team, will get a $ 7 million bonus if he is nevertheless on the team’s roster on March 17. General manager Rod Graves has mentioned Kolb will most likely be back with the team.
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