Arizona Cardinals QB John Skelton Approaches NFL Interception Record

November 17, 2012   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Normally, when an NFL quarterback gets close to breaking a record, fans get excited and local media jumps all over it. If the record is both old and important enough, like the one New Orleans Saints QB Drew Brees recently broke, national media eats it up for weeks in anticipation of its falling.
There are records, however, that most don’t know about—those that sit unnoticed until a player enters their historic territory. That is where Arizona Cardinals QB John Skelton is this week as his team travels to face the ball-hawking Atlanta Falcons defense.
Skelton has thrown an interception in 12 consecutive games entering play Sunday, one shy of tying former No. 2 overall pick Ryan Leaf for most in modern NFL history.
His picks have come in all forms and manners, ranging from overthrown passes to those underthrown, and from tipped passes to those he’s tried to throw away and did not get far enough out of bounds.
As this record nears, one must wonder if S...

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