Arizona QB Woes Continue: Who Will Get the Snaps for the Cardinals Next Season?

January 3, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Arizona Cardinals had another pitiful performance against the San Francisco 49ers last Sunday, losing the game 38-7 and finally putting an end to their dreadful 5-11 season.
The rookie quarterback John Skelton started the game and completed 14 of his 25 passes for 92 yards, with one touchdown and one interception. These stats don’t sound all that bad, but take a deeper look and you will be just as disappointed as I was.
Skelton was sacked four times, with three of those coming in the first quarter alone, for a total loss of 29 yards. One of those sacks resulted in a fumble, and Skelton had an average of only 3.7 yards per play; that definitely won't win games.
With Skelton having little success, Ken Whisenhunt gave the ball to Richard Bartel in the end of the third quarter. In his first game in the NFL, he completed 16 of his 28 passes for 150 yards, with one interception that was returned for a touchdown.
Bartel had decent numbers for his first game, but ...

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