Cardinal Of The Week: Week Fifteen

The Cardinals are still doing it the Tebow way. The Defense is keeping scores low, and the offense keeps making the big plays when they need to. In the end, the Cardinals get another close win by taking down the Browns 20-17 in Overtime and getting back to .500 after their 1-6 start.

Last week, Larry Fitzgerald won the poll with 52% of the 276 votes that were cast.

O'Brien Schofield - Three tackles, two sacks, forced fumble

Sam Acho has been the guy making a lot of the impact plays lately and we haven't seen much of the Schohawk lately, but he changed that by getting sacks on consecutive plays (only two of the day for the Cards) and forcing a fumble at the Browns five yard line on the second one. Good game from Schofield, and like the rest of the team, he made these big plays when they mattered the most.

John Skelton - 28 of 46 for 313 yards, TD, Int

All he does is win. Yet again, Skelly had a slow start, and from my seat at the game I could hear plenty of people in the section I was in groaning after bad throws. But yet again, in the fourth quarter he stepped up and led the Cards back from a 10 point deficit along with throwing the pass to Fitz after the defense lost him in Overtime that set up the game winning field goal by Jay Feely. Another good sign: Skelly completed 60% of his passes, which is a big improvement on what he was doing earlier this season and last year.

Todd Heap - Seven catches for 69 yards

We have been waiting to see Heap step up for a while, and he went out to have his best game since he was hurt against the Giants. Heap lead the team in receiving, and he made a good safety valve for Skelton, hopefully he can keep it up in the final two games because I want to see Heap play well here.

It was fun to hear all the "Heeeeeaaaappppp" chants again too.

Ken Whisenhunt - Franchise record 43rd win

After the 1-6 start where people wanted to see him fired did anyone expect this? The Cards have now won six of their last seven, including this win which counting the postseason gives Whiz his 43rd win. That has broken his tie with Don Coryell for the most in Cardinals history, and it drew a huge cheer from the Crowd as we all left the stadium when they showed that on the scoreboard.

Congrats Whiz, now lets finish this year on a high note with two more wins!

Some guys who were also considered were Kerry Rhodes for playing a solid game in his return from a broken foot along with Larry Fitzgerald and Patrick Peterson for their clutch plays late in the game.

CotW Winners Wins
Beanie Wells 4
Patrick Peterson
3
Larry Fitzgerald 2
Darnell Dockett 1
A.J. Jefferson
1
Kevin Kolb 1
Calais Campbell 1
Richard Bartel 1
The Defense
1
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