August 10, 2012; Kansas City, MO, USA; Arizona Cardinals quarterback John Skelton (19) throws a pass during pre-game before the game against the Kansas City Chiefs at Arrowhead Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Denny Medley-US PRESSWIRE
Well... What can I say? All of our QB's looked like Friday night players playing in the NFL. The quarterback competition/controversy that the Arizona Cardinals currently has is not bringing out the best in either Kevin Kolb or John Skelton currently. Here is how each fared Friday night, as well as how the battle of the backupsKevin Kolb: Only completed one pass all night and did nothing outside of that. His one completion however went for 21 yards.
John Skelton: 3/6 for 35 yards and a Pick. Moved the ball better but he did complete three passes... And he threw our only Offensive INT.
Neither QB distinguished themselves for the starting role, and Skelton hasn't shown the development from last year. Kolb stood in the pocket early on, but with terrible offensive line play he got uneasy again.
Ryan Lindley: Probably looked the best in the pocket. His accuracy was off again, but he lead us to our first Scoring drive. Even with pressure in his face he delivered nice passes (mostly).
Richard Bartel: 5/6 69 yards and 1 TD. Only QB to throw a TD. He and Lindley have been the most consistent of our Quarterbacks the last two weeks.
If I were to name a starter after the last two weeks... It'd be Lindley. He's played against 2nd and 3rd stringers yes, but he's been our more consistent of the 4 QB's. None of our QB's had much help from the O-line, after they gave up a staggering 7 Sacks for 43 yards lost. Kolb would be our 3rd sting guy, with Skelton as number 2.