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Whis won’t hint as to who the starter at QB will be

Coach Ken Whisenhunt probably has an idea of who will be the team’s starting quarterback entering the season. However, he won’t reveal who that might be. Matt Leinart was benched in favor of Derek Anderson for Arizona’s third preseason game this weekend. “Whiz says he saw good things from both QBs. Won’t hint at a […]

Could Leinart find himself released over comments about demotion?

The Cardinals will give QB Derek Anderson a chance to prove that he should be the team’s signal caller as they travel to Chicago to take on the Bears. NFL Network’s Michael Lombardi believes that the Cardinals are likely to cut Matt Leinart, especially with his outburst after a preseason demotion. And if Anderson cannot […]

Leinart Responds to being Benched by Whiz

Matt Leinart finally responded to being benched in favor of Derek Anderson for this Saturday’s pre-season game against the Chicago Bears.  Here’s what he had to say: It is disappointing and a little bit frustrating.  I can’t sit up here and say I’m happy and all smiles.  It is frustrating.  I am not sure the […]

Whisenhunt, Anderson Downplaying QB Switch

Coach Whisenhunt obviously spoke to the media yesterday about the situation at quarterback.  While the head coach tried to downplay the QB swap, it’s a tough sell.  The NFL, the media, and the fans love a good quarterback controversy and the Cardinals have a good one brewing now. “A lot of people see this [game […]

Derek Anderson to Start at QB against Chicago

Number three is number one on the depth chart for at least one week.  Coach Whisenhunt has shuffled the cards by benching Matt Leinart in favor of Derek Anderson, who will take the field first for the Cardinals this Saturday against the Bears. “I don’t think we have performed the way we should have on […]

A Tale of Two Quarterbacks: Leinart and Young

It was the best of times, it was the worse of times.  Both Vince Young and Matt Leinart could have uttered those words during their respective pro careers to date.  In fact, the two have a lot in common.  One obvious similarity is that they both dominated during their college careers.  Each quarterback won a […]

Whisenhunt Gives Scathing Review of Offense

The boss is not happy.  When the boss isn’t happy, no one’s happy.  That was the message sent by Coach Whisenhunt when the Cardinals returned for the last week of training camp after “defeating” the Houston Texans in both squads’ first taste of the 2010 season. “There were a couple of times in the first […]

The First Turn of the Skelton Key

Two drives, two touchdowns for the Skelton-led Cardinals.  The fifth round selection out of Fordham couldn’t have had a better pro debut Saturday night against the Houston Texans.  In fact, it was perfect.  The rookie put together a statistically perfect 158.3 passer rating.  “I just wanted to get out there,” Skelton said.  “We’ve gone through our minicamps and OTAs.  […]

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