John Skelton Won’t Miss Any Time With Ankle Injury
Arizona Cardinals quarterback John Skelton’s reign as starter almost ended as soon as it began. The third-year player was carted off the field during Sunday’s win over the Seattle Seahawks.
Fortunately, Skelton shouldn’t miss any more playing time.
Darren Urban wrote on the team’s official website that head coach Ken Whisenhunt said Skelton’s injury isn’t nearly bad as originally thought. “Skelton not only doesn’t have a fracture but just a low ankle sprain, not the dreaded high ankle sprain,” reports Urban. “Whisenhunt wouldn’t even rule Skelton out for New England Sunday.”
For those of you that own Skelton in your fantasy league, this should come as great news. On the other hand, those of you that have his backup, Kevin Kolb, shouldn’t jump the gun just yet. Though Kolb did come off the bench and lead the Cardinals to victory, that’s not enough for any controversy to restart in Arizona. When Whisenhunt was asked if Skelton would still be the starter when he’s healthy, he said, “I don’t even know why that would be a question.”
It appears the John Skelton-era in Arizona will continue.