|Skelton actually might not miss any games. (US Presswire)|
Midway through the fourth quarter in a game the Cardinals were losing to Seattle, quarterback John Skelton injured his ankle and had to be carted off the field. It was a scary moment, because it was unclear if this was a potential season-ending injury.
Via the team website, coach Ken Whisenhunt said Skelton has a low ankle sprain -- which is leagues better than a high ankle sprain and fathoms better than a fractured ankle.
Not only that, but Whisenhunt said he hasn't ruled out Skelton for Sunday's game vs. the Patriots. He also said the team doesn't plan to bring in another quarterback.
Whisenhunt was asked if Skelton would be the starter when he returned, and he responded, “I don't even know why that would be a question. I can't look into the future and say what's going to happen six weeks from now. I can only tell you that we'll see what happens with John and how quickly he gets back health-wise.”
As Rapid Reporter Craig Morgan explains, Whisenhunt left the door open for Kolb, and if Kolb plays well in New England, he could take over the job while Skelton is out.
If the past is any indication, though, Kolb winning the job based on his performance certainly isn't a given.