At this rate, it will go down as one of the worst trades in the NFL in a long time.
A long, long time.
The Arizona Cardinals not only packaged plenty to trade for quarterback Kevin Kolb, they paid him. Now, Kolb will be on the bench when the team opens the season on Sept. 9 by hosting the Seattle Seahawks. That is because Adam Caplan reports the team has chosen to go with third-year man John Skelton as the starter.
Neither player performed particularly well during preseason. Based on the investment in Kolb, you’d have to imagine he was afforded the benefit of the doubt. But that is no longer the case and now Skelton will be leading the Cardinals.
Follow me on Twitter: @BradBiggs
Brad Biggs covers the Bears for the Chicago Tribune
Check out our partners at TiqIQ for the best deals on all games on the 2014 NFL schedule.
JUL 24 Joel Corry
Offensive tackle Lane Johnson’s mistake will cost him close to $1 million.
JUL 21 Jesse Lawrence
Denver leads the list in the secondary market.
JUL 21 Jeff Fedotin
Alouettes have QB on their negotiation list.