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John Skelton - QB

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 6"/ 244 lbs.
Birthday 03/17/1988
Birthplace El Paso, TX
College Fordham
Years played 4
Drafted 2010, 5th round, 24th pick by Cardinals

Howard: Bengals 'just scratching the surface'

Posted Feb. 06, 2012 @ 5:58 p.m. ET
Bengals OLB Thomas Howard told PFW the team is "just scratching the surface" of its potential.

Bengals WR Simpson pleads not guilty

Posted Jan. 30, 2012 @ 6:01 p.m. ET
Bengals WR Jerome Simpson pleaded not guilty to marijuana trafficking on Monday in Kenton County Circuit Court in Covington, Ky.

NFL commissioner Goodell speaks out on ticket sales

Posted Jan. 27, 2012 @ 5:38 p.m. ET
Amidst growing television revenues, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell worries about shrinking attendance figures in the future.

Former Bengals QB Cook passes away

Posted Jan. 27, 2012 @ 11:43 a.m. ET
Former Bengals QB Greg Cook passed away on Thursday night at the age of 65, the team announced. A statement said that Cook was suffering fron an illness.

Bengals' fantasy questions for the offseason

Posted Jan. 27, 2012 @ 10:43 a.m. ET
Looking toward the offseason, fantasy football owners have some questions about the Bengals, including whether they can give WR A.J. Green more support.

A day too cold for football

Posted Jan. 20, 2012 @ 7:37 p.m. ET
Thirty years ago, the Chargers, the league's most potent offense, were chilled by record-low football temperatures and an outstanding Bengals team.

Bengals have a big need at wideout

Posted Jan. 20, 2012 @ 2:06 p.m. ET
With Jerome Simpson's NFL future in question after his Jan. 19 indictment on marijuana trafficking charges, the Bengals' need to add to their WR corps becomes all the more clear.

Bengals will stay home for camp

Posted Jan. 20, 2012 @ 1:52 p.m. ET
The Bengals announced on Friday that they will be moving their training camp this summer from the campus of Georgetown (Ky.) College to Paul Brown Stadium.

Bengals WR Simpson indicted on drug charges

Posted Jan. 19, 2012 @ 12:53 p.m. ET
Months after his home was raided by police, Bengals WR Jerome Simpson has been indicted on drug charges.

Bengals' CB Jones pleads guilty to misdemeanor

Posted Jan. 18, 2012 @ 11:09 a.m. ET
Bengals CB Adam "Pacman" Jones pleaded guilty Wednesday to a misdemeanor charge of disorderly conduct.

Miami to interview Broncos' McCoy for head-coaching spot

Posted Jan. 16, 2012 @ 12:24 p.m. ET
The Dolphins were hardly oblivious to Tebow Mania. They reportedly will interview his offensive coordinator, Mike McCoy, on Monday.

Continuity should benefit Bengals' offense

Posted Jan. 14, 2012 @ 4:16 p.m. ET
The return of coordinator Jay Gruden should be a positive for the Bengals' offense, which has upside to improve in 2012.

Zimmer, Chudzinski to interview with Buccaneers

Posted Jan. 13, 2012 @ 12:19 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers received permission to interview Bengals defensive coordinator Mike Zimmer, according to multiple reports.

Report: Bengals sign OC Gruden to three-year extension

Posted Jan. 12, 2012 @ 6:52 p.m. ET
Two days after commiting to staying in Cincinnati, offensive coordinator Jay Gruden reportedly signed a three-year contract extension.

Gruden staying with Bengals

Posted Jan. 10, 2012 @ 6:14 p.m. ET
Bengals offensive coordinator Jay Gruden will stay in Cincinnati, despite being a potential candidate for head-coaching vacancies in St. Louis and Jacksonville.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted April 03, 2013
The Bengals have acquired quarterback John Skelton off waivers from Arizona to compete for the job backing up Andy Dalton.||||||| Skelton was a fifth-round pick from Fordham in 2010 who started 17 games in three seasons, including six last year. He has completed 53 percent of his passes for 3,707 yards with 15 touchdowns and 25 interceptions.
Posted April 01, 2013
The Arizona Cardinals have released quarterback John Skelton, who started 17 games for the team over the past three seasons. The move on Monday came amid reports the team was trying to work out a trade to bring quarterback Carson Palmer from Oakland.||||||| Skelton beat out Kevin Kolb for the starting job under then-coach Ken Whisenhunt in training camp last season. He was hurt in the opener and Kolb took over.
Posted Dec. 10, 2012
Skelton didn't do any favors for himself while getting the start on Sunday, going 11 of 22 for 74 yards with four interceptions and a lost fumble before being replaced by Ryan Lindley.||||||| Lindley didn't fare much better in the embarrassing 58-0 defeat, going 8 of 17 for 59 yards and losing a fumble of his own.
Posted Dec. 05, 2012
Skelton will be back at starting quarterback when the Cardinals play the Seahawks Sunday in Seattle. Coach Ken Whisenhunt says his decision to replace rookie Ryan Lindley was based on several factors, including the environment the Cardinals will face in Seattle, where the crowd is among the loudest in the NFL and the conditions are likely to be cold and wet.||||||| Skelton says he is taking nothing for granted and just wants to complete more passes than he did when he was benched in favor of Lindley three games ago. Lindley says he understands the decision. Whisenhunt refused to replace Lindley with Skelton despite the Cardinals' woeful offensive performance in a 7-6 road loss to the New York Jets last Sunday. Arizona has lost eight in a row.
Posted Nov. 05, 2012
Skelton threw for 306 yards with a TD and an INT in Sunday's 31-17 loss to Green Bay.||||||| Skelton has increased his yardage total in each of his starts this season.

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