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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

Bengals starting S Crocker leaves Hall of Fame game with injury

Posted Aug. 08, 2010 @ 8:34 p.m. ET
Bengals starting FS Chris Crocker left the field with an ankle injury during the first quarter of the Pro Football Hall of Fame game in Canton, Ohio on Sunday night.

Bengals hard to figure

Posted Aug. 04, 2010 @ 7:23 p.m. ET
With Terrell Owens added to the mix, are the Bengals destined for another division title? Or will they be bogged down by too much excess baggage? Varying opinions are offered in the following in-depth examination of one of the league ...

Bengals announce Gresham signing

Posted Aug. 03, 2010 @ 3:50 p.m. ET
The Bengals officially announced the signing of rookie TE Jermaine Gresham, their first-round pick, on Tuesday. According to The Cincinnati Enquirer, Gresham's five-year contract is worth $15.85 million, with $9.5 million guaranteed.

NFL will not discipline Bengals RB Benson

Posted July 30, 2010 @ 4:27 p.m. ET
The NFL will not discipline Bengals RB Cedric Benson, who was arrested on June 29 on a misdemeanor assault charge stemming from a May 30 incident at a bar in Austin, Texas, the Bengals announced Friday via their Twitter feed ...

Will Bengals' offense be tougher to defend?

Posted July 29, 2010 @ 8:40 a.m. ET
The addition of Terrell Owens was yet another move by Cincinnati to help its passing game. Now, the question is whether these changes will lead to an offense that's more difficult to defend.

Bengals sign DE Dunlap, WR Shipley

Posted July 28, 2010 @ 5:09 p.m. ET
The Bengals, who begin training camp practices on Thursday, signed second-round pick Carlos Dunlap, a defensive end from Florida, and third-round choice Jordan Shipley, a wide receiver from Texas, on Wednesday.

Reports: Owens agrees with Bengals

Posted July 27, 2010 @ 6:29 p.m. ET
The Bengals and WR Terrell Owens have agreed on a one-year, $2 million contract, ProFootballTalk.com, ESPN and The Cincinnati Enquirer reported on Tuesday.

Bengals sign LB Muckelroy

Posted July 27, 2010 @ 6:10 p.m. ET
The Bengals signed LB Roddrick Muckelroy, a fourth-round pick from Texas, on Tuesday.

Bengals release C Santucci

Posted July 22, 2010 @ 11:27 a.m. ET
The Bengals waived reserve C Dan Santucci on Thursday.

Bengals won't go quietly

Posted July 21, 2010 @ 4:46 p.m. ET
The Ravens may be widely regarded as the favorite to win the AFC North, but the Bengals are poised to put up a fight as they defend their title, writes PFW's Mike Wilkening.

Reports: Benson, Goodell meeting Thursday

Posted July 20, 2010 @ 6:05 p.m. ET
Bengals RB Cedric Benson will meet with NFL commissioner Roger Goodell on Thursday, ProFootballTalk.com and NFL Network reported Tuesday.

Reports: Bengals, OL Stephens agree to deal

Posted July 20, 2010 @ 5:37 p.m. ET
TThe Bengals and C Reggie Stephens, a seventh-round pick from Iowa State, have agreed on a contract, the team's official Web site and The Cincinnati Enquirer reported Tuesday.

AFC North training-camp reports

Posted July 20, 2010 @ 11:22 a.m. ET
In the second installment in our series of training-camp reports, we look at the AFC North teams.

Bengals waive OG Shirley

Posted July 19, 2010 @ 3:25 p.m. ET
The Bengals waived OG Jason Shirley on Monday. Shirley was waived with a non-football injury after suffering a torn Achilles tendon in a charity basketball game in April.

Bengals sign DT Atkins

Posted July 16, 2010 @ 1:49 p.m. ET
The Bengals signed rookie DT Geno Atkins, a fourth-round pick from Georgia, the club announced via its official Twitter feed on Friday.

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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