Pro Football weekly

Cincinnati Bengals


no img

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

Q&A with Toledo safety Barry Church

Posted April 12, 2010 @ 10:13 a.m. ET
Toledo's Barry Church talked to PFW about his prolific college career, those disappointing 40-times, funny sayings from Pittsburgh (his hometown) and a crippling fear of bees.

A look at four books on football

Posted April 10, 2010 @ 11:34 a.m. ET
Tom Danyluk shares his thoughts on a variety of football books he recently had the chance to peruse — two from the vaults and two current tomes.

Bengals re-sign C Cook

Posted April 07, 2010 @ 6:15 p.m. ET
The Bengals re-signed C Kyle Cook, an exclusive-rights free agent, on Wednesday. He started all 16 games for Cincinnati last season.

Bengals keeping defense together

Posted April 01, 2010 @ 7:06 p.m. ET
Undoubtedly, the signing of ex-Buccaneers WR Antonio Bryant in March was the Bengals' most significant individual move of the offseason. The Bengals' offseason moves on defense have received less attention. but they have been important.

Report: Bengals re-sign DE Rucker

Posted March 31, 2010 @ 3:11 p.m. ET
According to a report from the Cincinnati Enquirer's Joe Reedy, the Bengals have re-signed RFA Frostee Rucker, a defensive end for the team.

Ravens' PK situation fluid once again

Posted March 25, 2010 @ 4:44 p.m. ET
The Ravens' interest in Shayne Graham is a clear indication the club isn't tied to having Billy Cundiff beginning the 2010 season as its placekicker.

Bengals re-sign LB Jeanty

Posted March 25, 2010 @ 3:51 p.m. ET
The Bengals re-signed SLB Rashad Jeanty, a restricted free agent, on Thursday.

With Bryant in fold, is pass-catching TE next for Bengals?

Posted March 18, 2010 @ 12:24 p.m. ET
With Antonio Bryant in the fold, wide receiver becomes a lesser priority in the draft for the Bengals. However, tight end still looms as a position they could address early.

Bengals agree to one-year deal with S Williams

Posted March 13, 2010 @ 7:21 p.m. ET
The Bengals have agreed to a one-year deal with S Roy Williams, reports indicate.

Redskins agree to deal with Larry Johnson

Posted March 12, 2010 @ 5:27 p.m. ET
The Redskins and RB Larry Johnson have come to an agreement on a three-year contract, according to various published reports.

Bengals sign WR Davis

Posted March 12, 2010 @ noon ET
The Bengals signed ex-Titans WR Chris Davis on Friday. Terms were not disclosed.

Bengals re-sign DT Johnson

Posted March 11, 2010 @ 1:40 p.m. ET
The Bengals re-signed DT Tank Johnson on Thursday.

Reports: Bengals agree with WR Bryant

Posted March 10, 2010 @ 5:14 p.m. ET
The Bengals, in need of a playmaking wide receiver to pair with Chad Ochocinco, have agreed with UFA Buccaneers wideout Antonio Bryant on a four-year contract, according to multiple media outlets.

Bengals re-sign TE Coats

Posted March 10, 2010 @ 1:47 p.m. ET
The Bengals re-signed TE Daniel Coats on Wednesday. Terms were not disclosed.

Smith on mend, in line for bigger role with Bengals

Posted March 06, 2010 @ 12:02 p.m. ET
The Bengals have high hopes for second-year ORT Andre Smith. Head coach Marvin Lewis, speaking at the Combine, said that Smith's ability to work with the club in the offseason will help "immensely."

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.

ABOUT TRUST ONLINE