Sundays game between the Arizona Cardinals and Ph

first_imgSunday’s game between the Arizona Cardinals andPhiladelphia Eagles at Lincoln Financial Field will markthe first time the two teams have met since the NFCChampionship Game following the 2008 season.It will also be the first time Cardinals’ quarterbackKevin Kolb and Eagles’ defensive back Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie will line up against their former teams afterbeing traded for each other back in July. Although it’sdoubtful Kolb will get a chance to play in front of thefans that once cheered (and booed) him as he is stillrecovering from a turf toe injury suffered againstBaltimore. D-backs president Derrick Hall: Franchise ‘still focused on Arizona’ Nevada officials reach out to D-backs on potential relocation Rodgers-Cromartie is the Eagles’ nickel back and ranks10th on the squad in total tackles. He doesn’t have aninterception and has broken up 4 passes this season.Things haven’t been much rosier in Phoenix for Kolb,considering that he has the added pressure of a shiny, new$63 million contract the Cardinals gave him following thetrade.Kolb ranks tied for 23rd in passer rating and theCardinals are 2-6 at the midway point of the season. Onlyone of those wins came with Kolb at quarterback.His footwork, pocket presence and accuracy have all beencalled into question. And now he’s hurt and spent Sundaywatching his teammates pull out an improbable win over theSt. Louis Rams. And you know what that means? It means the concoction ofa quarterback controversy by fans, some who believe thatbackup John Skelton provides the Cardinals a better chanceto win and others that believe the team should “Suck forLuck” and tank games to have a chance to draft Stanfordquarterbacking phenom Andrew Luck.Doesn’t it seem like just yesterday that the Cardinalsthought Kolb’s presence in the offense would elevate themback to the top of the NFC West? Top Stories Cardinals expect improving Murphy to contribute right awaylast_img read more