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Kevin Kolb snubs John Skelton on high five after Kolb injury (Video)

Kevin Kolb has not exactly had the best luck since he was traded to the Cardinals from Philadelphia, and the tough times continued during Sunday night’s Hall of Fame Game against the Saints. Kolb, who started off the game by throwing an interception on his first pass attempt, was injured on the Cardinals’ third offensive series when he was hit by Saints defensive lineman Sedrick Ellis as he was delivering a pass. Kolb suffered bruised ribs on the play and had to leave the game.

As you can see from the video above, the Cardinals starter wanted nothing to do with the fist pound when he was replaced by John Skelton. Is it possible that Kolb’s ribs simply hurt too much for him to extend his arm? Absolutely, but that doesn’t make it any less hilarious. When young children get snubbed it’s no laughing matter. When courtside celebrities and backup quarterbacks get shut down it’s pure entertainment.

John Skelton Makes Debut for Cardinals Replacing Max Hall, Derek Anderson

The way the Cardinals went through quarterbacks Sunday against the Rams, you would have thought they were working guys out at the combine. Arizona let “You think this is funny?!” quarterback Derek Anderson start the game. He proceeded to play like Derek Anderson and go 7/20 for 93 yards and an interception. Apparently losing six games in a row wasn’t enough for coach Ken Whisenhunt to decide Anderson wasn’t the right man for the job, but going 7/20 did the trick.

The Cardinals turned to Max Hall for their 3rd drive of the 3rd quarter. The undrafted rookie quarterback was intercepted on his second pass attempt and then got knocked out of the game on his next drive. Hall was sacked and seemed to get his hand hurt on the play and was replaced by another rookie, John Skelton.

Skelton, a 6’6″ 240lb rookie 5th round pick, showed immediate promise completing a pass to Larry Fitzgerald. The Fordham product went 3/6 for 45 yards but was unable to lead a scoring drive. Anderson was already close to losing his job as Arizona’s starter and you have to figure the Cardinals know they can’t win with him. Max Hall certainly isn’t a better option to win games, but the Cardinals may turn to Skelton to see what he can do. At this point you have to figure the Cardinals actually would have been better off keeping Matt Leinart — they are a serious mess.

Photo Credit: AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin