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Wednesday, August 8, 2012
101ESPN St. Louis audio: Miklasz Show


Bernie Miklasz and I touched on every NFC West team during our latest conversation on 101ESPN St. Louis.

That included my take on the Arizona Cardinals' quarterback situation at roughly the 8:30 mark of the audio posted here.

John Skelton is going to start the Cardinals' second exhibition game, scheduled for Friday night at Kansas City. That was the plan after Kevin Kolb started the opener Sunday.

Kolb, who missed seven games to injury last season, can make a positive statement by gutting it out against the Chiefs despite the painful chest injury he suffered in the Hall of Fame Game. The injury Kolb suffered in that game will make it tough for him to twist his upper body in powerful motions, but every chance to play appears important for a quarterback fighting to win his team's starting job.

"I expect him to play," coach Ken Whisenhunt said, according to Kent Somers.

Kolb: "I was able to toss it a little bit. I'll keep trying to push and giving it the best effort I can. We'll just see what I'm capable of."