Nevada officials reach out to Dbacks on potential

first_img Nevada officials reach out to D-backs on potential relocation Cardinals expect improving Murphy to contribute right away Top Stories 0 Comments   Share   “When you get second-hand information like that, I don’tknow how much stock you put into that,” Cardinals coachKen Whisenhunt said in response to the comments. “I haveno perception of that whatever, that that’s going on.“I think from what I’ve seen, standing in the huddle —which I don’t believe he was in the huddle — the team hasresponded to both guys and feel like both guys can besuccessful for them.”Whisenhunt went on to say that if McGinist was willing tosay who his sources are or what context they were speakingin the comments may carry more weight, but otherwise he’snot concerned with it.So anyway, what does it all mean? Not much, for now. Thecompetition will happen, and the winner willbe the team’s starting QB when the season opens onSeptember 9. Arizona Sports’ Craig Grialou contributed to thisreport D-backs president Derrick Hall: Franchise ‘still focused on Arizona’ If some Arizona Cardinals have their way, John Skeltonwill be the team’s starting quarterback this year.At least, that’s what NFL Network analyst Willie McGinistsays, according to According to the report, McGinist said his friends on theCardinals prefer the former fifth-round pick to the playerthe team traded for last offseason.“Talking to some of my buddies down there, it seems likethey’re gravitating toward Skelton a little bit more,”McGinest said.McGinest suggested that other players in the locker roomadmire the way Skelton has worked his way up from being a2010 fifth-round pick to having a chance to start, whereasKolb had a big contract and the starting job handed to himlast year. This is little more than rumor and speculation, thoughthere is little doubt there are some in the locker roomwho would prefer Skelton get the nod. However, there isundoubtedly a contingent of players who would rather seeKolb under center, too. That’s just the way it is. What an MLB source said about the D-backs’ trade haul for Greinkelast_img