Dbacks president Derrick Hall Franchise still f

first_img D-backs president Derrick Hall: Franchise ‘still focused on Arizona’ What an MLB source said about the D-backs’ trade haul for Greinke Skelton started four games as a rookie last year, winningtwo games and throwing for two touchdowns and twointerceptions.Experience is key at the quarterback position and headcoach Ken Whisenhunt believes Skelton has grown since lastyear.“I think it helps from his perspective, being morecomfortable,” Whisenhunt said. “I know the guys in thehuddle are probably more comfortable with him from the wayhe calls the plays and handles the situation.” If Skelton does get the start, the Cardinals will be readyfor him.“I think guys are comfortable with him, we understand whohe is, what his strengths are and we know that we have togo out there and play better ourselves,” Fitzgerald said. Top Stories With Kevin Kolb still battling turf-toe and sitting out ofpractice, the likelihood of backup John Skelton startingon Sunday seems to be growing.If that is the case for the Cardinals, they will at leastbring in a backup who already has some experience withinthe offensive system.“He played well for us down the stretch last year when hegot his opportunity and he can make all the throws,” widereceiver Larry Fitzgerald said.center_img Cardinals expect improving Murphy to contribute right away Comments   Share   Nevada officials reach out to D-backs on potential relocationlast_img

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