John Skelton On Kevin Kolb, Cardinals QB Competition

Aug. 17, 2012; Glendale, AZ, USA; Arizona Cardinals quarterbacks (4) Kevin Kolb and (19) John Skelton on the sidelines in the second half against the Oakland Raiders during a preseason game at University of Phoenix Stadium. The Cardinals defeated the Raiders 31-27. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-US PRESSWIRE

John Skelton and Kevin Kolb continue their quarterback battle in Arizona with Skelton having the advantage heading into the Cardinals' third preseason game.

Arizona Cardinals quarterback John Skelton joined Dan Bickley and Mike Jurecki on XTRA Sports 910 in Phoenix to talk about his quarterback competition with Kevin Kolb and other topics heading into the Cardinals' third preseason game.

Skelton has stayed away from commenting too much on the battle. Kolb was the prized free agent signing last season and Skelton was supposed to be the backup. But Skelton proved he could hold his own last season and is doing it again now - yet he doesn't feel that the race is anywhere near over.

"Those are people's opinions. I'm just trying to get better day in and day out. I think you can see from the first game to the second to the third that I've progressively gotten better, so that's really just been my goal."

Heading into Thursday's preseason game against Tennessee, Skelton doesn't feel any added pressure, even if this could determine who gets the starting nod heading into the regular season.

"The pressure's been there ever since Coach Whisenhunt announced that it was gonna be an open competition and I don't see this game any different than the first practice of camp or anything like that."

To read the rest of what Skelton said, check out his interview here.

For more on Skelton, Kolb and the Cardinals, check out Revenge of the Birds. For all your NFL needs, check out the SB Nation NFL Hub.

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