The Arizona Cardinals are coming off their third awful game of the season, which is bad news considering there have only been three games.
Quarterback Derek Anderson's received the brunt of the blame because, frankly, he's played terribly.
Anderson misses receivers, holds on to the ball too long in the pocket, and makes stupid passes.
In short, he's not living up to the Kurt Warner standard that was embedded into Matt Leinart -- whom the team kicked to the curb before the season started.
This morning, Arizona Republic sports columnist Dan Bickley makes the argument that coach Ken Whisenhunt should bench Anderson and give rookie quarterback Max Hall a shot at the starter job.
From Bickley's column:
They've worked hard to be this lucky. But if there's a lesson wafting from a malodorous 2-1 start, it's that the reigning NFC West champions better not push their good fortune. And that means a shift in quarterbacks immediately.
"Yeah, I feel like I could do it," backup quarterback Max Hall said. "I have a lot to improve on, and there's nothing that can prepare you for live bullets unless it's live bullets. But I feel comfortable with all the schemes and all the game plans we've put in. I feel I could run it all. It's just a matter of getting the opportunity."
Check out Bickley's entire column here.
We happen to agree with Bickley. There's no guarantee Hall would be any better than Anderson, but he can't be much worse. And, who knows, he might actually be good.
But we want to know what you think: Should the Cardinals give Hall a shot?
Vote -- and see the results of yesterday's poll -- below.
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