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Fordham QB happily headed to Arizona

As a fifth-round draft pick on Saturday, John Skelton now has NFL in the Cards

Updated: April 25, 2010, 2:06 AM ET
By Jane McManus | ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- John Skelton had a feeling about Arizona, the dry earth and the sunshine. The Fordham quarterback trained in Phoenix to get ready for the NFL Combine, lifting weights and running the 40, and the Cardinals are just about a six-hour drive from his home town of El Paso, Texas.

So when the team picked him up in the fifth round of the NFL draft on Saturday, Skelton said it just felt right.

"It will be nice to get out there," Skelton said.

The 6-foot-5, 243-pound ...

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