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If there's a quarterback situation direr than the Jets, it's that of the Arizona Cardinals.
Now, the lack of any pass protection has definitely not helped the cause. Include an unreliable ground game and these quarterbacks are dealing with quite a bit.
Nevertheless, the first part of an efficient offense comes in the form of pre-snap reads and making in-game adjustments. None of Arizona's quarterbacks help the offensive line before the snap, and hot-reads are far and few between.
Had any of the three been consistent at making checks and audibles before the snap, 48 sacks and 13 interceptions wouldn't have happened. In other words, not all the dismal offensive production can go to the offensive line.
Here, we see Kevin Kolb having produced the best. Unfortunately, Kolb hasn't played since mid October. Thereafter, it was on John Skelton and rookie Ryan Lindley to try and get Arizona back on track.
Well, this duo has combined for only two touchdowns, 10 interceptions and a 51.6 completion percentage. Also, in an article by Kent Somers of Arizona Central Sports:
The pressure on Whisenhunt will intensify because of his decision to stick with rookie quarterback Ryan Lindley through the entire game.
Whisenhunt contemplated making a quarterback change but decided that Lindley gave the team its best chance to win.
In short, the veteran stays and another quarterback must get drafted this spring.
Arizona can go a few ways in the draft. Either trading up for Geno Smith or taking a guy like Matt Barkley, Tyler Wilson or Tyler Bray would create a better quarterback situation.