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In all, Kolb provides an upgrade; there's no doubt about that.
He's going to struggle at first; there's no doubt about that either.
But if the Cardinals can use their plethora of big targets to simplify the passing game, and also use the run game to help him adjust, I see him being the best QB in the division this season.
Let's put it this way, folks: Bad QB play helped the Cardinals lose at least two games last season (thinking specifically of Tampa Bay and Minnesota). That would've put the Cardinals at 7-9, or tied for first.
If Kolb can eclipse 3,000 yards and 20 TDs, while getting 60 percent on completions, wouldn't you take that?
If the Cardinals can hold the ball a little more and help out their defense, wouldn't you take that?
I think that's why Kolb was worth the risk.