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Yes, I know that the Cardinals just traded for their franchise quarterback in Kevin Kolb. However, the Cardinals still have quite a few problems.
Let's start with Kolb himself. While some fans are viewing Kolb as an instant fix, he is in reality a long-term project that will not be great immediately. Keep in mind that Kolb has only started seven games in his NFL career, has only won three of them, has more interceptions than touchdowns and a career passer rating of 73.2.
All of this was achieved on a Philadelphia Eagles team where he was throwing to DeSean Jackson, Jeremy Maclin and Brent Celek.
Yes, the Cardinals have Larry Fitzgerald, who individually is better than any of those three receivers, but the Cardinals let Steve Breaston walk in free agency, leaving them without a legitimate No. 2 receiving threat.
Fitzgerald is great, but he can't catch 300 passes in a season. Somebody else needs to step up to take pressure off of Fitzgerald.
In addition, the Cardinals have done little in the offseason to address a defense that was among the league's worst last year. And now, they're without their best corner.
The fact that the Cardinals are in the weak NFC West will help their chances of winning a few games, but don't expect too much in Kolb's first year with the team.