When the Arizona Cardinals traded Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie and a second-round pick for Kevin Kolb, it was a clear message to both players and fans—the NFC West can be reclaimed.
But it won't be easy.
By getting better on offense, the Arizona Cardinals significantly weakened their defense, a common theme the past few years.
For the 2011 Arizona Cardinals to succeed, they need to get deeper at every position.
The talent is there, but when injuries start affecting key players like it has Adrian Wilson, someone needs to be able to step in—and let's hope his name is not Matt Ware.
Fortunately, there are several quality depth players still available, which will be needed for the Arizona Cardinals to keep pace with a rising division.
In order of importance, here are five players the Arizona Cardinals need to sign for the depth needed to be division contenders.