The picture to the left represents the Arizona Cardinals offense this season. Quarterback Kevin Kolb laying either face down or on his back and his offensive line helping him up.
His offensive line needs to come to his rescue during the play, not after it.
In the preseason, Arizona wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald threatened to leave the franchise if it didn't address the quarterback position. Fitzgerald was working out with quarterback Kevin Kolb during the offseason, so he was the obvious choice.
Whether or not Kolb was the best quarterback to bring in or not remains to be seen. The reason is that Kolb doesn't have any protection to showcase his talent.
The front office brings in a Porsche—okay, maybe a fully loaded Lexus—and doesn't buy any insurance for the acquisition.
Sure, they signed free-agent guard Daryn Colledge, but frankly, he's not very good.
The biggest mistake was not addressing the left tackle position. Left tackle Levi Brown cannot stop any pass rush in the league. At some point they need to change the LT by his name because he simply is not a left tackle.
Even worse, the front office decided not to draft a single offensive lineman in the 2011 NFL Draft.
Last year the Cardinals offensive line allowed 50 sacks, which was the forth-highest in the NFL. So far this season, Arizona has allowed 27 sacks, the third-highest of all teams.
The line has gone unaddressed for too long. Appreciable changes need to be made this coming offseason.