TEMPE, Ariz. At the risk of stating the obvious, the Cardinals need quarterback Kevin Kolb to play. Now. Not to save the season; thats already gone. To save morale. To save coach Ken Whisenhunts job. To keep alive whatever shred of hope remains for this franchise.
We have no idea how much pain Kolb is still experiencing. He just smiles and repeats the same vague answers when we ask. Weve never had ribs detach from our sternum, and were pretty sure we never want to experience it in the interest of building our knowledge base.
We also have no idea if Kolb will be ready this week.
I sure hope so, Whisenhunt said at his Monday press conference.
After watching Ryan Lindley on Sunday, can we get an amen?
Were not suggesting Kolb should come back if the body isnt willing. We dont pretend to understand another persons pain threshold or the inherent risks of such a move.
But in case you hadnt noticed, the Cardinals have lost eight straight games. The NFC West is leaving them in the ...