Originally posted on SportsBlooded  |  Last updated 10/5/12

It was a tough night last night for Arizona Cardinals QB Kevin Kolb. He was harassed all night by the St. Louis Rams defense with the Rams sacking him 9 times and pressuring him almost every time he touched the ball. With all the pressure, Kolb had a so-so night throwing the football. He threw for 289 yds on 28 of 50 passing for 0 tds and 0 ints. He didn’t give the ball away, but he also couldn’t find the end zone and neither could the rest of the Cardinals as they fell to the Rams 17-3 on Thursday Night Football on NFL Network.

The Cardinals loose their first game of the 2012 season and now sit at 4-1, while the Rams are now a game above .500 at 3-2. The Cardinals have looked solid so far this season but I wouldn’t be surprised if they take a bit of a nose dive after last night’s loss. Their next five games are against the Bills, Vikings, 49ers, Packers and Falcons and they’ll be lucky if they win 2 of those games. Their defense is solid but their offense is weak with a sub-par QB and an abysmal running game. The Cardinals may have started out hot but don’t expect to much from them this season.

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