A nationallytelevised Thursday night game can be

first_imgA nationally-televised Thursday night game can be a blessing or a curse.It can be an opportunity for a player or a team to make a statement on the exclusive national stage. It can also be an opportunity for a team to advertise their own weaknesses.The latter was the case for the Arizona Cardinals in their ugly 17-3 loss to the St. Louis Rams Thursday night. Arizona quarterback Kevin Kolb was sacked nine times by an aggressive Rams defense, pointing out to those who didn’t already know, that the Cardinals have some issues on their offensive line. Grace expects Greinke trade to have emotional impact Top Stories ESPN NFL analyst Ron Jaworski joined Mike & Mike on ESPN Radio Friday morning, and didn’t hold back in his critique of the Cardinals’ o-line.“I gotta tell you, I got out of bed and I was sore just from watching Kevin Kolb get beat up last night,” he said. “He took a pounding at the hands of that Rams defense.”Kolb was also roughed up last Sunday in a win over the Miami Dolphins; in all, the Cardinals’ signal caller was sacked 17 times in a five-day stretch. The 5: Takeaways from the Coyotes’ introduction of Alex Meruelo Derrick Hall satisfied with D-backs’ buying and selling – / 26 Former Cardinals kicker Phil Dawson retires Comments   Share   last_img read more