Why Have the Arizona Cardinals Neglected Offensive Line Help?

October 24, 2012   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Through seven games this season, the Arizona Cardinals’ offensive line has allowed an astounding 35 sacks—by far the most in the NFL.
The Green Bay Packers are closest to them, at 26.
Thirty-five sacks through seven games. At five sacks per game, they are on pace to give up 80 sacks this season. The NFL record is 104, set by the Philadelphia Eagles in 1986.
While that record is likely safe, the franchise record—78, set in 1997—could go down if something is not done to improve the line play.
The line was already in question before the season started. The group allowed 52 sacks a year ago—second only to the St. Louis Rams (54).
Left tackle Levi Brown was cut and re-signed to free up cap space. They wanted to keep him, but not at the astronomical rate at which he was to be paid.
The team worked out two guards after releasing both Rex Hadnot and Deuce Lutui as well. Former San Francisco 49ers guard Adam Snyder and former Indianapo...

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