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ENEMY lines WHAT A RIVAL COACH SAYS
"I WOULD CALL this a good offense, not a great offense. With the way the defense finished last season, this could be a really tough team to beat.
There is a big difference between being a backup quarterback and a starting QB in this league, and Kevin Kolb should've stayed a backup as long as possible. He looked a little unsure and unsettled as the leader of this offense last year. His arm is merely above average, and his decision making is only average; he gives defenses opportunities to make big plays. John Skelton is going to make Kolb earn the starting job.
Kolb's lucky to have the No. 1 receiver in the NFL, Larry Fitzgerald. It doesn't matter who will throw the ball, Fitz will have a better season than last year. He's going to really benefit from having rookie Michael Floyd on the other side. Fitzgerald said Floyd can be as good as Anquan Boldin, and that's scary to think about.
Even though tight end Todd Heap is 32, he still has the speed to stretch the field. But his days as a highly productive tight end seem like they were ages ago.... Jeff King is a really good in-line blocker and nothing more.
Beanie Wells is a big running back who can take over a game if he can get the ball enough. He's good on first down, second down, in goal line and in short-yardage situations. How much Ryan Williams plays will depend on how well he returns from a knee injury."
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