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Quick Take: Kolb closes out Cardinals win

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Around the League editor Gregg Rosenthal has his takeaways from the game:

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» Kevin Kolb pulled a John Skelton. Coming on in relief after Skelton hurt his ankle, Kolb led the Cardinals on a game-winning fourth quarter drive in a 20-16 win over the Seattle Seahawks.

» Kolb was 6-of-8 passing for 66 yards and a touchdown in his only drive. He made quick decisions. After a miserable preseason, this gives the Cardinals a huge boost.

» Braylon Edwards let a potential game-winning touchdown go right through his hands on fourth down with only a few ticks left on the clock.

» Russell Wilson was up and down in his first start, as you'd expect. He converted a number of key third and fourth downs to lead Seattle inside the 5-yard line with time running down. But he only averaged 4.5 yards per attempt and was sacked three times. The Cardinals put a ton of pressure on him.

» It appears the replacement officials gave Seattle an extra timeout at the end of the game. This could have cost Arizona a victory.

» Cardinals defensive tackle Darnell Dockett was almost unblockable down the stretch.

» Leon Washington kept the Seahawks in this game. He had a huge kickoff return and a long punt return that led directly to points for Seattle. He sparked the team when the offense was stagnant.

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