Kevin Kolb sees fantasy value suffer behind awful pass protection

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Kevin Kolb was beat up by the Rams' pass rush Thursday night. We break down the fantasy implications.

Kevin Kolb completed 28 of 50 passes for 289 yards and no touchdowns in St. Louis. The Rams managed to tie a franchise record by sacking Kevin Kolb nine times in Week 5 as his offensive line continues to struggle keeping him upright.

Fantasy Impact: Give the man some credit; he doesn't quit. Along with the nine sacks, the Rams' defense added 11 more hits on Kolb, getting him acclimated with lying on the ground. You can't put the blame all on a quarterback when he has barely any time to throw each play. Kolb is capable of putting up decent fantasy numbers but, until his offensive line finds a way to protect him, he won't do you much good.

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