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Cardinals Lean Toward Another Lineman

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The Cardinals offensive line struggled last season due to injuries (Oliver Ross) and inexperience (Levi Jones). Arizona looks to bolster its offensive line depth this offseason to avoid a similarly mediocre performance. Samantha Fillerup examines an offensive tackle the Cardinals got an up-close look at during Senior Bowl week.

Ohio State offensive tackle Kirk Barton (6'6", 310 pounds) was one of the top linemen in college football. He earned second team All-Big Ten honors in 2006 and won the Jim Parker Offensive Lineman of the Week award in 2007. Barton is a blue-collar blocker who gets by on his tenacity and intelligence. He is a powerful run blocker and can hold his own in pass protection, so long as he's not... Recommended Stories

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