Pro Football weekly

Pro Football Weekly's Eric Edholm brings you hot news and the inside scoop about the NFL.

Kolb extension talk with Eagles appears premature

About the Author

Recent posts by Eric Edholm

Dallas Mavericks forward Caron Butler's Week Two picks

Posted Sept. 17, 2010 @ 3:20 p.m.

Five Fearless Predictions: Week One

Posted Sept. 10, 2010 @ 3:38 p.m.

Three Saints concerns for tonight's game

Posted Sept. 09, 2010 @ 2:05 p.m.

Three Vikings concerns for Thursday’s game

Posted Sept. 07, 2010 @ 2:51 p.m.

A note on Dan Hampton

Posted Sept. 06, 2010 @ 12:39 p.m.

Related Stories

Kolb takes first step towards seizing opportunity

Posted July 27, 2010 @ 12:40 p.m.

Eagles shocked that Chiefs scoop them on McCluster

Posted April 23, 2010 @ 6:15 p.m.

We can put another McNabb rumor to bed for now

Posted Feb. 03, 2010 @ 12:39 p.m.

Eagles-Raiders: The line we'll all be watching

Posted Oct. 13, 2009 @ 7:35 p.m.

Eli's big deal could open door for other contracts

Posted Aug. 05, 2009 @ 4:03 p.m.

Eagles, Panthers stung by early injuries

Posted Aug. 04, 2009 @ 11:26 a.m.

The Rams' long road ahead

Posted July 31, 2009 @ 11:35 p.m.
Posted Feb. 12, 2010 @ 3:04 p.m.
Updated Oct. 06, 2010 @ 7:27 p.m.
By Eric Edholm

There is word out there that the Eagles have offered QB Kevin Kolb a contract extension.

Don't believe it. Not yet, anyway.

The Eagles have reason to not want news of this getting out, if indeed it's true: Signing Kolb to an extension would diminish the trade value for Donovan McNabb, with teams knowing he'd have to go.

Both quarterbacks have deals that run through 2010. After next season, they would be free agents theoretically.

Andy Reid has said that McNabb is his QB "for now," but that now was over a month ago. Now might soon become "was" if it hasn't already.

I am not saying that Kolb hasn't gotten some interest from the Eagles. His camp and the team probably have talked extension. All I am saying is that it's not likely they would announce anything until McNabb were not on the roster.

Even if the report is totally false, the Eagles can't be happy that this story is out.

Comments (0)

Login!

Not Registered?

or Register!

No comments yet

ABOUT TRUST ONLINE