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Kevin Kolb

Kevin Kolb - #4 - QB

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 3"/ 218 lbs.
Birthday 08/24/1984
Birthplace Victoria, TX
College Houston
Years played 7
Drafted 2007, 2nd round, 4th pick by Eagles

Bills have the personnel to handle expectations

Posted June 20, 2012 @ 3 p.m. ET
Expectations are rising in Buffalo. There shouldn't be concerns, though, of the extra attention negatively affecting the club.

DT Stroud to retire with Jaguars

Posted June 20, 2012 @ 11:35 a.m. ET
DT Marcus Stroud will sign a one-day contract with the Jaguars on Wednesday and announce his retirement.

Jim Kelly among winners of Jefferson Awards

Posted June 18, 2012 @ 2:55 p.m. ET
Former Bills QB Jim Kelly is one of the recipients of the 2012 Jefferson Awards, given in recognition of outstanding public service.

Progress made in Bills lease/renovation talks

Posted June 15, 2012 @ 10:34 p.m. ET
Progress is being made in negotiations to extend the Bills' lease at Ralph Wilson Stadium and the large price tag for renovations that comes with it.

Report: Young sues former agent, adviser

Posted June 12, 2012 @ 8:57 a.m. ET
Bills QB Vince Young has sued his former agent and financial advisor alleging fraud and other misconduct, The Houston Chronicle reported. 

Expectations soaring for Bills MLB Sheppard

Posted June 09, 2012 @ 12:21 p.m. ET
Bills MLB Kelvin Sheppard has all the confidence in the world from his club, now he'll need to live up to it in Year Two.

Bills DT Williams cleared to resume practicing

Posted June 05, 2012 @ 4:26 p.m. ET
Bills DT Kyle Williams has resumed practicing on a limited basis for the first time since having surgery to repair a left foot injury in November.

Young players with upside gunning for Bills' No. 2 WR

Posted June 02, 2012 @ 10:05 a.m. ET
Donald Jones, Marcus Easley and T.J. Graham are among those looking to grab the Bills' No. 2 receiver spot this summer.

Merriman feeling rejuvenated after first practice

Posted May 31, 2012 @ 7:09 p.m. ET
Shawne Merriman believes he's ready to put his recent injury troubles behind him and have a big campaign in 2012.

Rehab could keep Bills' Johnson out of OTAs

Posted May 29, 2012 @ 5:42 p.m. ET
Bills WR Stevie Johnson will be held out of the team's OTAs and minicamps to recover from offseason groin surgery.

Report: Bills extend series in Toronto through 2017

Posted May 22, 2012 @ 2:44 p.m. ET
The Bills will continue to play in Toronto’s Rogers Centre for five more years, according to John Kryk of the Toronto Sun.

AFC East players in the crosshairs

Posted May 21, 2012 @ 11:01 a.m. ET
Here's a look at the players on each AFC East team who will be most heavily scrutinized, including Jets WR Santonio Holmes.

Bills sign first-rounder Gilmore

Posted May 18, 2012 @ 11:53 a.m. ET
The Bills have agreed to a contract with CB Stephon Gilmore, the 10th overall pick in last month’s NFL draft.

Bills sign QB Young

Posted May 11, 2012 @ 1:01 p.m. ET
The Bills signed QB Vince Young to a one-year deal on Friday. He worked out for the team last week.

Broncos agree to terms with CB Florence

Posted May 10, 2012 @ 4:44 p.m. ET
The Broncos agreed to terms with former Bills CB Drayton Florence, adding depth to their secondary.


Posted March 30, 2013
Kolb has arrived in Buffalo to officially sign his two-year contract with the Bills. The Bills announced the signing Monday, a little over a week after the free agent agreed to a two-year contract potentially worth more than $12 million.||||||| The sixth-year player spent the past two seasons in Arizona, where injuries hampered his opportunity to prove himself as a starter. He was cut by the Cardinals last month in a salary-cap saving move. In Buffalo, he gets the opportunity to compete for the starting job with Tarvaris Jackson. The Bills are in need of a starter after Ryan Fitzpatrick was released last month.
Posted March 15, 2013
The Cardinals have released Kolb, ending the quarterback's two injury-filled seasons with the team.||||||| The team's move on Friday came just ahead of the deadline for paying Kolb a $2 million roster bonus. The team paid Kolb some $20 million over two seasons after acquiring him in a trade that sent a second-round draft pick and cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie to the Philadelphia Eagles.
Posted Dec. 03, 2012
Coach Ken Whisenhunt says he doesn't know if quarterback Kevin Kolb would be available this week.||||||| Kolb has missed six games with a rib injury.
Posted Oct. 14, 2012
The Arizona Cardinals placed Kolb on injured reserve Wednesday, ending the season for the only quarterback who was able to lead the team to victory this year.||||||| Kolb was beat out for the starting job in the preseason by John Skelton, a third-year pro from Fordham who went down late in the opener against Seattle with an ankle injury. Kolb came on to direct the winning touchdown drive against the Seahawks and helped the team get off to a 4-0 start. But Kolb went out with a rib injury against Buffalo and had not been able to return.
Posted Oct. 05, 2012
Kolb was sacked nine times in Thursday's 17-3 loss to the Rams.||||||| Kolb got his helmet knocked off twice on hits, once after getting popped in the jaw. He described the Cardinals' first-half woes as "sickening." He finished 28 of 50 for 289 yards.