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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

Third-year AFC East players entering crucial offseason

Posted May 09, 2012 @ 11:55 a.m. ET
After a lockout-shortened 2011 offseason, third-year players get an extra chance to make a leap in development this summer.

Bills extend RB Jackson

Posted May 07, 2012 @ 2:19 p.m. ET
The Bills agreed to a contract extension with RB Fred Jackson, the team announced Monday.

Vikings in limbo and expansion not on NFL's radar

Posted May 05, 2012 @ 3:49 p.m. ET
The difficulty the Vikings are experiencing in getting a new stadium is similar to predicaments that are looming in other NFL cities.

Bills cut CB Florence

Posted May 04, 2012 @ 9:51 a.m. ET
The Bills have released CB Drayton Florence, a 16-game starter the past two seasons for the team.

Bills WR Johnson to undergo minor groin surgery

Posted April 29, 2012 @ 11:05 p.m. ET
Bills WR Stevie Johnson will undergo minor groin surgery. Johnson tweeted that he was heading to Philadelphia for the procedure.

Bills hope Glenn can fill void on blind side

Posted April 28, 2012 @ 10:02 p.m. ET
Bills GM Buddy Nix wanted two tackles out of this draft and he got them with Cordy Glenn and Zebrie Sanders.

Fantasy spin: Bills WR T.J. Graham

Posted April 28, 2012 @ 12:45 p.m. ET
Did the Bills find their answer on the other side of WR Stevie Johnson? Can T.J. Graham fill that role and help fantasy owners in 2012?

Bills address need at WR but turn heads with selection

Posted April 27, 2012 @ 9:57 p.m. ET
The Bills got the speedy receiver they needed, but they went off the board a bit to do so, selecting T.J. Graham.

Bills, Dolphins address tackle need in different ways

Posted April 27, 2012 @ 8:35 p.m. ET
The Bills and Dolphins selected tackles with back-to-back picks in the second round, but Buffalo wins by getting more "value" out of their pick.

Bills top pick Gilmore dreamed of NFL opportunity

Posted April 27, 2012 @ 6:54 p.m. ET
Laidback CB Stephon Gilmore believes he will fit in very nicely with his new NFL team in Buffalo.

Gilmore adds intrigue to Bills' CB group

Posted April 26, 2012 @ 9:41 p.m. ET
The Bills addressed one of their needs by drafting CB Stephon Gilmore, which will create an intriguing competition at the position in camp.

Bills OGs Urbik, Rinehart sign tenders

Posted April 23, 2012 @ 3:44 p.m. ET
The Bills announced Monday that OGs Kraig Urbik and Chad Rinehart signed their restricted free-agent tenders.

Report: Several teams contact Browns about No. 4 pick

Posted April 14, 2012 @ 2:58 a.m. ET
Several teams have contacted the Browns about their fourth overall pick in the draft, The (Cleveland) Plain Dealer reported Friday night.

Bills expected to add depth at LB in draft

Posted April 13, 2012 @ 12:44 p.m. ET
With the D-line position extremely deep, the Bills, we hear, will likely turn their attention to linebacker at some point in the upcoming draft.

Bills' spending spree paying off in ticket sales

Posted April 06, 2012 @ 8:06 p.m. ET
Ticket sales are booming in Buffalo, where the Bills' offseason wave of splashy signings is being rewarded by a loyal fan base.


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.