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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

Packers' Rodgers leads Pro Bowl voting

Posted Nov. 16, 2011 @ 5 p.m. ET
Packers QB Aaron Rodgers has the most Pro Bowl votes of any player in the NFL. Patriots QB Tom Brady is second with and Lions WR Calvin Johnson is third.

Bills add two to active roster

Posted Nov. 15, 2011 @ 5:02 p.m. ET
After placing C Eric Wood and LB Chris White on injured reserve, the Bills added two players to their roster on Tuesday.

Bills' offense bottled up again

Posted Nov. 14, 2011 @ 6:27 p.m. ET
In the past two games, the Bills have been outscored 71-18, falling to 5-4 and looking like a team that is a year or two away as opposed to this season's surprise playoff candidate.

Bills C Wood done for the season with torn ACL

Posted Nov. 14, 2011 @ 1:28 p.m. ET
Bills C Eric Wood will miss the remainder of the season after suffering a knee injury in the team's Week 10 loss.

Cowboys elevate their game in rout of Bills

Posted Nov. 13, 2011 @ 4:38 p.m. ET
Tony Romo guided touchdown drives on his first four series, leading the Cowboys to a 44-7 victory over the Bills on Sunday.

They Said It: week of Nov. 6

Posted Nov. 11, 2011 @ 5:50 p.m. ET
Jets head coach Rex Ryan on what he bought QB Mark Sanchez for his birthday, quoted from his weekly press conference: "I think my wife got him a scarf, you know that scarf look. I don't know. I never ...

Bills expected to increase Smith's opportunities

Posted Nov. 10, 2011 @ 3:42 p.m. ET
Brad Smith has not been as involved as Bills fans expected, but that should change as he gets more comfortable with the offense.

Bills offer ticket deal for final three home games

Posted Nov. 08, 2011 @ 7:19 p.m. ET
The Bills are offering a package of discounted tickets in a bid to fill a combined 57,000 unsold seats available for their final three home games.

Buccaneers sign DT McCargo

Posted Nov. 08, 2011 @ 2:43 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers signed former first-round DT John McCargo on Tuesday, according to PFW correspondent and The Tampa Tribune writer Roy Cummings.

The First Fifteen: Week 10

Posted Nov. 08, 2011 @ 1:14 p.m. ET
We take an early look at a huge AFC North tussle, another big one in the NFC South and all the rest of the best action in Week 10.

Bills add PK Rayner

Posted Nov. 08, 2011 @ 12:40 p.m. ET
The Bills signed PK Dave Rayner on Tuesday, his agent announced on Twitter.

Report: Bills NT Williams out for season

Posted Nov. 07, 2011 @ 7:34 p.m. ET
Bills NT Kyle Williams, who has not played since Week Five because of a foot injury, is reportedly expected to miss the rest of the season.

Shorts and Shells: Week Nine

Posted Nov. 07, 2011 @ 3:37 a.m. ET
The Giants and Jets earned huge victories; the Browns, Dolphins and Patriots have to deal with controversy; defense rules again; and plenty more.

Jets win AFC East showdown over Bills

Posted Nov. 06, 2011 @ 4:38 p.m. ET
The Jets' sturdy defense forced three turnovers and LaDainian Tomlinson had a TD run to help New York to a 27-11 win over the Bills on Sunday.

Barnett brings playmaking, intangibles to Bills defense

Posted Nov. 04, 2011 @ 12:21 p.m. ET
The Bills' run defense still has some holes, but it is certainly improved from last season when it ranked last in the league. Part of the success its had should be attributed to free-agent acquisition Nick Barnett.


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.