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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

Change gives Bills a 10th sack in Redskins win

Posted Nov. 02, 2011 @ 3:50 p.m. ET
The Bills announced Wednesday that a scoring change has given the team a 10th sack in the 23-0 victory over the Redskins on Sunday in Toronto.

Bills DT Williams to test injured foot next week

Posted Nov. 02, 2011 @ 2:52 p.m. ET
Bills starting DT Kyle Williams will have a better idea next week on the status of his injured left foot, and when — or if — he'll be able to return to play this season.

The First Fifteen: Week Nine

Posted Nov. 01, 2011 @ 12:46 p.m. ET
We look at the muddled AFC playoff picture with several pivotal games this week, including a key Bills-Jets matchup; some rookie quarterbacks trying to join rare air; and plenty more.

Dareus ignites Bills' pass rush in shutout win

Posted Oct. 31, 2011 @ 1:32 p.m. ET
The Bills' pass rush had been nonexistent through six games, but it exploded on Sunday for nine sacks in a 23-0 win over the punchless Redskins.

Jets sign former Bills TE Nelson

Posted Oct. 31, 2011 @ 10:38 a.m. ET
The Jets signed former Bills TE Shawn Nelson to their 53-man roster on Monday and added four players to their practice squad.

Bills defense stuffs Redskins

Posted Oct. 30, 2011 @ 7:08 p.m. ET
Ryan Fitzpatrick threw two touchdowns and the Bills defense had nine sacks in a 23-0 win over the injury-riddled  Redskins.

Report: Fitzpatrick agrees to new deal with Bills

Posted Oct. 28, 2011 @ 1:49 p.m. ET
After weeks of negotiations, the Bills and QB Ryan Fitzpatrick finally have agreed to a contract extension.

Spiller getting on the field as a receiver

Posted Oct. 27, 2011 @ 3:35 p.m. ET
Bills RB C.J. Spiller was effective in his first extended time at receiver and should continue to get more snaps at that position.  

Bills S Wilson questions team's support in Toronto

Posted Oct. 26, 2011 @ 3:22 p.m. ET
Bills safety George Wilson regards Toronto as a nice and diverse place to visit. Just don't ask him to get excited about playing "home" games there.

Fred Jackson: A secret no more

Posted Oct. 26, 2011 @ 10:36 a.m. ET
Fred Jackson's journey to the NFL was hardly easy, but he's now playing a starring role for the potent Bills offense. How did he get here?

Bills place OLB Merriman on I.R.

Posted Oct. 25, 2011 @ 5:48 p.m. ET
The Bills have placed OLB Shawne Merriman on injured reserve, once again ending the season early for the former Pro Bowl linebacker.

The First Fifteen: Week Eight

Posted Oct. 25, 2011 @ 1:10 p.m. ET
Tebow-mania heads to Denver as the Broncos face the struggling Lions; AFC heavyweights New England and Pittsburgh could aim deep; Eagles-Cowboys is big; and more.

Reports: Bills, Fitzpatrick closing in on extension

Posted Oct. 20, 2011 @ 10:46 p.m. ET
The Bills and QB Ryan Fitzpatrick are closing in on a contract extension, according to NFL Network and ESPN.

Bills hire firm for stadium facelift

Posted Oct. 20, 2011 @ 4:01 p.m. ET
Bills CEO Russ Brandon says the team has hired an architectural firm to conduct a study of what improvements are necessary to upgrade Ralph Wilson Stadium.

Youth movement in effect at linebacker in Buffalo

Posted Oct. 20, 2011 @ 1:52 p.m. ET
Bills rookie ILB Kelvin Sheppard is the next youngster to see more snaps to help the Bills' linebacking corps make more plays.


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.