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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

Now we know contenders, pretenders

Posted Oct. 03, 2011 @ 11:04 p.m. ET
Week Four confirmed much of what we had suspected, including that the Lions are for real and Calvin Johnson is the NFL's most dominant player.

Wilson helps lead young Bills into new territory

Posted Sept. 30, 2011 @ 3:22 a.m. ET
Bills starting S George Wilson talked to PFW about some of the reasons for Buffalo's early success.

Scout's Notebook: Bills TE Scott Chandler

Posted Sept. 28, 2011 @ 2:35 p.m. ET
PFW personnel analyst Nolan Nawrocki breaks down Bills TE Scott Chandler, an early-season standout for the surprising Bills.

McFadden highlights AFC Players of Week

Posted Sept. 28, 2011 @ 1:30 p.m. ET
Darren McFadden, Ray Lewis and Rian Lindell were named AFC Players of the Week for Week Three.

Bills add CB Wheatley to active roster

Posted Sept. 27, 2011 @ 4:06 p.m. ET
The Bills have promoted CB Terrence Wheatley to their 53-man roster and released TE David Martin.

Shorts and Shells: Week Three

Posted Sept. 26, 2011 @ 3:59 a.m. ET
We discuss the 36-minute madness at the end of the early Sunday games; a look at the Vikings' third straight collapse; the amazing Bills; and much more.

Schwartz, Gailey bring swagger

Posted Sept. 26, 2011 @ 2:46 a.m. ET
Structural overhauls could allow Jim Schwartz and Chan Gailey to bring the Lions and Bills to the playoffs for the first time since 1999.

Bills rally to beat Patriots for first time since 2003

Posted Sept. 25, 2011 @ 5 p.m. ET
WR Stevie Johnson scored the Bills' first touchdown in helping Buffalo rally from a 21-0 deficit on its way to a stunning 34-31 victory over the Patriots on Sunday.

Patriots-Bills prediction

Posted Sept. 25, 2011 @ 11:47 a.m. ET
The Patriots will have a battle on their hands in Orchard Park, but PFW associate editor Kevin Fishbain predicts them to escape with a win in a shootout.

Playoff football a distant memory for these teams

Posted Sept. 25, 2011 @ 3:16 a.m. ET
Teams with the longest current playoff droughts include the Bills, whose last postseason action, in the '99 season, was ended by the "Music City Miracle."

Patriots-Bills matchup of the day: Saturday

Posted Sept. 24, 2011 @ 2:19 p.m. ET
Patriots rookie ORT Nate Solder gets his second start against the Bills and will have to keep the pass rush off Tom Brady like he did in Week One.

Patriots-Bills matchup of the day: Friday

Posted Sept. 23, 2011 @ 4:32 p.m. ET
The Raiders and Chiefs struggled to put pressure on Ryan Fitzpatrick in the first two games. The Patriots' D-ends should be able to win one-on-one battles with Buffalo's tackles.

No surprise to see Nelson step up in Buffalo

Posted Sept. 23, 2011 @ 4:20 p.m. ET
Bills WR David Nelson caught the game-winning touchdown in Week Two and it's no surprise to see him emerge as the team's No. 2 target.

Patriots-Bills matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Sept. 21, 2011 @ 3:36 p.m. ET
The Patriots' defense will have to keep a pair of talented Bills backs in check in the run game and in the flats.

Patriots-Bills matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Sept. 20, 2011 @ 7:35 p.m. ET
The Patriots have given up a lot of passing yards this season and need to get some pressure on Bills QB Ryan Fitzpatrick.


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.