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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 WR Parrish done for season

Posted Sept. 20, 2011 @ 3:08 p.m. ET
Bills WR Roscoe Parrish will reportedly miss the rest of the season with an injured ankle suffered in Week Two.

First Fifteen: Early look at Week Three

Posted Sept. 20, 2011 @ 12:20 p.m. ET
In this week's edition of the First Fifteen, we focus on the 2-0 and 0-2 teams as we reach a critical early juncture in the young 2011 season.

Bills' offense humming with impressive line play

Posted Sept. 19, 2011 @ 10:16 p.m. ET
Although Ryan Fitzpatrick and Fred Jackson will get most of the attention this week, it's the Bills' offensive line that deserves some love for the team's early success.

Bills WR Parrish, OG Urbik to miss time

Posted Sept. 19, 2011 @ 4:35 p.m. ET
Bills WR Roscoe Parrish could be out for a while and OG Kraig Urbik is expected to miss 2-4 weeks, head coach Chan Gailey said Monday.

Shorts and Shells: Week Two

Posted Sept. 19, 2011 @ 3:53 a.m. ET
In this edition, we look at the criminally bashed Tony Romo, Tom Brady's and Cam Newton's astounding passing numbers and the surprising Bills.

Late TD lifts Bills over Raiders

Posted Sept. 18, 2011 @ 4:55 p.m. ET
David Nelson caught a touchdown pass with 14 seconds left to cap a wild fourth quarter and lead the Bills to a 38-35 win over the Raiders on Sunday.

Classic contest: Beebe burns the Steelers

Posted Sept. 16, 2011 @ 9:16 p.m. ET
Twenty years ago, the NFL's top offense and one of its most respected defenses went head-to-head at Rich Stadium. The hero of the shootout was unheralded WR Don Beebe.

Ralph Wilson to miss first Bills home opener in 52 years

Posted Sept. 16, 2011 @ 10:39 a.m. ET
Bills owner Ralph C. Wilson Jr. will miss the team's home opener for the first time in 52 years.

Bills not waiting to talk contract with Fitzpatrick

Posted Sept. 16, 2011 @ 2:54 a.m. ET
It appears the Bills are prepared to lock down QB Ryan Fitzpatrick long term, putting WR Stevie Johnson's possible extension on the back burner.

Bills re-sign WR Martin, place WR Easley on I.R.

Posted Sept. 13, 2011 @ 7:25 p.m. ET
The Bills re-signed veteran WR Ruvell Martin on Tuesday and placed WR Marcus Easley on injured reserve.

Fitzpatrick's four scores lead Bills past Chiefs

Posted Sept. 11, 2011 @ 4:19 p.m. ET
Ryan Fitzpatrick threw four touchdown passes, two of them to journeyman tight end Scott Chandler, and the Bills romped to a season-opening 41-7 victory over the Chiefs on Sunday.

Bills claim OL Young, release WR Martin

Posted Sept. 06, 2011 @ 11:46 p.m. ET
The Bills added depth to a weak offensive line on Tuesday, claiming Sam Young off waivers from the Cowboys. To make room for Young, the team cut WR Ruvell Martin.

Bills cut C Hangartner, 25 others

Posted Sept. 03, 2011 @ 5:50 p.m. ET
On Saturday, the Bills released 26 players and placed one on injured reserve, placing them at the 53-man league limit.

Lions beat Bills, finish preseason at 4-0

Posted Sept. 01, 2011 @ 10:58 p.m. ET
RB Jerome Harrison ran for 72 yards as the Lions capped a perfect preseason with a 16-6 win over the Buffalo Bills on Thursday night.

Bills' Carrington showing flashes in move to OLB

Posted Sept. 01, 2011 @ 7:05 p.m. ET
Alex Carrington has been impressive since moving to outside linebacker in the Bills' camp. He could be part of the answer in improving the team's defense.


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.