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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 release 2009 first-rounder Maybin

Posted Aug. 15, 2011 @ 1:44 p.m. ET
The Bills have released OLB Aaron Maybin after a pair of unproductive seasons, cutting ties with a player they selected 11th overall two years ago.

Lovie's kickoff-rule curve ball

Posted Aug. 14, 2011 @ 9:10 p.m. ET
Lovie Smith thumbed his nose at the NFL's rule change for kickoffs by having the Bears twice kick off from the 30-yard-line in their preseason opener.

Cutler on run; Bears beat Bills 10-3

Posted Aug. 13, 2011 @ 11:19 p.m. ET
Jay Cutler played just one series and watched as the Bears beat the Bills 10-3 on Saturday night even though the offensive line did little to ease any lingering concerns.

Ravens acquire WR Evans from Bills

Posted Aug. 12, 2011 @ 1:40 p.m. ET
WR Lee Evans is now a Baltimore Raven, following a trade Friday afternoon that sent a 2012 fourth-round pick back to the Bills.

Wannstedt brings experience, schemes to Bills

Posted Aug. 10, 2011 @ 8:50 p.m. ET
The newest face at Bills camp, Dave Wannstedt, looks to improve the team's defense by using 3-4 and 4-3 schemes with some young talent.

Bills improve, fail to make splash

Posted Aug. 08, 2011 @ 11:27 a.m. ET
With plenty of salary-cap room, the Bills could have made some serious upgrades to their 4-12 club. But, no surprise to Bills fans, they failed to add an impact player.

Whitner leaves Buffalo for San Francisco

Posted Aug. 04, 2011 @ 5:20 p.m. ET
Former Bills S Donte Whitner, the No. 8 overall pick in 2006, said he joined the Bengals, but it was later reported he signed a three-year deal with the 49ers.

Bills owner makes generous donation to Hall of Fame

Posted Aug. 03, 2011 @ 2:39 p.m. ET
Bills owner Ralph Wilson has made a $2.5 million donation to the Pro Football Hall of Fame, supporting a renovation project the museum is planning.

MLB Barnett heading to Buffalo

Posted July 31, 2011 @ 3:03 p.m. ET
Former Packers MLB Nick Barnett said on his Twitter that he will sign with the Bills, where he will likely replace Paul Posluszny.

Gailey expecting Smith to spice up offense

Posted July 30, 2011 @ 2:06 p.m. ET
Chan Gailey has some ideas about how newly signed Brad Smith can spice up the Bills' offense.

Bills sign draft picks

Posted July 29, 2011 @ 7:03 p.m. ET
The Bills inked their first draft pick on Thursday, announcing the signing of seventh-round NT Michael Jasper.

Bills sign former Jets WR Smith

Posted July 28, 2011 @ 6:37 p.m. ET
The Bills agreed to a deal with former Jets WR-RS Brad Smith to a four-year deal on Thursday, his agency Priority Sports announced.

Bills agree to re-sign CB Florence

Posted July 27, 2011 @ 4:59 p.m. ET
After losing ILB Paul Posluszny to the Jaguars, the Bills held on to CB Drayton Florence, as the two sides agreed to a three-year deal.

Bills to sign QB Thigpen

Posted July 26, 2011 @ 11:14 p.m. ET
Tyler Thigpen agreed to a three-year deal with the Bills, reuniting with former offensive coordinator Chan Gailey.

Jaguars agree to six-year deal with ILB Posluszny

Posted July 26, 2011 @ 10:12 p.m. ET
Former Bills ILB Paul Posluszny agreed to terms on a six-year deal with the Jaguars Tuesday evening.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

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.

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