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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 add Gibbons, Cook to personnel department

Posted May 11, 2011 @ 4:11 p.m. ET
Bills GM Buddy Nix has named Tom Gibbons as the team's director of pro personnel and Chuck Cook as the director of college scouting.

Dareus ready to make his own mark on Bills defense

Posted May 07, 2011 @ 1:20 p.m. ET
The Bills used the third overall pick in the draft to select Alabama's Marcell Dareus, who said he is ready to come in and help the team's run defense.

Bills promote Whaley

Posted May 06, 2011 @ 3:09 p.m. ET
The Bills promoted Doug Whaley to assistant GM/director of player personnel on Friday, two days after relieving Tom Modrak of his duties.

Toronto to push for NFL team

Posted May 05, 2011 @ 9:34 a.m. ET
Toronto Councillor Doug Ford told that Toronto will push to bring an NFL franchise to town after the league puts a team back in Los Angeles.

Bills fire VP of college scouting Modrak

Posted May 04, 2011 @ 11:45 a.m. ET
Just days after the NFL draft, the Bills have relieved Tom Modrak, their vice president of college scouting, of his duties.

Bills draft immediate contributor in Dareus

Posted April 28, 2011 @ 8:27 p.m. ET
The Bills were in a very nice position at the third pick, especially when it became known that Cam Newton would go No. 1 to the Panthers.

No end in sight for Bills' TE drought

Posted April 27, 2011 @ 7:21 p.m. ET
The Bills have not caught up to the rest of the league in the trend of having good receiving tight ends, and unless Shawn Nelson has a breakout season, that is not likely to change in 2011.

Draft countdown: Pick No. 3

Posted April 25, 2011 @ 9:19 a.m. ET
PFW looks back at the last 10 players chosen with the third pick in the NFL draft, including WR Larry Fitzgerald by the Cardinals in 2004.

Draft Dose: Who needs an outside linebacker?

Posted April 22, 2011 @ 12:52 p.m. ET
In the 30th installment of the Draft Dose series, PFW takes a look at 10 teams in need of an outside linebacker like Texas A&M's Von Miller.

Nix wants a starter with the No. 3 pick

Posted April 15, 2011 @ 3:15 p.m. ET
There is much uncertainty about who will land in Buffalo, and GM Buddy Nix won't tip his hand. However, he did say he wants the player drafted third overall to be a starter for the Bills.

Readers think Bills will draft Newton

Posted April 04, 2011 @ 1:20 p.m. ET
PFW's readers believe that Auburn QB Cam Newton will come off the board on Draft Day at No. 3 to the Bills, according to a poll question on this site.

Draft Dose: Who needs an offensive tackle?

Posted April 04, 2011 @ 11:55 a.m. ET
As the NFL draft draws near, PFW looks at five teams that could use some help at offensive tackle — with USC's Tyron Smith a rising prospect at the position.

Draft Dose: Who needs a tight end?

Posted March 28, 2011 @ 9:16 a.m. ET
What teams in this year's draft could be in the market for a tight end like Notre Dame's Kyle Rudolph? The Broncos are one team that figures to be on the lookout after releasing veteran TE Daniel Graham.

Evans' role will change for Bills

Posted March 25, 2011 @ 11:59 a.m. ET
WR Lee Evans has been mostly a deep threat during his career, but the veteran receiver will be running more shallow routes in the coming season.

Under siege under center

Posted March 22, 2011 @ 9:35 a.m. ET
Adding to the uncertainty due to the current lockout are the undeniably shaky QB situations facing one-third of the league's teams, including the 49ers and holdover starter Alex Smith.


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.