Found October 06, 2011 on
The honeymoon didn't last long for Kevin Kolb in Arizona. Fans already are calling local sports talk shows to complain that trading for the quarterback was a mistake. That's after a grand total of four games. Talk about a lack of patience. Fans have short memories, failing to recall that Kurt Warner didn't exactly get off to a rousing start to what became a magnificent career-ending run with the Cardinals. "I have been around long enough to know that everybody has doubts," Kolb said after practice on Wednesday. "It's the same thing if we were going the other way. If we were 4-0, we'd be going to the Super Bowl, which isn't the truth, either. Good or bad, I've learned to not listen to it and have faith in my own ability and what we have as a team." "Once again, I'm not comparing, but I remember the first year that Aaron stepped in, it was a little bit uneven as well," Whisenhunt said. "I remember that there was a lot of talk at that time and that was a number of years ago, and now he's at the top of the league as far as quarterbacks go." Source: ESPN
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