Another veteran quarterback has joined the free-agent market.
The Arizona Cardinals have released Kevin Kolb after failing to reach agreement on a restructured contract. The news was first reported on Twitter by long-time NFL journalist Adam Caplan (@adamcaplan).
Kolb's failure to make a positive impact during his two seasons in Arizona contributed to the January firing of head coach Ken Whisenhunt. The Cardinals sent a second-round draft choice and cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie to Philadelphia during the 2011 offseason for Kolb, who never lived up to the five-year, $64 million contract he signed with Arizona. Kolb, 28, battled injuries throughout his two-year tenure and started only 14 of a possible 32 games.
Drew Stanton, who was signed away from Indianapolis earlier this week as a free agent, told me and co-host Gil Brandt on SiriusXM NFL Radio he was told by Cardinals brass that he would have the chance to compete for the starting position in training camp. Brian Hoy...