TEMPE, Ariz. -- The chances of quarterback Kevin Kolb returning this season for the Arizona Cardinals are looking far less likely. Kolb said Wednesday that he has hit a wall in his rehab process from cracked ribs that detached from his sternum.
To be totally honest with you, the last couple weeks when I really try to push it in the weight room and when I really try to push the ball downfield is when Im kind of hitting that wall, Kolb said.
Kolb said it's not so much pain that is holding him back as a lack of function. He also revealed that when the injury occurred, the ribs actually went under his sternum where they are calcifying, instead of lying flush with the sternum as in most people.
Thats how theyre trying to heal, he said. Thats kind of what extends the process.
Kolb later said he had no plans to correct the problem through surgery, and that he is still holding out hope he can return this season.
Ive got to keep pushing, he said. Ive got to do it for myself; for my...