Originally written on Pro Football Zone  |  Last updated 11/20/14

AP

Oakland Raiders defensive tackle Tommy Kelly says that Cardinals quarterback Kevin Kolb was “scared and Skittish” during last night’s preseason game. Well it looks like Kolb has decided to fire some shots back at Kelly.

“Scared? Scared of what?” Kolb said, per Darren Urban of AZCardinals.com. “Taking a hit? I have never been afraid of anyone on the field and that will never change. That includes Number 93 (Kelly).

“There’s a fine line between holding in the pocket and trying to escape to make a play. Tommy Kelly is too clueless to know the difference. I don’t mind people criticizing my play. Don’t ever question my toughness.”

Maybe this will light a fire underneath Kolb to actually earn his big pay check.

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