Found August 19, 2012 on Larry Brown Sports:
Kevin Kolb’s preseason struggles continued on Friday night against the Raiders, and the Cardinals quarterback even had to respond to accusations that he’s playing “scared.” Raiders defensive tackle Tommy Kelly ran off the field after tackling Kolb in the second quarter and said, “That boy’s scared,” according to Pro Football Talk. Kelly elaborated after the game. “He is skittish. He is scared back there,” Kelly told the Associated Press. “Anytime anybody gets close to him he starts looking at the refs. As a defensive lineman you love a quarterback like that. He ain’t even trying to look at the routes no more. He is playing attention to us and you ain’t going to get nothing done like that.” Kolb, who has gone 5/15 for 47 yards, no touchdowns, one interception, and four sacks this preseason, didn’t appreciate being called scared. “Scared? Scared of what?” Kolb said, according to the Cardinals website. “Taking a hit? I have never been afraid of anyone on the field and that wi

The Arizona Cardinals have made a mistake with QB Kevin Kolb

The Arizona Cardinals have made a mistake in acquiring QB Kevin Kolb. The mistake has been made, the franchise overpaid for him and it’s simply time to move on now. I was going to give Kolb the benefit of the doubt last season as he joined the team in a very truncated offseason and dealt with some injury issues. After watching three Cardinals games this preseason, the fact is,...

Tommy Kelly Rips Kevin Kolb, Calls Cardinals Quarterback 'Scared,' 'Skittish'

Kevin Kolb isn't really that good. No, it's not because he royally messed with my fantasy football team last season. It's because his production simply hasn't been there, despite the quarterback receiving a nice payday from the Cardinals prior to last season. Raiders defensive tackle Tommy Kelly thinks there's some glaring reasons for Kolb's struggles at the...

Cardinals QB Kolb: "Scared? Scared of what?'

Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kevin Kolb responded to criticism from Oakland Raiders defensive lineman Tommy Kelly, who said after Friday night's exhibition game that Kolb is "scared." Kolb was sacked three times, including once in the end zone by Kelly. "Anytime anybody gets close to him he starts looking at the refs," Kelly said. "As a defensive...

Kevin Kolb is fighting back despite lackluster performances

The Cardinals are struggling with a well documented issue. They still don't have a starting quarterback on their roster, and picking one from their current options is proving to be a true chore for head coach Ken Whisenhunt. Kevin Kolb didn't help his own efforts last night, completing just 3 of 6 attempts for 22 yards, and oh-by-the-way, Kolb was safetied as well. ...

Raiders' Kelly rips Kolb after Cards' 31-27 win

It was bad enough for Arizona quarterback Kevin Kolb that Oakland's Tommy Kelly sacked him in the end zone for a safety. What the Raiders defensive end had to say about Kolb after Oakland's 31-27 loss to the Cardinals Friday night probably hurt much worse. ''He is skittish. He is scared back there,'' Kelly said. ''Anytime anybody gets close to him...

Tommy Kelley on the Oakland defense: “People are going to have a hard time dealing with us”

Defensive tackle Tommy Kelly believes that the Raiders defense isn’t the same one that finished 2011. The Oakland defense was 29th in the NFL in yards allowed and 31st in giving up touchdowns. New Head Coach Dennis Allen is installing a new system and Kelly likes what he has seen so far. “To me, the biggest change is probably Dennis Allen and defensive coordinator Jason Tarver...

Raiders' Kelly calls Cardinals QB Kolb "scared"

Oakland Raiders defensive tackle Tommy Kelly criticized Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kevin Kolb after the two teams met in an exhibition game in Glendale, Ariz., on Friday. "He is skittish," Kelly told reporters. "He is scared back there." Kolb completed 3 of 6 passes for 22 yards and was sacked three times, including one in his own end zone by Kelly. ...

Tommy Kelly had plenty more to say about Kevin Kolb

AP During last night’s Cardinals – Raiders preseason game, Raiders defensive tackle Tommy Kelly yelled out during the game that Cardinals quarterback  Kevin Kolb is scared. Kelly had more to say about Kolb after the game. “He is skittish. He is scared back there,” Kelly said, via the Associated Press.  “Anytime anybody gets close to him he starts looking at the refs. ...

Tommy Kelly on Kevin Kolb: “That boy’s scared”

AP Friday night was another night for Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kevin Kolb to prove he belongs in the NFL as a starter.  Well, things didn’t go so well for the third straight week. The good news is that Kolb didn’t throw any interceptions, but he was only 3 of 6 for 22 yards.  Kolb had a hard time dealing with the pressure that the Raiders brought and he ended up getting...

Skelton hasn't won job, but Kolb has lost it

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- We cant help but wonder if Kevin Kolb compared notes with the Raiders' Matt Leinart on Friday night at University of Phoenix Stadium. One presumed-then-deposed Cardinals starting quarterback advising another. Theres no point in denying it anymore because theres no way to defend Kolb anymore in his struggle to keep the job for which he was acquired. There is...

Tommy Kelly rips Cards QB Kevin Kolb

Tommy Kelly rips Cards QB Kevin Kolb.

John Skelton Will Start Thursday For Arizona

John Skelton will start at quarterback in Arizona's fourth preseason game Thursday.Fantasy Spin:Skelton's competition, Kevin Kolb, has been awful this preseason (5-of-15, 47 yards, 0 TD, 1 INT), leaving Skelton as the favorite to take the starting job. That bodes well for star receiver Larry Fitzgerald, who caught 42 passes for 753 yards and six touchdowns in the eight games...

Why the Cardinals must talk Kurt Warner out of retirement

It seems like a long time ago Kurt Warner led the Arizona Cardinals to their first Super Bowl when you look at the state of the team today. It also seems not so long ago that Larry Fitzgerald’s fantasy value was at the peak of his career looking at the team today. The Arizona Cardinals [...]

The Fear

Would you keep doing this?This last weekend, after another starting perfor- mance that has left his team's fans wondering for the thousandth time whether or not Kurt Warner could be coaxed back into the NFL, Arizona Cardinals' starting QB Kevin Kolb had his courage questioned by Raiders' DT Tommy Kelly. Kolb fired back, and the snitfit was on. (And yes, I know that Kolb...
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