Found August 03, 2013 on Rotowire:
Kevin Kolb (knee) is day-to-day after slipping on a mat while switching practice fields, and its unclear whether it will affect his status for the Bills’ preseason opener on August 11th. It was a freak accident, but Buffalo does not believe the injury is serious. Still, it’s bad news for Kolb, who is locked into a battle for the starting job with rookie E.J. Manuel. After the veteran took most of the first-team reps in the opening week of camp, the rookie stepped in nicely for Kolb, and will take over the reps in the coming days. If Manuel continues to look good, it could shift the competition. More bad news came out of Buffalo, as head coach Doug Marrone announced top receiver Steve Johnson (hamstring) will be announced at least a week after leaving practice on Friday. Buffalo is trying to install Marrone’s up-tempo offense, so even missing a week or so could put Johnson behind schedule with the playbook. Patrick Peterson is a weapon, and Cardinals head coach Bruce Arians ha...

Kolb hurts knee in off-field slip

Buffalo Bills quarterback Kevin Kolb has been escorted into the locker room after he slipped on a rubber mat and hurt his left knee during practice. Kolb, who is competing with first-round draft pick E.J. Manuel for the Bills' starting job, was switching fields with his offensive teammates. As he ran, Kolb slipped on a wet rubber mat and stumbled awkwardly at the Bills training...

Kevin Kolb day-to-day with a knee injury

After injuring his knee while slipping on a mat during practice, Bills quarterback Kevin Kolb is day-to-day, according to Buffalo head coach Doug Marrone. We certainly hope Kolb will be OK.  So far he ‘s struggled during camp.  It will be interested to see how he looks during the preseason. At this point I expect E.J. Manuel to win the starting job.  He wasn’t drafted in the...

Bills' Kevin Kolb slips on mat, injures knee

You can now add Buffalo Bills quarterback Kevin Kolb to the exclusive list of NFL players that have injured themselves in unusual ways.  Kolb joins Chris Hanson (2003 “chopping wood” incident for the Jacksonville Jaguars) Bill Gramatica (2001 inexplicable overly exuberant field goal celebration for the Arizona Cardinals) and Gus Frerotte (1997 head-butting concrete wall touchdown...

Kevin Kolb slips on mat, leaves practice with possible knee injury

With QB Kevin Kolb, it’s not so much if as it is when will he get injured and miss time. Barely a week into his first training camp with the Buffalo Bills, the oft-injured play caller left Saturday’s practice early after he apparently slipped on a mat while walking from one field to another, as per Pro Football Talk. Sal Capaccio, radio host at WGR550 in Buffalo, said that while...

Bills' Kolb Misses Sunday practice after freak knee injury

As I wrote in my previous article, Buffalo Bills quarterback Kevin Kolb injured his knee in a most unusual manner.  On Saturday, while walking from one field to the other, Kolb slipped on a rubber mat used to cover the asphalt between fields. At the time, Bills coach, Doug Marrone, dismissed the slippery mishap and declared Kolb “day-by-day” because he “bumped his knee...

Report: Kevin Kolb sidelined by freak injury

Kevin Kolb was making progress in the starting quarterback competition for the Buffalo Bills before Saturday morning. Kolb injured his knee Saturday morning at training camp. However the circumstance is not what may be expected. Please click here to read this story. The post Report: Kevin Kolb hurt in camp appeared first on Players View.

Kevin Kolb “Tweaked” His Knee After Slipping On A Wet Mat

Sal Capaccio of WGR SportsRadio 550 reports that Bills QB Kevin Kolb exited Saturday’s practice due to an injury. Capaccio confirms that while walking onto to the field, Kolb slipped on a wet mat landing on his knees. Trainers immediately checked up on the former Arizona quarterback who was visibly upset as he took off his pads and headed back into the locker rooms. Head coach...

Kevin Kolb injures knee slipping on a wet rubber mat

Buffalo Bills quarterback Kevin Kolb is trying to bring his new team some stability at quarterback this season, but he can only do that if healthy. And if the Bills don’t start taking better care of their facilities, that may be a challenge. On Saturday, Kolb slipped on a wet rubber mat while running between [...]

Kevin Kolb Slips on Wet Rubber Mat at Bills Practice, Injures Knee

The Buffalo Bills’ quarterback battle between Kevin Kolb and E.J. Manuel has taken an unforeseen plot twist. During Saturday morning’s practice session, Kolb, running between fields, slipped on a wet rubber mat, “stumbled awkwardly” and injured his knee, according to The Associated Press. Bills coach Doug Marrone said the injury was not serious and that he expects Kolb to...

Buffalo Bills QB Kolb Leaves Practice After Slipping on Rubber Mat

Photo credit to: Penfield, NY- Buffalo Bills QB Kevin Kolb slipped on a wet mat during practice today, at St. John Fisher College according to The veteran quarterback slipped on a rubber mat walking between practice fields at the beginning of practice, Mark Gaughan of The Buffalo News reported. Kolb didn’t fall, but trainers ran to him...

Report: Bills Kolb Injured After Tripping On Way To Practice Field

((ht: @salsports)) Really? This happened? We'll start this by saying we hope that it was just a coincidence and the guy really didn't get injured, but if he did...well....--laughter-- this could be an all-timer. Buffalo Bills QB Kevin Kolb, according to reports on Twitter, tripped and fell while walking out to the practice field before Saturday morning's practice...

Kevin Kolb's injury opens the door for E.J. Manuel to win starting job

Going into preseason action, Kevin Kolb is a very slim favorite to be the Bills' week one starting quarterback. That, however, can change very quickly if Kolb can't get back on the football field. Yesterday, Kolb injured his knee slipping on a mat while transferring from one field to another. Head coach Doug Marrone described the injury as not serious and "day to day...

Bills’ offense key to turnaround in 2013

As the Buffalo Bills began their 2013 training camp at St. John Fisher College in Pittsford, New York, first-year head coach Doug Marrone was well aware of the many questions that surrounded his football team that would have to be answered prior to the start of the regular season. Not surprisingly however, instead of working towards finding the answers to 

Bills GM: E.J. Manuel has the “it factor”

We recently reported that Bills quarterback Kevin Kolb has been struggling in camp so far.   During an appearance on SiriusXM NFL Radio’s “Moving the Chains, Bills general manager Doug Whaley sounded like a man ready to have rookie quarterback E.J. Manuel start right away. “Most successful quarterbacks have that ‘it’ factor. (Manuel) has that ‘it’ factor,” Whaley...
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