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Kevin Kolb Explains His Retirement

Former Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kevin Kolb is done with football at age 30 due to the impact of multiple concussions. He wrote a column that appears on and wanted to share how his life is after football. Let’s dive in with how football ended for Kolb, in his own words. I miss playing, but at first the hardest part was not having the routine. It was such a central part...
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Former QB Kevin Kolb still feels the pain in retirement

Frank Schwab, Yahoo:Players like Kevin Kolb leave our consciousness pretty fast. One year they're playing, the next they're not, and we rarely think about them again.But Kolb still thinks about football. He has no choice. The lingering symptoms from concussions are with him every waking moment, he said.Kevin Kolb was the 36th pick of the second round in the 2007 NFL Draft...
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Kevin Kolb officially retires from the NFL at age 30

AP Image It’s always sad to see players retire young through injury, no matter how good or bad they were on the field.  That’s the case with former quarterback Kevin Kolb who officially announced his retirement from the league due to concussions. Kolb wrote an article for Sports Illustrated where he explained how he was still living with the effects of the four concussions he...
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Kevin Kolb Retires from NFL

Kevin Kolb has officially decided that the concussions were too much for him. Kolb has retired from the NFL per Sports Rants. Kevin Kolb has retired from the NFL #sportsrants — Anthony DiMoro (@AnthonyDiMoro) October 24, 2014 Hopefully, Kolb will be able to live a normal life post-retirement. We’ve all seen the horrible effects concussions have had on many current and former NFL players.
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Former NFL QB Kevin Kolb still suffers from concussions

Former NFL quarterback Kevin Kolb wrote in a first-person piece for The Monday Morning Quarterback that he still suffers from concussion symptoms. Kolb enjoyed a stretch as a successful back-up for the Eagles before poor play and concussions forced him out of the NFL after the 2013 preseason. My first concussion came right after I took over as the Eagles’ starter, on opening day...
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Kevin Kolb on Concussions: “It’s Like a Shotgun Going Off In My Head Every Day”

The last time NFL fans heard any talk about Kevin Kolb he was being escorted through a stadium tunnel, having just been knocked out of what would end up being his last NFL game. The league moved on immediately…just as it always does. The scenario plays over and over again every season. We, as sports fans have become desensitized to the word “concussion” as we hear it in different...
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Former NFL QB still feels effects of concussions every day

Former NFL quarterback Kevin Kolb was forced to end his playing career before he reached his 30s because of head injuries. Kolb suffered four concussions that we know about. The first came in 2010 when he was with the Philadelphia Eagles and the last in a 2013 preseason game with the Buffalo Bills. The 29-year-old...Read More
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NFL fan’s hilarious reactions to Kevin Kolb’s drunken boating arrest

Former Buffalo Bills quarterback Kevin Kolb was arrested over the weekend for boating while intoxicated well after midnight on Saturday night. Most of you Bills fans remember Kolb, not for his playing ability but for his ability to get severely injured. You know, the guy that put himself out of action by slipping on a wet rubber mat? Yeah, that guy. Kevin Kolb actually does not have...
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July 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Kevin Kolb couldn’t remember name after concussion

It may be time for Kevin Kolb to walk away from the game. The Buffalo News' Tim Graham reports the Bills quarterback had a hard time answering questions like "where are you?" and "what's your name?" after suffering a concussion in Saturday's preseason game. Graham reported Sunday that Kolb's concussion -- the latest in a long line of them ...
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August 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Is It Too Late For Kevin Kolb?

Kevin Kolb didn’t touch the field on Sunday vs. the Colts and it’s time to make up for lost time. In the eyes of most, EJ Manuel has pulled significantly ahead of Kolb in the race for starting quarterback after the rookie’s performance over the weekend. columnist Adam Schein is only one of the “experts” to praise Manuel after his weekend performance. In Schein...
Via Buddy Nixon
August 15, 2013  |  Discuss
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