KEVIN KOLB NEWS

In Depth 2014: Arizona Cardinals

What a difference a quarterback makes. After a couple years of foundering under guys like Max Hall, John Skelton, Derek Anderson and Kevin Kolb, Arizona brought in Carson Palmer to take the helm and suddenly a three-time sub-.500 football team wins 10 games. Palmer was less than perfect, but he was a stable veteran presence who brought calm and competence back to the signal caller...
Via Zone Blitz
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Current List Of Available NFL Free Agents

In case you needed to get caught up on the best available players not currently employed by a National Football League team, here you go. Before you is a list of the best of the best or at least the best of the unemployed. With Chris Johnson being recently sent packing, it got me thinking, who else is available? You should be surprised, it’s not a very deep list of talent. The...
Via FF Locker Room
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Could the Titans be Targeting Kirk Cousins?

USA Today Sports Images The Tennessee Titans recently introduced Ken Whisenhunt as their next Head Coach. I have seen some really nice things from Jake Locker, but also some truly horrible games. Also, his ability to stay healthy has been a real problem, and I think it’s time for the Titans to look elsewhere. Whisenhunt isn’t any newbie to trading for top backup Quarterbacks...
Via TopSportsReport
24 days ago  |  Discuss

First tweets from Twitter accounts of all 32 NFL teams

There’s a first for everything, and that goes for Tweets as well.  Social media hot spot Twitter has recently added a fun feature that will show you the first Tweet ever of any Twitter handle you choose to enter.  We thought it’d be fun to create a list of the first Tweets of every team in the NFL, all of which have an official Twitter account.  Let’s go back in time and...
Via Down and Distance
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Carpenter Returns To The Bills, Kolb Gone

Buffalo re-signs K Carpenter to a four year deal and cuts QB Kevin Kolb
Via profootball.scout.com
March 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Bills release Kevin Kolb, NFL future uncertain

Mike Rodak ESPN.com reported Tuesday that the Buffalo Bills released quarterback Kevin Kolb.  Plagued by concussion issues, Kolb may have seen the last of an NFL sideline under center. At the start of the 2013 preseason, Kolb was in a quarterback battle with rookie E.J. Manuel. Kolb got the start for the all-important third preseason game with Manuel sidelined with knee issues...
Via Sports Injury Alert
March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Unsurprisingly, Bills hand Kolb his walking papers

BY NICK ST. DENISIt's hardly surprising, but news, nonetheless.The Buffalo Bills released quarterback Kevin Kolb Tuesday, according to ESPN.com, and saved $3 million in cap space in the process. They also avoided paying him the $1 million roster bonus he was owed Thursday.Kolb was brought in last summer to compete for the starting job but was lost for the year to a concussion...
Via AFC East Daily
March 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Bills re-sign K Dan Carpenter, release QB Kevin Kolb

The Buffalo Bills have re-signed kicker Dan Carpenter to a new four-year deal. Carptner, 28, will not bring a ton of fanfare among the Bills fanbase but they do lock up a dependable leg. Carpenter was 33-of-36 last season with a long of 55. Four-year deal for Dan Carpenter with the Bills. No word on $ yet. — Mike Garafolo (@MikeGarafolo) March 11, 2014 The Bills also released...
Via Tireball.com
March 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Buffalo Bills release Kevin Kolb; Schedule visit with CB Nolan Carroll

Today the Buffalo Bills decided to release Kevin Kolb which was strictly a salary cap move.  Kolb’s release will save the Bills quite a bit of money.  With that money, the Bills will try to land a free agent or two. Today the Buffalo Bills are also linked to Nolan Carroll per Jason LaCanfora.The post Buffalo Bills release Kevin Kolb; Schedule visit with CB Nolan Carroll appeared...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
March 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Bills Cut Kevin Kolb

I had forgotten Kolb was even on the roster. Bills have released QB Kevin Kolb, per source. — Adam Caplan (@caplannfl) March 11, 2014
Via BlackSportsOnline
March 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Top 3 Free Agent QB Options for Bills

www.buddynixon.com One of the big issues for the Bills last season was the lack of consistency in the quarterback position. At the beginning of training camp, the Bills had  journeyman QB Kevin Kolb, undrafted rookie free agent Jeff Tuel and the 16th overall pick EJ Manuel. Things seemed great. Fans flocked to St. John Fisher College to watch the QB Battle between Kolb and Manuel...
Via New York Sports-Kings
February 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Doug Marrone unsure about Kevin Kolb’s future

var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Bills head coach Doug Marrone indicated that he doesn’t know if Kevin Kolb plans on continuing his NFL career in 2014 after landing on injured reserve in 2013 due to multiple concussions. “He’s under contract and I’m not aware of really what exactly is going on right now, whether...
Via Pro Football Zone
February 14, 2014  |  Discuss

REPORT: Could quarterback Kevin Kolb be forced to retire?

Credit: Kevin Hoffman-USA TODAY Sports Veteran quarterback Kevin Kolb may be forced to retire due to concussion concerns.  The former quarterback for the Philadelphia Eagles and Arizona Cardinals spent the entire 2013 season on injured reserve with a concussion while a member of the Buffalo Bills. It’s horrible luck for Kolb who has suffered several concussions over the course...
Via Down and Distance
February 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Bills unsure on Kevin Kolb's status

Back in December, Buffalo Bills coach Doug Marrone said that he had not spoken to quarterback Kevin Kolb, who was placed on injured reserve in August. Nearly two months later, Marrone said he is still not sure of Kolb's plans. Kolb, 29, suffered at least his third career concussion in the third game of the preseason, leaving his playing future in doubt. "He's under...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Bills Still Unsure If QB Kevin Kolb Will Be Able To Play Again

Last year, the Bills signed QB Kevin Kolb to a two-year, $6.1 million contract with the thinking that he could compete for the starting job along with first-round pick E.J. Manuel. However, Kolb suffered a concussion during the team’s third preseason game and was later placed on season-ending injured reserve. Bills HC Doug Marrone mentioned during an interview with WGR 550...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
February 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Which 3 quarterbacks should the Eagles never have drafted?

Every franchise makes the mistakes. The Eagles have had their fair share over the years, and at a variety of positions, too. But the cautionary tales of quarterbacks they once drafted are out there. I didn’t just go ahead and pick any random quarterback — a seventh round selection who never took a snap in the NFL doesn’t have a place on this list. How high a quarterback was...
Via cover32 - Eagles
February 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Bills Won’t Release Kolb, Injured QB Will Stay On IR

Bills QB Kevin Kolb won’t be coming off IR to play for Buffalo or anyone else this season, ProFootballTalk reported. With the injuries to Sam Bradford in St. Louis and Jay Cutler in Chicago, some wondered if Kolb could be released from IR and given the chance to sign with another team.  That won’t happen. Kolb was placed on IR at the end of August with a concussion.  He wasn’t...
Via NFL Injury Report
October 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Bills’ Thad Lewis injures foot in overtime loss to Bengals

As the 2013 NFL season unfolds, playing quarterback for the Buffalo Bills may prove to be one of the most hazardous jobs in the United States. QB Kevin Kolb suffered various injuries during the preseason before being placed on the injured reserve list after suffering another concussion and just last week, rookie QB, E.J. Manuel, suffered a knee injury which will keep him out a few...
Via NFL Injury Report
October 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Doug Marrone explains how QB Thad Lewis was named Bills’ starter

Buffalo Bills Buffalo Bills coach Doug Marrone gave a long explanation on Monday for how practice squad quarterback Thad Lewis became the team’s starter for their game against the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday. From the Bills official website: “At that point it was a process of trying and going out and getting the best veteran possible that had the ability to play and win, that...
Via Sports-Glory
October 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Thad Lewis to start at QB for Bills on Sunday vs. Bengals

QB Thad Lewis has been elevated from the practice squad and start for the Bills against the Bengals, according to buffalobills.com. Bills signed Thad Lewis in late August after Kevin Kolb sustained what seems to be a season ending concussion. Manuel was out with a knee injury, which left the undrafted free-agent signing, Jeff Tuel as the only active QB on the roster. Bills also signed...
Via New York Sports-Kings
October 07, 2013  |  Discuss

E.J. Manuel the Answer the Buffalo Bills Have Been Looking For?

He was brought with hopes of being the man of the future, but was not expected to be the man of right now. However, an injury ended the season for the expected starter, veteran quarterback Kevin Kolb and necessity dictated that the time become now. And after two games it appears like the Age of E.J. Manuel may have arrived! Gifdsports.com He nearly led the team to...
Via FatManWriting
September 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Will Concussion History Become the Ultimate Red Flag in the NFL?

Kevin Kolb’s recent concussion serves as a chilling reminder of just how frail the human body is, even that of a pro football player. Kolb didn’t suffer a concussion from a bone crushing helmet-to-helmet hit, but from an inadvertent knee to the head. This play was so ordinary and the contact was so minimal that not everyone would have suffered a concussion, and by everyone I...
Via The Sports Post
September 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Five teams that should consider signing Tim Tebow

Over the weekend, the New England Patriots ended the Tim Tebow era when they cut the four year veteran out of Florida, deciding to keep only two quarterbacks on their roster.  Upon his release, Tebow said that he would continue to pursue his dream of being an NFL quarterback.  With that said, here are five teams that could potentially use his services:Buffalo BillsIn their third...
Via Football Nation
September 01, 2013  |  2 Comments

Bills place Kevin Kolb on IR

When Buffalo Bills quarterback Kevin Kolb suffered his concussion earlier this preseason, there was talk that it could ultimately end his playing career. While Kolb has since said that the head injury won’t force him into retirement, it has ended his season. The Bills announced yesterday that Kolb has been placed on season-ending injured reserve, according to NFL.com. While...
Via NFL Injury Report
August 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Bills Place Qb Kolb on Season Ending IR List

(Photo credit to: http://sinfl.files.wordpress.com) Buffalo, NY- Buffalobills.com reports that the Bills have officially placed veteran QB Kevin Kolb on season ending injured reserve list. Many thought Kolb could turn his career around in Buffalo after taking numerous beatings in Philadelphia, then Arizona. Buffalo is known for a solid offensive line. That wasn’t the case this...
Via New York Sports-Kings
August 30, 2013  |  Discuss

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