Geno Smith and EJ Manuel: A Tale of Two Quarterbacks

The 2013 quarterback draft class is one of the least talented groups in recent memory. The top two quarterbacks drafted in this class, EJ Manuel and Geno Smith, have been scrutinized since the draft process started, and that hasn’t yet stopped. Currently in their second season, both quarterbacks have failed to show any signs of being franchise quarterbacks.Entering the 2013 season...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Rewind: Arizona Cardinals debatable Power Rankings spot, Manziel’s hot GF, more

We’re more than a third of the way into the NFL season and we’re getting an idea of who the contenders are and who the pretenders are. Below you’ll find the best cover32 columns from the past week to catch you up on anything you may have missed. Enjoy Week 8! National Columns • Power Rankings: How all 32 teams in the NFL stack up after Week 7 (READ) • QB Ratings: Ranking...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

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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6 days ago  |  Discuss

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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6 days ago  |  Discuss

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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7 days ago  |  Discuss

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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7 days ago  |  Discuss

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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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Week 6 Early Games: Bungles Gonna Bungle

After last Sunday's unexpected, yet sort of expected meltdown against a Patriots team that was seriously broken to that point, one has to wonder if the Bengals will ever be ready for the spotlight. Signing Andy Dalton to a six-year, bajillionty dollar contract extension this past offseason certainly showed us that their front office is all in. Or, at the very least, supports...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Buffalo Bills fans are losing patience with their team’s quarterback situation

Patience is a virtue. At least that’s what they say. The Buffalo Bills fanbase has been patiently waiting. PATIENTLY WAITING. Waiting for our shot at the postseason. Waiting for our ‘Franchise QB’ to flourish. Waiting for our team to string together a winning season. Waiting to be “Talkin’ Proud” Waiting to be “Recharged” Waiting to be able to say “This is our time”...
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October 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Four preseason standouts who flopped fast

Football has now been on your television for a full week. That means life feels complete again, and the universe is properly aligned. But has football actually, really been on your TV? Look closer, and tell me what you see. I see Michael Vick with a vintage Vick 14-yard scrambling run against mostly second teamers. And I see Johnny Manziel making his highly anticipated NFL debut...
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August 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Weekly Rewind: Bold predictions, Third-tier Palmer, Kolb arrested and more

We hope you had a happy and safe Fourth of July and are enjoying the long holiday weekend. Since you have a few minutes and maybe missed some of the great content this week, take a moment and enjoy our weekly rewind. It’s only 20 days until training camp opens. Football is almost back, folks. Ten bold predictions for the Arizona Cardinals season. (READ) Carson Palmer is third-tier...
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July 05, 2014  |  Discuss

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

Former Bills QB Kevin Kolb Arrested For Boating While Drunk In Texas

Things have gone from bad to worse for Kevin Kolb. After a serious concussion led to his eventual release from the Buffalo Bills, Kolb made headlines Saturday when he was arrested for boating while drunk in Texas. The quarterback spent close to 12 hours in jail before being released on a personal recognizance bond. The arrest is the latest in a string of bad luck for the former Arizona...
July 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Kevin Kolb, Boating While Under the Influence

Current NFL free agent Kevin Kolb was arrested for allegedly driving a boat while intoxicated. The incident reportedly occurred in Willacy County, Texas this past Saturday. Free agent QB Kevin Kolb was arrested over the weekend for boating under the influence: — Eye on Football (@EyeOnNFL) June 30, 2014 The arrest reports reads...
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July 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Kevin Kolb Arrested For Boating Under The Influence

It appears that free agent quarterback Kevin Kolb had a bit too much fun over the weekend in Texas. Kolb was apparently arrested for boating under the influence and then released on a $30,000 bond. [CBS Sports] The post Kevin Kolb Arrested For Boating Under The Influence appeared first on Diehardsport.
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June 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Cardinals QB Kevin Kolb arrested for BWI

We all know not to drink and drive but it’s just as bad when you boat and drive. Former Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kevin Kolb found that out when he was arrested for boating while intoxicated over the weekend in Willacy County, Texas. According to, he was arrested June 28th and spent approximately 11 hours behind bars before being released on his own recognizance...
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June 30, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL: Kevin Kolb arrested in Texas

Photo via: Wikimedia Commons / Creative Commons Former Philadelphia Eagles, Arizona Cardinals and Buffalo Bills quarterback Kevin Kolb was arrested over the weekend in Willacy County,Texas on suspicion of boating while intoxicated. He was held until he posted $3000 bond and released. The former quarterback was never cleared to play after sustaining a concussion last year while playing...
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June 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Bills QB was arrested for driving a boat intoxicated

Ex-NFL quarterback Kevin Kolb was arrested for boating while intoxicated in Texas this weekend, and spent half a day in jail according to TMZ. The 29-year-old former Buffalo Bills QB was popped early Saturday morning in Willacy County, TX by Parks & Wildlife officials and was thrown in a cell at 2:44 AM. Kolb was […] The post Former Bills QB was arrested for driving a boat...
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June 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Kevin Kolb Arrested For Boating While Intoxicated

AP Photo Former (and that’s a stretch word) NFL quarterback Kevin Kolb is in the news for reasons that don’t involve passion or injuries. According to, Kolb was arrested Saturday in Willacy County, Texas for drunk boating.  He was booked at 2:44 a.m. Sunday morning, and released 11 hours later. It was fair to assume that the NFL had seen the last of Kevin Kolb...
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June 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Kevin Kolb Arrested For Drunk Boating

According to 956 Sports,  ex-Eagles, Cardinals and Bills quarterback, Kevin Kolb has been arrested over the weekend  in Willancy County, Texas, for boating while intoxicated: Former Philadelphia Eagles, and NFL quarterback Kevin Kolb was arrested in Willacy County, Texas this weekend. The arrest citation was verified by Willacy County Sheriff’s office to Willacy...
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June 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Kevin Kolb arrested for boating while drunk

Kevin Kolb apparently operates a boat about as well as he quarterbacks an NFL team. The free agent quarterback was arrested Saturday in Willacy County, Texas, for boating while intoxicated, 956 Sports reports. Kolb was released on Sunday on his own recognizance after spending around 10.5 hours in jail. Kolb was released by the Buffalo […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 30, 2014  |  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
March 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Bills release Kevin Kolb, NFL future uncertain

Mike Rodak 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...
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March 12, 2014  |  Discuss
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