As part of Thursday’s trade from the Eagles to the Cardinals, QB Kevin Kolb agreed to a five-year contract extension worth $63.5 million with $21 million guaranteed, according to a league source.
There is no deal yet for the Eagles to trade QB Kevin Kolb to the Cardinals, but multiple league sources believe it will occur within the next 48 hours.
The Seahawks are out of the Kevin Kolb sweepstakes, according to a source. They had reservations about how steep the price would be in trade compensation paid to the Eagles and financial compensation paid to the QB.
In his weekly chat, NFL.com senior analyst Pat Kirwan addressed a number of questions about what different teams might do when the free agency period gets started after the lockout ends. Kirwan said to expect things to happen almost immediately, because teams will already have spend significant time talking to agents.
One of the major storylines of the locked-out offseason has been where Kevin Kolb will land when the lockout finally ends, and in the four months of non-activity the Eagles’ backup quarterback has ascended to the status of an elixir for the handful of teams still needing a starter.
If you’re putting a board together of all the quarterbacks thought to be available in free agency or via a trade this offseason, I think the first person every team is looking at is Kevin Kolb.
One of the first names mentioned in most discussions regarding quarterbacks thought to be available via trade or free agency (eventually) during the offseason is Kevin Kolb.
What does the future hold for Kevin Kolb? It’s pretty complicated.
Eagles QB Kevin Kolb wants to be a starting quarterback, right? Because Kolb is not making the most of his audition for an NFL gig next season.