Fantasy Football: Are You On Board With Kevin Kolb As a QB1?

August 27, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Kevin Kolb is the ninth QB (71st overall) going off the board in fantasy drafts according to Mock Draft Central. I’m pretty much on board with his rank (click to see my 2010 QB rankings), but I’m not sure if I’d have the guts to pull the trigger on him.
Not when you can get much better value with Brett Favre (QB10, ADP=77), Eli Manning (11, 86), Matt Ryan (12, 87), Joe Flacco (13, 91), Donovan McNabb (14, 103), or Carson Palmer (15, 108). Sure Kevin Kolb could blow up this year, but he also comes with plenty of risk.
Aside from two impressive starts in Weeks 2 and 3, in which he ripped up the Saints (391 yards, two TDs), and Chiefs (327 yards, two TDs),  Kolb is, for the most part, a great unknown. He is highly regarded for his accuracy, but he has to prove that he can remain accurate all season long against heavy pressure.
Kolb does have a ton of weapons at his disposal. Perhaps that is why everybody is so high on him. DeSean Jackson and Jere...

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