Five Things Kevin Kolb and the Eagles Must Do To Beat the San Francisco 49ers

October 9, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

This past offseason, the Philadelphia Eagles traded away Donovan McNabb to make room for Kevin Kolb as the quarterback of the future.
It hasn't happened.
Kolb played a half before losing the job to Michael Vick, who played crazy good in two-and-a-half games as the No. 1 QB.
But early on in Week 4, the game McNabb came back, Vick broke off a long scramble, which ended in his being sandwiched between two Washington Redskins defenders. The play turned into bad news, first because it was called back for holding, second because Vick cracked some rib cartilage on the play.
Vick left the game, and Kolb took over. He played a decent game, but it was overshadowed by the Eagles loss and because off the way he made the majority of his 22 completions: By checking down.
Kolb will get the start against the 49ers on Sunday Night, ready to prove he belongs. This is how the Eagles need to roll so that he can do that. 
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