Hey Kevin Kolb, You’re the New Starting QB for the Philadelphia Eagles

April 6, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

After spending the last three years as understudy to recently traded Eagles quarterback Donovan McNabb, Kevin Kolb is about to take over the reins of the Philadelphia offense.
“I was obviously excited,” Kolb said, “when [head coach] Andy [Reid] called me and said, “Congratulations, you’re the starting quarterback for the Philadelphia Eagles.’ It’s been a dream of mine for a long time. As you all know, it’s been a patient waiting game and I’m glad the opportunity is here.”
Since being drafted by the birds in the second round of the 2007 NFL Draft, Kolb’s playing time under center has been limited to say the least; In 2008 he mostly played garbage time, completing 17 of 34 attempts for 144 yards, no touchdowns but four interceptions, including one returned for a score.
In 2008, while filling in for an injured McNabb, Kolb got the nod in back to back starts against New Orleans and Kansas City.
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