Kevin Kolb: What a Trade Could Mean for the Philadelphia Eagles Now and Later

September 24, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

On Tuesday, September 21st, Philadelphia Eagles coach Andy Reid made his second controversial move of the year—he named Michael Vick the team's starting QB after giving QB Kevin Kolb only 10 passes in Week 1.
This move alone carries with it all sorts of implications for the team's present and future. Now, only three days later, there are reports that the Eagles might trade Kolb within the next few weeks. Two weeks ago, Kevin Kolb was the Eagles ticket into the playoffs for the next decade. One Kolb concussion and one Michael Vick start later, Kolb appears to be expendable.
In 2009, Kolb started two games in the absence of an injured Donovan McNabb. In those two games, Kolb looked above average, passing for a gaudy 749 yards and four TDs with three picks. It was enough to convince the Eagles to move out of the Donovan McNabb era and into the Kevin Kolb era.
The Kevin Kolb era could now be over before it even began.
Benching Kolb so quickly was already quit...

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