Philadelphia Eagles QB Kevin Kolb: The First Impressions Of 2010

August 14, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Perched up in Club Level 18 at beautiful Lincoln Financial Field, one could tell the fans were in love with Kevin Kolb.
He really could do no wrong in their eyes even though he was far from flawless. Kolb finished the night with 96 yards on 9 of 16 passing with no touchdowns and no interceptions.
His most notable mistakes came on the second possession.
Early in the drive, Kolb hit Brent Celek for a 12-yard gain even though he had Jason Avant wide open down the seam for what could have been at least a 30-yard completion.
Those things happen to even the most experienced veterans. But the next mistake needs to be eliminated.
As the Eagles marched down the field, Kolb learned a valuable lesson in making a quick decision.
On first and 20 from the Jacksonville 24, Kolb took a shot at the endzone with a pass to Jeremy Maclin.
I'm not sure how it looked it on TV, but Maclin was open. The problem wasn't necessarily the pass, it was the timing of the pass...

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