BALTIMORE - OCTOBER 30: Kevin Kolb #4 of the Arizona Cardinals scrambles against Terrell Suggs #55 the Baltimore Ravens at M&T Bank Stadium on October 30. 2011 in Baltimore, Maryland. The Cardinals lead the Ravens 24-6 at the half. (Photo by Larry French/Getty Images)

Kevin Kolb Injury: Cardinals QB Expected To Miss Season Finale

Kevin Kolb has missed much of the season with a head injury and he's expected to miss Week 17 as well.

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Kevin Kolb Injury: Cardinals QB Likely Out Week 17

For one more week, John Skelton will be the starting quarterback for the Arizona Cardinals, while Kevin Kolb will sit on the sidelines. Kolb is continuing to experience symptoms from a concussion, and for that reason he is likely to sit out the Cardinals' Week 17 season finale against the division rival Seattle Seahawks.

Kolb hasn't played since suffering a concussion against the San Fransisco 49ers on December 11. That injury was one of two that have kept him out for parts of this season, and Skelton will make his seventh start of the year when he takes the field on Sunday. The two quarterbacks have performed at roughly the same level, though Kolb was better about avoiding turnovers than Skelton.

While head injuries are terrible for everyone involved and no one wishes Kolb anything but a speedy recovery, this game could be an important one for John Skelton. A spectacular performance could turn training camp into an open competition in 2012.

For more on the Cardinals, be sure to check out Revenge Of The Birds.


Kevin Kolb Questionable With Head Injury

Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kevin Kolb was limited throughout this week's practices and is officially listed as "Questionable" for Saturday's game against the Cincinnati Bengals.

After missing four weeks with a foot/toe injury, Kolb had a triumphant return in the Cardinals' overtime win over the Dallas Cowboys in Week 13. Kolb suffered his injury early the following week against the San Francisco 49ers, giving way to second-year quarterback John Skelton, who would make the start if Kolb is unable to play.

"We'll see when we get there," Cardinals head coach Ken Whisenhunt said according to The Arizona Republic on Friday. "We'll make that decision after we travel. We've got to see how he (Kolb) responds after the flight today."

In his first season with the Cardinals, Kolb has completed 57.7 percent of 253 pass attempts for 1,955 yards with nine touchdowns and eight interceptions.

For more on the Cardinals, be sure to check out Revenge Of The Birds.


Kevin Kolb Questionable With Head Injury

Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kevin Kolb was listed as "Questionable" on Friday's injury report after practicing throughout the week on a limited basis.

Kolb sustained a concussion in the first quarter of last Sunday's win over the San Francisco 49ers, the fifth-year veteran's second game back after missing four weeks with a foot/toe injury.

Acquired from the Philadelphia Eagles after the lockout was lifted, Kolb has had an up-and-down first season with the Cardinals. After passing for 560 yards with four touchdowns and one interception in the first two games, Kolb was intercepted seven times in five games and suffered the foot injury as the Cardinals dropped five straight to fall to 1-6 on the season.

Second-year quarterback John Skelton helped revive the Cardinals' season, leading the team to three wins in four starts before yielding to Kolb in the team's overtime win against the Dallas Cowboys in Week 13. If Kolb is unable to play against the Cleveland Browns on Sunday, Skelton would get the start.

For more on the Kolb and the Cardinals, be sure to visit Revenge of the Birds.


John Skelton To Start, Kevin Kolb Out For Cardinals In Week 12

Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kevin Kolb is still dealing with foot injuries and has missed the past three weeks, ceding time to John Skelton. Kolb has still not sufficiently recovered from his injuries, and is inactive for the Cardinals' Week 12 matchup against the St. Louis Rams, meaning Skelton will start again.

Skelton hasn't been a disaster for the Cardinals as many anticipated, In fact, he's been a blessing for owners of Larry Fitzgerald, who has ramped up his production, catching a touchdown pass each of the past three weeks with Skelton under center.

Skelton has been given the green light to throw early and often. His past two games, he's had 40 and 35 attempts, and he's combined for four touchdowns in those two games with just one interception.

For more on Skelton, Kolb and the rest of the Cardinals, visit Revenge of the Birds. For updates and info on the Rams, head to Turf Show Times.


Kevin Kolb Questionable Vs. 49ers

After missing two weeks with a painful turf toe injury, Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kevin Kolb was able to practice on a limited basis this week and is listed as "Questionable" on the team's final injury report of the week.

Kolb took snaps from center and was able to throw, but was reported to be moving "gingerly" and will not start against the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday, and could spent a third straight game on the inactive list, with Richard Bartel serving as the No. 2.

Starting duties will once again fall to second-year quarterback John Skelton, who has led the previously 1-6 Cardinals on a two-game winning streak. A 2010 fifth-round pick out of Fordham who completed less than 50 percent of his pass attempts in five appearances as a rookie, Skelton has completed 41-of-75 pass attempts for 537 yards with four touchdowns and two interceptions during his opportunity to prove that he's a legitimate NFL starting quarterback.

For more on the Cardinals quarterback situation, check out Revenge of the Birds.


Kevin Kolb Injury: Cardinals QB Could Miss Week 11, Too

QB Kevin Kolb is considered doubtful for the Arizona Cardinals in Week 11 when they take the field against the San Francisco 49ers, Jason La Canfora reports. Kolb has missed two consecutive games with a myriad of injuries including ligament damage, a bone bruise and turf toe.

Kolb's season has been far from a success and even before his injury we heard the locals calling for backup QB John Skelton. The Cardinals have won two straight with Skelton under center after losing six in a row with Kolb so another win from Skelton and we'll be hearing more talk of a quarterback controversy. (For what it's worth, head coach Ken Whisenhunt says there is no quarterback controversy right now.)

In two games this year, Skelton has 537 yards passing and four touchdowns to two interceptions. He's not lighting the world on fire but the Cardinals have beaten the Rams and Eagles in those games.

Kolb, on the season, has completed 56.8 percent of his passes for 1,706 yards, eight touchdowns and eight interceptions leading the Cardinals to a 1-6 record.

Check out SB Nation's Revenge Of The Birds to see what Cards fans are saying about Kolb's absence.


Kevin Kolb To Be A Game-Time Decision Against Former Team

After missing a second straight week of practice with turf toe, Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kevin Kolb is listed as "Questionable" and is considered to be a game-time decision on Sunday against the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday.

A 2007 second-round pick out of the University of Houston by the Eagles, Kolb started 14 games in four seasons in Philadelphia, passing for 2,082 yards with 11 touchdowns and 14 interceptions. Traded to the Cardinals in exchange for a 2012 second-round pick and cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie, Kolb is completing 56.8 percent of his pass attempts for 1,706 yards with eight touchdowns and eight interceptions.

Kolb sustained his injury in a crushing loss to the Baltimore Ravens in Week 8 and missed last week's 19-13 overtime win over the St. Louis Rams.

If Kolb is unable to start, second-year quarterback John Skelton would make a second straight start. Skelton completed 20-of-35 pass attempts for 222 yards and a touchdown and added 38 yards on four rushing attempts as the Cardinals snapped their six-game losing streak.

For more on the Cardinals, check out Revenge of the Birds.


Kevin Kolb Injury: Cardinals QB Reportedly Not Expected To Play Vs. Eagles

The Arizona Cardinals are expected to be without Kevin Kolb for the second consecutive week when they travel to play the Philadelphia Eagles in Week 10, ESPN's Adam Schefter reports. The Cards haven't ruled him out but Schefter reports it's expected to be John Skelton with the start on Sunday against the Philadelphia Eagles.

Kolb tried to push his injured toe in Wednesday's practice but apparently there hasn't been enough progress made.

This is a big week for Kolb considering he was traded from Philly to Arizona before the season so it looks like he'll be missing the game against his former team.

This would be Kolb's second consecutive missed game after he was unable to go last week when the Cards beat the St. Louis Rams for only their second victory of the season. 

The Cardinals are 2-6 so Kolb's absence isn't disrupting a playoff push or anything like that but this is his first year in Arizona and, after signing a six-year, $65 million contract, you would hope things would be going better. He has seven touchdowns and seven interceptions this season.

Check out SB Nation's Revenge Of The Birds where they're comparing the production of Kolb vs. Skelton.


Kevin Kolb Injury: Status For Week 9 Is Uncertain

The status of Arizona Cardinals QB Kevin Kolb remains a question mark as he's missed the last two days of practice. Kolb is suffering from turf toe and got out of his protective boot on Wednesday but didn't practice that day or Thursday. If he can't go, John Skelton would step in.

The Arizona Republic reported that he still has a limp so the injury doesn't appear to be getting considerably better. ESPN's Adam Schefter reported on Thursday that Kolb was unlikely to play this weekend against the St. Louis Rams.

It's too bad for Kolb that he misses this week of all weeks. He's struggled this year but the Rams are the third worst defense in the NFL right now. If there were ever a "get well" game, this is it. Kolb has completed less than 57 percent of his passes and has eight touchdown passes to eight interceptions. The locals are getting restless with his play after Arizona made the big trade for him this summer.

Check out SB Nation's Revenge of the Birds for more on Kolb and his Week 9 status.


Kevin Kolb's Toe Injury Leaves His Week 9 Status In Question

Cardinals QB Kevin Kolb is out of his protective boot but still did not practice Wednesday.

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