Kevin Kolb injury: Bills QB day-to-day after tweaked knee


Kevin Kolb tweaked his knee when he slipped on a wet mat before practice. He is considered day-to-day.

Buffalo Bills head coach Doug Marrone confirmed quarterback Kevin Kolb tweaked his knee and is considered day-to-day. Rookie E.J. Manuel will take the first-team reps in the meantime.

In one of the more bizarre training camp injuries yet, Kolb slipped on a wet mat while walking out onto the practice field. He took his pads off and had his left knee examined by the training staff. Kolb did not return for practice.

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Marrone doesn't believe the injury is serious and Kolb should be ready for the preseason, but it's an ill-timed accident. He is battling Manuel for the starting job and this unfortunate injury gives the rookie all the first-team practice reps and more opportunities to impress the coaching staff.

Kolb has been snake-bitten by injuries for most of his career, missing 10 games with a rib injury last season. He threw for 1,169 yards and eight touchdowns in the six games he did play.

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