Cardinals release QB Kevin Kolb
What are you looking for?
Latest NFL News and Rumors...

Robert Griffin III may have been "All In for Week 1" last year, but it's clear that he wasn't his usual self. Hi... [read more] [All News & Rumors]
A couple of hours following a report that wide receiv... [read more] [All News & Rumors]
Montee Ball's rookie season got off to a rough start with a nasty case of fumblitis that limited his playing time for the ... [read more] [All News & Rumors]
One visit was all Chris Johnson needed to find his next NFL team. Johnson reached an agreement Wednesday with the New York... [read more] [All News & Rumors]
Via Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press, Lions offensive coordinator Joe Lombardi said Tuesday that he envisions his to... [read more] [All News & Rumors]
Brandon Lloyd's career looked like it was over after he spent all of last season without a roster spot anywhere. Now his c... [read more] [All News & Rumors]

Cardinals release QB Kevin Kolb

Less than two years ago, the Cardinals traded cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie and a second-round draft pick for then-Eagles quarterback Kevin Kolb @KevinKolb_4. As part of the trade, Arizona signed Kolb to a six-year, $65 million contract with $12 million guaranteed. Today, they have nothing to show for it. The Cardinals released Kolb, a move that saves them $7.5 million in salary-cap space.
According to The Sideline View's Adam Caplan, Kolb was cut after not agreeing to a restructure of his contract, although Caplan also said it's possible that Kolb could come back to Arizona. If Kolb had been on the roster at 4 p.m. Eastern today, he would have been owed a $2 million bonus.
Due to injuries and poor play, Kolb played in just 15 games with the Cardinals. The team went 6-8 in games he started. He threw 17 touchdowns, 11 interceptions, and completed 58.4 percent of his throws.

Fantasy Analysis:

The free-agent market is pretty weak when it comes to QBs -- Kolb and Ryan Fitzpatrick are the best options -- but there are teams that have big needs at that position. So, Kolb should get another job soon and will likely compete to be a starter. Kolb to the Jets is the popular rumor right now, and I would love to see that if for no other reason than I think it would be a hilarious camp battle.

Adam Caplan via Twitter

0 Comments | Add Yours

There are no comments on this article yet.

You must login in order to comment:

If you do not have an account yet, register here -- it's free

Warning: You don't have cookies enabled in your internet broswer. Without cookies, you will not be able to login. Some web browsers allow cookies to be managed on a per-site basis.

News Archive
NFL News Feed: XML Feed
Subscribe to FFToolbox NFL News and Rumors by Email
Brian Murphy -
Follow on Twitter
Los Angeles, CA
FFToolbox Fantasy Football Writer since 2002
Follow me on Twitter: @Spokes_Murphy.

I have played fantasy sports since 2001, specializing in fantasy football and baseball. I wrote for FFToolbox from 2002-2005 and re-joined in 2009.

I am a journalism/mass communication grad student at Cal State University, Northridge. I am aiming to be a sports reporter for a website, newspaper, magazine, anything. I am a graduate from the University of Central Florida. I make my home in Long Beach, Calif.

While I grew up in California, my favorite football team has always been the New York Giants.
Partner of USA TODAY Sports Digital Properties