After missing several games after dealing with a foot injury, Arizona Cardinals QB Kevin Kolb is now dealing with having to recover from a concussion suffered last week in the team’s win over the San Francisco 49ers. Kolb was knocked out of the Cardinals game on the third play of the game.
Kevin Kolb passed all required independent neurological tests required by the NFL on Tuesday but has not returned to full speed at practice. Kolb told reporters that he did practice a little on Wednesday but he added to reporters, “That’s the key, too, not pushing too hard where we have setbacks. That’s the plan, to do a little more every day and get back out there as soon as possible”.
This is now the second concussion Kolb has suffered in as many seasons. Kolb was knocked out of the season opener last season while a member of the Philadelphia Eagles against the Green Bay Packers. Kolbs’ concussion last season ushered in the return of Michael Vick to the NFL, replacing Kolb as the Eagles starter for the rest of the season.
If Kolb is unavailable to start, Kolb will give way to back up quarterback John Skelton. Skelton has actually led the Cardinals to more victories this season than the high-priced Kolb and has also moved the Cardinals offense more efficiently. The Cardinals host the Cleveland Browns this Sunday.
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