To say Kevin Kolb had a rough night Sunday would be an
Just two of the four passes thrown by Arizona’s starting
quarterback were caught, with one of them being hauled in
by Saints cornerback Malcolm Jenkins. Not long after that
Kolb exited the game following a hard tackle that left him
with what has been diagnosed as a rib contusion.
The poor performance coupled with yet another injury has
many questioning if the 27-year-old can ever be an
effective NFL QB, though NFL Network’s Michael Lombardi
has felt that way for a while.
“When I watched Kevin Kolb play with the Philadelphia
Eagles I would always say…I was more impressed with what
[Eagles coach] Andy Reid did to make him look good than I
was with Kevin Kolb actually looking good,” Lombardi told
ESPN Radio’s Colin Cowherd Monday. “And I
think that’s the challenge as an evaluator you must go
through: is this the player or is this the scheme
enhancing the player?
“Clearly in Philadelphia it was that Andy was doing the
right things for Kevin Kolb.”