ARIZONA CARDINALS

Rumor: Kevin Kolb won’t report to Philadelphia Eagles camp

Jul 27, 2011, 10:06 PM | Updated: 11:09 pm

No one knows if Kevin Kolb will be in Arizona on Thursday but we do know where he won’t be.

According to sources who talked with the Philadelphia Inquirer, Kolb won’t be at Eagles training camp.

Kolb, despite being under contract, won’t be at Lehigh University for the Eagles’ first training camp practice, an NFL source said Wednesday. The Eagles backup quarterback won’t be here, the source indicated, because a trade was still being worked out.

It makes sense for both parties for Kolb to avoid Eagles camp. As many reports have indicated, the trade between the Eagles and Cardinals seems more of a matter of when than if. By showing up he’d be nothing more than a distraction.

The only question that remains seems to be just how soon he can wind up in Flagstaff for the opening of Cardinals camp.

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