• My Scores
  • NHL
  • NFL
  • NBA
  • NCAA BB
  • NCAA FB

Bills QB Kevin Kolb leaves game with concussion-like symptoms

By Ryan Wilson | CBSSports.com

Kevin Kolb signed with the Bills this offseason. (USATSI)
The uniform may change but the results seem to stay the same: Kevin Kolb just can't stay healthy. Three weeks after Kolb, who signed with the Bills this offseason, tweaked his knee after slipping on a mat, the team announced that he suffered "concussion-like symptoms" following a hit to the head in Saturday's preseason game against the Redskins.

Kolb arrived in Buffalo after two forgettable seasons in Arizona, where the Cardinals had hoped that he would be their franchise quarterback. Instead, Kolb battled various injuries -- including a concussion -- and only played in 15 games over two years.

With Bills rookie first-round pick E.J. Manuel sidelined for the rest of the preseason while he recovers from minor knee surgery, Kolb appeared to have the inside track for the starting job. That may still be the case, but in a quarterback-driven league, it's only a matter of time before new coach Doug Marrone turns the offense over to Manuel. Partly to see what he has in Manuel, but also because he already knows what he has in Kolb.

Rookie Jeff Tuel, whom the Bills like a lot, is the only other quarterback listed on the depth chart.

CBSSports Facebook Google Plus
COMMENTS
Conversation powered by Livefyre
NEVER MISS A MOCK DRAFT
Sign up to our newsletter and find out who your team could be picking
 

nfl Video

December 29, 2014
Brown on defeating the Bengals (0:44)
December 28, 2014
Panthers at Falcons highlights
(0:49)
December 28, 2014
Raiders at Broncos highlights
(0:44)
December 28, 2014
Panthers at Falcons booth recap
(2:55)

Latest

Most Popular

CBSSports.com Shop