Thursday, February 11, 2016

Source: No truth to Kolb/Browns report

It seems the Kevin Kolb trade rumors have begun circulating.

Source: No truth to Kolb/Browns report

Kevin Kolb´s future with the Eagles is uncertain after Michael Vick was named the starting quarterback. ( Clem Murray / Staff Photographer )
Kevin Kolb's future with the Eagles is uncertain after Michael Vick was named the starting quarterback. ( Clem Murray / Staff Photographer )

It seems the Kevin Kolb trade rumors have begun circulating.

The first: A report that the Cleveland Browns contacted the Eagles Tuesday night about acquiring the now-backup quarterback to Michael Vick.

Not true "whatsoever," said a source close to the situation.

Earlier Wednesday morning, Eagles coach Andy Reid could not defintively say that Kolb would not be traded by the Oct. 19 trade deadline.

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However, asked if he would listed to trade offers for the 26-year-old, Reid said, "No, I want Kevin Kolb on this football team."

A day earlier, Reid said that Kolb had not asked for a trade. Kolb was asked Wednesday about the possibility of playing for another team.

"Right now I'm focused on, 'I have to be this way,'" he said. "I have to focus on, 'What if I have to go in against Jacksonville.'"

He did seem to leave the door open for a team change with this answer to a question about Reid's loyalty:

"So far to this point he's done what's best for my career," Kolb said. "I trust him and I think this will work out the way it's supposed to."


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