The season after Kurt Warner retired left a sour taste in the mouth of everyone involved. Matt Leinart, Max Hall and Derek Anderson all saw time under center, and not one of them impressed.
The Cardinals then landed Kolb in a trade with the Philadelphia Eagles in the offseason. He was seen as the savior under center. Fans even applauded the five-year, $63 million deal the team gave Kolb before he even played a single snap in a Cardinals uniform.
A year later, Kolb is on the verge of losing his starting job and becoming one of the NFL’s highest paid benchwarmers.
The preseason has not been pretty for Kolb. He has failed to impress when given the opportunity to be the No. 1 quarterback on the depth chart, and now it seems that he may be playing second fiddle to one of Fordham’s finest, John Skelton.
Here are five things take away from Kolb’s preseason performance so far.