Nevada officials reach out to Dbacks on potential

first_img Nevada officials reach out to D-backs on potential relocation Comments   Share   No matter how you slice it, 2011 was a tough year forArizona Cardinals quarterback Kevin Kolb.Sure, he got a chance to be a starter and received ahealthy new contract upon being acquired via trade by theCardinals, but things on the field didn’t go exactlyaccording to plan.Kolb, who had missed four games with a turf toe injury,saw his season come to a premature end in Week 14 when hesuffered a concussion after getting a knee to the headfrom San Francisco’s Ahmad Brooks. Top Stories Though he was around the team for the final three games ofthe year, Kolb was still plagued by symptoms well into theoffseason.“Probably three weeks after the season was over,” Kolbresponded when asked about how long it took for theeffects of the concussion to disappear. “To be honestwith you, when I first went home it was still prettysevere.“It kind of worried me because I figured once I got awayfrom the game it would clear up pretty fast, but it didn’tand I stayed in contact with our guys here and withinthree or four days after that three-week period, it wasfine.”Kolb was fully healthy as the team gathered at their Tempetraining facility, and is looking forward to buildingteam-wide chemistry with teammates during the spring, anopportunity he wasn’t afforded last season due to the NFLlabor dispute.“We’ve got a lot of new guys, I think there’s 22 guys thathave been through this offseason before, so with a hundredpeople in here, we have a lot of relationships to build,”he said. “We had a good turnout (Monday), and it lookslikea good group, so we’ll be rolling.”Arizona Sports’ Adam Green contributed to thisreportcenter_img D-backs president Derrick Hall: Franchise ‘still focused on Arizona’ What an MLB source said about the D-backs’ trade haul for Greinke Cardinals expect improving Murphy to contribute right awaylast_img read more