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NFL Trade Rumors: Kevin Kolb Afternoon Update

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Kent Somers of the Arizona Republic posted an update on the Cardinals search for a QB and basically, he says the Cardinals are moving on all fronts in their search for a QB. They're in talks with the Eagles and Broncos over trades for Kevin Kolb or Kyle Orton and they've been talking with free agents Matt Hasselbeck & Marc Bulger.

It seems pretty clear that the Cards will have a new starting QB at some point this week, it just remains to be seen who that is. Either way, head coach Ken Whisenhunt says that the complexity of the process means a deal probably won't get done today. Of course, as with everything in the NFL right now, things change by the minute.

One issue that could be slowing a deal for either Kolb or Orton is that both players are in the final year of their contract and a trade for either could be contingent on an extension. Orton is older than Kolb and may not require as big an extension, however he is scheduled to make much more this year than Kolb and will count $9 million against the cap.

Somers also notes that the Cardinals have Orton and Kolb "rated closely in talent."

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