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Kolb gets starting nod for Eagles

Updated: September 20, 2009, 1:16 PM ET
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PHILADELPHIA -- Kevin Kolb will start for the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday against the New Orleans Saints as Donovan McNabb isn't ready to play because of a fractured rib.

McNabb will not dress for the game. Jeff Garcia is the backup, and the Eagles will have no third quarterback. In an emergency, Brian Westbrook or DeSean Jackson would play quarterback for Philadelphia.

Kolb has never thrown a TD pass in eight career games.

A strange scenario played out this week at ...

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