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Kevin Kolb reportedly on New York Jets' radar

After NFL.com's Ian Rapoport reported that the Arizona Cardinals soon will release Kevin Kolb, speculation immediately turned to the New York Jets as the quarterback's logical landing spot.

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The Jets indeed have held internal discussions about adding Kolb once he's set free, the New York Post reported. According to the New York Daily News and ESPNNewYork.com, the move could depend on Kolb's asking price in negotiations.

At first glance, it's a match that makes too much sense not to happen. Kolb's limited arm strength might be a poor fit for new Cardinals coach Bruce Arians' vertical offense, but it's a non-factor in the Jets' new West Coast offense under coordinator Marty Mornhinweg.

In fact, Mornhinweg might be the primary drawing card, as Kolb developed under his watch in Philadelphia from 2007 to 2010.

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With a depth chart featuring Mark Sanchez, David Garrard, Greg McElroy, Tim Tebow and Matt Simms, the Jets are proof of the football maxim, "If you have two starting quarterbacks, you have no starting quarterback."

There's sentiment in the Big Apple that Sanchez can never again enter the season as the Jets' starter regardless of his guaranteed $8.25 million salary. If Kolb is signed, he's the favorite to be under center in Week 1.

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