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New England Patriots


Mike Kafka

Mike Kafka - QB

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 3"/ 225 lbs.
Birthday 07/25/1987
Birthplace Oak Lawn, IL
College Northwestern
Years played 3
Drafted 2010, 4th round, 24th pick by Eagles

Patriots place LB Fletcher on I.R.

Posted Aug. 14, 2012 @ 6:54 p.m. ET
Patriots LB Dane Fletcher passed through waivers and reverted to the team’s injured reserve list Tuesday.

Rams will not play in 2013-14 London games

Posted Aug. 13, 2012 @ 2:57 p.m. ET
The Rams announced Monday that they will not play home games in London in 2013 or 2014, canceling plans to play home games there beyond the 2012 season.

Report: Patriots to work out WR Burress

Posted Aug. 12, 2012 @ 11:38 a.m. ET
Former Jets and Giants WR Plaxico Burress will work out for the Patriots on Sunday, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter.

Report: Patriots LB Fletcher tears ACL

Posted Aug. 09, 2012 @ 9:46 p.m. ET
Patriots LB Dane Fletcher tore his ACL in Thursday’s preseason game against the Saints, according to NFL.com’s Ian Rapoport.

Vereen's receiving skills mesh well with Patriots' offense

Posted Aug. 08, 2012 @ 10:16 p.m. ET
RB Shane Vereen has impressed observers in camp and his receiving skills should come into play if the Patriots use more of the screen game.

Patriots release FB Huggins

Posted Aug. 05, 2012 @ 12:45 p.m. ET
The Patriots released FB Kareem Huggins on Sunday. He had been signed by the team Saturday.

Patriots OG Gallery retires

Posted Aug. 04, 2012 @ 5:58 p.m. ET
After eight seasons, OG Robert Gallery has decided to retire, the Patriots announced Saturday.

Patriots place OL Richard on I.R.

Posted Aug. 02, 2012 @ 5:51 p.m. ET
The Patriots claimed rookie OL Dustin Waldron off waivers from the Dolphins Thursday and placed OL Jamey Richard on injured reserve.

Patriots no longer sitting pretty at guard

Posted July 29, 2012 @ 1:09 p.m. ET
Brian Waters' absence and Logan Mankins' injury present a situation worth watching for the Patriots at the guard position.

Patriots release RB Addai

Posted July 25, 2012 @ 4:44 p.m. ET
The Patriots released veteran RB Joseph Addai, the team announced Wednesday.

Report: Patriots add DT Bulman

Posted July 25, 2012 @ 2:30 p.m. ET
The Patriots agreed to terms with DT Tim Bulman, according to Pro Football Talk.

Reports: Patriots sign TE Shiancoe

Posted July 24, 2012 @ 7:23 p.m. ET
The Patriots and UFA TE Visanthe Shiancoe agreed to a one-year contract on Tuesday, according to multiple sources.

Fantasy points to be had in Foxborough

Posted July 24, 2012 @ 12:46 p.m. ET
The Patriots can cause problems for fantasy owners with so many weapons, but the offense is good enough for owners to load up on Pats.

Patriots place Mankins, five others on PUP list

Posted July 24, 2012 @ 10:26 a.m. ET
The Patriots placed six veterans on the physically-unable-to-perform list, according to multiple reports.

Patriots re-sign DT Love

Posted July 23, 2012 @ 5:15 p.m. ET
The Patriots signed exclusive-rights free agent DT Kyle Love, the team announced Monday.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Aug. 31, 2012
Trent Edwards beat out Kafka for the third-string quarterback job with the Philadelphia Eagles.||||||| Kafka was released Friday afternoon, leaving Edwards and rookie Nick Foles behind Michael Vick on the depth chart.
Posted Sept. 26, 2011
Kafka completed 4 of 7 passes for 35 yards with two INTs and was sacked once in Sunday's 29-16 loss to the Giants.||||||| Kafka could start against the 49ers if Michael Vick is out. After a solid effort last week in Atlanta, he was much worse against New York.
Posted Sept. 19, 2011
Kafka completed 7 of 9 passes for 43 yards Sunday in the Eagles' 35-31 loss at Atlanta.||||||| Kafka could start in the home opener against the Giants if Michael Vick is out. If that is the case, monitor the health of the Giants' beleaguered secondary before deciding whether to start Kafka, who looked good in Atlanta.
Posted Sept. 03, 2010
Kafka completed 9 of 27 passes for 76 yards with an interception in the Eagles' 21-17 loss to the New York Jets in their preseason finale Thursday.||||||| Kafka has no fantasy value and is the Eagles' No. 3 quarterback at best.

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