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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 WR Welker had hair transplant

Posted July 23, 2012 @ 3:43 p.m. ET
Patriots WR Wes Welker has had a hair transplant and will appear in ads for the Rhode Island doctor who performed it.

Ochocinco changes name back to Johnson

Posted July 23, 2012 @ 12:51 p.m. ET
Chad Ochocinco legally changed his name back to Chad Johnson in a Broward County courthouse on Monday.

Patriots release WR Roark

Posted July 20, 2012 @ 4:34 p.m. ET
The Patriots released rookie free-agent WR Matt Roark, the team announced Friday.

Tough reads on these five fantasy players

Posted July 20, 2012 @ 1:22 p.m. ET
Here are five fantasy players whose value entering the 2012 season can be very tough to figure out.

Patriots WR Ebert placed on active/PUP list

Posted July 19, 2012 @ 6:20 p.m. ET
Five Patriots rookies failed their physicals on Thursday, according to Howard Balzer of the Sports Xchange, including seventh-round WR Jeremy Ebert.

Fantasy: After Gronk and Graham, little difference

Posted July 19, 2012 @ 12:58 p.m. ET
Best fantasy advice you'll get this season: If you miss out on either Rob Gronkowski or Jimmy Graham, just be patient. A good tight end will be there late.

Patriots sign first-round LB Hightower

Posted July 18, 2012 @ 2:13 p.m. ET
The Patriots agreed to terms with first-round LB Dont’a Hightower on Wednesday.

Cowboys lead NFL teams on Forbes' list of most valuable sports teams

Posted July 18, 2012 @ 12:03 p.m. ET
All 32 NFL teams made Forbes’ list of the 50 most valuable sports teams, led by the Cowboys, who ranked No. 3.

Report: Trial for Patriots CB Dennard pushed to December

Posted July 18, 2012 @ 8:50 a.m. ET
Patriots rookie CB Alfonzo Dennard waived his right to a speedy trial on Tuesday, pushing his court date to December.

Biggest regrets: These 2012 moves will be rued

Posted July 16, 2012 @ 4:30 p.m. ET
These will be the 10 biggest regrets when we look back at moves made in 2012.

Deadline passes for signing franchised players to long-term deals

Posted July 16, 2012 @ 4:18 p.m. ET
Several players will have to play 2012 under the franchise tender after the deadline for signing long-term extensions passed.

AFC East training-camp reports

Posted July 16, 2012 @ 11:29 a.m. ET
Pro Football Weekly's preview of what to expect from the Bills, Dolphins, Patriots and Jets in training camp.

Kraft releases statement on audition video

Posted July 11, 2012 @ 2:14 p.m. ET
Patriots owner Robert Kraft released a statement Wednesday addressing a video he appeared in that has circulated the Internet.

Police: Junior Seau's toxicology report delayed

Posted July 10, 2012 @ 5:08 p.m. ET
The toxicology report for NFL star Junior Seau, whose death in May was ruled a suicide, has not been received yet by Oceanside (Calif.) police.

Patriots, Saints to hold joint practices

Posted July 10, 2012 @ 3:52 p.m. ET
The Patriots and Saints will hold joint practices in Foxborough on Aug. 7 and 8, the teams announced Tuesday.

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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