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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-Chargers matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Sept. 14, 2011 @ 10:17 a.m. ET
The Chargers sacked Tom Brady four times in last season's meeting. OLB Shaun Phillips will be looking to put the reigning MVP on his back again.

Patriots 60-second rant: Offensive penalties only thing stopping Pats

Posted Sept. 13, 2011 @ 9:52 p.m. ET
The Patriots did just about everything right on Monday night, but six offensive penalties could be a cause for concern if they continue.

Patriots-Chargers matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Sept. 13, 2011 @ 9:32 p.m. ET
Tom Brady threw for just 159 yards last season against the Chargers. If their secondary stifles him again, the Patriots will have to adapt in Week Two.

Patriots stock report: Week One

Posted Sept. 13, 2011 @ 9:02 p.m. ET
A pair of rookies have their stock rising after the Patriots' Week One win over the Dolphins.

Brady's career game makes Pats look scary-good

Posted Sept. 13, 2011 @ 8:47 p.m. ET
Tom Brady's career performance on "Monday Night Football" should strike fear into the Patriots' future opposing defenses.

Report: Patriots C Koppen to miss 6-10 weeks

Posted Sept. 13, 2011 @ 7:42 p.m. ET
Patriots C Dan Koppen, who left Monday night's game with an ankle injury, is not expected to miss the rest of the season, according to a report.

Week Two power rankings

Posted Sept. 13, 2011 @ 2:49 a.m. ET
The defending champion Packers top our rankings of the 32 teams, but the high-octane Patriots are nipping at their heels.

Patriots players of the week

Posted Sept. 13, 2011 @ 2:07 a.m. ET
There was little question as to who was the Patriots' offensive player of the game in the season opener. Tom Brady's record-breaking night stole the show.

Brady's 517 yards lead Pats past Dolphins

Posted Sept. 12, 2011 @ 11 p.m. ET
Tom Brady threw for a team-record 517 yards and four TDs, with a 99-yarder to Wes Welker, as New England beat Miami 38-24 on Monday night.

Welker ties record for longest reception

Posted Sept. 12, 2011 @ 10:23 p.m. ET
Patriots WR Wes Welker tied an NFL record for the longest pass reception with a 99-yard touchdown vs. Miami in the fourth quarter Monday night.

Patriots' Koppen hurts ankle

Posted Sept. 12, 2011 @ 10:05 p.m. ET
Patriots C Dan Koppen was carted off the field late in the second quarter after injuring an ankle in New England's game vs. Miami at Sun Life Stadium.

Patriots, Dolphins announce Week One inactives

Posted Sept. 12, 2011 @ 6:32 p.m. ET
The Patriots and Dolphins have released their inactives for tonight's game at Sun Life Stadium.

Patriots add depth on O-line

Posted Sept. 12, 2011 @ 5:49 p.m. ET
The Patriots have signed OT Thomas Welch from their practice squad in order to give them more depth up front.

Patriots-Dolphins prediction

Posted Sept. 12, 2011 @ 3:14 p.m. ET
PFW associate editor and AFC East writer Kevin Fishbain sees the Patriots winning the season opener in Miami, but it won't be a cakewalk.

Patriots rule five out, including ORT Vollmer

Posted Sept. 11, 2011 @ 8:30 p.m. ET
The Patriots ruled five players out for the Monday night opener against the Dolphins, including ORT Sebastian Vollmer.

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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