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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-Dolphins matchup of the day: Sunday

Posted Sept. 11, 2011 @ 11:04 a.m. ET
The Patriots struggled mightily defending teams on third down last season. Monday night will be the first chance to see if offseason moves have paid off to improve in getting the "D" off the field on third down.

Patriots-Dolphins matchup of the day: Saturday

Posted Sept. 10, 2011 @ 11:20 a.m. ET
Dolphins rookie C Mike Pouncey will be the first to face the new-look Patriots front line of Albert Haynesworth and Vince Wilfork.

Patriots fantasy report: Week One

Posted Sept. 09, 2011 @ 3:56 p.m. ET
Here's a look at the Patriots' top fantasy football options for Monday night's game at Miami.

Molden fits trend of increasing size in Patriots' secondary

Posted Sept. 09, 2011 @ 3:19 p.m. ET
Waiver claim Antwaun Molden has the size that Bill Belichick is looking for at the cornerback position, helping the former Texan make the 53-man roster.

Patriots-Dolphins matchup of the day: Friday

Posted Sept. 09, 2011 @ 2:50 p.m. ET
Patriots WRs Chad Ochocinco and Deion Branch will have to work to get separation from Dolphins CBs Vontae Davis and Sean Smith.

Five questions with Patriots radio color commentator Gino Cappelletti

Posted Sept. 08, 2011 @ 8:32 p.m. ET
In this week's "Five questions with" segment, former Patriots star and current broadcaster Gino Cappelletti recaps the Pats' preseason and previews what is to come this season.

Patriots-Dolphins matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Sept. 08, 2011 @ 5:01 p.m. ET
The Patriots' secondary will have the task of slowing down Dolphins WR Brandon Marshall in the season opener.

Report: Patriots name captains

Posted Sept. 08, 2011 @ 10:20 a.m. ET
The Patriots named their captains and there are two surprising names on the list.

Patriots-Dolphins matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Sept. 07, 2011 @ 5:45 p.m. ET
Patriots OTs Matt Light and Sebastian Vollmer will need to keep the Dolphins' outside 'backers from disrupting Tom Brady's rhythm.

Patriots sign TE Gronkowski, cut DL Warren

Posted Sept. 07, 2011 @ 10:03 a.m. ET
The Patriots are collecting Gronkowskis, as they signed TE Dan Gronkowski to join his brother Rob.

Panthers claim CB Butler

Posted Sept. 06, 2011 @ 8:29 p.m. ET
Former Patriots CB Darius Butler didn't remain on waivers for long, as he was claimed by the Panthers, according to Joseph Person of the Charlotte Observer.

Report: Patriots claim LB Edds

Posted Sept. 06, 2011 @ 5:51 p.m. ET
The Patriots continued making moves on Tuesday, reportedly claiming former Dolphins ILB A.J. Edds off waivers.

Patriots cut CB Butler

Posted Sept. 06, 2011 @ 4:35 p.m. ET
The Patriots cut former second-round CB Darius Butler on Tuesday. "It's been real New England. I was blessed to have a chance to play and start my NFL career here," he tweeted.

The First Fifteen: Early Week One primer

Posted Sept. 06, 2011 @ 3:13 p.m. ET
In the inaugural edition of "The First Fifteen," we look at the 15 most compelling story lines as we enter Week One.

Brady would welcome back Moss 'with open arms'

Posted Sept. 06, 2011 @ 10:19 a.m. ET
Randy Moss is currently without a team, but that may be changing, based on comments made Tuesday morning on a Boston radio station.

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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