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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

Shorts and Shells: Preseason Week Four

Posted Sept. 05, 2011 @ 8:43 p.m. ET
In this week's edition, we preview the Bill Belichick NFL Films documentary, talk to top announcers about the TD replays, plus much more.

Report: Patriots sign ex-Chiefs OG Waters

Posted Sept. 04, 2011 @ 11:50 a.m. ET
The Patriots shored up a position of need, signing free-agent OG Brian Waters on Saturday, according to a report by ESPN.

Patriots release S Meriweather, WR Tate

Posted Sept. 03, 2011 @ 8:42 p.m. ET
In a surprise move, the Patriots have released SS Brandon Meriweather.

Patriots cut LB Brown, seven others

Posted Sept. 02, 2011 @ 3:58 p.m. ET
The Patriots began roster cuts on Friday, releasing eight players, including LB Ricky Brown.

Giants rally to beat Patriots

Posted Sept. 01, 2011 @ 11:16 p.m. ET
Rookie Da'Rel Scott ran a fake punt 65 yards for a touchdown and Derrick Martin returned a fumble 11 yards for a score as the Giants beat the Patriots 18-17 on Thursday night.

Patriots put Cannon on non-football injury list, claim Molden

Posted Sept. 01, 2011 @ 9:39 a.m. ET
The Patriots placed fifth-round OL Marcus Cannon on the reserve/non-football injury list and claimed former Texans CB Antwaun Molden.

Kevin Fishbain's 2011 NFL predictions

Posted Aug. 31, 2011 @ 5:01 p.m. ET
PFW associate editor Kevin Fishbain believes the Patriots will get over their recent playoff struggles and win Super Bowl XLVI.

Free-agent RB Maroney acquitted on marijuana charge

Posted Aug. 31, 2011 @ 2:19 p.m. ET
Former Patriots and Broncos RB Laurence Maroney was acquitted on a misdemeanor marijuana charge in St. Louis.

Falcons add S Sanders

Posted Aug. 30, 2011 @ 11:50 p.m. ET
The Falcons agreed to terms on a one-year deal with former Patriots S James Sanders Tuesday night, ESPN's Adam Schefter reported.

Mayo wins Patriots' community service award

Posted Aug. 30, 2011 @ 8:51 p.m. ET
All-Pro LB Jerod Mayo has been recognized as the 2011 New England Patriots Ron Burton Community Service Award winner.

One man's forecast for 2011 season

Posted Aug. 30, 2011 @ 12:15 p.m. ET
Hub Arkush predicts that the Patriots will outscore the Packers in a wild Super Bowl XLVI, to bring the Lombardi Trophy back to New England.

Patriots 2011 preview

Posted Aug. 29, 2011 @ 6:32 p.m. ET
Find out why PFW believes this year's edition of the Patriots is Super Bowl-caliber with our in-depth, position-by-position scouting report of New England.

Patriots cut 11, sign two

Posted Aug. 29, 2011 @ 5:41 p.m. ET
The Patriots were busy on Monday, releasing 11 players and signing two free agents.

Report: Patriots to cut S Sanders

Posted Aug. 29, 2011 @ 2:12 p.m. ET
In a move that caught many off guard, the Patriots reportedly have told SS James Sanders they are releasing him, opening up spots on their depth chart for younger players.

Welker says he is 'OK' after neck injury

Posted Aug. 28, 2011 @ 11:34 a.m. ET
Patriots WR Wes Welker left Saturday night's preseason game with a neck injury but said he was OK as he left the locker room.

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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