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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 sign QB Kafka, DE Benard

Posted Jan. 04, 2013 @ 6:17 p.m. ET
The Patriots signed QB Mike Kafka and DE Marcus Benard to reserve/future contracts on Friday. 

Eagles cut QB Kafka

Posted Aug. 31, 2012 @ 4:43 p.m. ET
After not finding a trading partner, the Eagles have cut third-year QB Mike Kafka.

Mornhinweg likes Eagles rookie Foles more and more

Posted Aug. 24, 2012 @ 4:44 p.m. ET
Eagles offensive coordinator Marty Mornhinweg likes what he sees in rookie QB Nick Foles and can dispel a few myths about him.

Eagles QB Foles to start Friday

Posted Aug. 22, 2012 @ 11:14 a.m. ET
Eagles head coach Andy Reid confirmed Wednesday that rookie QB Nick Foles will start Friday’s preseason game.

Foles not lock as Eagles' backup QB

Posted Aug. 12, 2012 @ 4:29 p.m. ET
Rookie Nick Foles had a great debut in the preseason opener, but let's not annoint him the backup to Michael Vick just yet.

Eagles sign Edwards as backup QB

Posted Feb. 23, 2012 @ 5:28 p.m. ET
The Eagles have signed free-agent QB Trent Edwards as a backup to Michael Vick.

Don't count out quarterback on Eagles' list

Posted Jan. 12, 2012 @ 7:45 p.m. ET
The Eagles almost assuredly will not be drafting a linebacker in Round One. Could they take a quarterback instead?

Source: Eagles will turn to Young if Vick is out

Posted Nov. 17, 2011 @ 3:30 p.m. ET
The status of Michael Vick is unknown for the Sunday-night game against the Giants, but if he cannot play the Eagles will turn to Vince Young.

Eagles Vick to practice Wednesday

Posted Sept. 28, 2011 @ 12:03 p.m. ET
Eagles QB Michael Vick will practice Wednesday, head coach Andy Reid said.

Reid: Vick has hand contusion, no fracture

Posted Sept. 26, 2011 @ 12:09 p.m. ET
A report said that Eagles QB Michael Vick could miss 3-4 weeks with a broken hand, but head coach Andy Reid said it was just a contusion.

Vick breaks non-throwing hand

Posted Sept. 25, 2011 @ 3:46 p.m. ET
A week after leaving the Eagles game because of a concussion, Michael Vick is out again because of a broken right hand.

Kafka can succeed if Vick is out

Posted Sept. 19, 2011 @ 4:45 p.m. ET
The news that Michael Vick suffered a concussion in Sunday night's loss leaves the Eagles wondering who their quarterback will be.

Vick leaves game with neck injury

Posted Sept. 19, 2011 @ 12:37 a.m. ET
Eagles QB Michael Vick headed to the locker room in the third quarter of Sunday night's game against the Falcons with a neck injury.

Eagles rule Young, Watkins out; Smith active

Posted Sept. 11, 2011 @ 11:30 a.m. ET
The Eagles ruled QB Vince Young and rookie OG Danny Watkins inactive for their Week One game against the Rams, while WR Steve Smith will be active.

Roseman won't talk future plans for Kolb

Posted Feb. 24, 2011 @ 7:21 p.m. ET
The Eagles have a tough decision to make at quarterback, but GM Howie Roseman wasn't tipping his hand as to what the club will do with QB Kevin Kolb.

Cowboys' Buehler still must improve kickoffs

Posted Oct. 09, 2010 @ 10:29 p.m. ET
Although he led the NFL in touchbacks on kickoffs last season, Cowboys PK David Buehler is struggling this year, according to NFC East Whispers.

Eagles sign QB Kafka, TE Harbor to deals

Posted June 15, 2010 @ 1:22 p.m. ET
The Eagles have announced the signings of two 2010 draft picks, QB Mike Kafka and TE Clay Harbor, both fourth-rounders.

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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