Post-Draft Outlook: A closer look at the Eagles' draft picks: Round 4/122 -- Mike Kafka, QB, 6-3, 225, Northwestern: With Donovan McNabb gone and Kevin Kolb now the starting quarterback, the Eagles went into the draft looking for a young quarterback they could groom as a backup or eventual trade chip. Kafka has adequate arm strength and accuracy, and should be able to pick up the Eagles' West Coast offense fairly quickly. - by The Sports Xchange
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Draft Scout Mike Kafka News
02/25/14 - QB Mike Kafka was signed by the Buccaneers. Kafka, 26, did not play last season after spending part of training camp with the Jacksonville Jaguars. Kafka was drafted in the fourth round by the Philadelphia Eagles in 2010 and spent two seasons there as a backup. He recently worked out for the Dallas Cowboys.
Kafka has attempted 16 passes over four seasons in the NFL.
08/31/13 - QB Mike Kafka was released on Saturday as the Jacksonville Jaguars got down to the league-mandated 53-player roster to start the season.
06/11/13 - QB Mike Kafka was awarded to Jacksonville off waivers from New England. Second-year tight end Matt Veldman was waived from the roster.
Kafka, 6-3, 225, has played in four career games since entering the NFL as a fourth-round draft pick of Philadelphia in 2010. He spent two seasons with the Eagles and completed 11 of 16 passes for 107 yards. Kafka spent the 2012 preseason with the Eagles before he was waived during final cuts. He was signed by the Patriots on January 4, 2013.
01/08/13 - QB Mike Kafka will also join the team in 2013 after signing a reserve/future contract last week. Kafka served as a backup with Philadelphia in 2011.
01/05/13 - QB Mike Kafka signed a 2013 contract with the Patriots.