Buccaneers add depth at QB, sign Mike Kafka

Quarterback Mike Kafka has played in four NFL games, all with the Eagles in 2011.

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TAMPA, Fla. — Mike Kafka has arrived to give the Tampa Bay Buccaneers depth at quarterback.

The team announced the signing of the former fourth-round pick Monday. The Philadelphia Eagles selected the Northwestern product 122nd overall in 2010.

Kafka, 26, spent the 2010 and 2011 campaigns, plus the 2012 preseason, with Philadelphia before going to the Jacksonville Jaguars for the 2013 preseason. He has played in four NFL games and has 107 yards passing with two touchdowns, all accumulated during the 2011 season with the Eagles.

He’s expected to compete for a reserve role behind incumbent Mike Glennon.

Meanwhile, the Bucs also announced the waiving of guard/offensive tackle Gabe Carimi, running back Michael Hill and quarterback Jordan Rodgers. Defensive tackle Derek Landri was released.

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