So, what happened to Mike Catapano? The Kansas City Chiefs cut the 2013 seventh round pick on Saturday and he went through waivers unclaimed. But that's not the end of the story for Mike Catapano.
Per a report from Aaron Wilson, Catapano has three workouts scheduled this week, including the Jets, Bears and Packers.
Big week for Mike Catapano: works out for Jets today, Bears on Wednesday and Packers on Friday— Aaron Wilson (@AaronWilson_NFL) September 8, 2015
I attempted to explain why Catapano was cut but Andy Reid gave a more in-depth answer on the reasoning on Monday.
"Listen, Mike's a good football player and he'll probably hook on with somebody else," Reid said, via quotes from the Chiefs. "I think if you were running a 4-3 and you put Mike as a rush defensive end, hand in the dirt and get yourself up field and go, I think that's what he's going to hook on with, a team like that. He always fought to keep his weight up and all of that so he could be inside there and he'd get bounced around there a little bit inside. I think on the outside, boy, if we were playing a 4-3, he could just charge from there. Whoever gets him, I think they're getting a good football player and hopefully he gets onto a team where they're running a 4-3 front."
NFL defenses these days are more and more multiple where you'll see 3-4 and 4-3 defenses. I'll be curious to see where he ends up.