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Nate Kaeding

Nate Kaeding - #3 - K

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 0"/ 187 lbs.
Birthday 03/26/1982
Birthplace Iowa City, IA
College Iowa
Years played 10
Drafted 2004, 3rd round, 2nd pick by Chargers

Ex-NFL LB Webster sentenced to 12 years in prison

Posted June 06, 2012 @ 12:45 p.m. ET
Ex-NFL LB Nate Webster was convicted of four counts of unlawful sexual conduct with a minor and sentenced to 12 years in prison.

Eric LeGrand visits Buccaneers for first time

Posted June 05, 2012 @ 7:20 p.m. ET
The paralyzed ex-Rutgers player who signed a symbolic contract with the Buccaneers visited the club's training complex for the first time Tuesday.

Saints sign CB Mack

Posted June 05, 2012 @ 11:15 a.m. ET
The Saints signed CB Elbert Mack to a one-year contract, keeping the corner in the NFC South.

Bucs add DEs Gilberry, Mitchell

Posted June 04, 2012 @ 5:31 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers signed free-agent DEs Wallace Gilberry and Jayme Mitchell, the team announced Monday.

Bucs sign first-round RB Martin

Posted June 04, 2012 @ 11:28 a.m. ET
The Buccaneers signed first-round RB Doug Martin to a five-year contract, the team announced Monday.

Panthers to prepare for Week One at IMG

Posted May 31, 2012 @ 3:54 p.m. ET
The Panthers announced that they will prepare for their regular-season opener at IMG Academies in Bradenton, Fla.

Bucs hire Stokes as director of college scouting

Posted May 30, 2012 @ 11:51 a.m. ET
The Buccaneers hired Eric Stokes as the team’s new director of college scouting.

Sapp blasts Dilfer, Kiffin in new book

Posted May 29, 2012 @ 7:53 p.m. ET
Former NFL DT Warren Sapp has a new book coming out, in which he blasts former teammates and coaches, according to the Tampa Bay Times.

NFC South players in the crosshairs

Posted May 24, 2012 @ 10:28 a.m. ET
Here's a look at the players on each NFC South team who will be most heavily scrutinized, including Falcons OLT Sam Baker.

Fantasy spin: Clark signs with Buccaneers

Posted May 22, 2012 @ 8:26 p.m. ET
Does Dallas Clark have anything left in the tank for the young rebuilding Buccaneers? William Del Pilar breaks it down.

Seahawks trade for TE Winslow; Bucs add Clark

Posted May 21, 2012 @ 11:39 p.m. ET
New Bucs head coach Greg Schiano, unhappy that Kellen Winslow wasn't attending OTAs, sent the former Pro Bowl tight end to Seattle on Monday.

Buccaneers looking to deal TE Winslow

Posted May 21, 2012 @ 11:43 a.m. ET
The Buccaneers have put TE Kellen Winslow on the trade market, the former Pro Bowler told Sirius XM Radio on Monday morning.

Insiders unsure if Bucs' Bennett can seize his chance

Posted May 19, 2012 @ 3:18 p.m. ET
With Da'Quan Bowers recovering from a torn Achilles, DE Michael Bennett has a chance to position himself nicely in a contract year.

Bucs sign second-round LB David

Posted May 18, 2012 @ 10:09 a.m. ET
The Buccaneers signed second-round LB Lavonte David to a four-year deal on Friday.

Buccaneers, Barth agree to four-year deal

Posted May 17, 2012 @ 2:17 p.m. ET
PK Connor Barth, who was given the franchise tag earlier in the offseason, agreed on Thursday to a four-year contract with the Buccaneers.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Dec. 21, 2012
Kaeding has signed with the Miami Dolphins, who placed kicker Dan Carpenter on injured reserve because of a right groin injury.||||||| Kaeding is the most accurate field-goal kicker in NFL history at 87 percent (180 of 207), and he made the Pro Bowl in 2006 and 2009. He had been a free agent since he was released from injured reserve by the San Diego Chargers on Oct. 30.
Posted Sept. 28, 2012
The San Diego Chargers have waived kicker Nate Kaeding after he passed a physical.||||||| Kaeding was hurt in practice on Sept. 28, two days before a game at Kansas City. The Chargers signed Nick Novak that day. If Kaeding isn't claimed on waivers, the Chargers will owe him $1.1 million in termination pay. Kaeding was drafted in the third round in 2004 with one of the three picks the Chargers obtained along with Philip Rivers from the New York Giants in exchange for Eli Manning.
Posted Sept. 13, 2011
Kaeding, who entered the season as the most accurate kicker in NFL history, is out for the year after injuring his left knee during the season's opening kickoff.||||||| Kaeding is believed to have torn his anterior cruciate ligament. Coach Norv Turner said only that the kicker tore ligaments and would have surgery.
Posted Sept. 11, 2011
Kaeding is scheduled to have an MRI exam Monday on what could be a serious injury to the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee.||||||| Kaeding was hurt during the opening kickoff Sunday, which Minnesota's Percy Harvin returned 103 yards for a touchdown. The Chargers rallied to win 24-17.
Posted Jan. 09, 2009
Kaeding missed his second straight practice Friday after spraining his ankle in a Wednesday practice. The Chargers kicker is listed as probable for Sunday's AFC divisional playoff game in Pittsburgh.||||||| San Diego coach Norv Turner expressed worry, but Kaeding told the San Diego Union-Tribune, "I'll be ready." Turner told the Union-Tribune that punter Mike Scrifies, who attempted five field goals in college, is the backup kicker.

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