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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

Bucs DE Bowers suffers torn Achilles

Posted May 10, 2012 @ 4:52 p.m. ET
Buccaneers DE Da’Quan Bowers suffered a torn Achilles during the team’s offseason workouts and will likely miss the entire 2012 season.

Reports: Buccaneers sign WR Underwood

Posted May 07, 2012 @ 7:52 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers agreed to terms with WR Tiquan Underwood, Rick Stroud of the St. Petersburg Times first reported.

Former NFL team executive Beam dies

Posted May 05, 2012 @ 2:40 p.m. ET
Former Rams and Buccaneers executive Dick Beam has passed away. He was 75.

Buccaneers sign DT Gibson

Posted May 04, 2012 @ 9:42 a.m. ET
The Buccaneers announced Friday that they have signed veteran DT Gary Gibson to a two-year contract.

Buccaneers sign LeGrand

Posted May 02, 2012 @ 9:39 a.m. ET
The Buccaneers made a classy move on Wednesday, signing Eric LeGrand, who was paralyzed in 2010 while playing for Greg Schiano at Rutgers.

Improved Bucs still have room for OT upgrade

Posted April 29, 2012 @ 10:49 p.m. ET
Finding Josh Freeman a high quality protector off the edge remains a bit of unfinished business for Buccaneers GM Mark Dominik.

Fantasy spin: Buccaneers RB Doug Martin

Posted April 27, 2012 @ 12:19 a.m. ET
The Buccaneers' newest running back, Doug Martin, could emerge as a key player in the team's offense before long.

Bucs cap off excellent first round with RB Martin

Posted April 26, 2012 @ 11:35 p.m. ET
After missing out on the draft’s top rusher, the Buccaneers traded back into the first round to select the second-best back of this year’s class, Boise State’s Doug Martin.

Barron fills glaring need for Bucs

Posted April 26, 2012 @ 9:27 p.m. ET
Seventh overall pick S Mark Barron should be a starter from Day One for the Buccaneers.

Bucs add two players

Posted April 19, 2012 @ 5:53 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers signed RB Robert Hughes and S Ron Girault on Thursday. The pair participated in minicamp this week on a tryout basis.

Report: Hayes agrees to terms with Bears

Posted April 19, 2012 @ 11:47 a.m. ET
The Bears added an outside linebacker with starting experience Thursday, agreeing to terms with OLB Geno Hayes.

Redskins reach deal with S Jackson

Posted April 13, 2012 @ 12:09 p.m. ET
The Redskins continue to add to their secondary, agreeing to terms Friday with S Tanard Jackson.

Bucs release S Jackson

Posted April 10, 2012 @ 11:01 a.m. ET
The Buccaneers released S Tanard Jackson on Tuesday, citing a failed physical.

Redskins sign OL Lee

Posted April 09, 2012 @ 5:44 p.m. ET
The Redskins announced Monday that they signed former Buccaneers OL James Lee.

Report: DT Okoye comes to terms with Bucs

Posted April 08, 2012 @ 2:28 a.m. ET
Ex-Bears free-agent DT Amobi Okoye has reached a contract agreement with the Buccaneers, ESPN.com reported Saturday night.

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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