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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

Buccaneers sign OG Nicks to big deal

Posted March 14, 2012 @ 10:08 a.m. ET
The Bucs keep adding impact free agents, signing Pro Bowl OG Carl Nicks to a five-year, $47.5 million contract.

Bucs sign CB Wright

Posted March 14, 2012 @ 9:23 a.m. ET
A day after signing WR Vincent Jackson to boost their offense, the Buccaneers added to their defense, signing CB Eric Wright to a five-year deal.

Bucs gamble on Jackson with division rivals in mind

Posted March 14, 2012 @ 12:33 a.m. ET
After staying out of the free-agent melee for the past few offseasons, the Buccaneers took a tremendous risk, albeit one that could pay big dividends, on the first day of free agency.

Bucs make big move, sign WR Jackson

Posted March 13, 2012 @ 8:38 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers have made the first major splash of free agency, signing WR Vincent Jackson to a five-year deal on Tuesday evening.

The First Fifteen: Free-agency edition

Posted March 12, 2012 @ 10:23 p.m. ET
The NFL is on the verge of its annual round robin of free agents and teams filling out dance cards otherwise known as free agency, which begins Tuesday.

Woman sues Bucs' Talib for alleged threat

Posted March 08, 2012 @ 10:03 p.m. ET
A Tampa woman is suing Buccaneers CB Aqib Talib for allegedly threatening to "put a cap in" her during a traffic accident in December 2010.

Bucs hire Ligashesky to coach special teams

Posted March 08, 2012 @ 10:05 a.m. ET
Greg Schiano completed his staff in Tampa by hiring Bob Ligashesky as special-teams coordinator.

Report: Bucs place first-round tender on Bennett

Posted March 07, 2012 @ 5:10 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers have placed a first-round tender on DE Michael Bennett, according to ESPN's Pat Yasinskas.

Bucs announce offensive staff

Posted March 06, 2012 @ 12:40 p.m. ET
New Buccaneers head coach Greg Schiano completed his offensive coaching staff on Tuesday, including QB coach Ron Turner.

PK Barth given franchise tag from Bucs

Posted March 05, 2012 @ 4:16 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers used their franchise tag on PK Connor Barth, announcing the move just minutes before Monday's deadline.

Bucs agree to four-year deal with OL Zuttah

Posted March 05, 2012 @ 11:20 a.m. ET
The Buccaneers announced Monday that OL Jeremy Zuttah has signed a four-year extension with the team.

Corner weighs heavily on Bucs' minds

Posted March 04, 2012 @ 1:45 p.m. ET
Sources still expect that signing a starting cornerback will be one of the Bucs' priorities in free agency.

Buccaneers' fantasy questions for the offseason

Posted March 02, 2012 @ 9:38 a.m. ET
Can LeGarrette Blount bounce back? That's just one of several fantasy football questions surrounding the Bucs this offseason. 

Bucs' Schiano: Changing culture will take time

Posted Feb. 24, 2012 @ 9:46 a.m. ET
PFW caught up with Buccaneers head coach Greg Schiano before he departed the media center at the Combine Thursday.

Bucs hire DB coach Cooper

Posted Feb. 23, 2012 @ noon ET
The Buccaneers continue to mine the college ranks for their coaches, hiring LSU defensive backs coach Ron Cooper for the same job in Tampa.

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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