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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

Vikings They Said It: Week Two

Posted Sept. 16, 2011 @ 12:20 p.m. ET
Here's a collection of quotes this week from Vikings offensive coordinator Bill Musgrave, defensive coordinator Fred Pagac and special-teams coordinator Mike Priefer.

Vikings-Buccaneers matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Sept. 15, 2011 @ 9:53 p.m. ET
Check out this key matchup in Sunday's Vikings-Buccaneers game.

Five questions with Vikings DE Brian Robison

Posted Sept. 15, 2011 @ 9:47 p.m. ET
PFW caught up with Vikings DE Brian Robison, who had a strong debut as the new starter opposite Jared Allen.

Vikings-Buccaneers matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Sept. 14, 2011 @ 5:38 p.m. ET
Here's a key matchup to check out for Sunday's Buccaneers-Vikings game in Minnesota.

Vikings-Buccaneers matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Sept. 13, 2011 @ 7:20 p.m. ET
Here's a look at a key matchup for Sunday's Buccaneers-Vikings game.

Bucs WR Stroughter out a few weeks

Posted Sept. 12, 2011 @ 1:16 p.m. ET
Buccaneers WR Sammie Stroughter will have minor surgery on his foot and miss a few weeks, Buccaneers head coach Raheem Morris said Monday.

Stafford tosses three TDs in Lions win over Bucs

Posted Sept. 11, 2011 @ 4:48 p.m. ET
Matthew Stafford threw for 305 yards and three touchdowns Sunday to help the Lions beat the Buccaneers 27-20 for their fifth consecutive victory dating to the final month of the 2010 season.

Selmon was special on and off the field

Posted Sept. 09, 2011 @ 11:45 a.m. ET
Lee Roy Selmon's death at age 56 came much too soon. Mike Beacom looks at what made the Buccaneers' lone representative in the Pro Football Hall of Fame such a special person.

Bucs RB Blount not yet ready for every-down duty

Posted Sept. 09, 2011 @ 10:29 a.m. ET
The Buccaneers were hoping that LeGarrette Blount would have made more progress in becoming a better all-around back by this point.

Only Bucs fail to avoid blackout

Posted Sept. 08, 2011 @ 5:48 p.m. ET
The Cardinals, Chargers and Rams announced on Thursday they have avoided blackouts and that their Week One games will be shown on local TV.

The First Fifteen: Early Week One primer

Posted Sept. 06, 2011 @ 3:13 p.m. ET
In the inaugural edition of "The First Fifteen," we look at the 15 most compelling story lines as we enter Week One.

Hall of Famer Selmon dies

Posted Sept. 04, 2011 @ 7:28 p.m. ET
Pro Football Hall of Fame DE Lee Roy Selmon died Sunday, two days after suffering a stroke. He was 56.

Buccaneers 2011 preview

Posted Sept. 04, 2011 @ 12:45 p.m. ET
Head coach Raheem Morris guided Tampa Bay to an impressive 10-6 record last season, but the Bucs face tough competition in the NFC South from Atlanta and New Orleans.

Bucs announce cuts

Posted Sept. 03, 2011 @ 7:59 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers trimmed their roster down to 53 players on Saturday, releasing a group of youngsters.

Hall of Famer Lee Roy Selmon suffers stroke

Posted Sept. 03, 2011 @ 9:11 a.m. ET
Former Tampa Bay Buccaneers great Lee Roy Selmon, the only Buc to be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame, suffered a stroke at his Tampa home Friday.

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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