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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

No one like Bo

Posted Sept. 03, 2011 @ 9 a.m. ET
Had Bo Jackson played football and not baseball, and not gotten hurt, he probably would have been better than what our minds imagine he could have been.

Report: Bucs' home opener to be blacked out

Posted Sept. 02, 2011 @ 1:46 p.m. ET
Despite coming off a 10-win season, the Buccaneers' home opener against the Lions on Sept. 11 is expected to be blacked out for the local TV market.

Bucs release MLB McKenzie

Posted Sept. 02, 2011 @ 1 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers cut MLB Tyrone McKenzie on Friday. McKenzie is a former third-round pick of the Patriots.

Beck inconsistent as Redskins top Bucs

Posted Sept. 01, 2011 @ 11:21 p.m. ET
John Beck had a spotty performance Thursday night, completing 10 of 21 passes for 108 yards with an interception in a 29-24 win over Tampa Bay.

Late Bucs TD drive beats Dolphins

Posted Aug. 27, 2011 @ 11:33 p.m. ET
Rudy Carpenter threw a 7-yard touchdown pass to Nathan Overbay with 3:11 remaining, giving Tampa Bay a 17-13 preseason victory over Miami on Saturday night.

Dominik: No suspension for Bucs' Talib

Posted Aug. 27, 2011 @ 8:22 p.m. ET
Buccaneers starting LCB Aqib Talib will not be suspended for any games this season, team GM Mark Dominik said Saturday.

Bucs expect progress from WR Williams

Posted Aug. 26, 2011 @ 9:20 a.m. ET
The bar has been raised for Buccaneers WR Mike Williams after his impressive rookie season.

Bucs rookie LB Foster fined for hit

Posted Aug. 24, 2011 @ 4:18 p.m. ET
Buccaneers rookie LB Mason Foster was fined $20,000 for his hit on Patriots WR Chad Ochocinco in their preseason game last week.

Buccaneers sign DT McCargo

Posted Aug. 21, 2011 @ 1:33 p.m. ET
With injuries hitting the Buccaneers hard along the defensive line, the team reportedly signed free-agent DT John McCargo on Saturday.

Brady keys Patriots' offense in 31-14 win over Bucs

Posted Aug. 18, 2011 @ 11:16 p.m. ET
Tom Brady tossed a pair of touchdowns and completed 11 of 19 passes in New England's 31-17 win over Tampa Bay on Thursday night.

NFC South training-camp reports

Posted Aug. 15, 2011 @ 9:13 p.m. ET
The Saints are preparing to be without their best defensive end, Will Smith, for the first four games while he serves a suspension. PFW goes inside the NFC South to examine each club's outlook for 2011.

Young Bucs D-line not yet at full strength

Posted Aug. 14, 2011 @ 4:40 p.m. ET
There is tempered excitement at Bucs' training camp about the team's highly touted young group of defensive linemen, including DT Gerald McCoy.

Buccaneers impress in debut, defeat Chiefs

Posted Aug. 12, 2011 @ 11:19 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers, winners of 10 games in 2010, started the preseason sharp, routing the Chiefs 25-0 in Kansas City on Friday night.

Bucs re-sign DE Crowder

Posted Aug. 05, 2011 @ 2:42 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers re-signed DE Tim Crowder to a two-year deal, the team announced on Friday.

Better days ahead for Buccaneers WR Benn

Posted Aug. 03, 2011 @ 3:32 p.m. ET
Buccaneers WR Arrelious Benn could be in for a second-year surge.

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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