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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 QB Freeman ready to be No. 1 fantasy QB

Posted Aug. 03, 2011 @ 3:19 p.m. ET
Buccaneers QB Josh Freeman made a statement last season and he's counted among the league's best young passers heading into 2011.

Report: Giants re-sign WR Clayton

Posted Aug. 02, 2011 @ 2:32 p.m. ET
The Giants agreed to terms with veteran WR Michael Clayton on Tuesday, according to NFL Network.

Buccaneers come to terms with OL Joseph, Trueblood

Posted July 29, 2011 @ 2:42 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers stood true to their commitment to keep their young talent, agreeing to re-sign OL Davin Joseph and Jeremy Trueblood.

Report: Bucs sign P Koenen

Posted July 29, 2011 @ 9:24 a.m. ET
The Buccaneers have reached an agreement with P Michael Koenen, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter.

Bucs ink most of their 2011 rookie class

Posted July 28, 2011 @ 9:37 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers became the first team to sign a 2011 first-round draft choice when they agreed to terms with DE Adrian Clayborn on Wednesday morning.

Reports: Bucs agree to five-year deal with LB Black

Posted July 27, 2011 @ 4:30 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers have agreed to re-sign LB Quincy Black to a five-year, $29 million deal with $11.5 million guaranteed.

Bucs sign third-round LB Foster

Posted July 26, 2011 @ 5:36 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers made the first signing of a drafted rookie on Tuesday, coming to terms on a four-year deal with LB Mason Foster.

League confirms London game

Posted July 26, 2011 @ 10:42 a.m. ET
The NFL has confirmed that the Buccaneers will host the Bears at London's Wembley Stadium in Week Seven.

Report: Former LB Webster charged with sex crimes

Posted July 21, 2011 @ 12:08 p.m. ET
Former NFL LB Nate Webster was indicted on seven sex-related charges on June 10, according to the Cincinnati Enquirer.

Buccaneers are committed to OG Joseph

Posted July 15, 2011 @ 12:15 p.m. ET
We hear the Buccaneers' plan for free agency includes re-signing OG Davin Joseph and some of the teammates he would like to see stay with the team.

NFL dominates Forbes' 'Most Valuable Teams' list

Posted July 14, 2011 @ 10:20 a.m. ET
All 32 NFL teams made the Forbes list of the "World's 50 Most Valuable Sports Teams," led by the Cowboys, worth $1.81 billion.

Bucs promote Hickey to director of player personnel

Posted July 06, 2011 @ 3:44 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers made some personnel moves on Wednesday, including the promotion of Dennis Hickey to director of player personnel.

Talib's trial set for March 2012

Posted June 30, 2011 @ 1:57 p.m. ET
Buccaneers CB Aqib Talib won't have to go to court on his charge of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon until after the 2011 NFL season.

FS Jackson attends Bucs' unofficial minicamp

Posted June 29, 2011 @ 3:58 p.m. ET
FS Tanard Jackson, who was suspended indefinitely for violating the league's substance-abuse policy last season, attended the Buccaneers' players' unofficial minicamp on Wednesday.

Re-signing Ruud looking more appealing to Bucs

Posted June 24, 2011 @ 3:32 p.m. ET
Head coach Raheem Morris has made it clear he wants Barrett Ruud to be re-signed, especially with the lockout lingering into summer.

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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