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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

NFC South best bets to break through in 2011

Posted June 23, 2011 @ 9:03 a.m. ET
PFW identifies four players from the NFC South who are ready for coming-out parties in 2011 (clockwise from left) — Sean Weatherspoon, David Gettis, Gerald McCoy and Jonathan Casillas.  

Talib trial likely won't start until 2012

Posted June 19, 2011 @ 3:44 p.m. ET
Buccaneers CB Aqib Talib likely won't be going to trial for the assault charges against him until the 2011 season is completed, the St. Petersburg Times reported on Sunday.

Talib's future uncertain, but he has support of veteran teammates

Posted June 08, 2011 @ 9:32 p.m. ET
Buccaneers CB Aqib Talib, facing 2-20 years in prison if convicted of a felony charge, has the support of veterans Ronde Barber and Kellen Winslow.

Lockout limbo: Buccaneers report

Posted June 07, 2011 @ 11:21 a.m. ET
With NFL teams stuck in a state of limbo thanks to the lockout, we are looking at where teams stand as they await the opening of the 2011 league year. Today, we take a look at the Buccaneers.

Bucs CB Talib officially indicted

Posted May 28, 2011 @ 3:11 p.m. ET
Buccaneers CB Aqib Talib has officially been indicted on felony charges of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

Bucs to close offices, suspend employee pay during Memorial Day week

Posted May 26, 2011 @ 9:44 a.m. ET
The Buccaneers will shut down their offices during the week of Memorial Day, sending employees home without pay.

Pursuing Asomugha makes sense for Bucs

Posted May 21, 2011 @ 7:28 p.m. ET
Rumors are connecting the Buccaneers to free-agent CB Nnamdi Asoumgha, who is expected to be the top player available this offseason.

Bucs won't be featured on HBO's 'Hard Knocks'

Posted May 16, 2011 @ 1 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers will not be featured on this year's version of the HBO television show "Hard Knocks."

Bucs rookie Foster could step in for Ruud at MLB spot

Posted May 06, 2011 @ 1:58 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers found a potential replacement for MLB Barrett Ruud, who is due to become an unrestricted free agent this offseason, drafting Mason Foster in the third round.

Bucs GM Dominik: Initial plan for Bowers doesn't include surgery

Posted May 01, 2011 @ 5:25 p.m. ET
Buccaneers GM Mark Dominik told PFW he has a plan for second-round pick Da'Quan Bowers, and it doesn't include surgery in the short term.

Bucs show commitment to D-line, calculated risk with Bowers pick

Posted April 29, 2011 @ 8:35 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers may have given themselves an initial boost with their second-round pick, but there are concerns that the gains will not be long lasting.

DE Clayborn the right fit for Bucs

Posted April 28, 2011 @ 10:57 p.m. ET
The first round played out perfectly for the Buccaneers, who drafted DE Adrian Clayborn with the 20th overall pick.

Arizona, Tampa two finalists for 2015 Super Bowl

Posted April 28, 2011 @ 5:11 p.m. ET
The NFL selected Arizona and Tampa Bay as the two finalists to host the 2015 Super Bowl.

Report: Bucs to cut Talib when lockout ends

Posted April 24, 2011 @ 11:12 a.m. ET
Aqib Talib has played his last game in a Buccaneers uniform, according to a newspaper report.

Dominik: Bucs prefer to nibble in free agency

Posted April 22, 2011 @ 4:35 p.m. ET
The Bucs have not been big spenders in free agency of late, but they could have the cap flexibility to land at least one of the top free agents available this year.

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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