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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 LS Economos suffers torn Achilles tendon

Posted April 21, 2011 @ 3:20 p.m. ET
Buccaneers LS Andrew Economos tore his Achilles tendon, Bucs GM Mark Dominik announced Thursday before the team's pre-draft press conference.

Bucs in search for new director of football administration

Posted April 21, 2011 @ 11:41 a.m. ET
Buccaneers director of football administration Digger Daley is leaving the organization and the team is looking for his replacement.

Buccaneers assistant arrested

Posted April 20, 2011 @ 10:40 a.m. ET
Buccaneers assistant head coach Jayson Kaiser was arrested on early Wednesday morning and charged with DUI, according to the St. Petersburg Times.

NFL confirms Bears-Bucs in London

Posted April 18, 2011 @ 5:38 p.m. ET
The NFL announced Monday that the Bears and Buccaneers will play in London on Oct. 23 as part of the fifth annual NFL International Series game, confirming reports from last week.

Draft Dose: Who needs an inside linebacker?

Posted April 18, 2011 @ 1:17 p.m. ET
In the 29th installment of the Draft Dose series, PFW looks at five teams that are in need of an inside linebacker, with Illinois' Martez Wilson a top option.

Reports: Bears-Bucs to play in London

Posted April 12, 2011 @ 6:48 p.m. ET
According to multiple reports, the 2011 NFL game in London will pit the Bears against the Buccaneers.

Bucs sign GM Dominik to four-year extension

Posted April 11, 2011 @ 10:29 a.m. ET
The Buccaneers have signed general manager Mark Dominik to a four-year contract extension.

Buccaneers consider options with Talib

Posted April 08, 2011 @ 3:42 p.m. ET
Some in the media called for the Buccaneers to cut CB Aqib Talib in the immediate aftermath of a March 21 incident that resulted in Talib being charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

Draft countdown: Pick No. 20

Posted April 08, 2011 @ 9:29 a.m. ET
PFW looks back at the last 10 players chosen with the 20th pick in the NFL draft, including Texans CB Kareem Jackson in 2010.

Bucs CB Talib turns himself in on gun charges

Posted March 30, 2011 @ 3:12 p.m. ET
Buccaneers CB Aqib Talib has turned himself into authorities on a warrant accusing him of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

Report: Warrant out for Bucs CB Talib

Posted March 28, 2011 @ 4:58 p.m. ET
A warrant has been issued for the arrest of Buccaneers CB Aqib Talib, according to a spokesman for the Garland police department speaking with Tampa radio station WDAE.

Bucs will weather lockout storm

Posted March 26, 2011 @ 10:39 a.m. ET
Many observers are predicting that Tampa Bay will be one of the teams hurt most by the lockout, but PFW's Dan Parr says the conventional wisdom about the Bucs is wrong again.

Safety situation has Bucs looking for help in draft

Posted March 25, 2011 @ 10:42 a.m. ET
The Buccaneers are looking for a pass rusher and more pieces to complement QB Josh Freeman on offense in this year's draft, but we hear they will be targeting a safety, too.

NFC team needs

Posted March 21, 2011 @ 6:43 p.m. ET
The Vikings are looking for a successor to QB Brett Favre, as PFW identifies the top three draft needs of each NFC team.

Bucs TE Winslow says he's very content in Tampa

Posted March 12, 2011 @ 4:11 p.m. ET
While he waits for the owners and the players' union to settle the labor dispute, Buccaneers TE Kellen Winslow told PFW he's working to stay in shape and is prepared financially if the lockout lingers into the fall.

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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