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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 sign DT Woods

Posted Nov. 03, 2010 @ noon ET
The Buccaneers have signed rookie DT Al Woods to take the roster spot of Brian Price, who was placed on injured reserve on Tuesday with a season-ending pelvic injury.

Report: Bucs rookie DT Price out for season

Posted Nov. 02, 2010 @ 3:49 p.m. ET
The Bucs will reportedly place second-round pick DT Brian Price on injured reserve Tuesday.

D-line issues could burst Bucs' bubble

Posted Nov. 02, 2010 @ 2:06 a.m. ET
It should be no surprise that the Bucs' defensive line is what could keep them from making as big of a leap as they would like this season.

Bucs hold off Cardinals, move into tie atop NFC South

Posted Oct. 31, 2010 @ 8:14 p.m. ET
Aqib Talib intercepted two passes, returning one 45 yards for a touchdown and saving the game with the other, and Tampa Bay rallied from a fourth-quarter deficit for the fourth time this season to beat the Arizona Cardinals 38-35.

Bucs hoping to get more out of LBs Black, Hayes

Posted Oct. 31, 2010 @ 2:29 a.m. ET
In light of their solid play last season, Tampa Bay expected to get more production out of LBs Quincy Black and Geno Hayes than it has thus far, according to NFC South Whispers.

Wells to start at RB for Cardinals

Posted Oct. 30, 2010 @ 1:20 p.m. ET
Cardinals RB Beanie Wells will get his first start of the season on Sunday against the Bucs in place of Tim Hightower.

Bucs responding to Morris’ motivational tactics

Posted Oct. 29, 2010 @ 2:03 p.m. ET
Buccaneers head coach Raheem Morris was thoroughly grilled by the media for saying his team is the NFC's best after a Week Seven win over the Rams.

Bucs cut OLG Vincent; promote Barker

Posted Oct. 29, 2010 @ 12:08 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers have released OLG Keydrick Vincent and promoted OT Will Barker from the practice squad.

Hall passes test, cleared to practice

Posted Oct. 26, 2010 @ 8:38 p.m. ET
Cardinals QB Max Hall passed neurological tests on Tuesday and is cleared to practice. PFW correspondent Kent Somers is reporting that if practice goes well, Hall will start Sunday's game against the Buccaneers.

Bucs release TE Stevens after arrest

Posted Oct. 25, 2010 @ 11:18 a.m. ET
The Buccaneers released TE Jerramy Stevens and promoted TE Ryan Purvis to the active roster on Monday. Stevens was arrested on drug charges Saturday night.

Bucs come back to top Rams on late TD

Posted Oct. 24, 2010 @ 4:37 p.m. ET
Josh Freeman led another Tampa Bay fourth-quarter comeback, throwing a 1-yard touchdown pass to Cadillac Williams with 10 seconds remaining Sunday to give the Buccaneers an 18-17 victory over the St. Louis Rams.

Bucs TE Stevens arrested on drug charges; will not play Sunday

Posted Oct. 24, 2010 @ 10:45 a.m. ET
The Buccaneers will be without TE Jerramy Stevens for Sunday's game against the Rams after Stevens was arrested on multiple drug charges Saturday night.

Bucs blacked out, Chargers to be shown on TV

Posted Oct. 21, 2010 @ 5:03 p.m. ET
The Week Seven game between the Patriots and Chargers will be shown on San Diego-area TV, while Rams vs. Bucs will be blacked out in Tampa.

Bucs DT McCoy connects with coaching staff

Posted Oct. 21, 2010 @ 3:48 p.m. ET
Buccaneers rookie DT Gerald McCoy's admission this week that he is just now figuring out how his coaches want him to play his position was alarming to some observers.

Chiefs trade DE Magee to Bucs

Posted Oct. 19, 2010 @ 5:26 p.m. ET
The NFL's trade deadline passed at 4 p.m. ET with just one trade occurring, the Chiefs sending DE Alex Magee to the Bucs for a 2011 draft choice.

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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