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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’ Jackson suspended indefinitely without pay

Posted Sept. 22, 2010 @ 5:26 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers have been dealt a major blow with news that FS Tanard Jackson will be suspended indefinitely without pay for violating the NFL’s substance-abuse policy.

Freeman, Bucs beat Panthers 20-7

Posted Sept. 19, 2010 @ 4:27 p.m. ET
Josh Freeman threw for 178 yards and two TDs as the Bucs improved to 2-0 after a divisional win vs. the Panthers.

Bucs DT McCoy getting comfortable with versatile role

Posted Sept. 17, 2010 @ 12:21 p.m. ET
Tampa Bay used Gerald McCoy at four different positions on the D-line in Week One and he's expected to continue moving from spot-to-spot throughout the season.

Bucs CB Talib illegally watched Week One

Posted Sept. 16, 2010 @ 5:03 p.m. ET
Aqib Talib was suspended from playing in the Bucs' season opener, but apparently nobody told him he wasn't allowed to be at the stadium, either.

Freeman guides Bucs to 17-14 win over Browns

Posted Sept. 12, 2010 @ 5:20 p.m. ET
Second-year QB Josh Freeman returned from a three-week layoff because of a broken thumb on his throwing hand and tossed a pair of touchdown passes Sunday to help the Bucs overcome an 11-point deficit and beat the Cleveland Browns 17-14.

Bucs won't keep DE White after this season

Posted Sept. 11, 2010 @ 7:13 p.m. ET
In light of Stylez White's poor practice habits, the Buccaneers are very unlikely to keep the defensive end after this season and will bring in a replacement next offseason, according to NFC South Whispers.

Bucs game blacked out for Week One

Posted Sept. 09, 2010 @ 4:15 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers were unable to sell out Raymond James Stadium for Sunday afternoon, so their game against the Browns is blacked out on local TV.

Bucs CB Talib showing signs of maturity

Posted Sept. 08, 2010 @ 4:14 p.m. ET
An observer in Tampa says Buccaneers CB Aqib Talib has matured since the end of last season and is carrying himself like a team leader.

Bucs' Freeman sits out Wednesday practice

Posted Sept. 08, 2010 @ 4:11 p.m. ET
A day after returning to practice following a thumb injury, Buccaneers QB Josh Freeman sat out Wednesday's session.

Bucs QB Freeman (thumb) expects to start Sunday

Posted Sept. 07, 2010 @ 7:53 p.m. ET
Buccaneers starting QB Josh Freeman expects to start Sunday against the Browns after returning to practice Tuesday for the first time since injuring his thumb.

Buccaneers claim C Larsen and RB Lumpkin, cut Smith

Posted Sept. 05, 2010 @ 7:08 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers announced Sunday that they claimed ex-Patriots C-OG Ted Larsen and ex-Packers RB Kregg Lumpkin off waivers. The team also waived OT Derek Hardman and RB-RS Clifton Smith.

Bucs release WR Michael Clayton

Posted Sept. 04, 2010 @ 12:32 p.m. ET
A year after signing him to a deal worth $10 million guaranteed, the Buccaneers have released WR Michael Clayton.

Bucs RB Huggins shoots up rankings with Ward’s release

Posted Aug. 31, 2010 @ 5:24 p.m. ET
If you're a fantasy owner who isn't familiar with Kareem Huggins, you had better get used to hearing his name following the Bucs' release of RB Derrick Ward.

Bucs CB Talib suspended one game

Posted Aug. 31, 2010 @ 3:03 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers will be without CB Aqib Talib when they face the Browns on Sept. 12.

Bucs cut RB Ward, two others

Posted Aug. 31, 2010 @ 1:40 p.m. ET
Buccaneers head coach Raheem Morris announced the team has cut RB Derrick Ward, LB Jon Alston and WR Terrence Nunn.

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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