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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

Reports: Bucs' Trueblood arrested for public intoxication

Posted July 07, 2010 @ 11:27 a.m. ET
Buccaneers ORT Jeremy Trueblood was arrested in a suburb of Indianapolis Tuesday night for public intoxication, according to reports.

Bucs hoping OLT Penn will show up for training camp

Posted June 24, 2010 @ 1:02 p.m. ET
Buccaneers RFA OLT Donald Penn has yet to sign his $3.168 million tender and he hasn't said whether he'll show up on time for training camp July 30, leaving the Bucs with a question mark at a ...

Bucs banking on improvement from Freeman

Posted June 23, 2010 @ 10:34 a.m. ET
The Buccaneers wrapped up minicamp Tuesday, but PFW caught up with QB Josh Freeman shortly after his break began and discussed his development heading into Year Two.

Bucs sign seventh-round pick Lorig

Posted June 18, 2010 @ 12:16 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers signed seventh-round pick Erik Lorig to a four-year contract.

Bucs sign rookie Bowden, release Bradley

Posted June 16, 2010 @ 4:42 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers announced they signed sixth-round pick Brent Bowden and released WR Mark Bradley on Wednesday.

Bucs sign third-round pick Lewis

Posted June 14, 2010 @ 4:48 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers announced they signed third-round pick Myron Lewis to a four-year contract on Monday.

Bucs playing hardball with OLT Penn

Posted June 13, 2010 @ 11:18 a.m. ET
Tampa Bay has threatened to reduce its tender offer to unsigned OLT Donald Penn, but, according to "Whispers," the team doesn't have a suitable replacement for him on its roster.

Barber may be entering final season with Bucs

Posted June 12, 2010 @ 6:54 p.m. ET
Ronde Barber has yet to decide when he'll retire, but there's a good chance this will be his last year with the Buccaneers, even if he doesn't call it quits after the season.

Report: Glazer family $1.6 billion in debt

Posted June 07, 2010 @ 11:35 a.m. ET
Malcolm Glazer and his sons, who own the Buccaneers and Manchester United, an English soccer team, are $1.6 billion in debt, according to a BBC report.

Bucs sign fourth-round pick WIlliams

Posted June 04, 2010 @ 3:44 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers announced they have signed fourth-round pick WR Mike Williams to a four-year contract.

Pass-rush concerns linger in Tampa

Posted May 26, 2010 @ 2:12 p.m. ET
After filling other needs in the draft and free agency, the Buccaneers are gambling that an unimpressive collection of defensive ends will be enough to get them through this season.

Report: Bucs TE Winslow recovering from knee surgery

Posted May 18, 2010 @ 11:31 a.m. ET
Buccaneers TE Kellen Winslow did not attend Tampa Bay's organized team activity Monday and is recovering from offseason knee surgery.

Bucs GM Dominik mulling more changes to front office

Posted May 13, 2010 @ 8:53 p.m. ET
Buccaneers GM Mark Dominik's comment that Doug Williams' decision to step down as coordinator of pro scouting was part of a front-office restructuring that is not yet complete set off speculation about who could be next to go in ...

Bucs RB Williams signs tender

Posted May 12, 2010 @ 5:05 p.m. ET
Buccaneers RB Cadillac Williams signed his restricted free-agent tender Wednesday, the team has announced.

Williams leaving Bucs' front office

Posted May 11, 2010 @ 4:27 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers announced Tuesday that director of pro personnel Doug Williams was leaving the organization.

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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