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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 Spin cycle: Week Four

Posted Oct. 01, 2012 @ 1:11 p.m. ET
For the second week in a row, the Falcons are the only NFC South team celebrating a victory on Monday.

RG3 leads 'Skins in dramatic win over Bucs

Posted Sept. 30, 2012 @ 10:31 p.m. ET
Rpbert Griffin III helped lead the Redskins down the field in the final minute, setting up Billy Cundiff to redeem himself with a game-winning field goal.

Bucs' Bennett becomes even more critical cog on 'D'

Posted Sept. 28, 2012 @ 10:54 a.m. ET
Buccaneers DLE Michael Bennett is well on his way to a career year after recording three sacks in the first three games.

Bucs-Redskins blacked out in Tampa

Posted Sept. 27, 2012 @ 4:49 p.m. ET
Sunday’s Buccaneers-Redskins game at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa Bay will be blacked out on local television.

Bucs add DE Charleston

Posted Sept. 26, 2012 @ 11:41 a.m. ET
The Buccaneers signed DE Jeff Charleston and placed DE Adrian Clayborn on injured reserve.

Bucs sign WR Parrish, release WR Shipley

Posted Sept. 25, 2012 @ 7:12 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers signed WR Roscoe Parrish and cut WR Jordan Shipley on Tuesday.

Bucs lose DE Clayborn for the season

Posted Sept. 24, 2012 @ 5:51 p.m. ET
Buccaneers second-year DE Adrian Clayborn will miss the rest of the season with a knee injury.

NFC South Spin cycle: Week Three

Posted Sept. 24, 2012 @ 4:41 p.m. ET
The undefeated Falcons had no trouble disposing of the Chargers, while the rest of the NFC South came up short in Week Three.

Cowboys top Bucs 16-10 in home opener

Posted Sept. 23, 2012 @ 4:54 p.m. ET
DeMarco Murray had an 11-yard touchdown run, Dan Bailey kicked three field goals and the Cowboys beat Tampa Bay 16-10 Sunday.

Bucs sign WR Underwood, release WR Parker

Posted Sept. 20, 2012 @ 12:04 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers swapped receivers on Thursday, signing Tiquan Underwood and releasing Preston Parker.

Key matchup: Buccaneers OTs vs. Cowboys pass rush

Posted Sept. 20, 2012 @ 12:01 p.m. ET
In Thursday’s Key Matchup, we analyze the battle on the edges in pass-rush situations when the Bucs visit the Cowboys in Week Three.

NFC South Spin cycle: Week Two

Posted Sept. 18, 2012 @ 12:09 p.m. ET
As the Falcons celebrate a 2-0 start, panic might be setting in for the 0-2 Saints. The Panthers and Bucs, at 1-1, both have positives to build off of.

Bucs bring back WR Shipley

Posted Sept. 18, 2012 @ 11:20 a.m. ET
The Buccaneers brought back WR Jordan Shipley on Tuesday and released OG Derek Hardman.

Unbeaten Cardinals riding Kolb as far as possible

Posted Sept. 17, 2012 @ 2:42 a.m. ET
The Cardinals, with a backup quarterback, beat Tom Brady and the Patriots; the Buccaneers building something; plus replacement refs taking step back.

Giants rally to top Bucs in a shootout

Posted Sept. 16, 2012 @ 4:57 p.m. ET
Eli Manning threw for 510 yards, and the Giants came back from a 14-point deficit to a wild 41-34 victory Sunday over the Buccaneers.

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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