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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

Buccaneers' LeGrand announces retirement

Posted July 26, 2012 @ 9:45 a.m. ET
The Buccaneers' Eric LeGrand announced his retirement Thursday. He was originally signed by the team on May 2.

NFC South training-camp reports

Posted July 22, 2012 @ 12:20 p.m. ET
Pro Football Weekly's preview of what to expect from the Falcons, Panthers, Saints and Buccaneers in training camp.

Report: Bucs agree to terms with No. 7 pick Barron

Posted July 20, 2012 @ 4:06 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers agreed to terms with No. 7 overall pick S Mark Barron, according to Pro Football Talk.

Fantasy: These three are due for comebacks

Posted July 16, 2012 @ 11:01 a.m. ET
Here are three players who could be poised to make a big comeback on the fantasy scene in 2012.

Buccaneers to use new blackout policy

Posted July 13, 2012 @ 4:30 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers announced they will take advantage of the NFL’s new blackout policy.

Charges against Bucs CB Wright dropped

Posted July 13, 2012 @ 12:41 p.m. ET
The Los Angeles County District Attorney reportedly has dropped charges of DUI against Buccaneers CB Eric Wright.

Ranking the last-place teams heading into 2012

Posted July 09, 2012 @ 4:24 p.m. ET
It’s always hard to imagine last-place teams turning things around quickly, but it happens nearly every season in the NFL. Here's who could do it in 2012.

Bucs banking on progress from Foster

Posted July 08, 2012 @ 11:50 a.m. ET
After a tough introduction to the NFL, Mason Foster is getting another chance to prove he is the answer at middle linebacker for the Buccaneers.

RB Ward announces retirement

Posted July 03, 2012 @ 5:25 p.m. ET
Former Giants and Texans RB Derrick Ward announced his retirement on Twitter on Tuesday.

Report: Buccaneers CB Wright arrested for DUI

Posted July 02, 2012 @ 4:10 p.m. ET
Buccaneers CB Eric Wright was arrested and booked on a felony charge of driving under the influence.

Bucs counting on TE Stocker to meet challenge

Posted June 30, 2012 @ 12:31 p.m. ET
Although the Buccaneers signed Dallas Clark this offseason, Luke Stocker is the tight end the team is most excited about.

Lions add veteran S Jones

Posted June 25, 2012 @ 2:18 p.m. ET
The Lions signed former Buccaneers S Sean Jones to a one-year deal on Monday.

Bucs encouraged by Freeman's offseason

Posted June 23, 2012 @ 12:48 p.m. ET
Coming off a season in which his decision-making appeared to regress, Josh Freeman is trying to put a disappointing 2011 behind him.

Charges against Bucs CB Talib dismissed

Posted June 18, 2012 @ 5:19 p.m. ET
Charges of assault with a deadly weapon against Buccaneers CB Aqib Talib were dismissed Monday by Dallas (Tex.) County prosecutors, according to multiple reports.

Bucs want to assess receivers in even camp battle

Posted June 16, 2012 @ 12:56 p.m. ET
We hear that Buccaneers WRs Mike Williams and Arrelious Benn will enter training camp on a fairly even playing field.

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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