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Nick Novak

Nick Novak - #9 - K

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 0"/ 198 lbs.
Birthday 08/21/1981
Birthplace Charlottesville, VA
College Maryland
Years played 6

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

FG Pat Pts
18 33 87

Expectations lower, but Chargers remain a threat

Posted July 25, 2012 @ 2:16 p.m. ET
For one of the first times during Norv Turner's regime in San Diego, the Chargers are not a consensus pick to win the division, but the talent is still there to make a run.

Ex-player Walker sues NFL over concussions

Posted July 24, 2012 @ 2:38 p.m. ET
Derrick Walker has sued the NFL in federal court, accusing it of not warning him about the risk of football-related concussions.

Chargers add former Chiefs RB Battle

Posted July 20, 2012 @ 4:04 p.m. ET
The Chargers continue to add veteran free agents, signing RB Jackie Battle on Friday.

Bar set high for Chargers RB Mathews

Posted July 20, 2012 @ 2:25 p.m. ET
One of the worst-kept secrets this offseason has been that Chargers RB Ryan Mathews should expect a heavy workload in his third season.

Chargers add DT Franklin

Posted July 20, 2012 @ 2:20 p.m. ET
The Chargers signed veteran DT Aubrayo Franklin to a one-year deal, the team announced Friday.

Chargers release DE Castillo

Posted July 19, 2012 @ 3:19 p.m. ET
The Chargers released DE Luis Castillo for the second time in more than five months on Thursday.

AFC West training-camp reports

Posted July 19, 2012 @ 11:12 a.m. ET
Pro Football Weekly's preview of what to expect from the Broncos, Chiefs, Raiders and Chargers in training camp.

Police: Junior Seau's toxicology report delayed

Posted July 10, 2012 @ 5:08 p.m. ET
The toxicology report for NFL star Junior Seau, whose death in May was ruled a suicide, has not been received yet by Oceanside (Calif.) police.

Ingram, Reyes to bolster Chargers' nickel 'D'

Posted July 08, 2012 @ 11:46 a.m. ET
Chargers rookies Melvin Ingram and Kendall Reyes are expected to bolster the team's pass rush in the nickel package.

Royal, Parrish give Rivers depth at No. 3 WR

Posted June 22, 2012 @ 9:47 p.m. ET
The Chargers rarely get a lot of production out of a No. 3 wideout, but there are more options there this year for Philip Rivers.

Turner liking Chargers' depth

Posted June 19, 2012 @ 8:43 p.m. ET
Chargers head coach Norv Turner thinks competition to make the club's roster will be fierce.

Ryan Leaf to be sentenced for drugs, burglary

Posted June 19, 2012 @ 1:06 p.m. ET
Ryan Leaf is scheduled to be sentenced on Tuesday after having pleaded guilty last month to breaking into a house and illegally possessing painkillers.

Tomlinson retires as a Charger

Posted June 18, 2012 @ 4:16 p.m. ET
RB LaDainian Tomlinson officially retired on Monday, signing a ceremonial contract to finish his career as a Charger.

Tomlinson to retire as a Charger Monday

Posted June 17, 2012 @ 11:45 a.m. ET
The Chargers have announced that RB LaDainian Tomlinson will announce his retirement on Monday.

L.T. did it all except win it all

Posted June 15, 2012 @ 3:50 p.m. ET
LaDainian Tomlinson is a first-ballot Hall of Famer to-be and one of the finest players of his generation, but his story had its share of disappontment, too.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted March 09, 2013
A person with knowledge of the deal says the San Diego Chargers have agreed in principle to a four-year contract with kicker Nick Novak.||||||| Novak made 18 of 20 field goal attempts (90 percent) in 2012, the third-highest conversion rate in team history. He was signed on Sept. 29 after Nate Kaeding hurt his groin in practice two days before a game at Kansas City. Novak also kicked for San Diego in the final 15 games of 2011 after Kaeding was hurt on the season-opening kickoff.
Posted Sept. 13, 2011
Novak agreed Tuesday to a two-year contract with the San Diego Chargers to replace the injured Nate Kaeding.||||||| Novak, who was in training camp with the Chargers in 2010 and the New York Jets this season, has kicked in 22 NFL games, making 19 of 30 career field goal attempts (.633). He's played with Washington, Arizona and Kansas City.
Posted April 30, 2010
The San Diego Chargers have signed kicker Nick Novak to a one-year contract.||||||| The move comes as Nate Kaeding rehabs a groin injury sustained in practice prior to the Pro Bowl. Kaeding missed three field goals in San Diego's 17-14 playoff loss to the New York Jets. Novak was out of football last year. He kicked for the Kansas City Chiefs in 2008. Before that, he played for the Washington Redskins and Arizona Cardinals in 2005-06.
Posted Oct. 21, 2008
Novak was released on Tuesday and replaced by Connor Barth, who was beaten out by Novak in August.||||||| Novak missed two field goals in last week's 34-10 loss to Tennessee.
Posted Oct. 11, 2006
The Redskins signed Novak on Tuesday after the former University of Maryland kicker won a four-way competition among available free agents. He'll handle the kicking duties in Sunday's game against Tennessee.||||||| Novak will replace John Hall, who was placed on injured reserve, ending his season. Novak was 5-of-7 on field-goal attempts in five games in place of the injured Hall last season.

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