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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

Brock, Garay each fined $15,000

Posted Sept. 22, 2011 @ 9:56 a.m. ET
Seahawks DE Raheem Brock and Chargers DL Antonio Garay were each fined $15,000 for low hits on quarterbacks in Week Two.

Chargers sign S Oliver, place LB Mouton on I.R.

Posted Sept. 21, 2011 @ 9:51 p.m. ET
The Chargers announced Wednesday that they have signed S Paul Oliver to a one-year contract and placed LB Jonas Mouton on injured reserve.

Chargers' Jackson, Dolphins' Soliai don't get long-term deals

Posted Sept. 21, 2011 @ 3:35 a.m. ET
Chargers WR Vincent Jackson and Dolphins NT Paul Soliai both will play the 2011 season under the terms of their one-year franchise tags.

Penalty calls threaten to ruin game

Posted Sept. 19, 2011 @ 7:17 p.m. ET
Excessively strict interpretations of the NFL's roughing-the-passer penalty guidelines are threatening to change the nature of the game, writes Hub Arkush.

Brady throws three TDs in Pats win over Chargers

Posted Sept. 18, 2011 @ 8 p.m. ET
Tom Brady threw for a mere 423 yards six days after setting a single-game team record of 517, leading the Patriots over the Chargers 35-21 on Sunday.

Chargers' English underachieving

Posted Sept. 17, 2011 @ 5:27 p.m. ET
2009 first-round pick Larry English was deactivated in Week One for continuing to show his penchant for disappointing play and practice habits, according to AFC Whispers.

Patriots-Chargers matchup of the day: Saturday

Posted Sept. 17, 2011 @ 3:48 p.m. ET
Keeping Chargers All-Pro TE Antonio Gates in check will be a big challenge for the Patriots' defense.

Patriots-Chargers matchup of the day: Friday

Posted Sept. 16, 2011 @ 12:49 p.m. ET
Patriots DT Albert Haynesworth vs. Chargers OLG Kris Dielman will be a great football battle to watch in Week Two.

Vikings They Said It: Week Two

Posted Sept. 16, 2011 @ 12:20 p.m. ET
Here's a collection of quotes this week from Vikings offensive coordinator Bill Musgrave, defensive coordinator Fred Pagac and special-teams coordinator Mike Priefer.

Patriots-Chargers matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Sept. 15, 2011 @ 7:21 p.m. ET
The Patriots' pair of talented tight ends will face a very good Chargers safety group in Sunday's Week Two bout.

Chargers TE Sperry could take Gates' downfield role

Posted Sept. 15, 2011 @ 1:03 p.m. ET
Antonio Gates' abilities as a player are changing, and because of that, so is the role of one of his Chargers backups, Kory Sperry.

Patriots-Chargers matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Sept. 14, 2011 @ 10:17 a.m. ET
The Chargers sacked Tom Brady four times in last season's meeting. OLB Shaun Phillips will be looking to put the reigning MVP on his back again.

Patriots-Chargers matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Sept. 13, 2011 @ 9:32 p.m. ET
Tom Brady threw for just 159 yards last season against the Chargers. If their secondary stifles him again, the Patriots will have to adapt in Week Two.

Vikings rookie report: Week One

Posted Sept. 13, 2011 @ 5:52 p.m. ET
The Vikings have eight rookies on their roster. Only a few even played in the opener.

Chargers go with PK Novak

Posted Sept. 13, 2011 @ 3:22 p.m. ET
The Chargers signed PK Nick Novak on Tuesday, as he will replace the injured Nate Kaeding on the roster.

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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