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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

Chargers aren't pretty, but they'll take it

Posted Sept. 12, 2011 @ 4:04 p.m. ET
The start of the 2011 season looked a lot like 2010 for the Chargers. Thankfully for them, that changed quickly. 

Rivers leads Chargers to comeback win vs. Vikings

Posted Sept. 11, 2011 @ 8 p.m. ET
Philip Rivers threw a 19-yard touchdown pass to fullback Mike Tolbert with 5:01 to play as the Cargers rallied to beat the Vikings 24-17 on Sunday.

Vikings-Chargers prediction

Posted Sept. 11, 2011 @ 2:23 p.m. ET
The Vikings could have trouble against the powerful Chargers.

Vikings-Chargers matchup of the day: Saturday

Posted Sept. 10, 2011 @ 7:10 p.m. ET
Here's a key matchup to consider in Sunday's Vikings-Chargers game.

Butler uses year off to grab Chargers' LB job

Posted Sept. 08, 2011 @ 10:32 p.m. ET
Chargers ILB Donald Butler missed all of 2010 with an injury but used the time away to improve enough to win a starting job this season.

Only Bucs fail to avoid blackout

Posted Sept. 08, 2011 @ 5:48 p.m. ET
The Cardinals, Chargers and Rams announced on Thursday they have avoided blackouts and that their Week One games will be shown on local TV.

Vikings-Chargers matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Sept. 07, 2011 @ 8:58 p.m. ET
Here's a key matchup for Sunday's Vikings-Chargers game.

Chargers sign P Scifres to five-year extension

Posted Sept. 07, 2011 @ 8:21 p.m. ET
The Chargers agreed to a five-year, $18 million contract extension with P Mike Scifres on Wednesday.

Vikings-Chargers matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Sept. 07, 2011 @ 2:18 p.m. ET
Here's a matchup to watch in Sunday's Vikings-Chargers game.

Vikings-Chargers matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Sept. 06, 2011 @ 11:47 p.m. ET
Here's a matchup to watch in Sunday's Vikings-Chargers game.

Chargers need to sell 1,800 tickets to avoid blackout

Posted Sept. 06, 2011 @ 4:53 p.m. ET
The Chargers announced Tuesday that 1,800 tickets are still on sale for Sunday's season opener against the Vikings.

The First Fifteen: Early Week One primer

Posted Sept. 06, 2011 @ 3:13 p.m. ET
In the inaugural edition of "The First Fifteen," we look at the 15 most compelling story lines as we enter Week One.

Chargers have a few surprises among cuts

Posted Sept. 03, 2011 @ 7:08 p.m. ET
There were a few surprises among the cuts made by the Chargers on Saturday, including rookie QB Scott Tolzien.

Chargers sign LB Diggs

Posted Sept. 03, 2011 @ 3:34 p.m. ET
The Chargers signed LB Na'il Diggs to a one-year contract on Saturday.

Turner, Chargers focus on a quick start

Posted Sept. 02, 2011 @ 1:10 p.m. ET
After years of early season struggles, the Chargers and head coach Norv Turner have focused on starting off the 2011 schedule with success. 

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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