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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

League reacts to lockout's end

Posted July 25, 2011 @ 3:56 p.m. ET
Owners, coaches and executives from around the league reacted Monday to the news that the lockout was over and that the 2011 season is about to begin.

Report: Jackson withdraws request for compensation

Posted July 23, 2011 @ 10:40 a.m. ET
It appears one of the biggest hurdles left for the NFLPA is gone, as Chargers WR Vincent Jackson has agreed to withdraw his claim for compensation.

Weddle hopes to re-sign with Chargers

Posted July 21, 2011 @ 3:50 p.m. ET
FS Eric Weddle, expected to be one of the top players on the free-agent market, told a newspaper he'd like to re-sign with the Chargers when the lockout ends.

Expect 2011 to be Jackson's last as a Charger

Posted July 21, 2011 @ 11:43 a.m. ET
Frustrated with not being able to work out a long-term contract, Chargers WR Vincent Jackson is finally going to get his chance to hit the open market — in 2012.

Report: Mankins and Jackson ask for free agency or money

Posted July 19, 2011 @ 9:46 a.m. ET
Patriots OG Logan Mankins and Chargers WR Vincent Jackson, two of the plaintiffs in the "Tom Brady vs. NFL" antitrust lawsuit, have asked for special deals as part of the suit's settlement.

Gates finds the positives in being locked out

Posted July 08, 2011 @ 11:57 a.m. ET
Chargers TE Antonio Gates, who ended last season on injured reserve, has found some benefits to being locked out.

Oliver could be Chargers' odd man out

Posted June 24, 2011 @ 8:53 p.m. ET
Too many defensive backs on the Chargers' roster could mean Paul Oliver will have to find a new team to call home next season.  

Readers think Jaguars most likely to move to L.A.

Posted June 20, 2011 @ 2:58 p.m. ET
Readers believe that the Jaguars will be leaving Jacksonville and heading to the West Coast after responding to the poll question, "Which NFL franchise is most likely to move to Los Angeles."

AFC West best bets to break through in 2011

Posted June 20, 2011 @ 9:35 a.m. ET
PFW identifies four players from the AFC West who are ready for coming-out parties in 2011 (clockwise from left) — Knowshon Moreno, Brandon Carr, Ryan Mathews and Lamarr Houston.

Former Chargers DE Grossman named 2011 NFL Teacher of the Year

Posted June 15, 2011 @ 6:57 p.m. ET
Former Chargers and Eagles DE Burt Grossman has been named the 2011 NFL Teacher of the Year. Grossman is a teacher at Hoover High School in San Diego, Calif.

AEG CEO talks to five teams about move to L.A.

Posted June 11, 2011 @ 1 p.m. ET
Tim Leiweke, CEO of the group trying to build a stadium in downtown Los Angeles, has spoken with representatives of the Vikings, Chargers, Raiders, Rams and Jaguars about the proposed venue.

Lockout limbo: Chargers report

Posted June 04, 2011 @ 10:08 a.m. ET
There are changes in San Diego following a disappointing 2010 season, including two new coordinators and the likely departure of some familiar faces.

McNeill healthy, ready to go for Chargers

Posted June 01, 2011 @ 6:34 p.m. ET
The contract holdout that caused OLT Marcus McNeill to miss the first five games last season hurt the Chargers, but he's ready to contribute from the start in 2011.

Second-year Chargers needed to step up

Posted May 25, 2011 @ 8:43 p.m. ET
The Chargers didn't get many contributions from their rookie class last season, but the team hasn't given up on those players in 2011.

Chargers OLB English says he had foot surgery in March

Posted May 21, 2011 @ 4 p.m. ET
Chargers OLB Larry English, coming off a disappointing, injury-plagued 2010 season, had surgery on his injured left foot in early March.

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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