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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

Despite lockout, Turner working hard to get Bolts back on top

Posted May 11, 2011 @ 2:27 p.m. ET
Chargers head coach Norv Turner currently doesn't have players to deal with, but he's still preparing every day for the 2011 season.

Panthers' Smith addresses trade talk, future in Carolina

Posted May 10, 2011 @ 7:23 p.m. ET
Panthers WR Steve Smith reached out to PFW on Tuesday to discuss his future and clear up some of the misreporting he has read regarding his status in Carolina amid trade talk.

Report: Chargers LB Applewhite arrested

Posted May 06, 2011 @ 6:28 p.m. ET
Chargers LB Antwan Applewhite was arrested on suspicion of DUI on Friday morning, according to 10news.com in San Diego.

WR Brown a perfect fit for Chargers' offense

Posted May 04, 2011 @ 5:52 p.m. ET
The Chargers drafted WR Vincent Brown in the third round because they believe he fits their offensive attack perfectly.

Mouton will fill many roles for Chargers

Posted April 30, 2011 @ 8 p.m. ET
Chargers second-round pick Jonas Mouton will be asked to be a playmaker at linebacker and in all areas of special teams.

Fantasy outlook: WR Vincent Brown

Posted April 29, 2011 @ 11:37 p.m. ET
WR Vincent Brown, a third-round pick of the Chargers, could be a big-time fantasy player depending on who else is on the team's roster.

Liuget needs to adjust to make Chargers' pick worth it

Posted April 28, 2011 @ 10:25 p.m. ET
Though Corey Liuget looked like the perfect fit for a 4-3 defense, it didn't stop the Chargers from picking him for their 3-4.

Draft Dose: Who needs an outside linebacker?

Posted April 22, 2011 @ 12:52 p.m. ET
In the 30th installment of the Draft Dose series, PFW takes a look at 10 teams in need of an outside linebacker like Texas A&M's Von Miller.

Sanders adds new dimension to Chargers' defense

Posted April 10, 2011 @ 5:08 p.m. ET
The Chargers signed Bob Sanders before the lockout in the hopes that the former Colt will be able to add toughness to an already talented defense.

Draft countdown: Pick No. 18

Posted April 10, 2011 @ 10:21 a.m. ET
PFW looks back at the past 10 players chosen with the 18th pick in the NFL draft, including QB Joe Flacco by the Ravens in 2008.

Player-organized workouts a serious gamble

Posted March 29, 2011 @ 9:31 a.m. ET
Players across the NFL are staging their own workouts to stay sharp during the lockout. But is the risk worth the reward?

Chargers have reason to celebrate kickoff changes

Posted March 24, 2011 @ 10:19 p.m. ET
Although they might not be the first club one would expect to be in favor of moving kickoffs up five yards from the 30-yard line to the 35, we hear the Chargers are perfectly fine with the new rule.

AFC team needs

Posted March 21, 2011 @ 1:32 p.m. ET
The Raiders will likely have to replace shutdown CB Nnamdi Asomugha, who is a free agent, this offseason, as we identify the top three draft needs of each AFC team.

Owners, teams react to lockout

Posted March 12, 2011 @ 6:59 p.m. ET
Teams and owners released statements or spoke to media members on Saturday, reacting to the NFL's first work stoppage since 1987 and what it means for fans.

ILB decision could shape Chargers' offseason plans

Posted March 09, 2011 @ 11:23 p.m. ET
When the offseason began for the Chargers, they knew it would be nearly impossible to retain all their key free agents. Now it is becoming more and more clear which direction the team is likely to go with some of ...

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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