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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 hire Michael as tight ends coach

Posted Jan. 21, 2011 @ 1:23 p.m. ET
The Chargers have hired Jason Michael as their new tight ends coach.

Manusky always first choice to replace Rivera

Posted Jan. 19, 2011 @ 4:59 p.m. ET
When Chargers defensive coordinator Ron Rivera left the team to take the Panthers' head-coaching job, it didn't take long for San Diego to find a replacement.

Chargers to drop ticket prices on 6,500 seats

Posted Jan. 19, 2011 @ 10:19 a.m. ET
The Chargers will drop ticket prices on 6,500 seats in 2011. The "View Level" endzone tickets, which cost $63 last season, will drop down to $54. The seats make up nearly 10 percent of Qualcomm Stadium's seating.

Panthers add Chudzinski as offensive coordinator

Posted Jan. 17, 2011 @ 6:17 p.m. ET
The Panthers continued to set their new coaching staff on Monday and reportedly have agreed to a deal with former Chargers assistant head coach/tight ends coach Rob Chudzinski to be their offensive coordinator.

Chargers hire Manusky to run defense

Posted Jan. 14, 2011 @ 4:41 p.m. ET
The Chargers have tabbed former 49ers defensive coordinator Greg Manusky to fill the same role in San Diego.

Chargers sign eight to future contracts

Posted Jan. 12, 2011 @ 4:27 p.m. ET
The Chargers have signed eight players to future contracts.

Chargers' busy offseason could begin by extending Weddle

Posted Jan. 12, 2011 @ 3:41 p.m. ET
With a slew of Chargers set to hit free agency, GM A.J. Smith is about to embark on a busy offseason.

Chargers hire Bisaccia to coach special teams

Posted Jan. 11, 2011 @ 6:05 p.m. ET
The Chargers hired Rich Bisaccia Tuesday to be their new special-teams coach, addressing an area that was a major problem for them this season.

Cardinals interview Manusky for DC job

Posted Jan. 11, 2011 @ 3:48 p.m. ET
49ers defensive coordinator Greg Manusky is interviewing for the Cardinals' vacant defensive coordinator position.

Pass rusher major priority for Chargers

Posted Jan. 06, 2011 @ 9:44 a.m. ET
If a team finishes ranked No. 1 in both total offense and total defense, as the Chargers did in 2010, it would appear not to have many holes. But when that same team ends the campaign with a 9-7 record ...

Crosby out as Chargers' special-teams coach

Posted Jan. 03, 2011 @ 7 p.m. ET
The Chargers announced Monday that they will not renew the contract of special-teams coach Steve Crosby for the 2011 season.

Mathews emerges in Chargers win

Posted Jan. 02, 2011 @ 8:16 p.m. ET
Ryan Mathews and Nate Kaeding led the San Diego Chargers to a 33-28 win at Denver on Sunday, handing the Broncos their franchise-record 12th loss.

Chiefs continue worst-to-first trend

Posted Jan. 02, 2011 @ 11:39 a.m. ET
Since 2002, the NFL has produced at least one team every season that has gone from fourth place one year to first the following year, with Kansas City being the latest example this season.

Chargers place Tolbert, Cooper on I.R.

Posted Jan. 01, 2011 @ 1:45 p.m. ET
The Chargers placed LB Stephen Cooper and RB Mike Tolbert on injured reserve and signed RB Curtis Brinkley and LB Darry Beckwith to the active roster from the practice squad.

Smith's backing enough to keep Turner safe

Posted Dec. 30, 2010 @ 9:30 p.m. ET
The way we hear it, Chargers president Dean Spanos' decision to retain head coach Norv Turner in 2011 has everything to do with Spanos' confidence in GM A.J. Smith.

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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