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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 add LBs to active roster

Posted Dec. 16, 2010 @ 5:15 p.m. ET
Just hours before their Week 15 game the Chargers have made a roster move, signing LBs Darry Beckwith and Brandon Lang from their practice squad

2012 ballot measure key to Chargers staying put

Posted Dec. 15, 2010 @ 7:25 p.m. ET
While the Chargers won't be leaving town next season, what they do beyond that is completely up in the air.

Report: Chargers TE Gates not expected to play Thursday

Posted Dec. 15, 2010 @ 11:58 a.m. ET
Chargers TE Antonio Gates, who is still suffering from a torn plantar fascia, is not expected to play on Thursday against the 49ers, according to NFL.com.

Chargers avoid Thursday-night blackout

Posted Dec. 14, 2010 @ 9:09 p.m. ET
The Chargers sold enough tickets to avoid a blackout for their Thursday-night game against the 49ers.

Everything comes together as Bolts surge back into playoff race

Posted Dec. 13, 2010 @ 6:15 p.m. ET
Knowing a loss Sunday would likely end their playoff dreams, the Chargers did what we have become accustomed to them doing in December: dominated the competition.

Vikings-Eagles Week 16 game flexed

Posted Dec. 13, 2010 @ 2:13 p.m. ET
The Week 16 Vikings-Eagles game has been flexed to the Sunday-night prime-time slot.

Chargers gain ground by dominating Chiefs

Posted Dec. 12, 2010 @ 7:28 p.m. ET
Philip Rivers threw two touchdown passes to Malcom Floyd and the Chargers remained alive in the AFC West race with a 31-0 win Sunday over the division-leading Kansas City Chiefs, who went nowhere without quarterback Matt Cassel.

Pass-blocking skills holding back Chargers' Mathews

Posted Dec. 11, 2010 @ 8:16 p.m. ET
Although he was active in Week 13, Chargers RB Ryan Mathews didn't play a snap, and we hear that is the result of his shortcomings as a pass protector, according to AFC West Whispers.

Cassel does not practice Friday, listed as doubtful

Posted Dec. 10, 2010 @ 5:03 p.m. ET
Chiefs QB Matt Cassel is listed as doubtful for Sunday's game against the Chargers, meaning backup Brodie Croyle will likely start.

Injury bug getting best of Bolts' receivers

Posted Dec. 10, 2010 @ 9:44 a.m. ET
Chargers QB Philip Rivers has put himself in the mix for the MVP, but it hasn't been because of his receiving corps, which has been very shaky throughout 2010.

Los Angeles Chargers in 2012?

Posted Dec. 07, 2010 @ 10:48 a.m. ET
The Chargers may be leaving San Diego in the near future, according to the Los Angeles Times.

Chargers' mistakes return in loss to Raiders

Posted Dec. 05, 2010 @ 8:05 p.m. ET
Jason Campbell ran for one touchdown and threw for another, Darren McFadden ran for 97 yards and a TD, and the Raiders took advantage of more mistakes by the Chargers to stun San Diego 28-13 on Sunday.

It's a landslide: Readers pick Chargers to win AFC West

Posted Dec. 01, 2010 @ 10:34 p.m. ET
In a just-concluded poll, the respondents overwhelmingly picked the Chargers to capture the division crown, even though they're currently in second place, one game behind the Chiefs.

Crosby getting Bolts' special teams turned around

Posted Dec. 01, 2010 @ 5:46 p.m. ET
We hear that many believed that somebody needed to take the fall for the Chargers' terrible special-teams unit, but head coach Norv Turner's backing of special-teams coach Steve Crosby could pay off.

Chargers WR Jackson will likely miss Sunday's game

Posted Nov. 29, 2010 @ 7:09 p.m. ET
Chargers WR Vincent Jackson will likely miss this Sunday's game against the Raiders, head coach Norv Turner said Monday.

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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