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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

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FG Pat Pts
18 33 87

Healthy Burnett bringing the heat for Bolts

Posted Oct. 27, 2010 @ 7:24 p.m. ET
It certainly doesn't reflect in their 2-5 record, but the Chargers have been one of the league's premier defenses in 2010, and ILB Kevin Burnett is a main reason why.

Patriots hang on for 23-20 win as FG try misses

Posted Oct. 24, 2010 @ 7:50 p.m. ET
After Philip Rivers rallied San Diego in the closing minutes, new kicker Kris Brown missed a 50-yard field goal attempt with 23 seconds left and the Patriots escaped with a 23-20 win over the mistake-prone Chargers on Sunday.

Patriots-Chargers prediction

Posted Oct. 24, 2010 @ 11:47 a.m. ET
The Patriots have a lot of momentum after their come-from-behind win over the Ravens in Week Six. Will it be enough to beat the Chargers in San Diego? PFW's Kevin Fishbain thinks so.

Chargers WR Davis to get more chances

Posted Oct. 23, 2010 @ 6:16 p.m. ET
With San Diego WRs Malcom Floyd and Legedu Naanee doubtful for Sunday's game against New England, Buster Davis has a prime opportunity to show what he can do.

Ajirotutu to Chargers' roster; Wilson on I.R.

Posted Oct. 23, 2010 @ 4:32 p.m. ET
The Chargers elevated WR Seyi Ajirotutu from their practice squad to the 53-man roster and moved LB Kion Wilson to injured reserve on Saturday.

Patriots-Chargers matchup of the day: Saturday

Posted Oct. 23, 2010 @ 4:10 p.m. ET
Here's a matchup to watch in the Week Seven game between the Patriots and Chargers, namely San Diego SS Paul Oliver vs. New England TE Aaron Hernandez.

Patriots RB Taylor, S Page out for Sunday; Chargers TE Gates questionable

Posted Oct. 22, 2010 @ 5:42 p.m. ET
The Patriots have ruled out RB Fred Taylor (toe) and S Jarrad Page (calf) for Sunday's game against the Chargers. CB Kyle Arrington is questionable with a groin injury. Chargers TE Antonio Gates (toe) is also questionable.

Jackson will return to Chargers next week

Posted Oct. 21, 2010 @ 9:16 p.m. ET
WR Vincent Jackson will report to the Chargers next week and sign his restricted free-agent tender, according to his agent, making him eligible to play in Week 12.

Despite sack struggles, Chargers not altering O-line

Posted Oct. 21, 2010 @ 8:41 p.m. ET
Despite QB Philip Rivers being sacked a career-high seven times in the Chargers' Week Six loss to the Rams, we hear that the team does not have plans to make any changes along the offensive line.

Bucs blacked out, Chargers to be shown on TV

Posted Oct. 21, 2010 @ 5:03 p.m. ET
The Week Seven game between the Patriots and Chargers will be shown on San Diego-area TV, while Rams vs. Bucs will be blacked out in Tampa.

Patriots-Chargers matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Oct. 21, 2010 @ 4:28 p.m. ET
Here's a matchup to watch in the Week Seven game between the Patriots and Chargers:

Chargers sign PK Kris Brown

Posted Oct. 20, 2010 @ 4:47 p.m. ET
The Chargers have signed PK Kris Brown to temporarily replace Nate Kaeding, who is suffering from a groin injury.

Patriots-Chargers matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Oct. 20, 2010 @ 1:29 p.m. ET
Here's a matchup to watch in the Week Seven game between the Patriots and Chargers:

Report: Chargers don't expect WR Floyd, PK Kaeding to play Sunday vs. Pats

Posted Oct. 18, 2010 @ 6:13 p.m. ET
The Chargers likely will be without WR Malcom Floyd (hamstring) and PK Nate Kaeding (groin) for Sunday's Week Seven game against the Patriots.

Protection issues last thing Chargers can afford

Posted Oct. 18, 2010 @ 5:58 p.m. ET
During the Chargers' run as the class of the AFC West, one thing that didn't plague them was sacks, as QB Philip Rivers was rarely brought down more than one or two times in a game. However, that hasn ...

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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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