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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 TE Gates injures ankle

Posted Oct. 17, 2010 @ 6:08 p.m. ET
Adding insult to injury following a loss to the Rams, Chargers TE was in a protective boot after the game and the San Diego Union-Tribune's Kevin Acee said Gates' injury "doesn't look good."

Defense key as Rams upset Chargers 20-17

Posted Oct. 17, 2010 @ 4:25 p.m. ET
The Rams pummeled Chargers QB Philip Rivers, stuffing the league's No. 1 offense, and prevailed with a 20-17 victory.

Fired Minnesota coach Brewster could return to NFL

Posted Oct. 17, 2010 @ 4:03 p.m. ET
An NFL insider has told PFW that Tim Brewster, who was fired Sunday as head coach at the University of Minnesota, could resurface in the NFL as an offensive assistant.

Chargers' McNeill signs five-year extension

Posted Oct. 14, 2010 @ 2:12 a.m. ET
Late Wednesday, Chargers OLT Marcus McNeill agreed to a five-year contract extension that runs through 2015. The new deal is reportedly worth $48 million, with $24.5 million guaranteed, according to PFW Chargers correspondent and North County Times beat writer ...

Report: NFLPA advises Jackson, Mankins to report

Posted Oct. 14, 2010 @ 2:08 a.m. ET
Two restricted free-agent holdouts — Chargers WR Vincent Jackson and Patriots OG Logan Mankins — will likely report to their respective teams before the end of the season at the urging of their union, according to an ESPN report late Wednesday.

Chargers sign LS Windt

Posted Oct. 13, 2010 @ 4:30 p.m. ET
San Diego signed its fifth long-snapper of the season on Wednesday, adding Mike Windt and releasing LS Ethan Albright.

Injuries made Merriman untradable commodity

Posted Oct. 13, 2010 @ 4:04 p.m. ET
It was common knowledge that OLB Shawne Merriman would not be back with the Chargers next season. For that reason, his calf injury proved to be fairly costly.

Merriman placed on I.R.; will be cut when healthy

Posted Oct. 13, 2010 @ 1:16 p.m. ET
The Chargers have placed OLB Shawne Merriman (calf) on injured reserve with a minor-injury designation, meaning the three-time Pro Bowler must be released when healthy.

Report: Chargers' McNeill agrees to five-year extension

Posted Oct. 11, 2010 @ 11:13 p.m. ET
Chargers OLT Marcus McNeill has agreed to a five-year contract extension, according to a report by ESPN's Adam Schefter, who cited a source familiar with the situation.

Chargers activate OLT McNeill

Posted Oct. 11, 2010 @ 6:16 p.m. ET
The Chargers have activated OLT Marcus McNeill to their roster. To create the roster space, the team released CB Fred Bennett and FS C.J. Spillman.

Raiders rally to beat Chargers 35-27

Posted Oct. 10, 2010 @ 8:34 p.m. ET
Michael Bush ran 3 yards for the go-ahead touchdown with 3:39 remaining and Tyvon Branch returned a fumble 64 yards for a score as the Raiders ended a 13-game losing streak vs. San Diego with a 35-27 victory over ...

McNeill's concession could lead to long-term deal

Posted Oct. 06, 2010 @ 6:30 p.m. ET
Unlike teammate Vincent Jackson, sitting out an entire season was never something Marcus McNeill wanted to do. 

Chargers sign SS Carter

Posted Oct. 06, 2010 @ 3:40 p.m. ET
The Chargers added SS Tyrone Carter to their roster on Wednesday, releasing DE Alfonso Boone to clear space for the 11-year veteran.

Chargers sign OLB Obiozor, place LB Tucker on I.R.

Posted Oct. 05, 2010 @ 4:42 p.m. ET
The Chargers signed OLB Cyril Obiozor from the Cardinals practice squad on Tuesday and re-signed CB Dante Hughes. They placed LB Jyles Tucker on injured reserve.

Pressure, turnovers has Bolts' 'D' dominating

Posted Oct. 04, 2010 @ 6:40 p.m. ET
Defensive coordinator Ron Rivera always has been known for his creative blitzing and getting after opposing quarterbacks. On Sunday, his work was on full display.

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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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