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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

Rivers, Gates have Bolts’ offense No. 1

Posted Oct. 04, 2010 @ 6:27 p.m. ET
Nobody would have believed that Chargers QB Philip Rivers could put up better numbers without Pro Bowl WR Vincent Jackson, but that's exactly what he has done thus far.

Chargers SS Gregory suspended four games

Posted Oct. 04, 2010 @ 2:50 p.m. ET
Chargers SS Steve Gregory has been suspended for four games following a positive drug test for a banned substance, the team announced Monday.

Gates gets 500th reception in Chargers win

Posted Oct. 03, 2010 @ 7:17 p.m. ET
Antonio Gates became the seventh tight end in NFL history with 500 catches, including touchdown receptions of 33 and 26 yards from Philip Rivers, to lead the San Diego Chargers to a 41-10 win over the outmanned Arizona Cardinals on ...

Chargers promote FB-LB Wilson

Posted Oct. 02, 2010 @ 4:05 p.m. ET
The Chargers promoted FB-LB Kion Wilson from the practice squad to the active roster on Saturday, a day before their Week Four game against the Cardinals. They released CB Dante Hughes to make room for Wilson.

Bolts may use volunteering vets to cure special-teams woes

Posted Sept. 30, 2010 @ 4:28 p.m. ET
While the Chargers are off to yet another slow start, the team can look to one very specific area for its early struggles: kick coverage.

Four teams risk blackouts in Week Four

Posted Sept. 30, 2010 @ 10:08 a.m. ET
Four NFL games could be blacked out on local television this Sunday as teams scramble to sell tickets before Thursday afternoon's deadline.

Chargers OLB English out 4-6 weeks

Posted Sept. 28, 2010 @ 7:44 p.m. ET
Chargers OLB Larry English will miss 4-6 weeks as he recovers from a foot injury.

Chargers sign fourth long-snapper

Posted Sept. 28, 2010 @ 6:10 p.m. ET
The Chargers had to sign their fourth long-snapper of the season on Tuesday and placed two players on injured reserve.

Vasquez, Mathews get good news for Chargers

Posted Sept. 28, 2010 @ 10:06 a.m. ET
Chargers ORG Louis Vasquez will not need surgery on his injured knee and RB Ryan Matthews is able to return to practice.

Washington's two kick-return TDs lead Seahawks to victory

Posted Sept. 26, 2010 @ 7:58 p.m. ET
Leon Washington returned two second-half kickoffs for touchdowns of 101 and 99 yards, making up for a long list of Seattle mistakes, and the Seahawks held off Philip Rivers and the San Diego Chargers 27-20 on Sunday.

McNeill ends holdout, signs tender

Posted Sept. 25, 2010 @ 2:07 p.m. ET
Chargers OLT Marcus McNeill, who had been holding out for a new contract, has signed his restricted free-agent tender, according to the San Diego Union-Tribune.

Bulldozing RB Tolbert a secret weapon for Bolts

Posted Sept. 24, 2010 @ 10:09 a.m. ET
RB Ryan Mathews may have been the Chargers' first-round pick this year, but he's not the only guy they trust in the backfield.

Chargers RB Mathews nursing high ankle sprain

Posted Sept. 23, 2010 @ 9:52 a.m. ET
Chargers rookie RB Ryan Mathews was held out of practice Wednesday and is not sure if he will play this Sunday as he nurses a high ankle sprain.

Deadline passes for Chargers WR Jackson to be traded

Posted Sept. 22, 2010 @ 4:42 p.m. ET
The deadline imposed for Chargers WR Vincent Jackson to be traded, which would have allowed him to reduce his suspension from six games to four, has passed with no deal consummated.

Clock keeps ticking on Vincent Jackson deal

Posted Sept. 22, 2010 @ 12:38 p.m. ET
The Chargers have until 4 p.m. EDT to make a deal involving WR Vincent Jackson that will keep his reduced suspension in place.

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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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