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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

Offseason departures not affecting Bolts 'D'

Posted Sept. 20, 2010 @ 4:37 p.m. ET
The Chargers' personnel losses on defense were expected to hinder them in 2010, but thus far, it has been exactly the opposite.

Chargers dominate Jaguars in home opener

Posted Sept. 19, 2010 @ 7:25 p.m. ET
Philip Rivers threw for 334 yards and three touchdowns and the Chargers forced six turnovers in beating the Jacksonville Jaguars 38-13 in their home opener Sunday.

Vikings' Harvin to have MRI on Monday

Posted Sept. 19, 2010 @ 6:11 p.m. ET
Vikings WR Percy Harvin will undergo an MRI on his injured hip on Monday, which could lead to more speculation that the team would entertain a trade for Charger WR Vincent Jackson.

Chargers sign long-snapper

Posted Sept. 17, 2010 @ 5:08 p.m. ET
The Chargers, who have not been able to find a healthy long-snapper, sign former Bill Ryan Neill.

Rivers still finding his way without Jackson

Posted Sept. 17, 2010 @ 9:29 a.m. ET
The final numbers might not have reflected it, but the absence of WR Vincent Jackson clearly affected Philip Rivers in the Chargers' Week One loss at Kansas City, with the QB and WR Malcom Floyd clearly not on the same ...

Sunday's Chargers-Jags game will be blacked out in San Diego

Posted Sept. 16, 2010 @ 4:37 p.m. ET
Sunday's game between the Chargers and Jaguars will be blacked out in the San Diego area after the Chargers failed to sell out the game.

Jackson's suspension reduced from six games to four if he is traded

Posted Sept. 16, 2010 @ 2:37 p.m. ET
The NFL and NFLPA reached a settlement that will allow WR Vincent Jackson to miss only one additional game, for a total of four, if he is traded to another team, instead of the three normally required after being placed ...

Chargers' home opener likely to be blacked out

Posted Sept. 16, 2010 @ 9:32 a.m. ET
The Chargers' home opener this Sunday will likely be blacked out on local TV as roughly 8,000 general-admission tickets remain unsold.

Chargers place LS Binn on I.R., sign LS Dearth

Posted Sept. 15, 2010 @ 4:20 p.m. ET
The Chargers placed veteran LS David Binn on injured reserve on Wednesday because of a hamstring injury.

Chiefs hold on for 21-14 win over Chargers

Posted Sept. 14, 2010 @ 1:36 a.m. ET
Jamaal Charles' 56-yard touchdown run and Dexter McCluster's team-record 94-yard punt return gave Kansas City a two-touchdown lead and the Chiefs held San Diego on four downs inside the 6-yard line in the final minute for a 21-14 victory ...

Chargers load up on 'D' to create flexibility

Posted Sept. 08, 2010 @ 4:42 p.m. ET
While most teams like to closely balance the number of offensive and defensive players on their roster, the Chargers have opted to take a different approach.

Report: WR Jackson's agents say trade fell through

Posted Sept. 06, 2010 @ 6:23 p.m. ET
Chargers WR Vincent Jackson's agents said Sunday a trade for their client fell through on Saturday, The San Diego Union-Tribune reported Sunday.

Chargers sign OT Terry, announce practice squad

Posted Sept. 05, 2010 @ 4:12 p.m. ET
The Chargers announced Sunday that they have signed veteran OT Adam Terry to a one-year contract. To make room for Terry on the 53-man roster, the team released OT Ryan Otterson.

Report: Chargers trade for WR Crayton

Posted Sept. 03, 2010 @ 4:17 p.m. ET
Needing a fill-in for Vincent Jackson, the Chargers reportedly have dealt a seventh-round draft choice to Dallas for disgruntled WR Patrick Crayton.

Merriman to miss preseason finale; status for opener uncertain

Posted Sept. 01, 2010 @ 11:48 a.m. ET
Chargers OLB Shawne Merriman (Achilles) will not play in the Chargers' preseason finale on Thursday night and it's unknown if he will be ready for the season opener.

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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