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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 sign TE Gates to five-year extension

Posted July 29, 2010 @ 11:03 a.m. ET
The Chargers announced late Wednesday that they have signed TE Antonio Gates to a five-year contract extension that will keep him in San Diego through 2015. According to ESPN's Chris Mortensen, the deal is worth $36.175 million, including ...

AFC West training-camp reports

Posted July 22, 2010 @ 9:57 a.m. ET
In the fourth installment of our series of training-camp reports, we take a look at the AFC West teams.

Coryell's quarterbacks

Posted July 19, 2010 @ 4:07 p.m. ET
The late Don Coryell managed to quickly turn a pair of quarterbacks who'd been struggling like hell into All-Pros aerialists — Jim Hart in St. Louis, Dan Fouts in San Diego.

Nose tackle should be Bolts' top camp battle

Posted July 13, 2010 @ 6:51 p.m. ET
Following the release of veteran Ian Scott, the Chargers will stage a full-fledged battle for the starting NT spot, one that we hear will be the best of camp.

NFL suspends Chargers WR Jackson for three games

Posted July 13, 2010 @ 10:18 a.m. ET
The Chargers have been notified by the NFL that WR Vincent Jackson will miss the first three regular-season games of 2010 for violating the league's substance-abuse policy.

Chargers sign rookies Butler, Thomas

Posted July 09, 2010 @ 4:31 p.m. ET
The Chargers announced Friday that they have agreed to four-year contracts with two 2010 draft picks, ILB Donald Butler and DT Cam Thomas.

Innovative Coryell deserves Hall berth

Posted July 04, 2010 @ 8:02 p.m. ET
Mike Holbrook makes a case for the selection of former Chargers and Cardinals head coach Don Coryell to the Pro Football Hall of Fame, in a column that was originally posted Dec. 13.

Chargers won't trade McNeill

Posted July 04, 2010 @ 12:09 p.m. ET
According to "Whispers," the Chargers don't have any intention of dealing OLT Marcus McNeill, whom they'd like to reward with a contract extension after they've care of several other key players next offseason.

Coryell deserves to get Hall call

Posted July 02, 2010 @ 6:47 p.m. ET
In this 2007 column by longtime PFW contributor Jerry Magee, he cites many accomplishments of former Chargers head coach Don Coryell, who died Thursday. Coryell was a finalist in the Pro Football Hall of Fame's voting for the Class ...

Passing guru Coryell dead at 85

Posted July 02, 2010 @ 1:26 a.m. ET
Former Chargers and Cardinals head coach Don Coryell died at 3:15 p.m. PDT Thursday at the age of 85 at Sharp Grossmont Hospital in La Mesa, just outside San Diego. The cause of death wasn't disclosed, but ...

Redskins' interest in Chargers' Jackson unclear

Posted July 01, 2010 @ 6:14 p.m. ET
Reports suggest that the Redskins are one of the teams that are interested in acquiring disgruntled Chargers WR Vincent Jackson, but that interest might have changed following Jackson's three-game suspension.

Reports: Chargers WR Jackson handed three-game suspension

Posted July 01, 2010 @ 11:32 a.m. ET
The NFL has suspended Chargers WR Vincent Jackson for three games for violating the league's personal-conduct policy, according to ESPN and NFL Network.

Bolts will deal Jackson for right price

Posted July 01, 2010 @ 9:56 a.m. ET
Just months after going to the Pro Bowl, WR Vincent Jackson might not be a member of the Chargers when the 2010 season begins.

Chargers WR Davis unlikely to benefit from Jackson's absence

Posted June 25, 2010 @ 2:05 p.m. ET
Since the Chargers drafted him in the first round in 2007, WR Buster Davis has often earned rave reviews for his work in practice. The only problem: His dazzling talent has never carried over into game action, as he has ...

Chargers sign rookies Stuckey, Epps

Posted June 25, 2010 @ 11:20 a.m. ET
The Chargers signed two 2010 draft picks late Thursday, S Darrell Stuckey and TE Dedrick Epps, to four-year contracts.

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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