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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 release SS Ellison, three others

Posted June 21, 2010 @ 2:34 p.m. ET
The Chargers released four players on Monday, including SS Kevin Ellison.

Report: Chargers' Jackson, McNeill prepared to hold out first 10 weeks of season

Posted June 15, 2010 @ 1:24 p.m. ET
Chargers unsigned restricted free agents WR Vincent Jackson and OLT Marcus McNeill are both prepared to sit out the first 10 weeks of the regular season after not receiving long-term contract offers, the San Diego Union-Tribune reports.

Chargers sign ex-Bills WR Reed

Posted June 11, 2010 @ 3:06 p.m. ET
The Chargers announced Friday that they have signed free-agent WR Josh Reed to a one-year contract.

Kaeding facing playoff demons, moving on

Posted June 10, 2010 @ 8:59 p.m. ET
To say Nate Kaeding's 2009 season didn't end well would be an understatement, but the Chargers' placekicker is determined to get back on track as the NFL's all-time leader in field-goal percentage.

Chargers sign ex-Jaguars OT Thomas

Posted June 09, 2010 @ 4:25 p.m. ET
The Chargers announced Wednesday that they have signed free-agent OT Tra Thomas to a one-year contract.

Chargers WR Floyd signs RFA tender

Posted June 07, 2010 @ 6:22 p.m. ET
After holding off for months, Chargers WR Malcom Floyd signed his one-year restricted free agent tender on Monday. He will earn $3.168 million for the 2010 season.

Bolts sign TE McMichael, agree to terms with rookie Crompton

Posted June 04, 2010 @ 11:10 a.m. ET
The Chargers announced late Thursday that they have signed free-agent TE Randy McMichael to a one-year contract and have agreed to terms with fifth-round draft pick QB Jonathan Crompton on a four-year deal.

Chargers need to lock up McNeill, Jackson

Posted May 31, 2010 @ 10:57 a.m. ET
Refusing to give long-term contracts to OLT Marcus McNeill and WR Vincent Jackson could be a costly mistake by Chargers GM A.J. Smith.

Chargers, unsigned RFAs at standstill

Posted May 28, 2010 @ 11:50 a.m. ET
We're told that a line has been drawn in the sand in San Diego, where four unsigned restricted free agents have refused to report to voluntary workouts and are not expected to participate in any minicamps this offseason.

Report: Chargers S Ellison arrested for drug possession

Posted May 25, 2010 @ 12:38 p.m. ET
Chargers S Kevin Ellison was arrested Monday on suspicion of possessing a controlled substance, according to the Associated Press.

Schedule must be weighed in predicting outcomes

Posted May 24, 2010 @ 9:55 a.m. ET
Don’t tell me the schedule doesn’t matter in the NFL. Here’s a look at teams that will benefit the most and be hindered the most by whom they play this season.

Merriman hopes Dunn brings long-term deal

Posted May 15, 2010 @ 10:21 a.m. ET
Shawne Merriman isn't going to receive a long-term deal from the Chargers, but he's doing everything he can to get one from some team this offseason.

Chargers won't wait to play rookies Stuckey, Thomas

Posted May 06, 2010 @ 8:33 p.m. ET
The Chargers obviously have huge plans for RB Ryan Mathews, their first-round pick in April's draft, but he's not the only rookie who could see major action in Year One.

2010 draft choices by team: Chargers

Posted April 24, 2010 @ 11 p.m. ET
Here are the players who were chosen by the San Diego Chargers in the 2010 NFL draft.

Chargers GM Smith a busy man in draft's first two days

Posted April 23, 2010 @ 11:28 p.m. ET
For the second time in as many days, Chargers GM A.J. Smith traded up, landing Washington ILB Donald Butler in the third round on Friday night.

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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